Kidney Basics Quiz

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Kidney Basics Quiz

This quiz will test your basic knowledge of the organs known as the kidneys. It covers the function of the kidneys, some material on kidney disease, and kidney health. Be sure to click "see answer" after answering each question to recieve some supplemental information. For further information on kidney disease or how you can help this cause please visit www. Kfnwo. Org.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many kidneys does a human being typically have?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 2. 
    Where are the kidneys located?
    • A. 

      Near the armpits but in front of the heart

    • B. 

      In the back, behind the lungs

    • C. 

      In the front, above the stomach

    • D. 

      In the back, just below the rib cage

  • 3. 
    How big are the kidneys?
    • A. 

      About the size of your fist

    • B. 

      About the size of a football

    • C. 

      About the size of a kidney bean

    • D. 

      About the size of your ears

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are primary functions of the kidneys?
    • A. 

      To help clean blood

    • B. 

      To support healthy bones and tissues

    • C. 

      To help regulate blood pressure

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What happens if your kidneys fail?
    • A. 

      You need to go on dialysis

    • B. 

      You need a kidney transplant

    • C. 

      Nothing, kidneys are like your tonsils or your appendix

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 6. 
    Who are potential victims of kidney disease?
    • A. 

      The old and feeble

    • B. 

      Babies

    • C. 

      Anyone

    • D. 

      Women

  • 7. 
    What factors put a person at a higher risk for kidney disease?
    • A. 

      Family history of kidney disease

    • B. 

      High blood pressure

    • C. 

      Diabetes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    How many U.S. adults currently have chronic kidney disease?
    • A. 

      1,000

    • B. 

      26,000,000

    • C. 

      1,000,000

    • D. 

      50,000

  • 9. 
    How many liters of blood do the kidneys filter daily?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      2

  • 10. 
    What can be done to keep the kidneys healthy?
    • A. 

      Eat healthy

    • B. 

      Exercise

    • C. 

      Watch your blood pressure

    • D. 

      All of the above