AM MedIQ

Which is the biggest artery in the human body?

a. External iliac

b. Femoral

c. Aorta

d. Pulmonary

How many beats per minute is the average maximum heart rate of a 50-year-old?

a. 155

b. 170

c. 185

d. 200

The average age of heart attack victims in the U.S. is:

a. 52 for men and 59 for women

b. 58 for men and 65 for women

c. 66 for men and 70 for women

d. 72 for men and 76 for women

Hepatitis primarily affects which of the following organs?

a. Liver

b. Kidneys

c. Bladder

d. Spleen

ACL is an acronym for:

a. Articular calcaneus ligament

b. Axial cartilage ligament

c. Acute component ligament

d. Anterior cruciate ligament

What areas of the body does an otolaryngologist specialize in?

a. Lungs, esophagus and chest

b. Kidneys, adrenal glands and bladder

c. Ears, nose and throat

d. Teeth, mouth and gums

Which of the following diseases is not considered hereditary or genetic?

a. Huntington’s disease

b. Epstein-Barr Virus Ehrlichiosis

c. Marfan syndrome

d. Cystic fibrosis

Which of the following anxiety disorders refers to a fear of hospitals?

a. Nosocomephobia

b. Opiophobia

c. Neopharmaphobia

d. Gerascophobia

As recommended by the CDC, what is the minimum age a patient should receive the zoster vaccine?

a. 35

b. 40

c. 55

d. 60

What type of cancer causes the most deaths each year in the U.S.?

a. Colon

b. Breast

c. Lung

d. Prostate


1. C; 2. B; 3. C; 4. A; 5. D; 6. C; 7. B; 8. A; 9. D; 10. C