Published 16 May, 2020

Introductory Biology Quiz For Everyone

by Nitroquiz Official | GK Quiz

How well do you know the human body? Well, this biology quiz related to the human body functions and features will help you test your introductory biology knowledge. The questions range from organs, their functions, enzymes, hormones, various tissues, and other associated features.

This quiz is well suitable for students of middle grades as well. If you're interested in biology or want to test your knowledge, you should take the quiz. Complete the quiz and we will score your performance.

1. Which part of the cell is called the powerhouse of the cell?
A. Mitochondria
B. Nucleus
C. Cytoplasm
D. Lysosome
2. Which of the following is a rich source of Vitamin C?
A. Papaya
B. Grapes
C. Curd
D. Amla
3. Who discovered the vaccine for smallpox?
A. Louis Pasteur
B. Edward Jenner
C. Jonas Salk
D. Maurice Hilleman
4. Who developed the vaccine for Polio virus?
A. Edward Jenner
B. Jonas Salk
C. Louis Pasteur
D. Waldemar Haffkine
5. How many bones are there in an adult human body?
A. 106
B. 206
C. 306
D. 256
6. Which is the largest bone in the human body?
A. Ear Bones
B. Rib Cage
C. Thigh Bone or Femur
D. Backbone
7. How many times does an average human heart beat per minute?
A. 60-100 BPM
B. 40-50 BPM
C. 100-150 BPM
D. 150+ BPM
8. What is the lifespan of Red Blood Cells in circulation?
A. 1 Week
B. 1 Month
C. 1 Year
D. 120 Days
9. Trachoma and Glaucoma affect which of the following organs?
A. Heart
B. Lungs
C. Eyes
D. Liver
10. Which of the following parasites cause Malaria?
A. Plasmodium Vivax
B. E. Coli
C. Tapeworm
D. Hookworm
11. Which elements are primarily found in Bones?
A. Iron
B. Aluminium
C. Calcium
D. Iodine
12. How many chromosomes pair are present in every human cell?
A. 20
B. 24
C. 23
D. 46
13. How many Chromosomes pairs are there in other great apes excluding humans?
A. 24
B. 40
C. 44
D. 64
14. Where are Red blood cells produced in the human body?
A. Liver
B. Heart
C. Bone Marrow
D. Brain
15. Which organ in the human body produces insulin to control the blood sugar level?
A. Spleen
B. Pancreas
C. Liver
D. Intestine
16. Where is the Pituitary gland located in the human body?
A. Below the liver
B. Beside Kidneys
C. Behind the Lungs
D. In the Brain
17. Which of the following major organ of the human body release the Thyroxine hormone?
A. Pituitary Gland
B. Thyroid Gland
C. Pineal Gland
D. Adrenal Gland
18. Which of the following acids helps in breaking down food for further digestion?
A. Hydrochloric acid
B. Sulfuric acid
C. Citric acid
D. Nitric acid
19. Which of the following enzymes are found in human Saliva?
A. Pepsin
B. Amylase
C. Trepsin
D. Pancreatic lipase
20. Which of the following elements is an essential component of the Haemoglobin in RBC?
A. Copper
B. Silver
C. Gold
D. Iron
21. Where does the major part of digestion take place in the human body?
A. Mouth
B. Stomach
C. Small Intestine
D. Large Intestine
22. What percentage of the average body weight is composed of water?
A. 25%
B. 35%
C. 60%
D. 27%
23. What is the average weight of the human brain?
A. 500 Grams
B. 1300 Grams
C. 2000 Grams
D. 300 Grams
24. Which is the smallest endocrine gland in the human body?
A. Hypothalamus Gland
B. Pituitary Gland
C. Pineal Gland
D. Thyroid Gland
25. The tissues that connect one bone to another bone in the human body are called?
A. Tendons
B. Threads
C. Ligaments
D. Sticks
26. The tissues that connect muscles to bones or other muscles are called?
A. Ligaments
B. Tendons
C. Sticks
D. Threads
27. Which of the following hormones is called an Emergency hormone?
A. Testosterone
B. Cortisol
C. Adrenaline
D. Insulin
28. What is the purpose of kidneys in the human body?
A. Speed up blood flow
B. Filter the blood
C. Oxygenate the blood
D. Warm the blood
29. Which is the largest join in the human body?
A. Shoulder
B. Elbow
C. Knee
D. Wrist
30. Where is the strongest mandible bone located in the human body?
A. Thighs
B. Ankles
C. Jaws
D. Leg
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