Medical Quiz

Your Body Quiz


What is the function of the nervous system?

A. Controls all parts of the body; sends signals between the brain, spinal cord, and nerve endings

B. To fight off diseases

C. What happens when you get nervous to do something

D. To carry oxygen, nutrients, and blood throughout the body

This is image is an example of a(n) __________.

A. organ system

B. cells

C. organ

D. tissue

What is the function of the cardiovascular / circulatory system?

A. To provide nutrients to the whole body

B. To fight off infection or disease

C. To maintain homeostasis for the body

D. To transport nutrients, oxygen, and blood throughout the body

Which of the following substance does a muscle cell need in order to function?

A. Glucose

B. Carbon dioxide

C. Oxygen

D. Both glucose and oxygen only

Which of the following is true about our body’s system?

A. The skeletal system sends messages to the body

B. Blood cells are part of the nervous system

C. The digestive system helps carbon dioxide leave the body through the lungs

D. The digestive system helps break down food into energy

The average size of an adult heart is about the size of a:

A. fist

B. grapefruit

C. foot

D. kidney bean

Where in the body is oxygen picked up and carbon dioxide dropped off?

A. The tongue (located in the mouth)

B. The small intestine (located in the abdomen)

C. The lungs (located in the chest)

D. A muscle (located in the leg)

All living things are made up of structural units called


B. Blood

C. Cells

D. Seeds

The heart pumps blood to every muscle in your body. The blood carries _____ to the muscles.

A. carbon dioxide

B. oxygen

Which of the following is carried by a red blood cell throughout the body?

A. Glucose

B. Oxygen

C. Carbon Dioxide

D. Both Carbon Dioxide and Oxygen

The organ is responsible for pumping blood throughout your body.

A. The Brain

B. The Heart

C. The Spine

D. The Lungs

All living things obtain and use energy to survive.



This is an example of a(n) ________.

A. cell

B. organ system

C. organ

D. tissue

The system composed of bones to help support and protect the body

A. muscular system

B. skeletal system

C. endocrine system

D. nervous system

The system composed of muscles that help in movement

A. skeletal system

B. muscular system

C. digestive system

D. endocrine system

This is an example of a(n) ________.

A. cell

B. tissue

C. organ

D. organ system

When you walk, muscles in your legs contract and relax. This is a great example of the ____ system in action.

A. muscular system

B. circulatory system

C. execratory system

D. nervous system

When we breathe in, oxygen goes into our lungs. The Lungs are part of the:

A. Muscular System

B. Circulatory System

C. Respiratory System

D. Digestive System


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