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USMLE Quizzes & Trivia

We all want to be confident that our doctors know what they’re talking about. One way that we make sure they know their stuff is the USMLE. The United States Medical Licensing Examination is one way that the government makes sure doctors are going to be taking good care of you.
 
They all have to take this test after graduation medical school, or else they can’t see patients! Do you think you have what it takes to be a doctor? Can you connect a bicuspid aortic valve to a painful, swollen knee? Do you know how to identify Salmonella typhi, how to read and understand lab results, and when to use Ivermectin? If you think you know as much as your doctor, take one of our quizzes to see how you stack up!
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Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 513   |  Last updated: Apr 7, 2020
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    A 57-y/o man is brought to the emergencydepartment because of blurry vision, difficulty standing, and mental confusion. On physical examination the patient appears malnourished, he had diffuse crackles bilaterally, and on standing his gait is wide-based and unsteady. The patient’s friend, who accompanies him, says the patient “hasn’t been himself lately,” and is having difficulty remembering to do everyday tasks. Which neuropathologic findings are most consistent with this patient’s symptoms?



Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 2300   |  Last updated: Oct 29, 2020
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    One of three blood culture bottles drawn from a patient with unexplained fevers reveals gram-positive cocci growing in clusters. Which of the following tests would be most useful in determining whether this organism is a part of the normal skin flora?

For those of you who love all things biology and living organisms especially anatomy and how stuff works in the human body then this is the quiz for you. If you are prepared to test your knowledge try it out.

Questions: 50  |  Attempts: 225   |  Last updated: Aug 4, 2017
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    A sample of human DNA is subjected to increasing temperature until the major fraction exhibits optical density changes due to disruption of its helix (melting or denaturation). A smaller fraction is atypical in that it requires a much higher temperature for melting. This smaller, atypical fraction of DNA must contain a higher content of



Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 709   |  Last updated: Apr 7, 2020
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    A 28-year-old male intravenous drug user presents with a febrile illness that has lasted 2 weeks. He also complains of chills, weakness, dyspnea, cough, arthralgia, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. On examination, a heart murmur is present, and small, tender nodules are found on the finger and toe pads, along with small hemorrhages on the palms and soles. Three sets of blood cultures are obtained from different veins. While awaiting laboratory confirmation, an empiric antibiotic regimen should primarily be directed at which of the following organisms?

For those of you who love all things biology and living organisms especially anatomy and how features work in the human body then this is the quiz for you. If you are prepared to test your knowledge, try it out.

Questions: 50  |  Attempts: 189   |  Last updated: Aug 4, 2017
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    . The secondary oocyte enters the second meiotic division and proceeds as far as metaphase. Which of the following is the stimulus required for continuation of the second meiotic division to produce the haploid ovum?
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USMLE Questions & Answers


Which statement most correctly describes mammalian messenger RNAs?
It is observed that the RNA that is sent is a single-stranded RNA molecule. It is responsible for the correspondence of a particular genetic sequence with genes. You can easily read it if it is in the area where there is a need for protein synthesis.
Which fascia encloses the thyroid and is responsible for its movement while swallowing?
The answer to this is Pre-tracheal Fascia. This is located in the neck area and this envelops the thyroid gland is enveloped in this fascia. It is one of the compartments responsible for protecting the trachea, larynx, pharynx, and esophagus. Whenev
What is the smallest active the functional unit (including conduction and air exchange) of the lung?
1. a respiratory bronchiolar unit -the smallest functional unit of the lung is the respiratory bronchiolar unit, which contains a respiratory bronchiole and the alveoli associated with it. this unit allows for air conduction and gas exchange. the alv
What did the lesion most likely involve? A patient experiences difficulty in walking downstairs and reports some double vision as well.
The correct answer to this question is C. Cranial nerve IV is used to look down and are in the medial position. The cranial nerve IV innervates the superior oblique muscle. If this cranial nerve is damaged on one side, double vision will occur, resul
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