Human Anatomy Trivia Test: How Much You Know? Quiz

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Human Anatomy Trivia Test: How Much You Know? Quiz

The human body is made up of a lot of parts that are interconnected. Did you know that every inch of your skin has about 32 million bacteria on it? Below is a human anatomy trivia test that is designed to see how much you know about the study in preparation for your quiz. Give it a shot and keep an eye out for others like it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The hindbrain is also known as the..
    • A. 

      Mesencephalon

    • B. 

      Prosencephalon

    • C. 

      Rhombencephalon

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the thick band of fibers located between the cerebral hemispheres of the brain?
    • A. 

      Corpus callosum

    • B. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • C. 

      Meninges

  • 3. 
    The structures of the humerus that accept projections of the ulna in flexion and extension are
    • A. 

      Intertubercular groove, radial groove

    • B. 

      Coronoid fossa, olecranon fossa

    • C. 

      Medial epicondyle, lateral epicondyle

    • D. 

      Radial fossa, trochlear notch

  • 4. 
    If you want to separate the abdominal from the thoracic cavity, which plane would you use?
    • A. 

      Transverse

    • B. 

      Sagittal

    • C. 

      Coronal

    • D. 

      Frontal

  • 5. 
    The growth in length of a bone is at the
    • A. 

      Articular cartilage

    • B. 

      Center of the shaft

    • C. 

      Diaphyseal line

    • D. 

      Epiphyseal plate

  • 6. 
    The component bones of the pectoral girdle include
    • A. 

      Ilium and pubis

    • B. 

      Clavicle and scapula

    • C. 

      Scapula and humerus

    • D. 

      Radius and ulna

  • 7. 
    Among the prominent bone markings of the scapula are the
    • A. 

      Supraspinous fossa, patellar fossa, iliac fossa

    • B. 

      Superior border, medial angle, inferior border

    • C. 

      Coracoid process, acromion process, scapular spine

    • D. 

      Olecranon process, coronoid process, styloid process

  • 8. 
    The two proximal carpals that articulate with the radius in making the wrist joints are the
    • A. 

      Scaphoid and lunate

    • B. 

      Triangular and scaphoid

    • C. 

      Triangular and pisiform

    • D. 

      Lunate and pisiform

  • 9. 
    Among the prominent bone markings of the tibia are the
    • A. 

      Interochanteric line, interochanteric crest, patellar surface

    • B. 

      Anterior crest, tibial tuberosity, medial malleolus

    • C. 

      Lateral malleolus, anterior crest, interosseous crest

    • D. 

      Medial malleolus, lateral malleolus, tibial crest

  • 10. 
    The mastoid process is a bony extension of the
    • A. 

      Occipital bone

    • B. 

      Parietal bone

    • C. 

      Sphenoid bone

    • D. 

      Temporal bone

  • 11. 
    The sella turcica, supporting the pituitary gland, is part of the
    • A. 

      Frontal bone

    • B. 

      Sphenoid bone

    • C. 

      Nasal bone

    • D. 

      Ethmoid bone

  • 12. 
    A structural feature of a typical cervical vertebra is
    • A. 

      A transverse foramen

    • B. 

      A dens

    • C. 

      A long spinous process

    • D. 

      A fovea

  • 13. 
    The head of the femur articulates with the
    • A. 

      Glenoid cavity

    • B. 

      Acetabulum

    • C. 

      Obturator foramen

    • D. 

      Patella

  • 14. 
    The medial malleolus is a process on the
    • A. 

      Tibia

    • B. 

      Calcaneus

    • C. 

      Fibula

    • D. 

      Talus

  • 15. 
    Which suture extends from the anterior to the posterior fontanel?
    • A. 

      Lambdoidal

    • B. 

      Coronal

    • C. 

      Squamosal

    • D. 

      Sagittal

  • 16. 
    The facial bone that is not paired is the
    • A. 

      Lacrimal

    • B. 

      Vomer

    • C. 

      Palatine

    • D. 

      Maxilla

  • 17. 
    Which is not part of the appendicular skeleton?
    • A. 

      Vertebral column

    • B. 

      Patella

    • C. 

      Clavicle

    • D. 

      Os coxae

  • 18. 
    Which pair of directional terms would describe movement along a frontal plane?
    • A. 

      Medial, lateral

    • B. 

      Anterior, posterior

    • C. 

      Proximal, rostral

    • D. 

      Cephalic, dorsal

  • 19. 
    Which portion of the sternum attaches to the greatest number of ribs?
    • A. 

      Manubrium

    • B. 

      Body

    • C. 

      Xiphoid process

    • D. 

      Os coxae

  • 20. 
    The three functional classes of articulations are:
    • A. 

      Synarthrosis, amphiarthrosis, diathrosis

    • B. 

      Gomphosis, synchondrosis, synostosis

    • C. 

      Syndesmosis, symphysis, amphiarthrosis

    • D. 

      Monaxial, biaxial, triaxial

  • 21. 
    The type of synovial joint in which angular movement is limited to a single axis is a:
    • A. 

      Hinge joint

    • B. 

      Ball and socket joint

    • C. 

      Saddle joint

    • D. 

      Ellipsoidal joint

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not characteristic of all synovial joints?
    • A. 

      A meniscus

    • B. 

      Articular cartilage

    • C. 

      A joint capsule

    • D. 

      Synovial fluid

  • 23. 
    Which joint is a combination of a gliding joint and a hinge joint?
    • A. 

      Sternoclavicular joint

    • B. 

      Elbow joint

    • C. 

      Temporomandibular joint

    • D. 

      Tibiofemoral joint (knee)

  • 24. 
    Extending the hand to accept something placed in it requires:
    • A. 

      Pronation and rotation

    • B. 

      Flexion and abduction

    • C. 

      Extension and supination

    • D. 

      Flexion and inversion

  • 25. 
    True statements about the boundary of the nasal cavity include:
    • A. 

      A. cribriform plate forms part of the roof

    • B. 

      B. maxilla forms the floor of the cavity

    • C. 

      C. vomer forms the lateral wall of the cavity

    • D. 

      D. palatine forms part of the roof

    • E. 

      E. only a and b