Biology- Human Body Systems Quiz

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 400

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Body Quizzes & Trivia

The human body consists of several biological systems that carry out specific functions necessary for everyday living. Each has a set of organs that helps it meet the desired end. Would you like to refresh your memory on body systems? Take up the quiz below and see if you know them or need more studying to identify them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Explain how the skeletal and muscular systems work together...
  • 2. 
    Explain how the digestive systems of the clam and the starfish contrast.
  • 3. 
    The stomach is involved in defense against infection by...
    • A. 

      Regurgitating any pathogen that might be swallowed

    • B. 

      Secreting mucus that is carried away by cilia

    • C. 

      Secreting acid that destroys potential pathogens that are swallowed

    • D. 

      Sending potential pathogens to the liver for destruction

  • 4. 
    A difference between a tendon and a ligament is...
    • A. 

      Tendons attach muscle to bone while ligaments attach bones in joints

    • B. 

      Tendons are found in the legs while ligaments are only found in the arms

    • C. 

      Tendons are connective tissue while ligaments are muscle tissue

    • D. 

      Tendons act in movable joints while ligaments are only present in immovable joints

  • 5. 
    The wavelike contractions of muscle that move food through the digestive system are called...
    • A. 

      Peristalsis

    • B. 

      Voluntary contractions

    • C. 

      Mechanical digestion

    • D. 

      Involuntary digestion

  • 6. 
    This organism has a green gland responsible for removing nitrogenous waste and solid waste is expelled from the anus...
  • 7. 
    The 3 places chemical digestion takes place is in the mouth, stomach, small intestine
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The ventricles are the...
    • A. 

      Upper chambers of the heart

    • B. 

      The chambers of the heart that pump blood to the lungs and to the rest of the body

    • C. 

      The chambers of he heart that revieve blood from the lungs and the rest of the body

    • D. 

      The lower chambers of the heart that contract separately

  • 9. 
    Each alveolus...
    • A. 

      Contains many air sacs

    • B. 

      Attaches directly to the larynx

    • C. 

      Is surrounded by capillaries

    • D. 

      Is a large air sac

  • 10. 
    Moderate fevers damage essential proteins in your body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    HIV can be transmitted...
    • A. 

      Through sexual intercourse with an infected person

    • B. 

      By breastfeeding

    • C. 

      By sharing contaminated hypodermic needles and syringes

    • D. 

      All of the above