Easy Questions

1. Surgical removal of an inflamed gallbladder containing stones is termed
A. cholelithiasis B. cholelithotomy
C. cholelithotripsy D. cholecystectomy

2. Cirrhosis is a condition involving
A. degeneration of the liver
B. inflammation of the small intestine
C. constriction of the esophagus with a tumor
D. difficulty swallowing

3. Cholangioenterostomy describes a procedure that
A. examines the interior of the gallbladder with a lighted fiberoptic instrument
B. surgically creates an opening between the intestines and the abdominal wall
C. surgically creates a passageway between the gallbladder duct to the intestine
D. surgically removes gallstones through an opening in the abdomen

4. The tonsils are masses of _____ tissue located in depressions of the mucous membranes in the wall s of the oropharynx.
A. lymphatic B. epithelial
C. muscle D. nerve

5. The guaiac test is used to determine presence of
A. twisting of the small intestine B. appendicitis
C. blood in stool D. blood in vomit

6. Around the oral cavity are three pairs of salivary glands except
A. parotid gland B. adrenal gland
C. submandibular gland D. sublingual gland

7. The small intestine is composed of three parts except
A. duodenum B. jejunum
C. ileum D. cecum

8. The condition of discharge of fat in the feces is called ___________.
A. steatorrhea B. diarrhea
C. dysentery D. leukorrhea

9. Intestinal obstruction is also called
A. ileus B. ulcer
C. diverticula D. polypus

10. Dysphagia is a term describing difficult, painful or abnormal
A. passing of stool B. swallowing
C. chewing of food D. emptying of the stomach

11. While ice skating, Natalie fell and landed on her buttocks. She had persistent _____________ pain for a few weeks but no broken bone on x-ray examination.
A. cervical B. thoracic
C. coccygeal D. epigastric

12. The procedure of crushing gallstones with shock waves rather than surgical removal is termed
A. cholecystectomy B. cholelithotripsy
C. cholelithotomy D. cholelithiasis

13. A patient from a car accident has a swollen belly and the surgeon suspects bleeding into the abdomen. He/she will puncture the belly and drain any fluid looking for blood. This procedure is termed
A. laparotomy B. thoracocentesis
C. abdominocentesis D. colostomy

14. A baby is born without a brain. The diagnosis would be
A. encephalitis B. anencephalic
C. encephalocele D. myelodysplasia

15. The term for painful, aching joints is
A. arthritis B. arthralgia
C. hysteralgia D. neuralgia

16. Ms. Candy has suffered from hyperglycemia for many years. This condition is also known as diabetes and can lead to long-term complications such as disease of nerves called
A. neuropathy B. gastropathy
C. uropathy D. ophthalmopathy

17. Mr. Smith’s white blood cell count is 10 times higher than normal. Examination of his blood shows cancerous white blood cells. His diagnosis is
A. leukocytosis B. leukocytopenia
C. leukemia D. leukorrhea

18. Bilirubin results from hemoglobin breakdown, may appear in the urine, darkening it, as an indication of __________ or ________ disease.
A. liver, gallbladder B. liver, kidney
C. kidney, urinary bladder D. urethra, gallbladder

19.Patients with pneumonia often find it difficult or painful to take deep breaths. The term for this is
A. dyspnea B. apnea
C. tachypnea D. bradypnea

20. Chondrocytes are cells found in
A. bones B. bone marrow
C. blood D. cartilage