Human Body Quiz
Get to know and understand your body function 20 Questions.
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How many sweat glands does the average person have?
Are there more bones in the hand or the foot?
They have the same.
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.
How does blood enter the heart?
superior vena cava and inferior vena cava
Which of the following is not an axial bone?
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)
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
The human brain is a lot larger than most other mammalian brains due to the growth of what brain section?
What are the three basic parts of a neuron?
cell body, axon, dendrite
membrane, ion, nociceptor
receptor, synapse, reflex pathway
What is the most common blood type?
At birth, how many bones do you have?
How much saliva does an average person produce in a lifetime?
Which of the following is NOT a type of stem cell?
umbilical stem cells
fetal stem cells
fat stem cells
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.
How many hair follicles are on the average human head?
How many muscles control your eyeballs?
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
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)
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
What is the average thickness of human skin?
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