Human Body Trivia Questions IIIScience Trivia Questions - Printable
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How many taste zones does the human tongue have?
4 - The four zones are salty, sweet, sour and bitter.
How many muscles do you use when you smile?
14 - It takes 43 muscles to frown.
Where is the strongest muscle in the human body?
a. The back
b. The jaw
c. The arm
d. The leg
The jaw - The strongest muscle is the masseter muscle.
How many teeth does a normal adult have?
32 - Children have 20 first teeth.
How many joints are in the human body?
230 - There are many kinds of joints including hinged, pivot, fused and ball and socket.
What percent of the human body is water?
60 - Men are about 60 percent and woman 55 percent.
How long are the large intestines?
a. 16 feet
b. 12 feet
c. 5 feet
d. 10 feet
5 feet - The small intestines are about twenty-five feet long.
How many chambers are in the human heart?
4 - The heart is a hollow muscle, which pumps blood throughout the body.
How many bones are in an adult skull?
28 - There are 6 ear bones, 14 facial and 8 cranial.
Where is the fibula located?
Leg - The fibula is one of the bones in the lower leg.
What is the name of the largest artery in the human body?
Aorta - The aorta originates from the left ventricle of the heart.
Which of the following words is associated with the kidneys?
Renal - The word renal comes from Latin.
Which of these is another term for white blood cells?
Leukocytes - White blood cells help the body fight disease.
How many pairs of chromosomes are there is the human body?
23 - Twenty-two of these pairs are called autosomes.
Where is the tympanic membrane?
Ear - This is a cone shaped membrane, which separates the middle ear and the external ear.
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