Body Planes & Cavities

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Body Planes & Cavities

This is the unit 1 test for anatomy and includes body planes, body cavities, and some introductory information learned in the first days of anatomy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The science dealing with the functions of the body parts is called __________.
    • A. 

      Physiology

    • B. 

      Cytology

    • C. 

      Anatomy

    • D. 

      Biology

  • 2. 
    The science dealing with the structure of an organism is called __________.
    • A. 

      Physiology

    • B. 

      Cytology

    • C. 

      Anatomy

    • D. 

      Biology

  • 3. 
    The term artery in the latin language means what?
    • A. 

      Space Maker

    • B. 

      Oxygen Transporter

    • C. 

      Blood Tube

    • D. 

      Air Holder

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Sight anatomy

    • B. 

      Gross anatomy

    • C. 

      Regional anatomy

    • D. 

      Histologic anatomy

  • 5. 
    Describe the anatomical position.
    • A. 

      Face forward, palms down.

    • B. 

      Face and body turned to the side.

    • C. 

      Face forward, palms forward.

    • D. 

      Face forward, palms backwards.

  • 6. 
    Body parts close to the midline are said to be __________.
    • A. 

      Midsagittal

    • B. 

      Medial

    • C. 

      Lateral

    • D. 

      Superior

  • 7. 
    Dorsal refers to what part of the body?
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Side

    • C. 

      Bottom

    • D. 

      Back

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      The elbow is distal compared to the wrist.

    • B. 

      The elbow is frontal compared to the wrist.

    • C. 

      The elbow is proximal compared to the wrist.

    • D. 

      The elbow is inferior compared to the wrist.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Medial

    • B. 

      Transverse

    • C. 

      Midsagittal

    • D. 

      Frontal

  • 10. 
    The origin of a body part is the end that moves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The ear is __________ to the mouth.
    • A. 

      Superior

    • B. 

      Inferior

    • C. 

      Medial

    • D. 

      Lateral

  • 12. 
    The thumb is __________ to the pelvis.
    • A. 

      Superior

    • B. 

      Inferior

    • C. 

      Lateral

    • D. 

      Distal

  • 13. 
    The posterior cavity is divided into which sections?
    • A. 

      Spinal cavity & pelvic cavity

    • B. 

      Thoracic cavity & pelvic cavity

    • C. 

      Spinal cavity & cranial cavity

    • D. 

      Thoracic cavity & cranial cavity

  • 14. 
    A muscle that seperates the thoracic and the abdominal cavity.
    • A. 

      Peritoneum

    • B. 

      Diaphragm

    • C. 

      Cranial

    • D. 

      Thoracic

  • 15. 
    Contains stomach,liver,galbladder,pancreas,small &large intestine,spleen,ovaries, and appendix.
    • A. 

      Ventral

    • B. 

      Cranial

    • C. 

      Abdominal

    • D. 

      Thoracic

  • 16. 
    Toward the front of your body is called __________.
    • A. 

      Abdominal

    • B. 

      Ventral

    • C. 

      Cavity

    • D. 

      Dorsal

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Abdominal

    • B. 

      Ventral

    • C. 

      Vertebral

    • D. 

      Spinal

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Brain

    • C. 

      Lungs

    • D. 

      Kidneys

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10

  • 20. 
    What number in the diagram represents the diaphragm?  
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      10

  • 21. 
    What number in the diagram represents the pelvic region?  
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 22. 
    Which of the following organs are contained within the cranial cavity?
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Brain

    • D. 

      Spinal Cord

  • 23. 
    Which of the following organs are contained within the thoracic cavity?
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Brain

    • C. 

      Intestines

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Hypochondriac

    • B. 

      Umbilical

    • C. 

      Iliac

    • D. 

      Lumbar

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Lumbar

    • B. 

      Epigastric

    • C. 

      Umbilical

    • D. 

      Hypogastric

  • 26. 
    The plane that cuts the body into front and back sections is called the __________.
    • A. 

      Frontal plane

    • B. 

      Midsagittal plane

    • C. 

      Sagittal plane

    • D. 

      Transverse plane

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

    • E. 

      9