A Review Quiz On Anatomy And Physiology!

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Human Anatomy Quizzes & Trivia

Anatomy is the studying and investigating of the structure and connection between body parts whereas Physiology is analysing the whole body function. This Review quiz is designed for students to assess their prior knowledge of human anatomy and physiology. Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is abduction?
    • A. 

      Movement of a limb towards the midline or median plane of the body

    • B. 

      Movement of a limb away from the midline or median plane of the body

    • C. 

      Circular rotation of a limb

    • D. 

      Bending a limb at joint

  • 2. 
    Anatomy is a term, which means the study of _____
    • A. 

      Physiology

    • B. 

      Morphology

    • C. 

      Cell functions

    • D. 

      Human functions

  • 3. 
    The study dealing with the explanations of how an organ works would be an example of _____.
    • A. 

      Anatomy

    • B. 

      Cytology

    • C. 

      Teleology

    • D. 

      Physiology

  • 4. 
    The process of turning molecules that are ingested into forms that are compatible with the organism is _____.
    • A. 

      Digestion

    • B. 

      Absorption

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      Circulation

  • 5. 
    The exchanging of gases for the purpose of producing energy is called _____.
    • A. 

      Breathing

    • B. 

      Respiration

    • C. 

      Circulation

    • D. 

      Responsiveness

  • 6. 
    The removal of a compound that the body no longer requires is called _____.
    • A. 

      Secretion

    • B. 

      Excretion

    • C. 

      Movement

    • D. 

      Digestion

  • 7. 
    The process in which cells and organisms are able to maintain a stable balance of internal and external substances and forces is called _____.
    • A. 

      Equilibrium

    • B. 

      Adaptation

    • C. 

      Adjustment

    • D. 

      Homeostasis

  • 8. 
    The following are examples of homeostatic parameters or body values except which one?
    • A. 

      Heart rate

    • B. 

      Blood pressure

    • C. 

      Blood glucose levels

    • D. 

      Insulin production

  • 9. 
    Integration and coordination are properties of the _____ system of organs.
    • A. 

      Nervous

    • B. 

      Circulatory

    • C. 

      Excretory

    • D. 

      Muscular

  • 10. 
    Parts of the pharynx belong to the _____ and digestive systems.
    • A. 

      Respiratory

    • B. 

      Circulatory

    • C. 

      Nervous

    • D. 

      Skeletal