Trivia - The Human Body

Test your knowledge of the human body with this fun but challenging trivia quiz. There are 12 trivia questions. Answers can be found at the end of the quiz.
1. Which of the following is NOT a study of the human body?
a) Anatomy b) Histology c) Physiology d) Physics

2. How much of the human body contains oxygen?
a) Less than 30 percent
b) More than 50 percent
c) Between 30 and 50 percent

3. What does DNA stand for?
a) Deoxyribonucleic Acid
b) Decoded Nucleic Acid
c) No specific name

4. Which type of blood cells helps the immune system protect the body against infectious diseases?
a) Red blood cell or erythrocyte
b) White blood cell or leukocyte
c) Platelet or thrombocyte

5. True or False. A normal human has two hearts, left and right, linked together by a pump. 

6. What does a gland do?
a) Holds fluid and blood vessels
b) Protects neurons from damage
c) Secretes chemical substances for use in body

7. Which of the following is NOT one of the Five Major Senses of the human body?
a) Vision b) Movement c) Taste d) Smell e) Hearing

8. Where is marrow in the human body?
a) Bone b) Heart c) Lung

9. What do you call a condition where swallowed food or water goes into the lungs instead of the stomach and causes infection?
a) Asthma b) Pneumonia c) Cystic fibrosis

10. The brain is protected by the _________.
a) Skull b) Rib cage c) Spine

11. Which of the following is considered a limp? (Best Answer)
a) Arm b) Head c) Leg d) Both A and C

12. True or False. A person cannot survive with only one kidney.

Answer Key:
1)d 2)b 3)a 4)b 5)False 6)c 7)b 8)a 9)b 10)a 11)d 12)False

Master - 12 correct answers
Expert - 10 to 11 correct answers
Intermediate - 7 to 9 correct 
Beginner - 4 to 6 correct 
Novice - Less than 4 correct

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