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If You Get 15 Questions Right On This Quiz, You're An Anatomy Expert

Quick, point to your liver!

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  1. 1. Where are the kidneys?

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    These are the kidneys!

    These are the kidneys!
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  2. 2. Okay, can you find the lungs?

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    These are the lungs!

    These are the lungs!
  3. 3. Which side of your body is the liver *primarily* on?

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    A, right side
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    B, left side
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    Neither — it's in the middle
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    Your liver sits primarily on the right side!

    Remember: The anatomical sides of your body correspond with your right and left hands, so they are flipped when you're looking at a picture of a body.

    Your liver sits primarily on the right side!
  4. 4. Which one of these is the liver?

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    8 is the liver!

    8 is the liver!
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  5. 5. What is this small green organ that looks a bit like a leaf?

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    The pancreas
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    The spleen
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    The bladder
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    The thyroid
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    The gallbladder
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    This is the gallbladder!

    This is the gallbladder!
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  6. 6. Can you pick out the pancreas?

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    This is the pancreas!

    This is the pancreas!
  7. 7. What's this organ located toward the bottom of your abdomen?

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    The hypothalamus
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    The bladder
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    The stomach
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    The thyroid
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    The colon
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    This is the bladder!

    This is the bladder!
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  8. 8. What about the spleen? Which side is that on?

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    A, the right side
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    B, the left side
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    Neither — it's in the middle
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    The spleen is on the left side.

    The spleen is on the left side.
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  9. 9. Which one of these is the spleen?

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    4 is the spleen!

    4 is the spleen!
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  10. 10. Which side of your body is your appendix located on?

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    A, the right side
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    The appendix is on the right side.

    The appendix is on the right side.
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  11. 11. Which one of these is the appendix?

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    5 is the appendix.

    5 is the appendix.
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  12. 12. What's this organ located right here?

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    The thyroid
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    The stomach
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    The small intestine
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    The colon
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    The uterus
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    The medulla
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    This is the stomach.

    This is the stomach.
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  13. 13. Where is the thyroid?

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    1 is the thyroid!

    The thyroid is a gland, but glands are still considered organs of the body.

    1 is the thyroid!
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  14. 14. What's this pink squiggly organ?

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    The colon
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    The hypothalamus
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    The Fallopian tubes
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    The small intestine
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    The gastric bypass
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    It's the small intestine.

    It's the small intestine.
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  15. 15. Finally, find the colon:

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    This is the colon or large intestine.

    This is the colon or large intestine.
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CORRECTION

The correct answer to question number 10 is "A, the right side." An earlier version of this quiz had incorrectly marked "B, the right side" as the correct answer due to a technical problem in the editing process.

 
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