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, 2020

1 of 18Pick your answer!

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

2 of 18Pick your answer!

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

3 of 18Pick your answer!

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

4 of 18Pick your answer!

What is the medical term for inflammation or stiffness of the joints and muscles?
Insomnia
Gout
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?
In Vitro Fertilization
Immediate Verified Fertilization
Infant Vertebrae Fertilization

7 of 18Pick your answer!

Which organ is affected by emphysema?
Lungs
Brain
Heart

8 of 18Pick your answer!

What does vertigo cause?
Dizziness
Diabetes
A rash

9 of 18Pick your answer!

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

10 of 18Pick your answer!

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

11 of 18Pick your answer!

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

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?
Osteomyelitis
Mesothelioma
Conjunctivitis

14 of 18Pick your answer!

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

15 of 18Pick your answer!

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

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?
Nervous system
Digestive system
Circulatory system

18 of 18Pick your answer!

If something is benign it is:
Harmless
Harmful
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