Medical Trivia Questions and Answers
Q: What's the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men?
A: Prostate cancer.
Q: What does "CPR" stand for in medical emergencies?
A: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Q: What, along with heart disease and cancer, accounts for 64
percent of U.S. deaths?
Q: What virus did the World Health Organization say would infect
40 million people by the year 2000?
Q: What do cosmetic surgeons remove 200,00 pounds of from
Americans per year?
Q: What do doctors look at through an ophthalmoscope?
A: The eye.
Q: What disease accounts for two of every three cases of dementia?
Q: What S-word is defined as "a lateral curvature of the spine"?
Q: What substance produced by the body is counteracted by
Q: What do leukemia sufferers have too many of?
A: White blood cells, or leukocytes.
Q: What's most likely to occur when your diaphragm goes
Q: What's the itchy skin condition tinea pedis better known
A: Athlete's foot.
Q: How many times a day must you take medication if your
prescription reads "q.i.d."?
Q: What part of the eye may be obscured by cataracts?
A: The lens.
Q: What arthritic disorder occurs due t increased uric acid the
Q: What hereditary blood defect is known as "the royal disease"?
Q: What organ is inflamed when one has encephalitis?
A: The brain.
Q: Where does the embryo implant itself in a tubal pregnancy?
A: A Fallopian tube.
Q: How many of every 10 victims infected by the Ebola virus will
die in two days?
Q: What brain operation was tried first on a confused 63-yuar-old
female at George Washington Hospital in 1956?
A: A lobotomy.
Q: What does the "myo" mean in myocardial?
Q: What was bovine spongiform encephalopathy called by the
British press in 1996?
A: Mad cow disease.
Q: What's the medical term for low blood sugar?
Q: What's the tranquilizer diazepam better known as?
Q: What's the common term for a cerebrovascular accident?
Q: What do itchy people call the "rhus radicans" they were
sorry they came into contact with?
A: Poison Ivy.
Q: What was Friedrich Serturner the first to extract from
opium and use as a pain reliever?
Q: What was the most widely prescribe antideppressant in
the U.S. in the 1990s?
Q: What syndrome does SIDS mean to child care experts?
A: Sudden infant death syndrome.
Q: What disease is the focus of oncology?
Q: Where is liver bile stopped before being released into the
A: The gall bladder.