Can You Pass A Basic Human Anatomy Test?

How much do you know about the body you're in? You may have passed your 8th-grade science class with flying colors, but this is a whole different ball game. Can you point to your liver? Do you know approximately how big the average human heart is? Test your knowledge of, well, yourself with this not-at-all-difficult human anatomy quiz. It's time to see if all those years watching Grey's Anatomy will finally pay off!

Which is the colorful part of the eye?

What is the anatomical term for "upper arm?"

Approximately how quickly does air leave your nose when you sneeze?

Which of your facial features never stops growing?

What are people with blue eyes more susceptible to?

It's not just our fingerprints that are special. What other body part has a unique pattern?

What is a surprising fact about the funny bone?

If you were launched into space without a spacesuit, what would happen?

Does an adult have more bones in their body than a baby?

Once the human heart is taken out of the body, can it keep beating?

What is the name of the 30-foot tube that runs from the mouth to the anus?

What does the Latin word for "muscle" translate to?

Yes, humans shed — do you know how much skin a person sheds in a year?

Maybe mom was right: does shaving cause body hair to grow back thicker and darker than before?

What's a good way to tell if someone is lying?

Approximately how much does all of the bacteria in a typical body weigh?

Your oxygen and blood supplies are essential for your whole body, but which percentage is used specifically by your brain?

A cubic inch of human bone can be stronger than which material?

On which side of the chest is the heart located?

Which substance does your body have enough of to, in theory, forge a three-inch-long metal nail?

Which body part bears about 40 percent of your body weight?

Besides bone, what is a baby's skeleton made up of?

Which part of the body does a nephrologist specialize in?

Which blood type was once considered a "universal donor?"

Which sense can your brain recognize quicker than the blink of an eye?

Which is the longest bone in the human body?

Where are red and white blood cells formed?

What is the largest internal organ in the human body?

Around which age does your brain finally finish developing?

Where exactly does the digestive process begin?

What connects muscle to bone?

Your organs have a lot of responsibilities, but what specifically is your liver's job?

It takes a certain amount of power for your brain to function properly. Do you know what this "power" is equivalent to?

Which tube moves food from the back of your throat to your stomach?


What is the name of the protein found in hair and nails?

How many muscles do you use when you talk?

Even though it's gross, what important function does mucus serve?

What is the most commonly broken bone in the human body?


Do you know which percentage of your genes control the function of your brain?

A muscle in this relatively small body part can produce a whopping 200 pounds of force.