The Human Quiz

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The Human

Questions in this Quiz

On the human body, the intercostal muscles are located where?

To reduce the risk of a bladder infection, many experts advise drinking what tannin-rich beverage?

When used as a verb, the name of what vital organ becomes a word meaning "to tolerate"?

Resulting in a "pruney" look, fingertips get wrinkly after water has washed away what oily substance?

People who are "cyberchondriacs" obsessively use the Internet to hunt for what?

The hammer, anvil and stirrup are common names for the three bones located in what part of the body?

The center of the human body is found at which of these body parts?

When a person is at rest, about how long does it take for all of his blood to circulate through his heart?

When digesting one's food, which of these steps in the digestion process occurs first?

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome is an unpleasant sports injury commonly known as what?

The drug morphine is named after Morpheus, the Roman god of what?

What component of a human cell is named after the Italian Nobel Prize winner who discovered it?

When a person assumes the "fetal position", what do they do?

The title of Stephen Covey's 1989 self-help book claims that "Highly Effective People" have how many "habits"?

The Red Cross estimates that how much blood is collected during a typical donation?

The American Heart Association says the average adult heart pumps about how much blood each day?

On average, a healthy person's resting heart rate falls into which of these ranges of "beats per minute"?

Short for "post cibum", doctors use the abbreviation "p.c" to indicate that a prescription should be taken how?

In alternative medicine, halotherapy is a treatment that replicates what natural environment's health benefits?

Since Greek times, valerian root has been used to treat what condition?

People who are getting Xrays taken commonly wear protective bibs containing what metal?

The inspiration for the trademarked term "Botox", Botulinum toxin is commonly used to treat what?

Popular at high school proms, an "upto" is a type of what?

Viral conjunctivitis is a highly contagious eye infection better known as what?

Since 2004, the FDA has allowed the use of fly larvae, or maggots, for what medical purpose?

Usually considered a minor injury, what is the medical term for a common bruise?

Washing a dog in tomato juice is a traditional home remedy for what?

Suffered by many babies, colic is an unexplained condition characterized by long bouts of what?

The trendy Master Cleanse diet involves drinking a concoction made with all but which of these ingredients?

What major artery located in the upper arm, is commonly monitored to check a person's blood pressure?

People who selfishly prevent others from succeeding are sometimes compared to which of these animals "in a bucket"?

Suffered by marathoners, hyponatremia is a serious medical condition that occurs if you do what?

Seen on certain notorious celebrities, a SCRAM bracelet alerts authorities when the wearer does what?

The tick bites that cause Lyme disease typically form a reddish rash with what distinctive shape?

Perhaps alluding to the diets of very small children, deciduous or "baby" teeth are also known as what?

The adrenal, thyroid and pituitary glands are important components of what bodily system?

Two siblings born to the same mother less than a year apart are often cheekily described as what?

What physical characteristic is also known as "a nevus"?

In an emergency, which procedure can be performed with little more than a razor blade and a ballpoint pen?

Patients who elect to have malar augmentation surgery wish to increase the size of their what?

The sartorius, the longest muscle in the human body, is located where?

What psychological condition shares its name with a region of the Atlantic Ocean known for its squalls and shifting winds?

The philosophical issue of "determinism" is devoted to questioning whether humans are born with what?

Though human fat is typically whitish, most people also have small amounts of calorie-burning fat that is what color?

Roughly 35 million men in the U.S. suffer from androgenetic alopecia, also known as "male pattern" what?

Recent years health concerns about bisphenol A or BPA focus on the chemical's presence in what everyday item?

What internal organ was the first to be successfully transplanted between humans?

What are renal calculi?

Someone who is "lily-livered" exhibits what unflattering trait?

What part of the body is made up of about 100 billion neurons?