Anatomy And Physiology Questions! Toughest Quiz! Trivia

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Below are some of the toughest questions you will ever come across when it comes to anatomy and physiology. The questions are designed to not only help see how much you know about the workings of the human body, but the functions different parts play and how. Give it a shot and get to refresh your understanding of these studies.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following forms part of the systemic circulatory system?
    • A. 

      Pulmonary vein

    • B. 

      Left ventricle

    • C. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • D. 

      Right ventricle

  • 2. 
    Which system is the main control and communication center of the body and works closely with the endocrine system?
    • A. 

      Skeletal system

    • B. 

      Digestive system

    • C. 

      Nervous system

    • D. 

      Circulatory system

  • 3. 
    What is the name given to the two ends of a long bone?
    • A. 

      Diaphysis

    • B. 

      Epiphysis

    • C. 

      Periosteum

    • D. 

      Epimysium 

  • 4. 
    Which blood vessels carry blood under low pressure?
    • A. 

      Arteries

    • B. 

      Pulmonary arteries

    • C. 

      Veins

    • D. 

      Aorta

  • 5. 
    Which structure is made up of tough, white, non-elastic fibrous tissue?
    • A. 

      Skeletal muscle

    • B. 

      Smooth muscle

    • C. 

      Bone

    • D. 

      Ligament

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of involuntary muscle?
    • A. 

      It is smooth

    • B. 

      It is striated

    • C. 

      It contracts voluntarily

    • D. 

      It contracts isokinetically

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a structure of the respiratory system which air will pass through during inhalation?
    • A. 

      Aorta

    • B. 

      Diaphysis

    • C. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • D. 

      Pharynx

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the air sacs in the lungs where gaseous exchange occurs?
    • A. 

      Alveoli

    • B. 

      Bronchioles

    • C. 

      Bronchi

    • D. 

      Atria

  • 9. 
    Which of the following describes the all or none law?
    • A. 

      When all the muscle fibres innervated by a motor neuron contract

    • B. 

      When all the muscle fibres innervated by a motor neuron relax

    • C. 

      When all the muscles of the body contract at the same time

    • D. 

      When all the muscles of the body relax at the same time

  • 10. 
    How will aging affect the joints?
    • A. 

      Decreased range of motion

    • B. 

      Increased mobility

    • C. 

      Increased elasticity 

    • D. 

      Thinning of ligaments

  • 11. 
    Which muscle is the prime mover during shoulder abduction?
    • A. 

      Latissiumus dorsi

    • B. 

      Deltoids

    • C. 

      Trapezius

    • D. 

      Rhomboids

  • 12. 
    Which of the following represents the lowest reading to classify stage 2 hypertension?
    • A. 

      120/80

    • B. 

      135/85

    • C. 

      160/100

    • D. 

      185/105

  • 13. 
    Which muscle compresses and supports the abdominal contents?
    • A. 

      Erector spinae

    • B. 

      Rectus femoris

    • C. 

      Illiopsoas

    • D. 

      Transversus abdominis

  • 14. 
    What can be described as the measure of the force applied to the artery walls as blood flows through?
    • A. 

      Blood pressure 

    • B. 

      Cardiac output

    • C. 

      Stroke volume

    • D. 

      Blood dilation

  • 15. 
    What are myosin and actin?
    • A. 

      Connective tissue

    • B. 

      Muscle fibres

    • C. 

      Fasciculi

    • D. 

      Myofilaments

  • 16. 
    What does the heart pump to the tissues of the body?
    • A. 

      Oxygenated blood

    • B. 

      Deoxygenated blood

    • C. 

      Lymphatic fluid

    • D. 

      Synovial fluid

  • 17. 
    How many vertebrae form the lumbar spine?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

    • D. 

      12

  • 18. 
    Which energy system uses fat and carbohydrate as fuel in the presence of oxygen?
    • A. 

      Creatine phosphate

    • B. 

      Aerobic

    • C. 

      Anaerobic

    • D. 

      Lactate

  • 19. 
    Which of the following are the main muscles involved in breathing?
    • A. 

      Bronchus and bronchioles

    • B. 

      Pectoralis major and external obliques

    • C. 

      Deltoids and rotator cuff

    • D. 

      Diaphragm and intercostals

  • 20. 
    Which muscle crosses the shoulder joint?
    • A. 

      Trapezius

    • B. 

      Rhomboids

    • C. 

      Abductors

    • D. 

      Deltoids

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is located in the thoracic cavity?
    • A. 

      Spleen

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      Liver

  • 22. 
    What movement is possible at the knee joint?
    • A. 

      Pronation

    • B. 

      Inversion

    • C. 

      Adduction

    • D. 

      Extension

  • 23. 
    What is a characteristic of fast twitch muscle fibres?
    • A. 

      Poor blood supply

    • B. 

      Red in colour

    • C. 

      Aerobic fibres

    • D. 

      Slower to contract

  • 24. 
    Which joint allows retraction and protraction?
    • A. 

      Pelvic girdle

    • B. 

      Shoulder girdle

    • C. 

      Knee

    • D. 

      Hip

  • 25. 
    What is the name of the connective tissue surrounding the whole muscle?
    • A. 

      Epimysium

    • B. 

      Epiphysis

    • C. 

      Diaphysis

    • D. 

      Periosteum 

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