Medical Quiz

Anatomy & Physiology Quiz


The ____ is the part of a muscle that moves and is farthest from the skeleton

A. origin

B. belly

C. insertion

D. None of the answers are correct

The brain controls the ____.

A. ability to think and feel

B. circulation of blood

C. breathing motion

D. connection between two or more bones

The orbicularis oculi muscle surrounds the ____.

A. forehead

B. mouth

C. eye socket

D. ear

40 to 50 percent of the body’s weight is contributed by ____.

A. bones

B. water

C. muscles

D. blood

The principal components of the nervous system are the ____.

A. nerves

B. brain

C. spinal cord

D. All answers are correct.

The muscles found in the internal organs of the body are ____.

A. controlled by will

B. nonstriated muscles

C. attached to the bones

D. voluntary muscles

The part of the muscle that does not move and is attached closest to the skeleton is called the ____.

A. origin

B. point

C. internal attachment

D. belly

What is the largest bone in the arm?

A. Humerus

B. Ulna

C. Radius

D. Phalanges

The mandible is the ____ bone of the face.

A. topmost

B. weakest

C. smallest

D. largest

The muscles called auricularis superior, posterior, and anterior control the ____.

A. eye

B. ear

C. nose

D. chin

The depressor labii inferioris surrounds the ____.

A. lower lip

B. upper lip

C. nose

D. eye socket

The frontalis muscle ____.

A. controls chewing

B. controls the smile

C. draws the scalp backward

D. draws the scalp forward

The muscular system is responsible for ____

A. circulating blood and lymph

B. producing movement within the body

C. breathing oxygen

D. producing red and white blood cells

A(n) ____ muscle that is not duplicated anywhere else in the body is the cardiac muscle.

A. smooth

B. striated

C. involuntary

D. nonstriated

The masseter and temporalis muscles are also known as the ____.

A. chewing muscles

B. seeing muscles

C. wrinkle makers

D. smell generators

The hyoid bone is located at the base of the tongue and has a(n) ____ shape

A. T

B. U

C. V

D. O

Muscular tissue may be stimulated by ____.

A. salts

B. light rays

C. moist heat

D. All answers are correct

The muscle that draws the scalp backward is the ____.

A. epicranius

B. occipitalis

C. corrugator

D. aponeurosis

The muscle that pulls down the corner of the mouth is the ____.

A. orbicularis oris

B. mentalis

C. zygomaticus

D. triangularis

Neurology is the study of the structure, function, and pathology of the ____ system.

A. endocrine

B. skin

C. nervous

D. immune

The ____ are muscles found in the hands.

A. trapezius and platysma

B. abductors and adductors

C. orbicularis and mentalis

D. masseter and temporalis


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