The Human Body 1 - Answers

Published: Tuesday 9th March 2010
  1. Which is the longest bone in the human body? The Femur.
  2. Which is the smallest bone in the human body? Stirrup or Stapes (in the ear).
  3. What is protected by the cranium? The Brain.
  4. What is the scientific name for the kneecap? Patella.
  5. What is the name of the major artery in the neck? Carotid.
  6. How many chambers are there in the human heart? Four.
  7. Name the two bones in the forearm. The Ulna & Radius.
  8. Which organ in the body produces insulin? Pancreas.
  9. What is the scapula? Shoulder Blade.
  10. A bone is joined to a muscle by what? Tendon.
  11. How many bones are there in the adult human body? 206
  12. What blood disorder is caused by a lack of Iron? Anaemia.
  13. Which vessels carry blood away from the heart? Arteries.
  14. What is normal body temperature? 98.6F (37C).
  15. By what name is the trachea better known? The Windpipe.
  16. What is the human body's largest organ? The skin.
  17. What is the outer layer of teeth made from? Enamel.
  18. What is the medical name for the voice box? The Larynx
  19. What part of the body is affected by cirrhosis? The Liver.
  20. What substance are finger and toe nails made from? Keratin.

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