Human Body: Anatomical Planes & Body Cavities Quiz!

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Human Body: Anatomical Planes & Body Cavities Quiz!

Do you need to know about anatomical planes and body cavities? If you are cramming for an exam, this quiz could be valuable to you. All vertebrates have fluid-filled spaces, which are called body cavities, and these cavities contain organs. The human also has human body cavities named according to the body organs and location where this cavity is found. If you want to know more, this quiz can help.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The plane that divides the body into superior and inferior portion is the:
    • A. 

      Sagittal plane

    • B. 

      Transverse plane

    • C. 

      Oblique plane

    • D. 

      Frontal plane

  • 2. 
    The ______ plane divides the body into right and left halves.
    • A. 

      Transverse

    • B. 

      Sagittal

    • C. 

      Coronal

    • D. 

      Oblique

    • E. 

      Para-sagittal

  • 3. 
    The mediastinum is found in the _____ cavity.
    • A. 

      Dorsal

    • B. 

      Thoracic

    • C. 

      Both of the above

    • D. 

      Neither of the above

  • 4. 
    The abdominopelvic cavity is _____ to the diaphragm.
    • A. 

      Superior

    • B. 

      Inferior

    • C. 

      Contralateral

    • D. 

      Ipsilateral

  • 5. 
    The cranial cavity contains the:
    • A. 

      Spinal cord

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Uterus

    • D. 

      Kidneys

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The only plane that can divide the body into equal halves is the:
    • A. 

      Frontal (coronal) plane

    • B. 

      Oblique plane

    • C. 

      Midsagittal plane

    • D. 

      Transverse plane

  • 7. 
    Which of these structures is NOT found in the mediastinum?
    • A. 

      Diaphragm

    • B. 

      Esophagus

    • C. 

      Heart

    • D. 

      Thymus gland

    • E. 

      Trachea

  • 8. 
    The cavity surrounded by the rib cage and bounded inferiorly by the diaphragm is the:
    • A. 

      Mediastinum

    • B. 

      Pericardial cavity

    • C. 

      Thorax

    • D. 

      Abdomen

    • E. 

      Pelvic cavity

  • 9. 
    The lungs are separated by the:
    • A. 

      Mediastinum

    • B. 

      Diaphragm

    • C. 

      Pelvic cavity

    • D. 

      Mesenteries

  • 10. 
    The __________ plane divides the body into anterior and posterior portions.
    • A. 

      Coronal

    • B. 

      Transverse

    • C. 

      Sagittal

    • D. 

      Midsagittal

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