Ems - The Human Body 1

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Human Body Quizzes & Trivia

As an EMT, your knowledge of the anatomy, or structure, of the body and the functions, or physiology, of the body will be important in allowing you to assess your patient and communicate your findings with other EMS personnel and hospital staff accurately and efficiently. Major body systems with which you should be familiar include the musculoskeletal system, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, nervous system, digestive system, the skin and the endocrine system.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The study of the functions of the body is called:
    • A. 

      Physiology

    • B. 

      Kinesiology

    • C. 

      Pathology

    • D. 

      Microbiology

  • 2. 
    The structure of the body is referred to as its:
    • A. 

      Analogy

    • B. 

      Anatomy

    • C. 

      Kinesiology

    • D. 

      Pathology

  • 3. 
    The anatomical position is best described as a person:
    • A. 

      Standing, facing forward, palms facing forward

    • B. 

      Lying on his back, palms facing down

    • C. 

      Standing, facing sideways, palms facing thighs

    • D. 

      Lying on his stomach, palms up

  • 4. 
    An imaginary line down the center of the body that passes between the eyes and extends down past the umbilicus is the:
    • A. 

      Plane

    • B. 

      Outline

    • C. 

      Midline

    • D. 

      Quadrant

  • 5. 
    The term that refers to a position closer to the midline is:
    • A. 

      Medial

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      Posterior

    • D. 

      Anterior

  • 6. 
    The preferred position for any unconscious nontrauma patient is:
    • A. 

      Fowler's

    • B. 

      Supine

    • C. 

      Recovery

    • D. 

      Trendelenburg

  • 7. 
    This division (region) of the spinal column is subject to injury because it is not supported by another part of the skeleton:
    • A. 

      Thoracic

    • B. 

      Lumbar

    • C. 

      Sacral

    • D. 

      Coccyx

  • 8. 
    The pelvis is commonly referred to as the:
    • A. 

      Hip

    • B. 

      Thigh

    • C. 

      Hamstring

    • D. 

      Shin

  • 9. 
    The scapula and acromion are parts of the:
    • A. 

      Pelvis

    • B. 

      Shoulder

    • C. 

      Ankle

    • D. 

      Wrist

  • 10. 
    Inferiorly, the knee connects with the:
    • A. 

      Radius and fibula

    • B. 

      Femur and tibia

    • C. 

      Tibia and fibula

    • D. 

      Ulna and tibia

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