Introduction To The Human Body

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Human Body Quizzes & Trivia

Chapter 1. Anatomy & Physiology 1


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  • 1. 
    Branch of science that studies the structure of the body.
    • A. 

      Physiology

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Pathophysiology

    • D. 

      Anatomy

  • 2. 
    Branch of science that describes how the body functions.
    • A. 

      Physiology

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Pathophysiology

    • D. 

      Anatomy

  • 3. 
    Branch of science that describes the consequences of improper function of the body (as in disease).
    • A. 

      Physiology

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Pathophysiology

    • D. 

      Anatomy

  • 4. 
    Word from the Greek meaning "to dissect"
    • A. 

      Physiology

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Pathophysiology

    • D. 

      Anatomy

  • 5. 
    Word describing, for example, body temperature remaining at 37 degrees C (98.6 F), despite the fact that the person is swimming in water that is 22 degrees C (72 F).
    • A. 

      Physiology

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Pathophysiology

    • D. 

      Anatomy

  • 6. 
    Word describing the lowering of blood glucose to normal after eathing a meal
    • A. 

      Physiology

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Pathophysiology

    • D. 

      Anatomy

  • 7. 
    Part that is above another part or is closer to the head, opposite of inferior
    • A. 

      Anterior

    • B. 

      Superior

    • C. 

      Deep

  • 8. 
    Toward the back surface; another word is dorsal
    • A. 

      Posterior

    • B. 

      Proximal

    • C. 

      Peripheral

  • 9. 
    Part that is located below another part or is closer to the feet; opposite of superior
    • A. 

      Superior

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      Inferior

  • 10. 
    Toward the midline of the body; opposite of lateral
    • A. 

      Medial

    • B. 

      Anterior

    • C. 

      Deep

  • 11. 
    Structure that is nearer the trunk or main part of the body; opposite of distal
    • A. 

      Superficial

    • B. 

      Proximal

    • C. 

      Anatomical position

  • 12. 
    Part that is located on or near the surface of the body; opposite of deep
    • A. 

      Proximal

    • B. 

      Superficial

    • C. 

      Deep

  • 13. 
    Part that is located away from the center; opposite of central
    • A. 

      Peripheral

    • B. 

      Superior

    • C. 

      Distal

  • 14. 
    Away from the midline of the body; opposite or medial
    • A. 

      Posterior

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      Inferior

  • 15. 
    Opposite of superficial
    • A. 

      Deep

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      Medial

  • 16. 
    Opposite of proximal
    • A. 

      Inferior

    • B. 

      Superior

    • C. 

      Distal

  • 17. 
    The heart and blood vessels work togehter to pump blood throughout the body. What is the word that describes the heart and blood vessels?
    • A. 

      Tissue

    • B. 

      Molecule

    • C. 

      Organ

    • D. 

      Organ system

  • 18. 
    The inguinal region
    • A. 

      Is in the thoracic cavity

    • B. 

      Houses the heart

    • C. 

      Refers to the groin

    • D. 

      Is superior to the umbilical region

  • 19. 
    The sternum (breastbone) is
    • A. 

      Inferior to the umbilicus

    • B. 

      Deep to the lungs

    • C. 

      Superficial to the heart

    • D. 

      Posterior to the heart

  • 20. 
    Which word describes the route of administration of a drug given by mouth?
    • A. 

      Cranial

    • B. 

      Inguinal

    • C. 

      Oral

    • D. 

      Antebubital

  • 21. 
    The appendix is located in RLQ of which cavity?
    • A. 

      Dorsal

    • B. 

      Cranial

    • C. 

      Abdominopelvic

    • D. 

      Spinal

  • 22. 
    The liver is located in the RUQ and the appendix is located in the RLQ. Which of the following describes the position of the liver relative to the appendix?
    • A. 

      Distal

    • B. 

      Superior

    • C. 

      Anterior

    • D. 

      Deep

  • 23. 
    Which region surrounds the navel?
    • A. 

      Epigastric region

    • B. 

      Popliteal area

    • C. 

      Umbilical region

    • D. 

      Right iliac region

  • 24. 
    Which of the following regions is included within the RUQ?
    • A. 

      Umbilical

    • B. 

      Hypogastric

    • C. 

      Right iliac

    • D. 

      Right hypochondriac

  • 25. 
    Which of the following describes the division of the body by a transverse plane?
    • A. 

      A front and a back

    • B. 

      A left and a right

    • C. 

      A top and a bottom

    • D. 

      An inside and an outside

  • 26. 
    Which of the following describes the division of the body by a coronal plane?
    • A. 

      A front and a back

    • B. 

      A top and a bottom

    • C. 

      A left and a right

    • D. 

      An inside and an outside

  • 27. 
    Which of the following describes the division of the body by a sagittal plane?
    • A. 

      A front and a back

    • B. 

      A left and a right

    • C. 

      A top and a bottom

    • D. 

      An inside and an outside

  • 28. 
    Which of the followign describes the division of the body into a front and a back?
    • A. 

      The frontal plane

    • B. 

      The sagittal plane

    • C. 

      A cross section

    • D. 

      Transverse plane

  • 29. 
    Which of the following describes the position of the wrist relative to the elbow?
    • A. 

      Proximal

    • B. 

      Superior

    • C. 

      Dorsal

    • D. 

      Distal

  • 30. 
    Which of the following describes the position of the antecubital space relative to the carpal region?
    • A. 

      Proximal

    • B. 

      Medial

    • C. 

      Distal

    • D. 

      Deep

  • 31. 
    Which of the following describes the position of the wrist relative to the fingers?
    • A. 

      Proximal

    • B. 

      Inferior

    • C. 

      Ventral

    • D. 

      Distal

  • 32. 
    The mediastinum is containted within which cavity?
    • A. 

      Dorsal

    • B. 

      Abdominal

    • C. 

      Pelvic

    • D. 

      Thoracic