Anatomy And Physiology GK Quiz! Exam

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Anatomy And Physiology GK Quiz! Exam

Anatomy investigates the structure and connection between body parts, whereas physiology analyzes the whole body function. This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge of human anatomy and physiology—questions of the advancement in Hospital Corpsman rate. Ensure you choose the answer that best represents the question.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the below is not true concerning the smallest unit of life? (The Cell)
    • A. 

      Is made up of plasma membrane, nucleus and cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Composed of a viscid, jelly-like substance called cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Contains 46 chromosomes

    • D. 

      Protoplasm is called the "Secret of life"

  • 2. 
    What type of tissue acts as a reservoir for energy-producing foods, helps to reduce body heat loss because of its poor heat conductivity, and serves as a support for various organs and fragile structures (i.e. kidneys, blood vessels, nerves)
    • A. 

      Adipose

    • B. 

      Osseous

    • C. 

      Areolar

    • D. 

      Epithelial

  • 3. 
    What substance in the bone provides for its strength and hardness?
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Ossein

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The pelvic bone, by its shape, is classified as what type of bone?
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Flat

    • D. 

      Irregular

  • 5. 
    Which of the following bones is located in the nose?
    • A. 

      Lacrimal

    • B. 

      Palantine

    • C. 

      Vomer

    • D. 

      Malar

  • 6. 
    The 3 innominate bones are firmly united to form a cup-like structure called the?
    • A. 

      Symphyisis Pubis

    • B. 

      Acetabulum

    • C. 

      Obturator Foramen

    • D. 

      Ilium

  • 7. 
    Which of the below is not true concerning joint movement?
    • A. 

      Circumduction involves the hips and shoulders

    • B. 

      Abduction is moving an extremity away from the body

    • C. 

      Gliding is one surface moving over another without any rotary or angular movement

    • D. 

      Angular motion is the simplest type of movement

  • 8. 
    What anatomical term pertains to the lower end of the body?
    • A. 

      Proximal

    • B. 

      Distal

    • C. 

      Inferior

    • D. 

      Caudal

  • 9. 
    What bone forms the forehead, contains the frontal sinuses, and helps form the eye socket and nasal cavity? 
    • A. 

      Temporal

    • B. 

      Parietal

    • C. 

      Frontal

    • D. 

      Occipital

  • 10. 
    What are the first cervical vertebrae, which supports the head?
    • A. 

      Atlas

    • B. 

      Axis

    • C. 

      Foramen Magnum

    • D. 

      Zygomatic

  • 11. 
    The prominence at the distal end of the fibula forms the outer ankle and is called the?
    • A. 

      Lateral Condyle

    • B. 

      Medial Condyle

    • C. 

      Lateral Malleolus

    • D. 

      Medial Malleolus

  • 12. 
    Turning outward as in turning the sole of the foot to the outside would be termed?
    • A. 

      Eversion

    • B. 

      Inversion

    • C. 

      Plantar Flexion

    • D. 

      Dorsal Flexion

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