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The Human Body Quiz


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Which is the largest hollow space in a human body?

A. pelvic cavity

B. ventral cavity

C. dorsal cavity

D. abdominal cavity


What is the appendix attached to in the human body?

A. stomach

B. pancreas

C. ileum

D. cecum


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

A. epinephrine

B. prolactin

C. insulin

D. oxytocin


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

A. Ligament

B. Epithelial

C. Cartilage

D. Tendon


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

A. dopamine

B. oxytocin

C. estrogen

D. prolactin


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

A. Ureter

B. Small intestine

C. Large intestine

D. Urethra


Which of these glands produces tears?

A. laryngeal

B. longitudinal

C. lachrymal

D. latissimal


Which is the largest nerve in the human body?

A. Vagus nerve

B. Phrenic nerve

C. Trochlear nerve

D. Sciatic nerve


What moves the food down the esophagus?

A. motility

B. segmentation

C. constipation

D. peristalsis


Which is the hardest tissue in the human body?

A. blood

B. enamel

C. oral mucosa

D. bone


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

A. adrenal

B. pancreas

C. pituitary

D. thyroid


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

A. coccyx

B. sacrum

C. atlas

D. medulla


Where are red blood corpuscles formed?

A. the lungs

B. the heart

C. the latissimus dorsi

D. the bones


Which is the largest joint in a human body?

A. ankle

B. knee

C. shoulder

D. hip


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

A. Adductor muscle

B. Quadriceps femoris muscle

C. Biceps

D. Hamstring muscle


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

A. 21 °C

B. 37 °C

C. 50 °C

D. 80 °C


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

A. Double vision

B. Glaucoma

C. Hypermetropia

D. Myopia


Which part of the skull contains the brain?

A. Maxilla

B. Mandible

C. Cranium

D. Occipital bone


Which of these tubes carries air in the lungs?

A. bronchi

B. blood vessel

C. trachea

D. larynx


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

A. Osteoporosis

B. Menarche

C. Andropause

D. Menopause


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

A. gallbladder

B. mitochondrium

C. pituitary

D. cerebellum


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


Where is the pharynx located?

A. neck

B. leg

C. arm

D. foot


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

A. 1/2

B. 1/3

C. 1/12

D. 1/27


Where is the esophagus located?

A. foot

B. arm

C. knee

D. chest




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