Anatomy Quiz


Have a go at our Anatomy quiz. An anatomy test is part of Dan gradings.
Although this is a multi choice type quiz, the test done for Dan gradings is a written one.
Answers given at the end of the quiz.

Q1.The atlas and axis are part of the?

Cervical Vertebrae
Thoracic Vertebrae
Lumbar Vertebrae
Sacral Vertebrae

Q2.Which part of the brain controls the breathing rate?

Pons Varioli
Cerebrum
Medulla Oblongata
Cerebellum

Q3.The organ acting as the body temperature regulator is the?

Liver
Skin
Spleen
Lungs

Q4.How many filter units are there approximately in a kidney?

10 Thousand
100 Thousand
1 Million
10 Million

Q5.How many pairs of ribs are there?

7
10
11
12

Q6.The organ of Corti is located in the?

Ear
Brain
Kidneys
Spleen

Q7.What is the second largest organ in the body?

Liver
Skin
Spleen
Brain

Q8.How many bones does an adult have (sacrum=1, coccyx=1)?

205
206
209
212

Q9.Which is the longest human bone?

Fibula
Tibia
Femur
Ulna

Q10.What is the average weight of an adults skin?

3.6Kg (8lbs)
4.8Kg (9lbs)
6.2Kg (13lbs)
7.1Kg (15lbs)

Q11.Blood pumps through the kidneys at?

3 Litres (5.5 pints) per minute
2.6 Litres (4.5 pints) per minute
1.1 Litres (2 pints) per minute
0.5 Litres (1 pint) per minute

Q12.How many pairs of cranial nerves are there?

7
10
11
12

Q13.What is the main function of the liver?

The body has enough glucose
Maintain water levels
Produce hormones
Hold reserve supply of blood

Q14.The weight of an adults heart is between?

140-200g (5-7oz)
230-340g (8-12oz)
720-840g (1.5-2lbs)
1.4-1.8Kg (3-4lbs)

Q15.Which bone does not articulate with another bone?

Sternum
Coccyx
Pubis
Hyoid

Q16.Which organ lies on the left side beneath the 9th, 10th, 11th ribs and touches the left kidney?

Liver
Spleen
Heart
Stomach

Q17.Oxygen enters the lungs during inspiration and comes into contact with blood in the pulmonary capillaries situated in the?

Bronchi
Bronchioles
Alveoli
Atrium

Q18.Where will you find the capitate and hamate bones?

Ankle
Wrist
Hip
Skull

Q19.What is the approximate thickness of the spinal cord?

Thin Drinking Straw
Little Finger
Wrist
Clenched Fist

Q20.Where are your metatarsals?

Skull
Sternum
Hands
Feet

Q21.The average adult brain weighs?

340g (12oz)
1.4Kg (3lbs)
1.8Kg (4lbs)
4.8Kg (9lbs)

Q22.Which organ holds a reserve supply of blood?

Kidneys
Liver
Stomach
Spleen

Q23.The malleus, incus and stapes are collectively known as the?

Cochlea
Gladiolus
Ossicles
Alveoli

Q24.The lungs are divided into lobes. How many are there in total?

3
4
5
6

Q25.Where will you find the atlas and axis?

Neck
Wrist
Ankle
Skull

Q26.The compressed tubes in the kidneys, when extended, stretch over?

Over 40Km (25 miles)
Over 60Km (37 miles)
Over 80Km (50 miles)
Over 100Km (62 miles)

Q27.Where will you find the cuboid and navicular bones?

Ankle
Wrist
Hip
Skull

Q28.What is the largest organ in the body?

Brain
Heart
Liver
Skin

Q29.Blood leaves the heart via the?

The Aorta, left and right Pulmonary Arteries
The Superior and Inferior Vena Cava and the Pulmonary Veins
The Aorta, Superior and Inferior Vena Cava
The Pulmonary Arteries and Veins

Q30.How many spinal vertebrae are there?

12
31
32
33

Q31.Muscles always?

Push and pull
Push, never pull
Pull, never push
Twist

Q32.The ilium is part of the?

Pectoral girdle
Pelvic girdle
Thoracic cage
Skull

Q33.How many teeth does an adult have in a full set?

31
32
33
34

Q34.A kidney weighs?

140g (5oz)
200g (7oz)
230g (8oz)
340g (12oz)

Q35.Sound is registered in which part of the brain?

Medulla Oblongata
Cerebellum
Pons Varioli
Cerebrum

Q36.The only bone without a function is the?

Hyoid
Coccyx
Pubis
Lunate

Q37.How many facial bones are there?

8
12
14
16

Q38.How long approximately is the spinal cord?

10cm (4inches)
17cm (7inches)
24cm (9.5inches)
45cm (17.5inches)

Q39.The 5 main parts of the brain are?

Cerebellum, Incus, Stapes, Medulla Oblongata, Pons Varioli
Cerebrum, Cerebellum, Midbrain, Medulla Oblongata, Pons Varioli
Cuneiforms, Calcaneum, Navicular, Talus, Cuboid
Capitate, Hamate, Lunate, Pisiform, Trapezium

Q40.Where are your metacarpals?

Skull
Sternum
Hands
Feet

Q41.Approximately how many muscles are there in the human body?

400
500
600
700

Q42.The kidneys filter and return how much water?

100%
99%
98%
97%

Q43.The spleen weighs about?

140g (5oz)
200g (7oz)
340g (12oz)
840g (2lbs)

Q44.How many cranial and facial bones in total are there in the skull?

8
14
20
22

Q45.The longest muscle is the?

Brachialis
Sartorius
Trapezius
Deltoid

Q46.The manubrium is part of the?

Skull
Brain
Wrist
Sternum

Q47.How many pairs of spinal nerves are there?

12
31
32
33

Q48.What is the heart rate of a health young adult at rest?

60 bpm
70 bpm
80 bpm
90 bpm

Q49.The largest muscle in the body is the?

Gluteus Maximus
Heart
Sartorius
Bicep

Q50.The tip of the sternum is called the?

Manubrium
Gladioulus
Xiphoid Process
Ilium