Anatomical Terminology Test! Trivia Quiz

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Anatomical Terminology Test! Trivia Quiz

What do you know about anatomical terminology? So you think you can tackle this quiz? Anatomical terminology is about anatomy and the structure of the organism. Essential anatomy contains eleven complete systems that can be accessed from the main screen. These include muscular, skeletal, connective tissue, venous, and arterial (both heart and brain). Take this quiz and learn more about anatomical terminology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The gluteal region of the body refers to the
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Thigh

    • C. 

      Buttocks

    • D. 

      Calf

  • 2. 
    The area at the back of the knee is referred to as
    • A. 

      Popliteal

    • B. 

      Plantar

    • C. 

      Pedal

    • D. 

      Patellar

  • 3. 
     The Occipital region is at the front of the skull.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
     Study this picture of the planes of the body.  Which plane is labelled 2?
    • A. 

      Transverse

    • B. 

      Sagittal

    • C. 

      Coronal

    • D. 

      Oblique

  • 5. 
     The brain is ___________ to the cranium.
  • 6. 
     The kidneys are close to the __________ wall of the body.
  • 7. 
    The appendix is located in the
    • A. 

      Left upper quadrant

    • B. 

      Right upper quadrant

    • C. 

      Left lower quadrant

    • D. 

      Right lower quadrant

  • 8. 
    These organelles are responsible for energy release in a cell.
    • A. 

      Ribosomes

    • B. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • C. 

      Golgi body

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 9. 
     The Golgi body is where chemicals such as proteins are made.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
     Glucose travels across a cell membrane by a process called
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Simple diffusion

    • C. 

      Facilitated diffusion

    • D. 

      Active transport

  • 11. 
    Water travels across cell membranes by ___________
  • 12. 
    Stratified epithelium is found in
    • A. 

      Lining of the stomach

    • B. 

      The kidney tubules

    • C. 

      The epidermis

    • D. 

      The bladder

  • 13. 
    Cartilage, bone and blood are all examples of ________________ tissues.
  • 14. 
     Skeletal muscle is also known as involuntary muscle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
     Involuntary muscle tissue is found in the wall of the uterus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
     Epithelial tissues
    • A. 

      Consist of cells surounded by a matrix

    • B. 

      Are characterised by their ability to contract

    • C. 

      Consist of sheets of cells attached to a basement membrane

    • D. 

      Are characterised by their ability to generate electrical impulses

  • 17. 
    The following substance(s) may be used by cells to provide energy:
    • A. 

      Sugar

    • B. 

      Starch

    • C. 

      Lipids

    • D. 

      Cellulose

  • 18. 
    Cells that divide by mitosis produce new daughter cells containing this number of chromosomes.
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      46

  • 19. 
     The stages of mitosis take place in this order:
    • A. 

      Interphase, metaphase, prophase, telophase, anaphase

    • B. 

      Prophase, telophase, metaphase, anaphase, interphase

    • C. 

      Interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase

    • D. 

      Interphase, telophase, metaphase, prophase, anaphase

  • 20. 
    Transitional epithelium is found in the
    • A. 

      Mouth

    • B. 

      Bladder

    • C. 

      Trachea

    • D. 

      Uterus

  • 21. 
    This type of tissue often contains collagen and elastin fibers.
    • A. 

      Epithelial

    • B. 

      Connective

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Nervous

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