How Much Do You Know About Anatomy?

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How Much Do You Know About Anatomy? - Quiz

Anatomy is the branch of biology, which studies how various parts of an organism are connected, and how they relate to other body parts both spatially and functionally. Having covered some topics this semester you are well capable of taking the quiz below. Take it up and test yourself, good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the anatomical name for the commonly termed "windpipe"?

    • A.

      Alveoli

    • B.

      Branchiole

    • C.

      Trachea

    Correct Answer
    C. Trachea
    Explanation
    The anatomical name for the commonly termed "windpipe" is the trachea. The trachea is a tube-like structure that connects the larynx (voice box) to the bronchi, allowing air to pass in and out of the lungs. It is made up of rings of cartilage to keep it open and prevent collapse. The trachea is an essential part of the respiratory system and plays a crucial role in breathing.

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  • 2. 

    The top layer of the skin is known as Epidermis.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The top layer of the skin is called the epidermis. This layer serves as a protective barrier for the underlying tissues and organs. It is composed of several layers of cells, including keratinocytes, which produce the protein keratin that provides strength and waterproofing to the skin. The epidermis also contains melanocytes, which produce melanin, the pigment responsible for skin color. Overall, the epidermis plays a crucial role in maintaining the integrity and functionality of the skin.

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  • 3. 

    What is the name of the biggest part of the human brain?

    Correct Answer
    Cerebrum
    Explanation
    The cerebrum is the largest part of the human brain. It is responsible for higher functions such as thinking, learning, memory, and controlling voluntary movements. It is divided into two hemispheres, each further divided into lobes that control different functions. The cerebrum plays a crucial role in cognitive processes and is often referred to as the "seat of intelligence" in humans.

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  • 4. 

    What is the name for a muscle that turns a limb to face upwards?

    • A.

      Pronator

    • B.

      Supinator

    • C.

      Sphincter

    Correct Answer
    B. Supinator
    Explanation
    The name for a muscle that turns a limb to face upwards is the supinator. The supinator muscle is located in the forearm and its main function is to rotate the forearm and hand into a supine position, which is facing upwards. This muscle works in opposition to the pronator muscles, which turn the forearm and hand in a pronated position, facing downwards. The sphincter is a type of muscle that contracts to close an opening, such as the muscles in the digestive or urinary systems.

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  • 5. 

    How many bones does an adult body have?

    • A.

      Over 500

    • B.

      Over 200

    • C.

      Over 1000

    • D.

      100

    Correct Answer
    B. Over 200
    Explanation
    An adult body has over 200 bones. This is because the human skeleton is made up of 206 bones, which provide structure, support, and protection to the body. These bones are connected by joints and allow for movement.

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  • 6. 

    The bones that make up your spine are called what?

    Correct Answer
    Vertebrae
    Explanation
    The bones that make up the spine are called vertebrae. These vertebrae are stacked on top of each other to form the spinal column, which provides support and protection for the spinal cord. Each vertebra has a bony ring that surrounds and protects the spinal cord, and they are connected by joints that allow for movement and flexibility. Therefore, vertebrae is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 7. 

    What is the name of the large, long bone found in the upper leg?

    • A.

      Tibia

    • B.

      Humerus

    • C.

      Femur

    Correct Answer
    C. Femur
    Explanation
    The correct answer is femur. The femur is the name of the large, long bone found in the upper leg. It is the longest and strongest bone in the human body, connecting the hip to the knee. The tibia is a bone found in the lower leg, while the humerus is a bone found in the upper arm.

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  • 8. 

    Plantar refers to:

    • A.

      Sole of the foot

    • B.

      Palm of the hand

    • C.

      Buttocks

    Correct Answer
    C. Buttocks
    Explanation
    Plantar refers to the sole of the foot. The correct answer is buttocks.

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