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Embalmers Beware!

Created by Osiris

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Embalmers Beware game quiz
"This is a toughie! I decided to put this quiz together because I am constantly bombarded with questions about my profession, people are fascinated with death, and this is little known trivia. Enjoy!"

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1. What is the name of the instrument used to aspirate dead human bodies?
    Agitator
    Canula
    Trocar
    Forceps


2. What is the main artery used for embalming?
    Dorsalis pedis
    Left carotid artery
    Right carotid artery
    Femoral artery


3. The femoral artery is located in what part of the body?
    Upper arm
    Thigh
    Lower arm
    Neck


4. Once the artery is raised and ready for injection, what instrument is attached to a hose connected to an embalming machine through which the embalming fluid passes into the body?
    Canula
    Nubial tube
    Trocar
    Artery straw


5. Eight ounces of embalming chemicals are used for every ______ pounds of body weight.
    50
    100
    25
    75


6. Embalmers generally use what instrument to close the mouth of a dead human?
    Feature setter
    Trocar button applicator
    A coin between the teeth
    Needle injector


7. Which vein is generally used for drainage in an embalming operation?
    Right jugular vein
    Right femoral vein
    Left jugular vein
    Left femoral vein


8. What is the name of the device used for filling out a deceased person's oral cavity?
    Feature setter
    Oral buccinator
    Paper towels
    Mouth former


9. Who was the ancient Egyptian judge of the dead?
    Isis
    Sigoramus
    Pyranthenenes
    Osiris


10. Angular spring forceps are used to facilitate what?
    Stirring embalming fluids
    Aspiration
    Drainage
    Breaking rigor mortis


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Compiled Jun 28 12