Medical Quiz

Anatomy and Physiology Quiz


What is the dark pigment which gives skin its color?

A. melatonin

B. keratin

C. melanin

D. vitamin D

The shoulder is ____ to the elbow.

A. Proximal

B. Distal

C. Superior

D. Inferior

Divides body into top and bottom portions (superior-head; inferior-feet)

A. Medial Plane

B. Sagittal

C. Proximal

D. Transverse Plane

Stimulus, Efferent Pathway, Response, Input, Output, Afferent Pathway, Receptor, Control Center

What is the correct order?

A. Receptor, Stimulus, Input, Efferent Pathway, Control Center, Output, Afferent Pathway, Response

B. Stimulus, Receptor, Input, Efferent Pathway, Control Center, Output, Afferent Pathway, Response

C. Stimulus, Receptor, Input, Afferent Pathway, Control Center, Output, Efferent Pathway, Response

D. Receptor, Stimulus, Input, Afferent Pathway, Control Center, Output, Efferent Pathway, Response

Type of tissue that connects and supports most part of the body

A. Epithelial

B. Muscular

C. Connective

The vertebral region is _______ to the scapular region.

A. Lateral

B. Medial

C. Superior

D. Inferior

What is the name of the collar bone?

A. Clavicle

B. Scapular

C. Sternum

D. Xiphoid

Identify structure 13

A. arrector pilli muscle

B. sebaceous gland

C. sweat gland

D. Meissner’s corpuscle

the knee is ____ to the thigh

A. proximal

B. distal

C. lateral

D. ventral

In ANATOMICAL POSITION, the thumb is ____ to the index finger.

A. Medial

B. Lateral

C. Superior

D. Inferior

The arrow is pointing to which side of the dog?

A. cranial

B. caudal

C. ventral

D. dorsal

way from midline

A. Lateral

B. Distal

C. Superior

D. Transverse

Identify structure number 6

A. sweat gland

B. adipose tissue

C. sebaceous gland

D. arrector pili muscle

Which of these are ALL posterior regions of the body?

A. Sural, Crural, Scapular

B. Sural, Popliteal, Femoral

C. Femoral, Mental, Gluteal

D. Sacral, Vertebral, Crural

The smallest unit of a living organism

A. Cell

B. Tissue

C. Organ

The gluteal region is located on the _____ surface of the body.

A. Superior

B. Inferior

C. Anterior

D. Posterior

the nose is ____ to the forehead

A. posterior

B. anterior

C. inferior

D. distal

Atoms→ ______ →cells→ tissues→ organs→ organ systems→ organism

What can fit in the blank?

A. Macromolecules

B. Molecules

C. Proteins

D. Nucleotides

It binds the cell and organs of the body together

A. Epithelial

B. Muscular

C. Connective

This system is the external covering of the body.

A. Endocrine

B. Integumentary

C. Lymphatic

A frontal section divides the body into ____ and ____ parts.

A. Right and Left

B. Superior and Inferior

C. Anterior and Posterior

Identify structure 17

A. hyperdermis

B. hypodermis

C. epidermis

D. dermis

Anatomical terms that apply to the backside of the body when it is in anatomical position:

A. Ventral and Anterior

B. Back and Rear

C. Posterior and Dorsal

D. Cephalic and Lateral

It houses the lungs and heart

A. Abdominopelvic Cavity

B. Thoracic Cavity

It contains the cell’s DNA

A. Nucleus

B. Lysosomes

C. Ribosomes


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