Anatomy & Physiology Full Semester Quiz

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Test your knowledge of anatomy and physiology with this "Anatomy & physiology full semester quiz. " Anatomy and Physiology is a dynamic textbook which is for the two-semester human anatomy as well as physiology course for life science and also for allied health majors. The quiz has so many questions that will test you as well, as you get a platform where you can learn more about it in a fun manner. Give your best shot and score high. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    The two major divisions of the ventral body cavity are the
    • A. 

      Dorsal and ventral

    • B. 

      Cranial and sacral

    • C. 

      Thoracic and abdominopelvic

    • D. 

      Pelvic and thoracic

    • E. 

      Lateral and medial

  • 2. 
    The skin (or body surface) is found in which body region?
    • A. 

      Carpal

    • B. 

      Crural

    • C. 

      Cutaneous

    • D. 

      Femoral

    • E. 

      Pubic

  • 3. 
    The sternum is a type of _____ bone while the atlas is a type of ____ bone
    • A. 

      Flat, irregular

    • B. 

      Short, irregular

    • C. 

      Flat, short

    • D. 

      Long, short

    • E. 

      Short, flat

  • 4. 
    The patella is a good example of a special type of short bone called...
    • A. 

      Squamosal

    • B. 

      Sesamoid

    • C. 

      Spongy

    • D. 

      Irregular

    • E. 

      Mesenchymal

  • 5. 
    The function of nervous tissue is to
    • A. 

      Insulate

    • B. 

      Connect muscle to bone

    • C. 

      Cushion

    • D. 

      Conduct electrical impulses

  • 6. 
    The chest is located in which body region?
    • A. 

      Zygomatic

    • B. 

      Thoracic

    • C. 

      Pedal

    • D. 

      Olecranal

    • E. 

      Nasal

  • 7. 
    The human body is categorized in the structural organization. Which of the following order is correct?
    • A. 

      Chemicals, tissues, cells, organs, systems, organisms

    • B. 

      Organisms, systems, cells, chemicals, organs, tissues

    • C. 

      Chemicals, cells, tissues, organs, systems, organisms

    • D. 

      Chemicals, cells, organs, tissues, systems, organisms

  • 8. 
    The calf muscle on the back of the leg is called
    • A. 

      Sartorius

    • B. 

      Gastrocnemius

    • C. 

      Biceps femoris

    • D. 

      Soleus

  • 9. 
    The arm is _________ to the hand.
    • A. 

      Medial

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      Proximal

    • D. 

      Distal

  • 10. 
    A movement that decreases the angle between articulating bones
    • A. 

      Flexion

    • B. 

      Extension

    • C. 

      Protraction

    • D. 

      Retraction

  • 11. 
    A cross-bridge is formed when myosin heads bind to
    • A. 

      Troponin

    • B. 

      Actin

    • C. 

      Tropomyosin

    • D. 

      Ca++

    • E. 

      Ca-

  • 12. 
    Which one of the following is not a function of the muscular system?
    • A. 

      Holds bones together

    • B. 

      Body heat

    • C. 

      Body movement

    • D. 

      Body posture

  • 13. 
    Which of the following are not included in the axial part of the body?
    • A. 

      The neck

    • B. 

      The trunk

    • C. 

      The upper limbs

    • D. 

      The head

  • 14. 
    What is the body region found on the inside of your cheek?
    • A. 

      Buccal

    • B. 

      Femoral

    • C. 

      Pubic

    • D. 

      Orbital

    • E. 

      Mammary

  • 15. 
    Voluntary control of skeletal muscles is provided by the
    • A. 

      Somatic nervous system

    • B. 

      Parasympathetic nervous system

    • C. 

      Afferent nervous system

    • D. 

      Sympathetic nervous system

    • E. 

      Autonomic nervous system

  • 16. 
    Which one of the following muscles is named for its shape?
    • A. 

      Gastrocnemius

    • B. 

      Deltoid

    • C. 

      Tibialis anterior

    • D. 

      Intercostals

    • E. 

      The tribalious ant-eater.

  • 17. 
    Which one of the following sets represents antagonistic muscles?
    • A. 

      Rectus femoris and rectus abdominis

    • B. 

      Triceps brachii and biceps brachii

    • C. 

      All three hamstrings

    • D. 

      Vastus lateralis and vastus medialis

    • E. 

      All 12 turkey strings

  • 18. 
    Which is not a type of muscle tissue:
    • A. 

      Smooth

    • B. 

      Cardiac

    • C. 

      Skeletal

    • D. 

      Fibrous

  • 19. 
    Lines and encloses body cavities, secrete lubricating fluid to reduce friction from muscle movement:
    • A. 

      Serous Membrane

    • B. 

      Plasma membrane

    • C. 

      Mucus membrane

    • D. 

      Visceral cavity

  • 20. 
    Which is not a tissue:
    • A. 

      Cartilage

    • B. 

      Epithelial

    • C. 

      Connective

    • D. 

      Nervous

  • 21. 
    Melanin is more spread out in which type of skin:
    • A. 

      Dark Skin

    • B. 

      Light Skin

  • 22. 
    Which is not a function of connective tissue:
    • A. 

      Heat Production

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Secretion

    • D. 

      Transport

  • 23. 
    Produce hormones, no open contact with exterior, no ducts, secrete fluids directly to blood:
    • A. 

      Endocrine

    • B. 

      Exocrine

  • 24. 
    The most highly vascular layer in the skin is:
    • A. 

      Hypodermis

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Epidermis

  • 25. 
    Atrophy is:
    • A. 

      The process of the cells multiplying

    • B. 

      The process of the cells enlarging

    • C. 

      The process of the cells disappearing

    • D. 

      The process of the cells shrinking

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