Explorit's RX Quiz
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SIX QUESTIONS: (Top score is 60 points)
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QUESTION 1:   Which Greek physician (ca. 460-377 BC) is known as the Father of Medicine?
Plato
Hippocrates
Plato
Aristotle


QUESTION 2:   A human adult has about 5 litres (nine pints) of blood circulating throughout his or her body. How many red blood cells (erythrocytes) are there in each cubic mililitre of that blood?
5,000
500,000
1 million
5 million


QUESTION 3:   How much does the adult human brain weigh?
8 ozs
1.5 lbs
2.5 lbs
5 lbs


QUESTION 4:   On a physician's prescription (written instructions for the pharmacist who will supply the prescribed medicine) which of the following abbreviations indicates that the medicine is to be taken "three times a day"?
qh
prn
tid


QUESTION 5:   Parts of the following plants contain poisons which can be deadly depending upon the amount ingested. Which of these plants contains the alkaloid atropine?
Mistletoe
Deadly Nightshade
Liana
Deathcap


QUESTION 6:   Mary Mallon, a cook in New York City, was the cause (in about 1900) of as many as 50 cases of what disease?
Cholera
Typhoid
Legionnaires Disease


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