Healthy Body Systems 1

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Healthy Body Systems 1 - Quiz

THIS QUIZ WILL TEST YOUR ABILITY TO REMEMBER INFORMATION ABOUT HUMAN ANATOMY USING YOUR DIAGRAMS


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    LOOK AT YOUR DIAGRAM OF THE SKELETAL SYSTEM TO FIND THE CORRECT NAME FOR THE THIGH BONE AT THE TOP OF THE LEG IS THE:

    • A.

      SCAPULAR

    • B.

      TIBIA

    • C.

      FEMUR

    • D.

      ULNA

    Correct Answer
    C. FEMUR
    Explanation
    The correct name for the thigh bone at the top of the leg is the femur. The femur is the longest and strongest bone in the human body and is located between the hip and the knee joints. It is responsible for supporting the weight of the body and plays a crucial role in movement and locomotion.

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  • 2. 

    THE NAME OF THE BODY ORGAN THAT PUMPS BLOOD AROUND THE BODY IS THE:

    • A.

      LUNGS

    • B.

      LIVER

    • C.

      KIDNEY

    • D.

      HEART

    Correct Answer
    D. HEART
    Explanation
    The heart is the correct answer because it is the organ responsible for pumping blood throughout the body. It acts as a muscular pump, continuously contracting and relaxing to circulate oxygenated blood to all the organs, tissues, and cells in the body. The heart has four chambers - two atria and two ventricles - that work together to ensure proper blood flow. Without the heart's pumping action, the body would not receive the necessary oxygen and nutrients required for survival.

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  • 3. 

    WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BODY SYSTEMS IS USED BY THE BODY TO HELP PROCESS THE FOOD WE EAT?

    • A.

      DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

    • B.

      ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

    • C.

      RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

    • D.

      NERVOUS SYSTEM

    Correct Answer
    A. DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
    Explanation
    The digestive system is responsible for processing the food we eat. It breaks down the food into smaller molecules that can be absorbed by the body and used for energy and other functions. The digestive system includes organs such as the stomach, small intestine, and large intestine, as well as accessory organs like the liver and pancreas. It works by using enzymes and acids to break down food and absorb nutrients. The other options listed, the endocrine system, respiratory system, and nervous system, are not directly involved in the process of digesting food.

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  • 4. 

    LOOKING AT THE SKELETAL SYSTEM, WHAT IS THE CORRECT NAME FOR THE BONE THAT SITS AT THE FRONT OF THE CHEST (NUMBER 4)

    • A.

      PHALANGES

    • B.

      PELVIS

    • C.

      CLAVICAL

    • D.

      STERNUM

    Correct Answer
    D. STERNUM
    Explanation
    The correct name for the bone that sits at the front of the chest is the sternum. The sternum is a flat bone that connects to the ribs and forms the front of the rib cage. It helps protect the heart, lungs, and other vital organs.

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  • 5. 

    WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING LISTS THE MAIN GLANDS OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM?

    • A.

      Adrenal thyroid pancreas pituitary ovary

    • B.

      Lungs heart aorta vena cava diaphragm

    • C.

      Small intestine large intestine stomach anus pancreas

    • D.

      Ovaries uterus cervix fallopian tubes

    Correct Answer
    A. Adrenal thyroid pancreas pituitary ovary
    Explanation
    The correct answer lists the main glands of the endocrine system, which include the adrenal gland, thyroid gland, pancreas, pituitary gland, and ovary. These glands are responsible for producing and releasing hormones that regulate various bodily functions. The other options mentioned in the question, such as the lungs, heart, small intestine, and ovaries, are not part of the endocrine system and do not produce hormones.

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  • 6. 

    By looking at the nervous system, what is the name of the smaller section of the brain that sits below the main brain (cerebrum) and above the spinal cord.

    • A.

      Coretabella

    • B.

      Cerebleldum

    • C.

      Cerebellum

    • D.

      Cerebrum

    Correct Answer
    C. Cerebellum
    Explanation
    The smaller section of the brain that sits below the main brain (cerebrum) and above the spinal cord is called the cerebellum.

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  • 7. 

    WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE LARGEST ORGAN IN THE LYMpHATIC SYSTEM?

    • A.

      SPLEEN

    • B.

      LIVER

    • C.

      TONSILS

    • D.

      LYMPHATIC VESSEL

    Correct Answer
    A. SPLEEN
    Explanation
    The spleen is the largest organ in the lymphatic system. It is located in the upper left side of the abdomen and plays a crucial role in filtering blood, removing old or damaged red blood cells, and producing white blood cells. It also helps in fighting infections and storing platelets. The liver is not part of the lymphatic system, while tonsils and lymphatic vessels are smaller components of the system compared to the spleen.

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  • 8. 

    What is the name of the main muscle of the chest wall?

    • A.

      Quadriceps

    • B.

      Pectorals

    • C.

      Biceps

    • D.

      Deltoids

    Correct Answer
    B. Pectorals
    Explanation
    The correct answer is pectorals. The pectorals, also known as the pectoralis major muscle, is the main muscle of the chest wall. It is a large, fan-shaped muscle that covers the upper part of the chest. The pectorals play a major role in movements of the shoulder joint, such as flexion, adduction, and internal rotation. They are commonly targeted in exercises like push-ups, bench presses, and chest flyes to strengthen and develop the chest muscles.

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  • 9. 

    What is the name of the largest organ in the human body?

    • A.

      LIVER

    • B.

      HEART

    • C.

      SKIN

    • D.

      PITUITARY

    Correct Answer
    C. SKIN
    Explanation
    The correct answer is SKIN. The skin is the largest organ in the human body. It covers and protects the entire body, acting as a barrier against external threats such as bacteria and viruses. It also helps regulate body temperature, stores fat and water, and contains sensory receptors for touch, temperature, and pain. The skin plays a crucial role in maintaining overall health and well-being.

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