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Physiology Quizzes & Trivia

How does the human body really work? Physiology is the study of function in living systems, and goes all the way back to Hippocrates, the father of medicine. Our physiology quiz will test your knowledge of the human body.

How much blood does the heart pump every day? The answer might surprise you: it's over 6000 liters. And how many bones are there in the human body? Babies have 300, but some of them fuse together so that by the time they are adults, there are 206. The human body is a beautifully designed machine, and our quiz will help you understand how it works with a range of questions about the things which keep the body alive and functioning.
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Questions: 38  |  Attempts: 2000   |  Last updated: Jun 17, 2020
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    Which of the following conditions is most likely to stimulate the secretion of cholecystokinin (CCK) from the duodenal mucosa? 

Being that you are a first-year physiology student, you must have been introduced to the basics on physiology. Do you believe that you were super attentive in class? The quiz below is based on basic cell epithelial and connective...

Questions: 103  |  Attempts: 842   |  Last updated: May 29, 2019
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    Which of the following is NOT TRUE of pacinian corpuscle

The final exams have been known to scare a lot of student into failing, and this fear can easily be overcome by someone having as much practice as they can on a subject. Are you preparing for your final Physiology exam? Then take...

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    Smooth muscle is an example of a(n) ______ in the human body.

Most of human behavior and mental processes are intertwined with the activities in the brain. Understanding how the different parts and components of the brain help the human body function was one of our main topics. Take...

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 9399   |  Last updated: Jun 17, 2020
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    What is the Pons's primary function?

This is a practice quiz for the Exercise physiology exams. The human body undergoes different processes with the aim of sustaining life, and one of the most important systems within the body is the nervous system. This system...

Questions: 64  |  Attempts: 2447   |  Last updated: Sep 9, 2020
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    Along with the nervous system, which other system controls the internal environment. (homeostasis)
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What is P50 of sickle cell hemoglobin?
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Are potassium's chemical and electrical driving forces similar or opposite?
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What the nurse should look for is letter C. When Dennis exhibits a sign of blurred vision, it may be accompanied by a lot of other symptoms. The nurse should also check if the patient is showing signs of vomiting and nausea. Take note that the if the
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