Body Systems And Their Functions! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a function of mitochondria?
    • A. 

      To produce energy for cell metabolism

    • B. 

      To control cell activities

    • C. 

      To breakk down molecules and microbes

    • D. 

      T synthesise proteins

  • 2. 
    In which of the following areas is the stratum lucidum usually thickest?
    • A. 

      Eyelids

    • B. 

      Palms

    • C. 

      Legs

    • D. 

      Scalp

  • 3. 
    The thumb is an example of which type of joint?
    • A. 

      Ball and socket

    • B. 

      Condyloid

    • C. 

      Saddle

    • D. 

      Hinge

  • 4. 
    The action of the biceps femoris is to
    • A. 

      Flex the lower leg

    • B. 

      Extend the lower leg

    • C. 

      Flex the lower arm

    • D. 

      Extend the lower arm

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

      Production of insulin

    • B. 

      Production of bile

    • C. 

      Detoxification of drugs

    • D. 

      Breakdown of haemoglobin

  • 6. 
    Which of the following glands secretes antidiuretic hormone?
    • A. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • B. 

      Pineal

    • C. 

      Adrenal

    • D. 

      Posterior pituitary

  • 7. 
    Which of the following correctly states the amount of oxygen and carbon dioxide in expired air?
    • A. 

      0.04% carbon dioxide and 21% oxygen

    • B. 

      0.04% carbon dioxide and 16% oxygen

    • C. 

      4.5% carbon dioxide and 21% oxygen

    • D. 

      4.5% carbon dioxide and 16% oxygen

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is the function of the right ventricle of the heart?
    • A. 

      Pump deoxygenated blood to the right atrium

    • B. 

      Receive oxygenated blood from the lungs

    • C. 

      Pump deoxygenated blood to the lungs

    • D. 

      Receive oxygenated blood from the right atrium

  • 9. 
    The lymphatic nodes located under the arm are known as the
    • A. 

      Occipitall nodes

    • B. 

      Axillary nodes

    • C. 

      Popliteal nodes

    • D. 

      Supratrochlear nodes

  • 10. 
    Which of the following sphincter muscles is located between the stomach and the duodenum?
    • A. 

      Cardiac

    • B. 

      Pyloric

    • C. 

      Ileocaecal

    • D. 

      Anal

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a function of the urinary system?
    • A. 

      To produce erythrocytes

    • B. 

      To regulate blood pressure

    • C. 

      To synthesise proteins

    • D. 

      To maintainn homeostasis

  • 12. 
    Which one of the following promotes the development of sperm in the testes?
    • A. 

      FSH

    • B. 

      LH

    • C. 

      Oestrogen

    • D. 

      Progesterone

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is a function of ribosomes?
    • A. 

      To carry out respiration

    • B. 

      To synthesise proteins

    • C. 

      To package cell products

    • D. 

      To digest bacteria and chemicals

  • 14. 
    Which of the following produces a secretion containing pheromones?
    • A. 

      Eccrine sweat glands

    • B. 

      Sebaceous glands

    • C. 

      Apocrine sweat glands

    • D. 

      Endocrine glands

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is NOT a function of the skeletal system?
    • A. 

      Production of erythrocytes

    • B. 

      Support of soft tissue

    • C. 

      Protection of vital organs

    • D. 

      Production of Vitamin D

  • 16. 
    A muscle which plantar flexes the ankle is the
    • A. 

      Tibialis anterior

    • B. 

      Soleus

    • C. 

      Flexor digitorum

    • D. 

      Brachialis

  • 17. 
    The neurones which carry impulses out of the CNS to muscles and glands are
    • A. 

      Sensory

    • B. 

      Intermediate

    • C. 

      Motor

    • D. 

      Sympathetic

  • 18. 
    The region of the brain involved in homeostasis is the
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Cerebrum

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Cortex

  • 19. 
    Which of the following glands produces insulin?
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Adrenal medulla

    • C. 

      Adrenal cortex

    • D. 

      Anterior pituitary

  • 20. 
    Which of the following best describes the function of the lungs?
    • A. 

      Breathing

    • B. 

      Gas exchange

    • C. 

      Respiration

    • D. 

      Inhalation

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