20 Human Body Questions


These Human Body quiz questions are 20 straight questions on physiognomy and features. Good luck!


    1. Which two bones make up the lower arm, between the elbow and wrist?
    2. What are the three types of muscles?
    3. What is the fluid that protects joints, as most joints are comprised of two imperfectly connected bones?
    4. Where is the muscle called the trapezius found?
    5. What are the three types of vertebrae?
    6. What are the small bones found in both the feet and the hands?
    7. Folic acid, used in the body to promote cell division and create red blood cells, is part of which vitamin group?
    8. Where in the body are the corticosteroids that provide the body’s natural anti-inflammatories produced?
    9. What are the four basic types of tissue in animals?
    10. What would an Ishihara test hope to establish?
    11. In what part of the body are the human vocal chords found?
    12. What was the significance of the finding of simian bones in a cave near Dusseldorf in 1856?
    13. What part of the body has a protective layer called the sclera?
    14. What are the four types of tooth in a human mouth?
    15. What could a woman not do without a Fallopian tube?
    16. What is the fluid that surrounds, bathes and nutrifies cells in the body? And what carries excess of it around the body and feeds it back into the blood supply?
    17. Which would provide the most protein per 100g: roast chicken, grilled bacon or tinned tuna?
    18. What is the term applied when an organ protrudes through the protective cavity around it, often causing discomfort or pain?
    19. What part of the body has four parts: ascending, descending, transverse and sigmoid?
    20. What is the longest (and widest) nerve in the human body, running from the lower back through the buttock into the legs?

Human Body Quiz Questions: Answers


  1. Ulna and radius
  2. Skeletal, cardiac and smooth
  3. Syvnovia or syvnovial fluid
  4. Base of the skull
  5. Cervical, thoracic and lumbar
  6. Phalanges
  7. Folic acid is B9
  8. Adrenal cortex
  9. Epithelial, connective, muscular and nervous
  10. The degree of colour-blindness in the subject
  11. Larynx
  12. It was Neanderthal man
  13. The eye (it is the opaque, milky fluid which protects the sensitive working parts)
  14. Incisor, canine, molar, premolar
  15. Give birth (the tube carries the egg from the ovary to the uterus)
  16. Interstitial fluid; the lymphatic system
  17. Tuna, with c.28 g of proteins per 100g, compared to c.19 g for chicken and even less for bacon
  18. Hernia
  19. Colon
  20. Sciatic nerve