Quiz: How Good Is Your Basic Medical Knowledge?

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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 heart
The pupil
The mouth

2 of 18Pick your answer!

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

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
Rheumatism
Insomnia

5 of 18Pick your answer!

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

6 of 18Pick your answer!

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

7 of 18Pick your answer!

Which organ is affected by emphysema?
Brain
Heart
Lungs

8 of 18Pick your answer!

What does vertigo cause?
A rash
Diabetes
Dizziness

9 of 18Pick your answer!

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

10 of 18Pick your answer!

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

11 of 18Pick your answer!

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

12 of 18Pick your answer!

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

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?
Ear cartilage
The spinal cord
Tooth enamel

15 of 18Pick your answer!

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

16 of 18Pick your answer!

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

17 of 18Pick your answer!

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

18 of 18Pick your answer!

If something is benign it is:
Harmless
Harmful
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