Human Body Test: Ultimate Knowledge! Quiz

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Human Body Test: Ultimate Knowledge! Quiz

Human body test: ultimate knowledge quiz. The human body is made up of many organs which are divided into systems designed to help the body carry out different functions. The heart is one of the major organs in the body charged with ensuring blood is pumped throughout the body. This quiz is perfect for reviewing what you know about the different organs and their function. Try it out and see how well you do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The organ shown below is the:
    • A. 

      Kidney

    • B. 

      Ureter

    • C. 

      Bladder

    • D. 

      Urethra

  • 2. 
    The organ shown below is the:
    • A. 

      Ureter

    • B. 

      Urethra

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Bladder

  • 3. 
    The main job of the kidneys is to:
    • A. 

      Add glucose to the blood

    • B. 

      Filter waste from the blood

    • C. 

      Add uric acid and urea into the blood

    • D. 

      Reduce a person's blood pressure

  • 4. 
    If a person had trouble controlling the muscle leading to the urethra, what would happen? 
    • A. 

      Kidney failure

    • B. 

      They would urinate on themselves

    • C. 

      They would have a urinary tract infection

    • D. 

      They would have more toxins in their blood

  • 5. 
    Which is NOT a function of the muscles?
    • A. 

      Cause movement

    • B. 

      Produce heat

    • C. 

      Absorb nutrients

    • D. 

      Maintain posture

  • 6. 
    There are three types of muscle tissue in the human body. Which type are we able to control?
    • A. 

      Cardiac

    • B. 

      Skeletal

    • C. 

      Smooth

  • 7. 
    This kind of muscle is found on our internal organs like the small intestines.
    • A. 

      Antagonists

    • B. 

      Smooth

    • C. 

      Cardiac

    • D. 

      Skeletal

  • 8. 
    This kind of muscle is only in the heart.
    • A. 

      Smooth

    • B. 

      Voluntary

    • C. 

      Skeletal

    • D. 

      Cardiac

  • 9. 
    Skeletal muscles work with bones to give your body;
    • A. 

      Strength

    • B. 

      The ability to move

    • C. 

      Strength and the ability to move

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    This system controls everything you do:
    • A. 

      Nervous System

    • B. 

      Olfactory System

    • C. 

      Respiratory System

    • D. 

      Endocrine System

  • 11. 
    The nervous system is made up of these three parts:
    • A. 

      Brain, Heart and Spinal Cord

    • B. 

      Brain, Spinal Cord and nerves

    • C. 

      Nerves, Arteries and veins

    • D. 

      Nerves, Liver and heart

  • 12. 
    What is the biggest part of the brain?
    • A. 

      Brain Stem

    • B. 

      Think tank

    • C. 

      Cerebrum

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

  • 13. 
    Which part of the brain helps keep your balance so you don't fall flat on your face?
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Medulla Oblongata

    • C. 

      Pituitary Gland

    • D. 

      Spinal Cord

  • 14. 
    Which part of the brain keeps you breathing?
    • A. 

      Breathe - o - meter

    • B. 

      Brain stem

    • C. 

      Pituitary gland

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

  • 15. 
    The brain creates connections, or pathways, between these microscopic cells?
    • A. 

      Blood Cells

    • B. 

      Tiny cell phones

    • C. 

      Brain Tissues

    • D. 

      Nuerons

  • 16. 
    What is the function of the Respiratory System?
    • A. 

      To take in glucose and convert it into useable energy.

    • B. 

      Send signals through the spinal cord and brain to tell other parts of the body what to do.

    • C. 

      Take waste products and take them out of the body.

    • D. 

      To allow gas exchange to provide parts of the body with oxygen.

  • 17. 
    What is the pathway air takes during inhalation and exhalation?
    • A. 

      Mouth, Trachea, Stomach, Lungs

    • B. 

      Mouth, Lungs, Trachea

    • C. 

      Lungs, Mouth

    • D. 

      Mouth, Trachea, Lungs

  • 18. 
    What exactly happens that allows you to breathe? 
    • A. 

      D contracts letting air into lungs

    • B. 

      A contracts letting air into the lungs

    • C. 

      E lets air into lungs then C takes in Hydrogen

    • D. 

      A contracts allowing I to let air out

  • 19. 
    Your lungs control your breathing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is NOT a function of the skin?
    • A. 

      Regulation of body temperature

    • B. 

      Synthesis of Vitamin E

    • C. 

      Protection from physical, chemical, and biological harm

    • D. 

      Sensations such as touch, pressure, vibration, tickle, heat, cold, and pain

    • E. 

      Excretion of wastes like urea, ammonia, salts, and carbon dioxide

  • 21. 
    The skin is the largest organ in your body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Contractions that move food are called :
    • A. 

      Chyme

    • B. 

      Peristalsis

    • C. 

      Reflux

    • D. 

      Amylase

  • 23. 
    Two types of digestion are?
    • A. 

      Automatic and enzymatic

    • B. 

      Physically and chemically

    • C. 

      Mechanically and Chemically

    • D. 

      Alchemical and motorized

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Where does digestion begin?
    • A. 

      In the stomach

    • B. 

      In your mouth

    • C. 

      In your large intestines

    • D. 

      In your small intestines

  • 25. 
    What is the main role of the large intestine?
    • A. 

      The main role of the large intestine is to churn food around with enzymes.

    • B. 

      The main role of the large intestine is to break down solid food.

    • C. 

      The main role of the large intestine is to absorb water.

    • D. 

      The main role of the large intestine is to mash and cut foods.

  • 26. 
    Bile is made in the ______________________.
    • A. 

      Large intestine.

    • B. 

      Stomach.

    • C. 

      Liver.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 27. 
    What does the digestive system do?
    • A. 

      The digestive system breaks down and handles food.

    • B. 

      The digestive system pumps blood throughout the body.

    • C. 

      The digestive system helps you breathe.

    • D. 

      The digestive system helps you arms and legs move.

  • 28. 
    What tube moves food from the back of your throat to the stomach?
    • A. 

      The tube that moves food from the back of the throat to the stomach is epiglottis.

    • B. 

      The tube that moves food from the back of the throat to the stomach is esophagus.

    • C. 

      The tube that moves food from the back of the throat to the stomach is feeding tubes.

    • D. 

      The tube that moves food from the back of the throat to the stomach is pharynx.

  • 29. 
    From what source do cells get their food?
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Other cells

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 30. 
    Why is oxygen important to blood and to the cells?
    • A. 

      Oxygen helps the blood to clot.

    • B. 

      Oxygen brings food to the cells.

    • C. 

      Oxygen is necessary for cell growth and energy.

    • D. 

      Oxygen is not important -- carbon dioxide is the most important substance to the body.

    • E. 

      Oxygen enters a person's bloodstream through the lungs.The blood carries oxygen to the cells of the body. In the cells, oxygen combines with chemicals obtained from food to produce energy needed for each cell to perform its function in the body.

  • 31. 
    What happens to blood when it is pumped into the thin-walled blood vessels of the lungs?
    • A. 

      Platelets are exchanged for plasma.

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide is replaced with oxygen.

    • C. 

      Blood fills the lungs and causes coughing.

    • D. 

      Nothing -- the lungs are just a place blood goes through on its way back to the heart.

  • 32. 
    Which structure is not a component of the circulatory system?
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Lung

    • C. 

      Blood

    • D. 

      Artery

    • E. 

      Capillaries

  • 33. 
    The blood vessels which contain one way valves are the
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Veins

    • C. 

      Arteries

    • D. 

      Venules

  • 34. 
    Bone tissue is also a type of what other tissue?
    • A. 

      Epithelial

    • B. 

      Muscle

    • C. 

      Connective

    • D. 

      Nervous

  • 35. 
    The site of blood cell formation is
    • A. 

      Yellow marrow

    • B. 

      Red marrow

    • C. 

      Medullary cavity

    • D. 

      Endosteum

  • 36. 
    Bones meet at:
    • A. 

      Joints

    • B. 

      Liagments

    • C. 

      A local restaurant

    • D. 

      The rib cage

  • 37. 
    What's in the center of a bone?
    • A. 

      Cream filling

    • B. 

      Compact bone

    • C. 

      Cancellous bone

    • D. 

      Bone marrow

  • 38. 
    What is the bag-like, muscular organ that mixes and chemically changes protein?    
    • A. 

      The baglike, muscular organ that mixes and chemically changes protein is the liver .

    • B. 

      The baglike, muscular organ that mixes and chemically changes protein is the small intestine.

    • C. 

      The baglike, muscular organ that mixes and chemically changes protein is the large intestine

    • D. 

      The baglike, muscular organ that mixes and chemically changes protein is the stomach.

  • 39. 
    What is the circulatory system?
    • A. 

      The body's breathing system

    • B. 

      The body's system of nerves

    • C. 

      The body's food-processing system

    • D. 

      The body's blood-transporting system

  • 40. 
    How many bones does an adult human have?
    • A. 

      500

    • B. 

      300

    • C. 

      206

    • D. 

      55