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Anatomy - The "In" Side of the Body

written by: MisterE
 
How well do you know your body? Find out how much you know about your "insides" including bones, muscles, nerves and organs.

Question 1:


How many bones (on average) does the human body contain?
206
205
207
208

Question 2:


What is the only bone in the human body that is not articulated to another bone?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 3:


A tendon is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that connects a muscle to a bone.
True
False

Question 4:


This extremely vital nerve is responsible for such varied tasks as heart rate, gastrointestinal peristalsis and sweating. It also controls quite a few muscle movements in the mouth, including speech and keeping the larynx open for breathing.
Hypoglossal nerve
Vagus nerve
Oculomotor nerve
Facial nerve

Question 5:


This organ, which is the largest gland in the human body, plays a major role in metabolism and has a variety of functions, including glycogen storage, plasma protein synthesis, and drug detoxification.
Kidney
Pancreas
Liver
Gall Bladder

Question 6:


Which statement correctly describes the superior vena cava?
It is a large, yet short vein that carries de-oxygenated blood from the upper half of the body to the heart's right atrium.
II is the large vein that carries de-oxygenated blood from the lower half of the body into the heart.
It is the largest artery in the human body, originating from the left ventricle of the heart and bringing oxygenated blood to all parts of the body
It is a vein that carries oxygen-rich blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart and is the only vein in the post-fetal human body that carries oxygenated blood.

Question 7:


This iron-containing oxygen transport metalloprotein is contained in the erythrocytes of human blood.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 8:


Terms such as macula, vitreous humor, sclera, and choroid refer to what organ in the human body?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 9:


Diarthrosis joints permit a variety of movement and can be divided into six classes. The femur and hip connection would be considered which joint class?
Hinge joint (ginglymus)
Pivot joint (trochoid joint, rotary joint)
Condyloid joint (condyloid articulation, ellipsoidal joint)
Ball-and-socket joint (enarthrosis, spheroidal joint)

Question 10:


The telencephalon (cerebrum) is the largest region of the human brain which houses the cerebral cortex. The cerebral cortex is divided into four lobes known as the parietal, frontal, temporal and which other lobe?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


 


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