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Quiz about Anatomy Alphabet
Quiz about Anatomy Alphabet

Anatomy Alphabet Trivia Quiz


Can you work you way through this alphabet of human anatomy?

A multiple-choice quiz by bcisme. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Author
bcisme
Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
245,492
Updated
Mar 07 24
# Qns
25
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
16 / 25
Plays
17737
Awards
Top 10% Quiz
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Question 1 of 25
1. A: What is the popular name of the tendon that connects the calf to the heel?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 2 of 25
2. B: This gland assists in lubricating the vagina.


Question 3 of 25
3. C: This is one of the bones in the wrist. Hint


Question 4 of 25
4. D: Which is one of the inner layers of the skin?

Answer: (One Word starting with D)
Question 5 of 25
5. E: This is a flap of cartilage that prevents food from entering the windpipe. Hint


Question 6 of 25
6. F: This is the smaller bone in the lower leg. Hint


Question 7 of 25
7. G: This is a small sac on the lower lobe of the liver that stores bile. Hint


Question 8 of 25
8. H: This is a U-shaped bone located at the top of the neck. Hint


Question 9 of 25
9. I: What is the lower portion of the hip bone is called? Hint


Question 10 of 25
10. J: What is the name of the middle portion of the small intestine?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 11 of 25
11. K: This is another name for the patella.

Answer: (One or Two Words)
Question 12 of 25
12. L: What is the scientific name for the voice box? Hint


Question 13 of 25
13. M: This is the lower jaw bone.


Question 14 of 25
14. N: This is a boat shaped bone located in the foot.

Answer: (One Word (9 letters))
Question 15 of 25
15. O: What do you call the projection at the top of the ulna that makes the point of the elbow? Hint


Question 16 of 25
16. P: This is a salivary gland located at the base of each ear. Hint


Question 17 of 25
17. Q: What is the large muscle group on the front of the thigh?

Answer: (One Word (10 letters))
Question 18 of 25
18. R: This is one of two bones in the forearm.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 19 of 25
19. S: This is the name of the nerve that controls the back of the hip and leg. Hint


Question 20 of 25
20. T: This is the scientific name for the windpipe. Hint


Question 21 of 25
21. U: What do you call the small piece of muscle and tissue that hangs down from the palate?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 22 of 25
22. V: This is the duct that carries sperm from the testicle towards the penis.

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 23 of 25
23. W: What is another name for the uterus?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 24 of 25
24. X: What is the small bony protrusion at the bottom of the breastbone?

Answer: (Two Words (starting x and p))
Question 25 of 25
25. Z: This is the bone that forms the prominence of the cheek.



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. A: What is the popular name of the tendon that connects the calf to the heel?

Answer: achilles

It is named after a hero from the Trojan War whose only place of weakness was his heel.
2. B: This gland assists in lubricating the vagina.

Answer: Bartholin's gland

The Bartholin's gland also secretes pheromones.
3. C: This is one of the bones in the wrist.

Answer: capitate

There are eight bones in the wrist. The cranium is part of the skull. The cochlea is a spiral shaped chamber in the inner ear. The coccyx is the tailbone.
4. D: Which is one of the inner layers of the skin?

Answer: dermis

The dermis contains nerve endings and sweat glands as well as blood and lymph vessels.
5. E: This is a flap of cartilage that prevents food from entering the windpipe.

Answer: epiglottis

The epiglottis is upright during breathing and lies over the wind pipe while swallowing. The epidermis is the outer layer of skin. The epididymis is a tube in the testicle. The esophagus is the muscular tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach.
6. F: This is the smaller bone in the lower leg.

Answer: fibula

The femur is the thighbone, a foramen is an opening in a bone and the frontalis is a muscle in the forehead.
7. G: This is a small sac on the lower lobe of the liver that stores bile.

Answer: gallbladder

Bile is used for digestion.
8. H: This is a U-shaped bone located at the top of the neck.

Answer: hyoid

The humerus is in the upper arm, the hypothalamus is a region of the brain and hepatic is a general word that refers to the liver.
9. I: What is the lower portion of the hip bone is called?

Answer: ischium

The iliac crest is the upper border of the hip bone. The iliopsoas and iliacus are muscles in the hip area.
10. J: What is the name of the middle portion of the small intestine?

Answer: jejunum

The other two parts of the small intestine are the duodenum and the ileum.
11. K: This is another name for the patella.

Answer: knee cap

The knee cap is the largest sesamoid bone in the body.
12. L: What is the scientific name for the voice box?

Answer: larynx

A labrum is a lip of cartilage around a joint. A lingula is a tongue shaped projection. Lordosis is one of the curves of the spine.
13. M: This is the lower jaw bone.

Answer: mandible

The maxilla is the upper jaw bone.
14. N: This is a boat shaped bone located in the foot.

Answer: navicular

Sometimes referred to as the scaphoid, there is also a navicular in the hand.
15. O: What do you call the projection at the top of the ulna that makes the point of the elbow?

Answer: olecranon

Olfactory refers to the sense of smell. The occipital bone is part of the skull. The orbit is the eye socket.
16. P: This is a salivary gland located at the base of each ear.

Answer: parotid gland

The pituitary gland secretes hormones that control growth and metabolism. The prostate gland partially produces semen. The pineal gland secretes melatonin.
17. Q: What is the large muscle group on the front of the thigh?

Answer: quadriceps

Made up of the rectus femoris, vastus medialis, vastus lateralis and vastus intermedius muscles.
18. R: This is one of two bones in the forearm.

Answer: radius

The radius is the smaller of the two bones and located on the thumb side of the arm.
19. S: This is the name of the nerve that controls the back of the hip and leg.

Answer: sciatic

The sacrum is part of the lower back. The stapes is the stirrup shaped bone in the ear. Sigmoid is part of the colon.
20. T: This is the scientific name for the windpipe.

Answer: trachea

Thyroid is a gland, thalamus is part of the brain and triquetrum is one of the wrist bones.
21. U: What do you call the small piece of muscle and tissue that hangs down from the palate?

Answer: uvula

The uvula helps close the nasal passages during swallowing.
22. V: This is the duct that carries sperm from the testicle towards the penis.

Answer: vas deferens

The vas deferens is cut during a vasectomy.
23. W: What is another name for the uterus?

Answer: womb

This is the organ where a baby develops.
24. X: What is the small bony protrusion at the bottom of the breastbone?

Answer: xiphoid process

This is one of three portions of the breastbone. The others are the manubrium and the gladiolus.
25. Z: This is the bone that forms the prominence of the cheek.

Answer: zygoma

The zygoma can be felt just below your eye. Zygote is a fertilized egg.cell.
Source: Author bcisme

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