Medical Quiz

The Human Body Quiz


Which of the following lists describes in the correct order a part of the levels of organization of the human body?

A. molecules, cells, tissues, organelles, organs, organ systems, organism

B. organism, organ systems, organs, tissues, cells, molecules

C. molecules, organelles, tissues, cells, organ systems, organs, organism

D. organs, organ systems, tissues, molecules, organelles, cells, atoms,subatomic particles

Which of these glands function as both an endocrine and exocrine gland?

A. adrenal

B. pancreas

C. pituitary

D. thyroid

What hormone stimulates the secretion of milk by the mammary glands?

A. dopamine

B. oxytocin

C. estrogen

D. prolactin

What happens when the eyeball is longer from front to back?

A. Double vision

B. Glaucoma

C. Hypermetropia

D. Myopia

Which is the largest nerve in the human body?

A. Vagus nerve

B. Phrenic nerve

C. Trochlear nerve

D. Sciatic nerve

Which is the hardest tissue in the human body?

A. blood

B. enamel

C. oral mucosa

D. bone

Which of these glands produces tears?

A. laryngeal

B. longitudinal

C. lachrymal

D. latissimal

Which of these tubes carries air in the lungs?

A. bronchi

B. blood vessel

C. trachea

D. larynx

Where is the pharynx located?

A. neck

B. leg

C. arm

D. foot

Which of the following is not an organ of the human body?

A. gallbladder

B. mitochondrium

C. pituitary

D. cerebellum

Which is the largest joint in a human body?

A. ankle

B. knee

C. shoulder

D. hip

What is the name of the tissue that connects muscle to bone?

A. Ligament

B. Epithelial

C. Cartilage

D. Tendon

What moves the food down the esophagus?

A. motility

B. segmentation

C. constipation

D. peristalsis

Which part of the skull contains the brain?

A. Maxilla

B. Mandible

C. Cranium

D. Occipital bone

What is the average temperature of a healthy human, in Celsius?

A. 21 °C

B. 37 °C

C. 50 °C

D. 80 °C

The permanent cessation of menstruation in the females is known as:

A. Osteoporosis

B. Menarche

C. Andropause

D. Menopause

What hormone, produced in the pancreas, regulates blood sugar levels?

A. epinephrine

B. prolactin

C. insulin

D. oxytocin

Which is the largest hollow space in a human body?

A. pelvic cavity

B. ventral cavity

C. dorsal cavity

D. abdominal cavity

Which muscle group covers the front part of the upper arm?

A. Adductor muscle

B. Quadriceps femoris muscle

C. Biceps

D. Hamstring muscle

Where are red blood corpuscles formed?

A. the lungs

B. the heart

C. the latissimus dorsi

D. the bones

Which of these transports urine from the kidneys to the urinary bladder?

A. Ureter

B. Small intestine

C. Large intestine

D. Urethra

Where is the esophagus located?

A. foot

B. arm

C. knee

D. chest

What fraction of the human body is made up of blood?

A. 1/2

B. 1/3

C. 1/12

D. 1/27

What is the appendix attached to in the human body?

A. stomach

B. pancreas

C. ileum

D. cecum

In humans, the highest vertebra that supports the skull is known as:

A. coccyx

B. sacrum

C. atlas

D. medulla


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