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Human Body Quiz

Get to know and understand your body function 20 Questions.

 
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1

How many sweat glands does the average person have?

  • 2.6 millon
  • 26 millon
  • 260 millon
  • 2600

2

Are there more bones in the hand or the foot?

  • They have the same.
  • Hand
  • Foot
  • xxxx

3

What do a blood vessel, bladder and an airway have in common?

  • They are all cardiac muscles responsible for pumping blood.
  • They are skeletal muscles that grow larger with exercise.
  • They are all smooth muscles that contract involuntarily.
  • xxxx

4

How does blood enter the heart?

  • pulmonary artery
  • superior vena cava and inferior vena cava
  • mitral valve
  • xxxx

5

Which of the following is not an axial bone?

  • Cranium
  • Ribs
  • Shoulder
  • xxxx

6

If you were to stretch out your entire digestive system, how long would it be?

  • 10 feet (3 meters)
  • 30 feet (9 meters)
  • 50 feet (15 meters)
  • xxxx

7

What is brown fat?

  • fat tissue that protects the spine from injury
  • fat tissue found mostly in newborn babies that helps them make heat
  • fat tissue that settles mostly on the abdominal muscles of adults
  • xxxx

8

The human brain is a lot larger than most other mammalian brains due to the growth of what brain section?

  • cerebral cortex
  • cerebellum
  • medulla
  • xxxx

9

What are the three basic parts of a neuron?

  • cell body, axon, dendrite
  • membrane, ion, nociceptor
  • receptor, synapse, reflex pathway
  • xxxx

10

What is the most common blood type?

  • AB+
  • B-
  • O+
  • xxxx

11

At birth, how many bones do you have?

  • 350
  • 206
  • 411
  • xxx

12

How much saliva does an average person produce in a lifetime?

  • 250,000 quarts
  • 200,000 quarts
  • 25,000 quarts
  • xxxx

13

Which of the following is NOT a type of stem cell?

  • umbilical stem cells
  • fetal stem cells
  • fat stem cells
  • xxxx

14

Why does your nose run when you are crying?

  • The pressure that releases tears also releases mucus in the nasal cavity.
  • Tear ducts drain into the back of the nose.
  • The nasal cavity receives the same signal from the brain as the tear duct to begin crying.
  • xxxx

15

How many hair follicles are on the average human head?

  • 100,000
  • 220,000
  • 75,000
  • 70,000

16

How many muscles control your eyeballs?

  • 4
  • 6
  • 8
  • 3

17

What is the Adam’s apple?

  • a biblical reference to the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden
  • protruding thyroid cartilage on the larynx
  • a noticeable mass of tissue that is used for digesting food
  • xxxx

18

If we were to stretch out the blood vessels from end to end, how many miles will blood travel?

  • 6,000 miles (9,656 kilometers)
  • 60,000 miles (96,561 kilometers)
  • 600,000 miles (965,606 kilometers)
  • xxxx

19

Where is your heart really located?

  • left side of the chest
  • middle of the chest, slightly to the left
  • middle of the chest, slightly to the right
  • xxxx

20

What is the average thickness of human skin?

  • 0.2 mm
  • 2 mm
  • 12 mm
  • xxxx

 

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