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Human Anatomy and Physiology II

written by: rusell
 
This quiz is a test your knowledge on the basics of human anatomy and physiology. Enjoy!

Question 1:


A scheme, commonly used by anatomists, divides the abdominal surface and abdominopelvic cavity into nine separate regions by four planes. One of this is the Lumbar region. It is located between the ribs and the flaring portions of the hip bones which is flanking the epigastric region.
True
False

Question 2:


What system of the human body provides a site for blood cell formation?
Endocrine
Skeletal
Cardiovascular
Integumentary

Question 3:


A cell's life cycle is the series of changes the cell goes through from the time it is formed until it reproduces itself. It includes two stages. What are these two stages?
Mitosis and meiosis
Interphase and cytokinesis
Cytokinesis and mitosis
Cell division and interphase

Question 4:


Diffusion is the movement of molecules from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower concentration. The driving force of this process is the kinetic energy of the molecules themselves. The diffusion of particles into and out of the human cells is modified by what organelle?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 5:


Cells are the building blocks of life. In humans and other multicellular organisms, cells depend on one another and cooperate to maintain homeostasis in the body. Groups of cells that are similar in structure and function are called tissues. What tissue protects the underlying tissues in areas subjected to abrasion?
Simple columnar epithelium
Stratified squamous epithelium
Pseudostratified columnar epithelium
Transitional epithelium

Question 6:


Architecturally, our skin is a wonder. It is tough yet pliable, a characteristic that enables it to withstand constant insult from outside agents. Is the skin considered a system of the human body despite its extent and complexity?
Yes
No

Question 7:


Bone surfaces are not featureless and smooth but are scarred with an array of bumps, holes, and ridges called bone markings. What is the name of a bone marking which is very large, blunt and irregularly shaped?
Trochanter
Crest
Tubercle
Tuberosity

Question 8:


If I am a superficial muscle of the human body having two prominent bellies, then where am I located?
Leg
Hip
Arm
Head

Question 9:


In the human body, the pulmonary circulation differs in many ways from systemic circulation because it does not serve the metabolic needs of the body tissues. Which of the following is the true sequence of the pulmonary circulation?
Pulmonary trunk - left pulmonary artery - lobar arteries of the left lung - right atrium - right pulmonary artery - left ventricle
Right atrium - right ventricle - pulmonary arteries - arterioles - capillaries - venules - pulmonary veins - left atrium - left ventricle
Left atrium - left pulmonary artery - left pulmonary veins - lobar arteries of the left lung - left ventricle - left ventricle
Left ventricle - left lung - right lung - lobar arteries of the left atrium - pulmonary trunk

Question 10:


The digestive system provides the body with the nutrients essential for health. The organs of this system ingest, digest, and absorb food and eliminate the undigested remains as feces. The oral cavity, parotid gland, sublingual gland, tongue, pharynx, larynx and oesophagus are constituents of this system.
True
False

 


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