Quiz: How Good Is Your Basic Medical Knowledge?

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Medical Whiz? Prove it.

Prove that you know as much about medicine as you think you do with this quiz! Just answer questions about medicine to pass!

 May 08, 2018

1 of 18Pick your answer!

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

2 of 18Pick your answer!

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

3 of 18Pick your answer!

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

4 of 18Pick your answer!

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

5 of 18Pick your answer!

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

6 of 18Pick your answer!

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

7 of 18Pick your answer!

Which organ is affected by emphysema?
Heart
Lungs
Brain

8 of 18Pick your answer!

What does vertigo cause?
Diabetes
Dizziness
A rash

9 of 18Pick your answer!

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

10 of 18Pick your answer!

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

11 of 18Pick your answer!

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

12 of 18Pick your answer!

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

13 of 18Pick your answer!

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

14 of 18Pick your answer!

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

15 of 18Pick your answer!

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

16 of 18Pick your answer!

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

17 of 18Pick your answer!

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

18 of 18Pick your answer!

If something is benign it is:
Harmful
Harmless
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