Quiz: Human Biology Test!

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  • 1. 
    Which blood vessel carries blood from all parts of the body to the heart?
    • A. 

      Aorta

    • B. 

      Vena cava

    • C. 

      Anterior cardiac vein

    • D. 

      Right coronary artery

  • 2. 
    Arteries have thick walls.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which blood vessel carries blood from the lungs to the heart?
    • A. 

      pulmonary vein

    • B. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • C. 

      Hepatic artery

    • D. 

      Hepatic vein

  • 4. 
    The blood flows with low pressure in veins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which blood vessel carries blood from the heart to all parts of the body?
    • A. 

      Vena cava

    • B. 

      Anterior cardiac vein

    • C. 

      Right coronary veins

    • D. 

      Aorta

  • 6. 
    Transmite sound impulse to the brain.
    • A. 

      Myelin sheath

    • B. 

      Sinus cavity

    • C. 

      Auditory nerve

    • D. 

      Parathyroid gland

  • 7. 
    A group of cells that gives off or secretes chemicals. 
    • A. 

      Artery

    • B. 

      Vein

    • C. 

      Gland

    • D. 

      Pore

  • 8. 
    The master gland controls many bodily functions.
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Pituitary

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Pancrease

  • 9. 
    These glands control the amount of calcium in the blood and bones. 
    • A. 

      Parathyroid

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Adrenal gland

    • D. 

      Testes

  • 10. 
    A male sperm or female ova or egg sex cell.
    • A. 

      Gonad

    • B. 

      Gamete

    • C. 

      Zygote

    • D. 

      Ovary

  • 11. 
    This occurs around the preteen and teen years in which males' and females' bodies mature so they are capable of creating new life.
    • A. 

      Puberty

    • B. 

      Menopause

    • C. 

      Gestation

    • D. 

      Ovulation

  • 12. 
    The circulatory system is composed of...
    • A. 

      The heart, the brain, and the lungs.

    • B. 

      The brain, the heart, and the blood vessels.

    • C. 

      The heart, blood, and blood vessels.

    • D. 

      The heart, the brain, and the lungs.

  • 13. 
    When in the lungs, the __________ leaves the blood.
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Ammonia

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 14. 
    A sac shaped like an upside down pear with a thick lining and muscles in the pelvic area where a fertilized egg or zygote comes to grow into a baby.  Also called the womb.
    • A. 

      Vagina

    • B. 

      Uterus

    • C. 

      Oviduct

    • D. 

      Ovary

  • 15. 
    This is made up of the brain and spinal cord. 
    • A. 

      Peripheral nervous system

    • B. 

      Central nervous system

    • C. 

      Enteric nervous system

  • 16. 
    Nerve cell
    • A. 

      Nephrons

    • B. 

      Neurons

    • C. 

      Cerebrum

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

  • 17. 
    The part of the brain in charge of thinking and memory.
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

    • D. 

      Groove

  • 18. 
    This part of the brain controls coordination and balance.
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Occipital

    • D. 

      Temporal

  • 19. 
    The part of the brain in charge of involuntary actions such as breathing, heartbeat.
    • A. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • B. 

      Cerebrum

    • C. 

      Occipital

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

  • 20. 
    The cell body of a neuron.
    • A. 

      Soma

    • B. 

      Myelin sheat

    • C. 

      Node of ranvier

    • D. 

      Synapse

  • 21. 
    A filament that arises from the neuron cell body and extends for micrometers. A cluster of them form a tree.
    • A. 

      Soma

    • B. 

      Dendrite

    • C. 

      Axon

    • D. 

      Glia

  • 22. 
    Helping cell of the brain
    • A. 

      Dendrite

    • B. 

      Glia

    • C. 

      Axons

    • D. 

      Macrophage

  • 23. 
    Which type of muscle is responsible for peristalsis along the digestive tract?
    • A. 

      Cardiac

    • B. 

      Skeletal

    • C. 

      Smooth

    • D. 

      Voluntary

  • 24. 
    The sac that holds the testes.
    • A. 

      Vas deferens

    • B. 

      Scrotum

    • C. 

      Cowper's gland

    • D. 

      Placenta

  • 25. 
    A gland that makes some of the parts of semen.
    • A. 

      Prostate

    • B. 

      Vas deferens

    • C. 

      Scrotum

    • D. 

      Cervix

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