Kidney Quiz

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Kidney Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The kidneys' only function is to remove harmful toxins from the blood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Everyone is born with two (2) kidneys.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The urinary system usually consists of how many organs?
    • A. 

      Two (2)

    • B. 

      Four (4)

    • C. 

      Five (5)

    • D. 

      Six (6)

  • 4. 
    The long tube that connects the kidneys to the bladder is known as the:
    • A. 

      Urethra

    • B. 

      Renal artery

    • C. 

      Ureter

    • D. 

      Renal column

  • 5. 
    Where are the kidneys normally located?
    • A. 

      Toward the front of the abdominal cavity.

    • B. 

      Toward the back of the abdominal cavity, just above the waist.

    • C. 

      In the pelvic area.

    • D. 

      In the chest cavity.

  • 6. 
    Which human organ is the most transplanted organ in the world?
    • A. 

      The heart

    • B. 

      The liver

    • C. 

      The kidney

    • D. 

      The pancreas

  • 7. 
    Nephrons are...
    • A. 

      Part of the nervous system.

    • B. 

      Microscopic structures in the kidneys that filter the blood.

    • C. 

      Structures within the bladder that are responsible for producing urine.

    • D. 

      Part of the kidney's gross anatomy.

  • 8. 
    Excretion is...
    • A. 

      The process of removing metabolic waste from the body's tissues.

    • B. 

      The elimination of undigested food from the colon.

    • C. 

      The reabsorption of water, salt and amino acids back into the blood stream.

    • D. 

      The process of protein digestion.

  • 9. 
    The bladder is part of the urinary system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The kidneys play a crucial role in regulating blood pressure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False