21+ Medical Trivia Questions and Answers

The study of health and healing is known as medicine. Nurses, doctors, and a range of specialists are included. It covers medical research, disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention, among many other aspects of health. Over the years, the medical field has become an interesting topic even to people who are not medical students due to reasons such as health problems and rare body conditions.

Medical Trivia

The human body and all its body systems have numerous interesting facts and this is one of the reasons why playing fun health trivia questions is an enjoyable game to play. Before heading to the questions, here are some common medical terms and trivia you might not know yet!

  • Anthrax and Rabies are examples of zoonotic diseases. Zoonotic diseases, or zoonoses, are brought on by germs that spread from animals to humans.
  • An interesting fact about human anatomy is that our hands, wrists, feet, and ankles contain more than half of our bones.
  • A scar tissue can be treated but can never completely go away. 
  • Your immune system, blood pressure, stress response, metabolism, and other critical processes are all controlled by hormones that are produced by your adrenal glands.
  • Babies that are a year to three months old have a normal heart rate of 100 to 150.
  • The gallbladder’s main function is to store bile in order to break down fats effectively. 
  • The term High-density Lipoprotein is the medical term for “good cholesterol”. 
  • One of the interesting facts about the digestive system is that the small intestine measures 22 to 25 feet (6.7 to 7.6 meters) in length and the length of the large intestine is 5–6 feet (1.5–2 meters).

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Medical Trivia Questions and Answers

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What is the most common heart disease? ▶ Coronary Heart Disease
Where can you find the T Cells that fight the infection of the body and even cancer? ▶ Bone Marrow
What are the three main types of skin? ▶ Oily, normal and dry
What is the largest organ of the body? ▶ Skin
What is the rarest blood type? ▶ AB Negative
When did the use of medicine start in the United States? ▶ 18th Century
What is the most common irregularity in blood cells?▶ Anemia
What is the longest bone? ▶ Femur
What are the most common neurodegenerative diseases? ▶ Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease
Aspirin comes from the bark of what tree?▶ White willow tree
Introduced by Edward Jenner In 1796, what was the first successful vaccine to be developed?▶ Smallpox vaccine
What blood type do you need to be a universal donor?▶ Type O-
Which bone is the longest bone in the human body?▶ Femur

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Tim majored in Humanities with a bachelor in English and Theatre at New York State University. He lectured on entertainment business studies for three years at Plymouth College.

Tim has been a trivia host in his current hometown of Pittsburgh for the past two years. He enjoys hanging out with people who love trivia just as much as he does.

His friends call him the Question Master.