Quiz: How Good Is Your Basic Medical Knowledge?

Medical Whiz? Prove it.

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 May 08, 2020
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Question: 1/18Pick your answer!


Where is the aorta located?
The heart
The mouth
The pupil

Question: 2/18Pick your answer!


Gingivitis is a disease of your affecting which part of your body?
Your eyes
Your feet
Your gums

Question: 3/18Pick your answer!


What happens if you have amnesia?
Your appendix doesn't function
You lose your memory
You can't swallow

Question: 4/18Pick your answer!


What is the medical term for inflammation or stiffness of the joints and muscles?
Rheumatism
Insomnia
Gout

Question: 5/18Pick your answer!


What causes Down's syndrome?
A lack of air at birth
An extra chromosome
Damage to the womb

Question: 6/18Pick your answer!


What does the acronym "IVF" mean?
Infant Vertebrae Fertilization
In Vitro Fertilization
Immediate Verified Fertilization

Question: 7/18Pick your answer!


Which organ is affected by emphysema?
Lungs
Brain
Heart

Question: 8/18Pick your answer!


What does vertigo cause?
Dizziness
A rash
Diabetes

Question: 9/18Pick your answer!


Osteoporosis affects which part of the body?
The muscles
The bones
The arteries

Question: 10/18Pick your answer!


What is the average body temperature?
98.6°F
101.7°F
88.6°F

Question: 11/18Pick your answer!


Diabetes is caused by a malfunction of cells in which organ of the body?
Pancreas
Bones
Lungs

Question: 12/18Pick your answer!


The blood problem anemia is sometimes cured by extra doses of which mineral?
Iron
Calcium
Zinc

Question: 13/18Pick your answer!


What is the medical term for pink eye?
Mesothelioma
Osteomyelitis
Conjunctivitis

Question: 14/18Pick your answer!


What is the hardest part of the normal human body?
The spinal cord
Ear cartilage
Tooth enamel

Question: 15/18Pick your answer!


During a transfusion which tissue is given to the patient?
Blood
Bone
Cartilage

Question: 16/18Pick your answer!


In a surgical operation which kind of doctor is responsible for putting the patient to sleep?
Neurologist
Anesthetist
Cardiologist

Question: 17/18Pick your answer!


Multiple sclerosis is a disease of which system?
Digestive system
Nervous system
Circulatory system

Question: 18/18Pick your answer!


If something is benign it is:
Harmful
Harmless
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