|

61 Medical Trivia Questions

Welcome, curious minds and aspiring medical aficionados! 

Prepare to embark on a journey through the world of medicine with our questions. 

Whether you’re a seasoned healthcare professional, a diligent student, or simply someone with an insatiable thirst for knowledge, this assortment of medical trivia is sure to pique your interest and challenge your understanding of the human body, diseases, treatments, and everything in between. 

Let’s begin. 

Medical Trivia Questions

  1. What is the medical term for the condition commonly known as “water on the brain”?

  2. Which hormone, produced by the beta cells of the pancreas, regulates blood sugar levels?

  3. What is the name of the protein that forms the clots in blood and is the final product in the blood coagulation process?

  4. Name the disease caused by a deficiency of Vitamin C.

  5. What is the term for the surgical removal of the appendix?

  6. What is the medical term for the commonly known “windpipe”?

  7. Name the genetic disorder characterized by the body’s inability to metabolize phenylalanine.

  8. What is the largest organ inside the human body?

  9. Name the procedure that involves the visual examination of the colon using a colonoscope.

  10. What is the name of the condition characterized by an abnormal overgrowth of the outer layer of skin, leading to hard, thickened areas, especially on the feet and hands?

  11. What term describes the death of tissue due to the lack of blood supply?

  12. What is the name of the hormone responsible for regulating the circadian rhythm?

  13. Name the first antibiotic discovered by Alexander Fleming.

  14. What is the term for inflammation of the liver?

  15. What is the name of the condition characterized by high levels of uric acid in the blood, leading to joint inflammation?

  16. What is the medical term for the loss of ability to understand or express speech, caused by brain damage?

  17. What is the name of the blood cells responsible for the transport of oxygen?

  18. What term describes the surgical procedure to remove a part of the skull to access the brain?

  19. What is the name of the membrane that covers the lungs and lines the chest cavity?

  20. What hormone is produced by the pineal gland and regulates sleep?

  21. What is the term for a low red blood cell count?

  22. Name the genetic disorder that results in the body’s inability to clot blood properly.

  23. What is the medical term for high blood pressure?

  24. Name the process by which food is broken down mechanically and chemically in the alimentary canal to be transformed into energy.

  25. What is the term for the involuntary shaking or movement of a body part?

  26. Name the condition characterized by the progressive loss of bone density.

  27. What is the term used to describe a malignant tumor of the connective or supportive tissues?

  28. What is the term for a surgical incision into the abdomen?

  29. Which vitamin is essential for the absorption of calcium and phosphate in the body?

  30. What is the name of the condition characterized by involuntary, rapid eye movements?

  31. What is the medical term for the condition more commonly known as “ear infection”?

  32. Name the hormone that stimulates the kidney to reabsorb water and is also known as antidiuretic hormone (ADH).

  33. What is the term for the removal of fluid from the space around the lungs?

  34. What is the name of the smallest bone in the human body, located in the middle ear?

  35. Which gland in the human body is responsible for regulating metabolism through the release of hormones?

  36. What is the name of the chronic disease characterized by high levels of glucose in the blood due to insulin resistance or insulin deficiency?

  37. What is the term for a device used to measure blood pressure?

  38. What is the name of the process by which white blood cells engulf and digest foreign substances or microbes?

  39. What is the medical term for a stroke?

  40. What is the name of the condition characterized by a deficiency of red blood cells or hemoglobin in the blood, leading to fatigue and weakness?

  41. What is the term for inflammation of the joints?

  42. What vitamin deficiency is most commonly associated with rickets in children?

  43. Name the structure in the cell that is responsible for generating energy, often referred to as the “powerhouse of the cell.”

  44. What is the medical term for the condition commonly known as “lockjaw,” caused by a bacterial toxin?

  45. What is the medical term for inflammation of the gums?

  46. Which body system is primarily responsible for producing hormones that regulate many of the body’s functions?

  47. What is the name of the largest artery in the human body?

  48. What condition is characterized by the perception of noise or ringing in the ears?

  49. Name the hormone primarily responsible for the fight-or-flight response.

  50. What is the term for the medical condition where the blood supply to the heart is blocked, often leading to chest pain known as angina?

  51. What is the name of the pigment that gives skin and hair its color?

  52. What term describes the group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body?

  53. Name the organ responsible for filtering waste from the blood and producing urine.

  54. What is the term for the chronic respiratory condition characterized by difficulty breathing due to narrowed airways?

  55. What vitamin is known as ascorbic acid?

  56. Name the bone disease characterized by a reduction in bone density and an increased risk of fractures.

  57. What is the term for the involuntary contraction of muscles that causes cramping?

  58. Which gland is known as the “master gland” because it controls several other hormone glands in the body?

  59. What is the medical term for the condition commonly referred to as “pink eye”?

  60. Name the condition characterized by abnormal electrical activity in the brain, leading to seizures.

  61. What is the term for the type of blood cell that plays a key role in the body’s immune response?

Answers

  1. Hydrocephalus.

  2. Insulin.

  3. Fibrin.

  4. Scurvy.

  5. Appendectomy.

  6. Trachea.

  7. Phenylketonuria (PKU).

  8. The liver.

  9. Colonoscopy.

  10. Keratoderma.

  11. Necrosis.

  12. Melatonin.

  13. Penicillin.

  14. Hepatitis.

  15. Gout.

  16. Aphasia.

  17. Erythrocytes (Red Blood Cells).

  18. Craniotomy.

  19. Pleura.

  20. Melatonin.

  21. Anemia.

  22. Hemophilia.

  23. Hypertension.

  24. Digestion.

  25. Tremor.

  26. Osteoporosis.

  27. Sarcoma.

  28. Laparotomy.

  29. Vitamin D.

  30. Nystagmus.

  31. Otitis Media.

  32. Vasopressin.

  33. Thoracentesis.

  34. Stapes.

  35. Thyroid gland.

  36. Diabetes Mellitus.

  37. Sphygmomanometer.

  38. Phagocytosis.

  39. Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA).

  40. Anemia.

  41. Arthritis.

  42. Vitamin D.

  43. Mitochondria.

  44. Tetanus.

  45. Gingivitis.

  46. Endocrine system.

  47. Aorta.

  48. Tinnitus.

  49. Adrenaline (epinephrine).

  50. Myocardial Infarction.

  51. Melanin.

  52. Cancer.

  53. Kidneys.

  54. Asthma.

  55. Vitamin C.

  56. Osteoporosis.

  57. Spasm.

  58. Pituitary gland.

  59. Conjunctivitis.

  60. Epilepsy.

  61. Lymphocyte.
Medical Trivia Questions

Share this Post!

Similar Posts