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Quiz challenges players to spot the correct spelling for commonly mistaken medical terms

How good is YOUR spelling? Tricky medical-themed quiz will put your knowledge to the test

  • Tricky multiple choice quiz puts your ability to spell medical terms to the test 
  • Shared on US trivia site Playbuzz, features 15 words commonly spelled wrong
  • Many have struggled to achieve a perfect score – but, can you do any better?

Even those who spent their childhood winning spelling bee competitions will struggle to achieve a perfect score in this tricky quiz.

The challenge, shared on US trivia website Playbuzz, is the work of quiz master Tal Garner who claims the 15 medical words featured are commonly misspelt.  

Despite being a multiple choice test, the creators have dubbed the quiz ‘super tricky’.

Think you have what it takes to achieve a perfect score? Scroll down to take the test and check your answers at the bottom – but no cheating!  

The challenge, shared on US trivia site Playbuzz, tasks players with identifying the correct spelling for medical words that are commonly written wrong (file image)

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ANSWERS 

 1. Serotonin

2. Tonsil

3. Vesicle

4. Xerosis

5. Petechia

6. Inoculate

7. Hygiene

8. Asymmetry

 9. Diaphragm

10. Elicit

11. Auscultation

12. Palliative

13. Aneurysm

14. Humerus

15. Ventricle

 

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