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Human Anatomy and Physiology

written by: silveto
 
Everyone should be well acquainted with the structure and functions of their body. Do you really know your body? Play this quiz and find out.

Question 1:


The human facial skull consists of double as well as single bones. Which of the following bones is not a facial bone?
Calcaneus
Mandible
Vomer bone
Zygomatic bone

Question 2:


What is the other name for the Achilles tendon, which acts as a connection between the calf and the heel in humans?
Glenohumeral joint
Calcaneal tendon
Teres major
Chordae tendinae

Question 3:


When the arm is bent in the elbow joint humans use the biceps branchii musle and the triceps is used when it is extended. What is the name of the muscle that abducts the arm in the shoulder?
Deltoid muscle
Latissimus dorsi muscle
Pectoralis major
Teres minor muscle

Question 4:


What is the function of the thalamus, a part of the human brain with an egg-like shape?
It helps humans to keep their balance.
It regulates the organism's automatic functions.
It is not known.
It deals with the various types of sensory information.

Question 5:


The extrapyramidal system in human brain, which consists of related neurons is not responsible for what?
Muscle tone
The aural memory
Stability of the human body
Decrease of the erratic motions

Question 6:


This gland, located in the base of the human skull, is the central gland in the endocrine regulation and is as large as a pea.
The thyroid gland
Erber's gland
The thymus
The pituitary gland

Question 7:


What are the main components of the stomach juice, which is secreted by gastric glands?
Enzymes and lymph
Hydrochloric acid, enzymes and mucus
Enzymes and hydrochloric acid
Mucus and hydrochloric acid

Question 8:


Two large vessels enter the right atrium of the human heart - the superior and inferior vena cava. They carry blood from the whole body and that is why this blood is dark red.
False
True

Question 9:


The human heart has its own automation but its activity is regulated by the needs of the whole body. The nerves which accelerate the heart rate are called parasympathetic.
False
True

Question 10:


Pathogenic microorganisms which get into the human body are called antigens because they cause the formation of antibodies. The antibodies are produced by what blood cells?
Erythrocytes
Thrombocytes
Keratinocytes
Lymphocites

 


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