69+ Medical Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

Where is the axillary temperature taken?
Armpit
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A cancer or tumor of the liver is what condition?
Hepatoma
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What type of birthmark is also called a stork bite?
Salmon Patches
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Something that is toward the end or away from the center of the body can also be called what?
Distal
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What condition refers to a low oxygen level in the blood?
Hypoxia
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The natural hallucinogen psilocybin is found in what?
Mushrooms
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According to Sigmund Freud, what is the instinctual and primitive part of the psyche?
Id
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Triskaidekaphobia is the term for the fear of which number?
13
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Matters related to what sense are referred to as olfactory?
Smell
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What is the term used to describe the inflammation of the brain?
Encephalitis
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What enzyme is responsible for breaking down starches?
Amylase
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Who discovered the smallpox vaccine?
Edward Jenner
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What do the letters "EEG" stand for?
Electroencephalogram
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What disease does an endocrinologist generally study?
Diabetes
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High blood pressure is also known as what?
Hypertension
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What medical term means "without symptoms"?
Asymptomatic
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Cephalgia is a medical term for what malady?
Headache
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When blood becomes more acid than normal, what it is the condition called?
Acidosis
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Patients who present with traumatic injuries are evaluated using what score?
Glasgow
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To what does "orthopedic" relate?
Correcting Bones And Joints
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The average heart beats how many times per minute?
72
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What drugs are derived from the poppy plant?
Opium, Morphine, Heroin, Codeine, And Papaverine
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Which drug is a another name for diazepam?
Valium
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If a doctor told you there was fluid entering your lungs, what term might he use to describe this?
Aspiration
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Medical Trivia

A “medical” may refer to an examination performed in America by a health practitioner to assess a person’s state physical health or fitness. That said, this term is also defined by the science or practice of medicine. Find out more about specific conditions, prescriptions, and surgical operations in the following medical trivia questions and answers.

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