10 most difficult medicine riddles A list of ten (out of 65) medicine related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Medicine quiz Which animals are the most threatened by a prion disease?Sheep. Scrapie is infectious and incurable. Recent studies suggest prions may be spread through urine and persist in the environment for decades. Scrapie occurs in Europe and North America, but to date, Australia and New Zealand (both major sheep-producing countries) are scrapie-free.very hard 23% cattlecattle33%catscats37%sheepsheep23%ducksducks5%Created by: ex-terminator. Statistics based on 5101 answers in 2 languages »diseases riddles » Which of these names does NOT refer to syphilis?American disease. Colloquial names of syphilis in European countries reflected the path of its spread through the continent. In Italy it was named French disease. In France it used to be called Italian or English disease, in Netherlands a Spanish disease, German one in Poland and Lithuania, and Polish in Russian Muscovy. It never got named American one despite the dominant hypothesis of its origin. very hard 24% Spanish diseaseSpanish disease13%Polish diseasePolish disease54%American diseaseAmerican disease24%Italian diseaseItalian disease7%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 514 answers in 2 languages »history riddles » Which has more calories: table sugar or aspartame?Pretty much the same. Aspartame produces 4 kilocalories of energy per gram when metabolized, sucrose (table sugar) produces 3.9 kilocalories. However, aspartame is approximately 200 times sweeter than sucrose, so it is consumed in much smaller doses. very hard 26% pretty much the samepretty much the same26%table sugar has much more caloriestable sugar has much more calories38%aspartame has much more caloriesaspartame has much more calories17%aspartame has no calories at allaspartame has no calories at all18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2172 answers in 4 languages »food riddles » How is the fear of pregnancy and childbirth called?Tokophobia often leads patients to ask for a Caesarean section. Frequency of appearing: 6-10% pregnancies.very hard 28% mysophobiamysophobia28%erythrophobiaerythrophobia15%haphephobiahaphephobia28%tokophobiatokophobia28%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 2205 answers in 4 languages »names riddles » Methanol (wood alcohol) is highly poisonous. Comparing to ethanol, is it more or less sedative?Less sedative. Methanol has a much weaker sedative effect than ethanol, which leads the victim to drink more than it would normally do with ethanol. Methanol is oxidized to formaldehyde and then to the poisonous formic acid in the liver. very hard 31% more sedativemore sedative37%the samethe same20%less sedativeless sedative31%that depends on the temperaturethat depends on the temperature10%Created by: MarcusX. Statistics based on 6635 answers in 2 languages »alcohol riddles » What is cardiomyopathy?Thick cardiac muscles. Cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart's muscles get very thick and lose function. Cardiomyopathy is notorious for causing sudden death, especially in young athletes. Medications can sometimes control it, but in some cases, the patient needs a heart transplant.very hard 35% Decrease in heart size.Decrease in heart size.15%Thick cardiac musclesThick cardiac muscles35%Increase in heart sizeIncrease in heart size22%Thin cardiac musclesThin cardiac muscles25%Created by: 12 year old genius. Statistics based on 109 answers »human anatomy riddles » What is the effect of nicotinic acid on human organism?It is essential for functioning. Nicotinic acid, better known as niacin or vitamin B3, has nothing in common with tobacco. Chronic lack of niacin leads to pellagra, a vitamin deficiency disease.very hard 37% it is neutralit is neutral4%It is harmful, causes cancerIt is harmful, causes cancer45%It is highly toxic, kills in 10 secondsIt is highly toxic, kills in 10 seconds11%It is essential for functioningIt is essential for functioning37%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8089 answers in 4 languages »tobacco riddles » In which sport, diuretics (drugs that promote the production of urine) are used as illegal doping?Ski jumping. Diuretics are used in sports with weight limits to reduce weight quickly. Sports where weight loss may be an advantage include the martial arts, rowing, boxing, weight lifting and - most of all - ski jumping. Athletes have also taken diuretics to speed up the rate that other banned drugs are passed out of their body. hard 40% cyclingcycling31%marathon runmarathon run21%ski jumpingski jumping40%soccersoccer5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7928 answers in 2 languages »winter sports riddles » People have usually two kidneys. How are these located?The left kidney is located higher. Because of the asymmetry within the abdominal cavity caused by the liver, the right kidney is typically slightly smaller and located lower than the left. Moreover, the left kidney is located slightly more medial than the right.hard 41% symmetricallysymmetrically24%the left kidney is located higherthe left kidney is located higher41%the right kidney is located higherthe right kidney is located higher17%some people have the left one higher, others have the right one highersome people have the left one higher, others have the right one higher15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8620 answers in 2 languages »anatomy riddles » Why people from southern Asia suffered from beriberi sickness?Eating mostly white rice. Beriberi is a sickness caused by extreme deficiency of vitamin B1, thiamine. White rice is in general poor source of vitamins, but it completely lacks thiamine. During research on the beriberi causes Polish biochemist, Kazimierz Funk discovered thiamine, the first vitamin B1.hard 42% eating toxic sea algaeeating toxic sea algae6%inbreedinginbreeding13%drinking dirty waterdrinking dirty water36%eating mostly white riceeating mostly white rice42%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 7556 answers in 2 languages »vitamins riddles » Play medicine quiz and see all the questions.