Liver Anatomy Trivia Quiz

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What do you know about the liver in the field of anatomy? Would you like to take this liver anatomy trivia quiz? The liver is placed in the upper right-hand part of the abdominal cavity, which is beneath the diaphragm and on top of the stomach, right kidney, and intestines. It's shaped like a cone, and it has a dark reddish-brown color. It has an organ that weighs about 3 pounds. So, let's see what you know about this essential body part. .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "Hot spot" vs. "cold spot" is related to
    • A. 

      Ultrasound

    • B. 

      X-Ray

    • C. 

      CT

    • D. 

      Nuclear Medicine

    • E. 

      Arteriogram

  • 2. 
    Right Lobe length is __________
    • A. 

      15-17 cm

    • B. 

      20-22 cm

    • C. 

      10-12.5 cm

    • D. 

  • 3. 
    In a female, the liver weighs about
    • A. 

      1200 to 1400 g

    • B. 

      1400 to 1600 g

    • C. 

      1800 mg

    • D. 

      1000 g

  • 4. 
    The fundus of the stomach in relation to the liver.
    • A. 

      Posterior and superior to the right lobe

    • B. 

      Anterior and lateral to the left lobe

    • C. 

      Posterior and lateral to the left lobe

    • D. 

      Inferior to the left lobe

  • 5. 
    Which is not a bare area of the liver -- part not covered by peritoneum?
    • A. 

      The superior posterior surface of the liver -- where the liver rests on the diaphragm

    • B. 

      Around the IVC

    • C. 

      Porta hepatis

    • D. 

      Coastal surface -- the superior anterior portion of the liver

    • E. 

      GB fossa

  • 6. 
    The duodenum is adjacent to
    • A. 

      Caudate lobe

    • B. 

      Left lobe and medial segment of the right lobe

    • C. 

      Right lobe and medial segment of the left lobe

    • D. 

      Right lobe and medial segment of the quadrate lobe

  • 7. 
    What is the posterior border of the liver NOT in contact with?
    • A. 

      Right kidney

    • B. 

      IVC

    • C. 

      Aorta

    • D. 

      SMA

  • 8. 
    The right lobe of the liver is how many times larger than the left?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 9. 
    The left lobe occupies
    • A. 

      Right and the left hypochondrium

    • B. 

      Epigastrium and some the left hypochondrium

    • C. 

      Right hypochondrium and epigastrium

    • D. 

      Epigastrium and umbilicus

  • 10. 
    The left hepatic vein divides the left lobe into
    • A. 

      Medial and lateral lobes

    • B. 

      Anterior and posterior halves

    • C. 

      Superior and inferior halves

    • D. 

      Left and right parts of left lobe

  • 11. 
    What is the only structure that the caudate lobe is anterior ( and medial)  to?
    • A. 

      Porta hepatis

    • B. 

      Left lobe of the liver

    • C. 

      Ligament venosum

    • D. 

      IVC

  • 12. 
    The caudate lobe is posterior to all the structures, except
    • A. 

      Main portal vein

    • B. 

      Porta hepatis

    • C. 

      Ligament venosum

    • D. 

      Left lobe of the liver

  • 13. 
    Major hepatic veins course between lobes, while major branches of portal veins course within segments (except prox. LPV).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which is the largest lobe of the liver?
    • A. 

      Right

    • B. 

      Left

    • C. 

      Quadrate

    • D. 

      Caudate

  • 15. 
    The anterior segment of the right lobe contains
    • A. 

      Right hepatic vein

    • B. 

      Posterior branch or right portal vein

    • C. 

      Anterior branch of right portal vein

    • D. 

      Left hepatic vein

  • 16. 
    What separates the right lobe from the medial segment of the left lobe?
    • A. 

      Left hepatic vein

    • B. 

      Right hepatic vein

    • C. 

      Middle hepatic vein

    • D. 

      Right portal vein

  • 17. 
    Glisson's capsule is thinnest at porta hepatis and IVC.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    In the caudate lobe, the venous blood drains directly into the IVC.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What separates the left lobe from the caudate lobe?
    • A. 

      Falciform ligament

    • B. 

      Left portal vein

    • C. 

      Left hepatic vein

    • D. 

      Ligament venosum

  • 20. 
    Which lobe receives blood from both the right and the left portal veins?
    • A. 

      Right

    • B. 

      Left

    • C. 

      Quadrate

    • D. 

      Caudate

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