Basics Of Anatomy Quiz: Trivia Questions!

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Basics Of Anatomy Quiz: Trivia Questions!

Are you familiar with the basics of anatomy? Would you like to put your knowledge to the test? Anatomy is the division of biology concerned with the study of the composition of organisms and their parts. Anatomy involves the structural organization of living things. It is one of the essential basic sciences that are applied in medicine. Taking this quiz will facilitate you finding out how much you know about the basics of anatomy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these does not fit as part of the correct anatomical position?
    • A. 

      Standing erect, facing forward

    • B. 

      Arms lateral

    • C. 

      Palms posterior

    • D. 

      Feet shoulder width apart

  • 2. 
    Which is the correct order of the levels of organization from most to least complex?
    • A. 

      Chemical--cellular--tissue--organ--organ system--organism

    • B. 

      Cellular--chemical--organ--organ system-tissue--organism

    • C. 

      Chemical--tissue--cellular--organ--organ system--organism

    • D. 

      Organism--organ system--organ--tissue--cellular--chemical

  • 3. 
    Choose the correct anatomical term to complete this statement: the ankle is ____ to the toenail.
    • A. 

      Proximal

    • B. 

      Distal

    • C. 

      Lateral

    • D. 

      Superior

  • 4. 
    Which is not a necessary life function?
    • A. 

      Metabolism

    • B. 

      Excretion

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Reproduction

  • 5. 
    Which body cavity houses the urinary bladder?
    • A. 

      Thoracic

    • B. 

      Pelvic

    • C. 

      Abdominal

  • 6. 
    The brain is found in a cavity that is considered to be on the ____ surface.
    • A. 

      Dorsal

    • B. 

      Ventral

    • C. 

      Thoracic

    • D. 

      Umbilical

  • 7. 
    Which of these would not be considered physiology?
    • A. 

      Watching blood flow through a goldfish's tail

    • B. 

      Evaluating heart rate standing, sitting and lying down

    • C. 

      Determining lung capacity before and after exercise

    • D. 

      Cutting open a kidney and locating renal calyces

  • 8. 
    Transport that involved specifically the movement of water is
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Filtration

    • D. 

      Active transport

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