Parts And Functions Of Excretory System! Trivia Quiz

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Parts And Functions Of Excretory System! Trivia Quiz

Do you know the parts and functions of the excretory system? The excretory system in humans consists mainly of the kidneys and bladder. The kidneys filter the urea and other toxins from the blood. The kidneys must function well so that toxic substances can accumulate. This quiz is all about the excretory system. Don’t waste your time surfing the web. This awesome quiz will provide you with knowledge. Would you be able to pass this quiz? Let's find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is excretory system?
    • A. 

      An system that deals with the elimination of metabolic waste.

    • B. 

      Is a passive biological system that removes excess, necessary or dangerous materials from an organism, so as to help maintain homeostasis or internal environmental balance within the organism and prevent damage of the body.

    • C. 

      It helps keep the blood flowing.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The skin secretes a fluid called sweat through the sweat glands located in the dermis which carries a small amount of metabolic waste.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The process of digestion  release air  into the bloodstream can excess nutrients, salts, minerals and water as well as drugs and toxins can also enter the blood stream through the digestive system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
     What is the  kidney's primary function?
    • A. 

      Is the elimination of waste from the kidney by production of blood.

    • B. 

      It eliminates waste.

    • C. 

      Is the elimination of waste from the bloodstream by production of urine.

    • D. 

      Its produce urine.

  • 5. 
    They perform several homeostatic functions which one of these functions is correct?
    • A. 

      Muscular ducts that propel urine from the kidneys to the urinary bladder.

    • B. 

      Is the organ that collects urine excreted by the kidneys prior to disposal by urination.

    • C. 

      Maintain volume of extracellular fluid.

    • D. 

      Blood first passes through the afferent artery to the capillary formation called a glomerulus and is collected in the Bowman's capsule, which filters the blood from its contents—primarily food and wastes.

  • 6. 
    There are over 1 million nephrons in each kidney, these nephrons act as filters inside the kidneys.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    In humans, the ______________ arise from the _________________ on the medial aspect of each kidney before descending towards the_________________ on the front of the __________________ muscle.
  • 8. 
    What is the main function of the Excretory System?
    • A. 

      To excrete saliva

    • B. 

      get rid of waste products from your cells

    • C. 

      Break down food for digestion

    • D. 

      Circulate oxygen

  • 9. 
    What is an example of a waste product?
    • A. 

      Extra water and salts

    • B. 

      Unhealthy foods

    • C. 

      Fruits and vegetables

    • D. 

      Pizza and lasagna

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT an organ of the excretory system?
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Kidneys

    • C. 

      Skin

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 11. 
    The ____________ filters wastes from the blood.
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      kidneys

    • C. 

      liver

    • D. 

      Stomach

  • 12. 
    Where does urine flow?
    • A. 

      From the stomach to the liver

    • B. 

      From the kidney to the bladder

    • C. 

      From the bladder to the kidney

  • 13. 
    Where does the urine get stored before it is pushed out of the body?
    • A. 

      Bladder

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Kidney

  • 14. 
    When does the skin take part in excretion?
    • A. 

      All the time

    • B. 

      Never

    • C. 

      When a person sweats

    • D. 

      when a person sleeps

  • 15. 
    What makes up sweat?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Water and minerals the body does not need

    • C. 

      water and minerals the body needs

  • 16. 
    How does sweating help the human body?
    • A. 

      It cools the body

    • B. 

      It warms the body

    • C. 

      It makes the body feel comfortable

  • 17. 
     A tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body.
    • A. 

      Ureter

    • B. 

      Nephron

    • C. 

      Uretha

  • 18. 
    Filtering of the blood takes place in these areas
    • A. 

      Ureters

    • B. 

      Intestines

    • C. 

      Nephrons

  • 19. 
    A cluster of capillaries in the kidney
    • A. 

      Glomerus

    • B. 

      Ureters

    • C. 

      Nephrons

  • 20. 
    The "A" arrow points to the:
    • A. 

      Adrenal gland

    • B. 

      Cortex

    • C. 

      Ureter

    • D. 

      Glomerulus

  • 21. 
    The arrow "B" points to the:
    • A. 

      Cortex

    • B. 

      renal pelvis

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Bowman's capsule

  • 22. 
    After blood enters the kidney, it travels to the:
    • A. 

      Proximal tubule

    • B. 

      Distal tubule

    • C. 

      Collecting duct

    • D. 

      Glomerulus

  • 23. 
    The proximal and distal tubule are separated by the:
    • A. 

      Glomerulus

    • B. 

      Loop of henle

    • C. 

      Renal artery

    • D. 

      Collecting duct

  • 24. 
     Urine is stored in what part of the kidney before it moves to the bladder
    • A. 

      renal pelvis

    • B. 

      ureter

    • C. 

      medulla

    • D. 

      Loop of henle

  • 25. 
     What tube carres urine outside the body from the bladder?
    • A. 

      Ureter

    • B. 

      Distal tubule

    • C. 

      Urethra

    • D. 

      loop of henle

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