Multiple Choice Dan Grade Anatomy Quiz

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Have a go at our Anatomy quiz. An anatomy test is part of Dan gradings. Although this is a multi choice type quiz, the test done for Dan gradings is a written one.    Quiz Built from Human Anatomy Quiz SheetsBy Sensei Rob Green 5th Dan  "thanks Sensei Rob"


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  • 1. 
    Which is the four chambered muscular organ which includes the right and left ventricles and the right and left auricle?
    • A. 

      Spleen

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Liver

  • 2. 
    The smallest bones in the body are the Malleus (hammer), Incus (anvil) and Stapes (stirrup). Where are they located, and what is the collective name for them?
    • A. 

      In the nose, Inferior Turbinate

    • B. 

      Under the tongue, Hyoid

    • C. 

      In the ear, Ossicles

  • 3. 
    Breathing in and out is known as what?
    • A. 

      Respiration

    • B. 

      Inhalation

    • C. 

      Expiration

  • 4. 
    What two organs form the central nervous system?
    • A. 

      Cerebellum and medulla oblongata

    • B. 

      Brain and spinal cord

    • C. 

      Brain and cranial nerves

  • 5. 
    How many muscles are there in the human body?
    • A. 

      Over 900

    • B. 

      Over 600

    • C. 

      Over 300

  • 6. 
    How many teeth makes up a full set for an adult?
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      32

    • C. 

      64

  • 7. 
    Which organ is located between the 9th 10th and 11th ribs, touching the left kidney?
    • A. 

      The spleen

    • B. 

      The heart

    • C. 

      The liver

  • 8. 
    What is the largest muscle in the body?
    • A. 

      Brachialis

    • B. 

      Gluteus maximus

    • C. 

      Sartorius

  • 9. 
    Which organ is responsible for eliminating toxins and monitoring the levels of water, acids, salts and protein in the body?
    • A. 

      The liver

    • B. 

      The kidneys

    • C. 

      The spleen

  • 10. 
    Where are the Tarsals?
    • A. 

      In the foot

    • B. 

      In the hand

    • C. 

      In the chest

  • 11. 
    Breathing in and out is known technically as what?
    • A. 

      Inhalation and exhalation

    • B. 

      Inspiration and expiration

    • C. 

      Inception and exception

  • 12. 
    The ankle is made up of which of the following bones?
    • A. 

      Capitate, hamate, lunate, scaphoid, pisiform, trapezium, triquetral, and trapezoid

    • B. 

      Atlas, axis, cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacrum and coccyx

    • C. 

      Talus, acicular navicular, calcareous calcaneum, 3 cuneiforms and the cuboid

  • 13. 
    How many parts is the brain divided into?
    • A. 

      2: Cerebrum & Spinal Chord

    • B. 

      3: Cerebrum, cerebellum, pons varioli

    • C. 

      5: Cerebellum, cerebrum, midbrain, medulla oblongata, pons varioli

  • 14. 
    What is the average heart rate resting, standing and during strenuous exercise?
    • A. 

      60 / 70 / 100 beats per minute

    • B. 

      80 / 90 / 140 beats per minute

    • C. 

      70 / 80 / 125 beats per minute

  • 15. 
    How many vertebrae make up the spine?
    • A. 

      42

    • B. 

      33

    • C. 

      26

  • 16. 
    Select the bones of the wrist ?
    • A. 

      Capitate, hamate, lunate, scaphoid, pisiform, trapezium, triquetral, and trapezoid

    • B. 

      Atlas, axis, cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacrum and coccyx

    • C. 

      Talus, navicular, calcaneum, 3 cuneiforms and cuboid

  • 17. 
    In the ear, what is the vibrating membrane which detects sound?
    • A. 

      Vestibular Nerve

    • B. 

      Eardrum

    • C. 

      Outer Ear

  • 18. 
    Which organ deals with the destruction of worn out blood corpuscles, manufactures lymphocytes and holds a reserve supply of blood?
    • A. 

      The liver

    • B. 

      The gall bladder

    • C. 

      The spleen

  • 19. 
    Where will you find the metatarsals?
    • A. 

      In the foot

    • B. 

      In the skull

    • C. 

      In the hand

  • 20. 
    How many filter units are there in the kidney?
    • A. 

      10,000,000

    • B. 

      1,000,000

    • C. 

      100,000

  • 21. 
    The correct path for air entering the body is ?
    • A. 

      Mouth / nose, throat, gullet, lungs

    • B. 

      Mouth /nose, pharynx, oesophagus, bronchus, lungs

    • C. 

      Mouth/ nose, larynx, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli

  • 22. 
    How many ribs does an adult human have?
    • A. 

      10 pairs

    • B. 

      16 pairs

    • C. 

      12 pairs

  • 23. 
    Where will you find the lunate and scaphoid bones?
    • A. 

      In the wrist

    • B. 

      In the Ankle

    • C. 

      In the face

  • 24. 
    What is the size and weight of the kidneys?
    • A. 

      20 cms (8") long by 13 cms (5") wide, weighing 200 gms (7 oz)

    • B. 

      5 cms (2") long by 4 cms (1.5") wide, weighing 100 gms (3.5 oz)

    • C. 

      10 cms (4") long by 6.5 cms (2.5") wide, weighing 140 gms (5 oz)

  • 25. 
    How many thoracic vertebrae are there in the body?
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      12

  • 26. 
    Where would you find the organ of Corti?
    • A. 

      In the ear

    • B. 

      In the brain

    • C. 

      In the heart

  • 27. 
    What is the weight of the average adult brain?
    • A. 

      340 gms (7 oz)

    • B. 

      1.4 kgs (3 lbs)

    • C. 

      3 kgs (6.5 lbs)

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      10 cms (4") long, about 140 gms (5oz)

    • B. 

      45 cms (17.5") long, 1.4 kgs (3 lbs)

    • C. 

      13 cms (5") long, about 200 gms (7oz)

  • 29. 
    What types and numbers of ribs does the human body have?
    • A. 

      6 true, 4 false and 3 floating

    • B. 

      7 true, 3 false and 2 floating

    • C. 

      12 true, 4 false and 2 floating

  • 30. 
    How much water passing through the kidneys is returned to the bloodstream, and how much is passed to the bladder as urine?
    • A. 

      90% / 10%

    • B. 

      75% / 25%

    • C. 

      99% / 1%

  • 31. 
    What is the approximate thickness of the spinal cord?
    • A. 

      About the size of a closed fist

    • B. 

      About the size of your little finger

    • C. 

      About the size of the wrist

  • 32. 
    What is the proper name for the inner ear?
    • A. 

      Cochlea

    • B. 

      Sartorius

    • C. 

      Cerebrum

  • 33. 
    Which is the second largest organ in the body?
    • A. 

      The spleen

    • B. 

      The liver

    • C. 

      The Heart

  • 34. 
    What are the organs of respiration?
    • A. 

      The kidneys

    • B. 

      The lungs

    • C. 

      The nose and mouth

  • 35. 
    Where is the liver located?
    • A. 

      High on right side of abdomen

    • B. 

      In the back between 9 & 11th ribs touching left kidney

    • C. 

      On left side of chest between 5th & 8th ribs

  • 36. 
    The sternum consists of 3 parts they are?
    • A. 

      Mandible, maxilla and Lacrimal

    • B. 

      Ilium, ischium and pubis

    • C. 

      Manubrium, gladiolus and xiphoid process

  • 37. 
    What is the approximate length of the spinal cord, and where does it extend from and to?
    • A. 

      45 cms (17.5 "), from medulla to 1st lumbar vertebra

    • B. 

      10 cms (4") , from medulla to brachial plexus

    • C. 

      120 cms (55"), from the cerebellum to the coccyx

  • 38. 
    Where is the organ of Corti, and what is its function?
    • A. 

      In the lungs, allow exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      In the Ear, sends sound impulses to the cerebellum

    • C. 

      In the cerebrum (Brain), location of sense of smell

  • 39. 
     What is the rate of blood flow through the kidneys?
    • A. 

      3 litres (5.5 pints) per minute

    • B. 

      1.1 litres (2 pints) per minute

    • C. 

      0.6 litres (1 pint) per minute

  • 40. 
    How does blood enter the heart?
    • A. 

      Through the carotid artery and jugular vein

    • B. 

      Through the superior and inferior vena cava and 4 pulmonary veins

    • C. 

      Through the aorta, and left & right pulmonary arteries

  • 41. 
    Name the most prominent nerve plexuses:
    • A. 

      Cervical, brachial and lumbo-sacral

    • B. 

      Median, peroneal and intercostal

    • C. 

      Radial, femoral and pudendal