Human Anatomy Knowledge Trivia Test! Quiz

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Human Anatomy Knowledge Trivia Test! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What sits in the Foramen magnus and is the vital center?
    • A. 

      Midbrain

    • B. 

      Pons

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Thalamus

  • 2. 
    What nerve is associated with the funny bone?
    • A. 

      Radial

    • B. 

      Ulna

    • C. 

      Median

    • D. 

      Axillary

  • 3. 
    Which connects different parts of the same hemisphere?
    • A. 

      Association fibers

    • B. 

      Commissures

    • C. 

      Projection fibers

    • D. 

      Fissure

  • 4. 
    What ties the cortex to the rest of the nervous system and to the body's receptors and effectors?
    • A. 

      Commissures

    • B. 

      Association fibers

    • C. 

      Projection fibers

    • D. 

      Cerebral white matter

  • 5. 
    What is the startle reflex?
    • A. 

      Corpora Quadrigemina

    • B. 

      Substantia Nigra

    • C. 

      Midbrain

    • D. 

      Epithalamus

  • 6. 
    What is the relay station for the ANS?
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Midbrain

  • 7. 
    What is the relay station for motor and sensory function?
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Thalamus

    • C. 

      Midbrain

    • D. 

      Medulla

  • 8. 
    The limbic system is in which lobe?
    • A. 

      Occipital

    • B. 

      Parietal

    • C. 

      Temporal

    • D. 

      Frontal

  • 9. 
    Which lobe allows for voluntary movements?
    • A. 

      Occipital

    • B. 

      Parietal

    • C. 

      Frontal

    • D. 

      Temporal

  • 10. 
    Where is the skilled center located?
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Pons

  • 11. 
    Which muscle inhibits your ability to close your mouth?
    • A. 

      Temporalis

    • B. 

      Masseter

    • C. 

      Pterygoid

  • 12. 
    Which muscle allows you to make a fist?
    • A. 

      Flexor digitorum

    • B. 

      Flexor pollicis longus

    • C. 

      Flexor carpi ulnaris

    • D. 

      Flexor carpi radialis

  • 13. 
    Which nervous cell is shaped like a star?
    • A. 

      Astrocytes

    • B. 

      Microglia

    • C. 

      Glial Cells

    • D. 

      Schwann Cells

  • 14. 
    Which are small ovoid cells with relatively long "thorny" processes?
    • A. 

      Astrocytes

    • B. 

      Microglia

    • C. 

      Glial Cells

    • D. 

      Schwann Cells

  • 15. 
    Which head of the quadriceps is the most superficial?
    • A. 

      Vastus Lateralis

    • B. 

      Vastus Medialis

    • C. 

      Rectus femoris

    • D. 

      Vastus intermedius

  • 16. 
    Which head of the quadriceps is the largest?
    • A. 

      Vastus Lateralis

    • B. 

      Rectus femoris

    • C. 

      Vastus medialis

    • D. 

      Vastus intermedius

  • 17. 
    What is the tree of life?
    • A. 

      Brain Stem

    • B. 

      Diencephalon

    • C. 

      Lateral ventricle

    • D. 

      Arbor vitae

  • 18. 
    Which is the most neumerous in the epidermis?
    • A. 

      Keratinocytes

    • B. 

      Melanocytes

  • 19. 
    Which type of tissue is the Dermis?
    • A. 

      Stratified Squamous

    • B. 

      Dense Regular

    • C. 

      Dense Irregular

    • D. 

      Simple Coubidal

  • 20. 
    What is the back of the elbow?
    • A. 

      Antebrachial

    • B. 

      Anticubital

    • C. 

      Olecranal

    • D. 

      Acromial

  • 21. 
    Where is the Greater Trochanter located?
    • A. 

      Femur

    • B. 

      Fibula

    • C. 

      Tibia

    • D. 

      Humerus

  • 22. 
    The heart is located in which cavity?
    • A. 

      Ventral

    • B. 

      Mediastinum

    • C. 

      Thorcic

    • D. 

      Abdominal

  • 23. 
    What produces collagen?
    • A. 

      Fibroblasts

    • B. 

      Chondrablasts

    • C. 

      Osteoblasts

  • 24. 
    What is the keystone of the face?
    • A. 

      Maxilla

    • B. 

      Zygomatic

    • C. 

      Ethmoid

    • D. 

      Sphenoid

  • 25. 
    What is the keystone of the skull?
    • A. 

      Frontal

    • B. 

      Sphenoid

    • C. 

      Ethmoid

    • D. 

      Temporal

  • 26. 
    What is the keystone of the ankle?
    • A. 

      Talus

    • B. 

      Navicular

    • C. 

      Calcaneus

    • D. 

      Cuboid

  • 27. 
    Which bone contains tear ducts?
    • A. 

      Vomer

    • B. 

      Maxilla

    • C. 

      Lacrimal

    • D. 

      Zygomatic

  • 28. 
    Which bone has two necks?
    • A. 

      Humerus

    • B. 

      Radius

    • C. 

      Ulna

    • D. 

      Femur

  • 29. 
    What is a large, blunt irrgular shaped process?
    • A. 

      Traezoid

    • B. 

      Tuberosity

    • C. 

      Trochanter

    • D. 

      Trochlear

  • 30. 
    Where is the Manubrium located?
    • A. 

      Sternum

    • B. 

      Clavicle

    • C. 

      Scapula

    • D. 

      Ribs

  • 31. 
    Where are the costal facets located?
    • A. 

      Lumbar

    • B. 

      Thoracic

    • C. 

      Cervical

  • 32. 
    What is made up of reticlar cartilage?
    • A. 

      Spleen

    • B. 

      Tendon

    • C. 

      Mammay Glands

    • D. 

      Abdomen

  • 33. 
    What is the weight bearing bone of the lower leg?
    • A. 

      Femur

    • B. 

      Tibia

    • C. 

      Fibular

    • D. 

      Patella

  • 34. 
    What is the name of a curvature seen in pregnant women?
    • A. 

      Kyphosis

    • B. 

      Lordosis

    • C. 

      Scoliosis

  • 35. 
    Which device dims the light source?
    • A. 

      Iris Diaphragm Lever

    • B. 

      Coarse Adjustment Knob

    • C. 

      Fine Adjustment Knob

    • D. 

      Condenser rack

  • 36. 
    What is the magnifying lense attached to the rotating piece?
    • A. 

      Objective Lenses

    • B. 

      Condenser Rack

    • C. 

      Rotating nosepiece

    • D. 

      Condenser

  • 37. 
    What is the functional pillar of compact bone?
    • A. 

      Lamella

    • B. 

      Osteon

    • C. 

      Canalculi

    • D. 

      Lucane

  • 38. 
    Which suture separates the Temporal bone and Parieal Bone?
    • A. 

      Coronal Suture

    • B. 

      Lambdoid Suture

    • C. 

      Squamous Suture

    • D. 

      Occipitomastoid Suture

  • 39. 
    Which Suture separates the Frontal and Parietal bone?
    • A. 

      Squamous suture

    • B. 

      Coronal suture

    • C. 

      Lambdoid suture

    • D. 

      Occipitomastoid suture

  • 40. 
    Where is the Crista Galli located?
    • A. 

      Sphenoid

    • B. 

      Comer

    • C. 

      Ethmoid

    • D. 

      Nasal

  • 41. 
    Which is the most important factor affecting joint stability?
    • A. 

      Ligaments

    • B. 

      Articular Surfaces

    • C. 

      Muscle tone

  • 42. 
    What is the largest and most cmplex articulation?
    • A. 

      Shoulder

    • B. 

      Hip

    • C. 

      Elbow

    • D. 

      Knee

  • 43. 
    What is the opening of the growth plate?
    • A. 

      Syphyses

    • B. 

      Synchonroses

    • C. 

      Synostoses

    • D. 

      Gomphosis

  • 44. 
    Which repesents a stimulus on a muscle before the first has completely relaxed, causing the muscle to shorten more?
    • A. 

      Temporal

    • B. 

      Incomplete tetanus

    • C. 

      Complete tetanus

  • 45. 
    What is the decussation center?
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Pons

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Hypothalaums

  • 46. 
    The blood-brain barrier is effective against?
    • A. 

      Metabloic waste such as urea

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Alcohol

    • D. 

      Anethetics

  • 47. 
    Which of the following is not a function of the CSF?
    • A. 

      Protection from blows

    • B. 

      Nourishment of the brain

    • C. 

      Initation of nerve impulses

  • 48. 
    Second order neurons of the ascending pathways terminate in the ___________.
    • A. 

      Spinal Cord

    • B. 

      Medulla

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Somatosensory Cortex

  • 49. 
    A shallow groove on the surface of the cortex is called a ____________.
    • A. 

      Sulcus

    • B. 

      Fissure

    • C. 

      Gyrus

    • D. 

      Furrow

  • 50. 
    Which part of cerebum is involved in intellect, cognition, recall and personality?
    • A. 

      Prerontal cortex

    • B. 

      Posterior association area

    • C. 

      Limbic associatin area

    • D. 

      Somatosenory cortex

  • 51. 
    Damage to the visual association area results in blindness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 52. 
    Which connects the cerebrum to the lower brain areas?
    • A. 

      Association fibers

    • B. 

      Projection fibers

    • C. 

      Integration fibers

    • D. 

      Corpus Collosum

  • 53. 
    Which is the executive suite?
    • A. 

      Cerebellar

    • B. 

      Cerbral

    • C. 

      Midbrain

    • D. 

      Diencephalon

  • 54. 
    Which is not a part of the scapula?
    • A. 

      Acromion

    • B. 

      Supraspinous fossa

    • C. 

      Conoid Tubercle

    • D. 

      Glenoid Cavity

  • 55. 
    What is the smallest part of an element?
    • A. 

      Atom

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Molecule

    • D. 

      Compound

  • 56. 
    Which are leukocytes?
    • A. 

      Red blood cells

    • B. 

      Osteoblasts

    • C. 

      Osteolasts

    • D. 

      White blood cells

  • 57. 
    Which are erythrocytes?
    • A. 

      Red blood cells

    • B. 

      Osteoblasts

    • C. 

      Osteoclasts

    • D. 

      White blood cells

  • 58. 
    What is the largest component of the cytosol?
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Centrosome

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

  • 59. 
    Which is not a necssary for maintaining life?
    • A. 

      Movement

    • B. 

      Responsiveness

    • C. 

      Digestion

    • D. 

      Intelligence

  • 60. 
    Which is not a survival need?
    • A. 

      Nutrients

    • B. 

      Reproduction

    • C. 

      Temperature

    • D. 

      Atmospheric pressure

  • 61. 
    Which nerve innervates for facial expression?
    • A. 

      Trigeminal

    • B. 

      Facial

    • C. 

      Accessory

    • D. 

      Glossopharyneal

  • 62. 
    Muscles have an abundant amount of mitochondria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 63. 
    When a cell swells, its called hypertonic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 64. 
    Which is considered false.
    • A. 

      Spongy bone contains red bone marrow

    • B. 

      Spong bone is located in the epiphysis of long bones

    • C. 

      Spongy bone is not located in skull bones

    • D. 

      The structurl unit of compact bone is called an osteon

  • 65. 
    The collection of nerve roots at the inferior end of the vertebral column is called _________.
    • A. 

      Cauda Equina

    • B. 

      Filum Terminale

    • C. 

      Conus Medullaris

    • D. 

      Denticulate Ligaments

  • 66. 
    Where are the enlargements ofthe nerves serving the uper and lower limbs?
    • A. 

      Cervical and Sacral

    • B. 

      Cervical and Brachial

    • C. 

      Brachial and Lumbar

    • D. 

      Cervical and Lumbar

  • 67. 
    What is the tapering coneshaped structure where the spinal cord terminates.
    • A. 

      Conus Medullaris

    • B. 

      Filum Terminale

    • C. 

      Cauda Equina

    • D. 

      Denticulate Ligaments

  • 68. 
    What is the fibrous extension of the conus that extends inferiorly to he coccyx?
    • A. 

      Conus Medullaris

    • B. 

      Filum Terminale

    • C. 

      Denticulate Ligaments

    • D. 

      Cauda Equina

  • 69. 
    Motor nerves travel through the Dorsal horns and sensory nerves travel through the Ventral horns.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 70. 
    CNS nerves can regenerate by a process called Wallerian Degeneration?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 71. 
    Which has long preganglionic axons and short postganglionic axons?
    • A. 

      Somatic

    • B. 

      Sympathetic

    • C. 

      Parasympathetic

  • 72. 
    Visual and audio reflex centers are located where?
    • A. 

      Midbrain

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Thalamus

  • 73. 
    Which of the following is used for understanding language?
    • A. 

      Broca

    • B. 

      Gustatory

    • C. 

      Wernicke

    • D. 

      Limbic

  • 74. 
    Which part of the brain is primary visual cortex and visual association area?
    • A. 

      Frontal

    • B. 

      Occipital

    • C. 

      Temporal

    • D. 

      Parietal

  • 75. 
    Which tract is for sensory of discriminative touch and vibrations?
    • A. 

      Anteroateral Tract

    • B. 

      Spinocerebellar Tract

    • C. 

      Dorsal Column-medial lemniscal

    • D. 

      Tectospinal

  • 76. 
    Which tract is for muscle and tendon stretch?
    • A. 

      Anterolateral tract

    • B. 

      Spincerebellar tract

    • C. 

      Dorsal column-medial lemniscal

    • D. 

      Tectospinal

  • 77. 
    Which tract is or skeletal muscle that crosses over in the medulla?
    • A. 

      Lateral

    • B. 

      Ventral

    • C. 

      Tectospinal

    • D. 

      Rubrospinal

  • 78. 
    Which tract is for muscle tone and unskilled movements?
    • A. 

      Reticulospinal

    • B. 

      Tectospinal

    • C. 

      Vestibulospinal

    • D. 

      Rubrospinal

  • 79. 
    Neuron communicates and sends messages to the rest of the body by neurotransmitters.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 80. 
    The synapse is where the action is and mediates information transfer from one neuron to the next.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 81. 
    Which is a reduction of membrane potential?
    • A. 

      Depolarization

    • B. 

      Repolarization

    • C. 

      Hyperpolarizatio

  • 82. 
    Which is when a membrane potential increass, becoming more negative?
    • A. 

      Depolarization

    • B. 

      Repolarization

    • C. 

      Hyperpolarization

  • 83. 
    Muscle tone is a full contraction of muscles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 84. 
    What is the regional term for the shoulder?
    • A. 

      Antecubital

    • B. 

      Acromial

    • C. 

      Antebrachial

    • D. 

      Brachial

  • 85. 
    _____________ is a very long, cylindrical, multinucleate cell with obvious striatins
    • A. 

      Skeletal

    • B. 

      Cardiac

    • C. 

      Smooth

  • 86. 
    Which does not have the presence of myofibrils?
    • A. 

      Skeletal

    • B. 

      Cardiac

    • C. 

      Smooth

  • 87. 
    What type of tissue makes up the Dermis?
    • A. 

      Dense Irregular Tissue

    • B. 

      Dense Connective tissue

    • C. 

      Hyaline Cartilage

    • D. 

      Dense regualr tissue

  • 88. 
    Cerebrospinal fluid is formed by _____________________.
    • A. 

      Arachnoid Villi

    • B. 

      Dura Mater

    • C. 

      Choroid Plexuses

  • 89. 
    Dysfunction of the precentral gyrus of the right cerebral cortex causes ___________.
    • A. 

      Cannot voluntarily move his left arm or leg

    • B. 

      Feel no sensation on the left side of body

    • C. 

      Feel no sensation on right side of body

  • 90. 
    The connective tissue sheath that surroundsa fascicle of nerve fibers is the __________________.
    • A. 

      Epinerium

    • B. 

      Endoneurium

    • C. 

      Perineurium

    • D. 

      Neurilemma

  • 91. 
    Dorsal root ganglia contain
    • A. 

      Cell bodies of somatic motor neurons

    • B. 

      Axon terminals of somatic motor neurons

    • C. 

      Cell bodies of sensory neurons

    • D. 

      Axon terminals of sensory neurons

  • 92. 
    All of the following characterize the ANS except
    • A. 

      Two-neuron efferent chain

    • B. 

      Presenc of nerve cell bodies in the CNS

    • C. 

      Presence of nerve cell bodies inthe ganglia

    • D. 

      Innervation of skeletal muscles

  • 93. 
    Preganglionic neurons develop from
    • A. 

      Neural crest cells

    • B. 

      Neural tube cells

    • C. 

      Alar plate cells

    • D. 

      Endoderm

  • 94. 
    The white rami communicantes contain what kind of fibers?
    • A. 

      Preganglionic parasympathetic

    • B. 

      Postganglionic parasympathetic

    • C. 

      Preganglionic sympathetic

    • D. 

      Postganglionic sympathetic

  • 95. 
    Carbohydrates are stored in the form of __________.
    • A. 

      Glycogen

    • B. 

      Starch

    • C. 

      Cholesterol

    • D. 

      Polypeptides

  • 96. 
    Which of the following molecules is an inorganic molecule?
    • A. 

      Sucrose

    • B. 

      Cholesterol

    • C. 

      Collagen

    • D. 

      Sodium chloride

  • 97. 
    A triglyceride consits of __________.
    • A. 

      Glycerol plus three fatty acids

    • B. 

      Sugar-phosphate backbone to which two amino groups are attached

    • C. 

      Two to several hexoses

    • D. 

      Amino acids that have been thoroughly saturated with hydrogen

  • 98. 
    The information sequence that determines the nature of a protein is the
    • A. 

      Nucleotide

    • B. 

      Gene

    • C. 

      Triplet

    • D. 

      Codon

  • 99. 
    The shaft of a long bone is properly called the
    • A. 

      Epiphysis

    • B. 

      Periosteum

    • C. 

      Diaphysis

    • D. 

      Compact bone

  • 100. 
    Wolff's law is concerned with
    • A. 

      Calcium homeostasis of the blood

    • B. 

      The thicknes and shape of a bone being determined by mechanical and gravitational stresses placed on it

    • C. 

      The electrical charge on bone surfaces