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Human Body Trivia Quiz Questions with Answers

Free fun science trivia quiz with answers about the human body.


Human Body Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

What component is shared by hair, nails, and skin?
A: Keratin.

What are the two distinct layers of human skin called?
A: Dermis and epidermis.

The breast bone in a human is also known as what?
A: Sternum.

What is the scientific name for the belly button?
A: Umbilicus.

The tendon at the top of the human heel is called what?
A: Achilles tendon.

What bone is also called the tibia?
A: The shin bone.

Where is one's gluteus maximus located?
A: Your buttocks.


Veins carry blood to what organ?
A: Heart.

How many senses to human beings have?
A: 5.

In the human body, what is the longest bone?
A: Femur.

Which sex is twice as likely to catch leprosy?
A: The male.

The most insect bitten part of the human body is what part?
A: Foot.

Cholecystitis affects what part of the human body?
A: Gall bladder.

When sneezing, what part of the body is it impossible to keep open?
A: Eyes.


Hepatitis affects which organ?
A: Liver.

What was the first effective antibiotic used in medicine?
A: Penicillin.

How many teeth do humans have?
A: 32.

What is the substance that makes up most of the human body?
A: Water.

Where is ones pituitary gland located?
A: In the brain.

Where would one find ones olfactory organs?
A: On ones face, the nose.

What organs are involved in renal failure?
A: Kidneys.


The metacarpus is what part of your body?
A: Your hand.

What disease does the Wasserman test look for?
A: Syphillis.

What is the more common name for the maxilla bone?
A: Upper Jaw.

What disease would cause one to put on allopurinol?
A: Gout.

What is the scientific term for the thigh bone?
A: Femur.

What is myeloid tissue also called?
A: Bone marrow.

What were the names of the first recorded pair of Siamese twins?
A: Chang and Eng.


What is another word meaning masticating?
A: Chewing.

What part of the body is enlarged in Encephalitis?
A: Brain.

When the sun activates your melanocytes what appear on your body?
A: Freckles.

What are the four main blood groups?
A: A, B, AB, and O.

Found on the human body, especially the face, what is another name for lentigines?
A: Freckles.

Myalgia affects what part of the human body?
A: Muscles.

Gingivitis is inflammation of what part of the human body?
A: Gums.


Pulmonic refers to what part of the body?
A: Lungs.

What is the scientific name for the removal of ones kidney?
A: Nephrectomy.

What is the common name for swelling and inflammation of the thyroid gland?
A: Goiter.

Where in the body is the pineal gland located?
A: Brain.

The pollex is what part of the hand?
A: Thumb.

How many chambers are there in the human heart?
A: 4.

What are people doing while osculating?
A: Kissing.


What are ones front cutting teeth also known as?
A: Incisors.

What non-contagious disease is the most common?
A: Tooth decay.

What does it mean if one is hirsute?
A: You are hairy.

Insulin is produced by what organ in the human body?
A: Pancreas.

If you can't stop moving your fingers and toes what do you have?
A: Athetosis.

In humans, what are the two types of blood corpuscles?
A: Red and white.

Which of the 5 human senses is most closely linked with memory?
A: Sense of smell.


What bodily function can reach speeds of over 200 miles per hour?
A: Sneeze.

In a splenectomy what is being removed?
A: Spleen.

What are the four tastes that a human can detect?
A: Sweet, Sour, Salt, Bitter.

A polyorchid man has at least three of what?
A: Testicles.

Where is the thickest part of the human skin?
A: The back.

Which finger has the fastest growing nail?
A: Middle finger.

Which bone is the hardest bone in the human body?
A: Jaw bone.


What is the outermost layer of skin called?
A: Epidermis.

What temperature in degrees centigrade is the average human body temperature?
A: 37 degrees.

What are the four types of teeth?
A: Incisors, canine, pre-molars, and molars.

What is the soft area of cartilage in a baby's head called?
A: Fontanelle.

What hormone controls the supply of sugar to the muscles?
A: Insulin.

The bridge can be found on what part of the body?
A: Nose.

What is the muscle used for breathing called which separates the chest from the abdomen?
A: Diaphragm.

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