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If You Can Get 10/12 In This Human Biology Exam You're Basically A Genius

Scottish teenagers take exams like these; are you smarter than them?

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  1. 1.

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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Correct answer: The stomach

    It's produced in the stomach and is one of the main enzymes in the digestive systems of humans and other mammals. So now you know.

    Correct answer: The stomach Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via FOX / Giphy
  2. 2.

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    To provide a cushion for the rectal tract
    To make spermatozoa
    To secrete a milky-white fluid that forms part of semen
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Correct answer: To secrete fluid

    The prostate's job is to secrete a white, alkaline fluid that makes up around 30% of semen. The rest is mostly made up of seminal vesicle fluid.

    Correct answer: To secrete fluid Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
  3. 3.

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    An embryo
    A zygote
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Correct answer: A zygote

    It doesn't become a fully formed embryo until much later.

    Correct answer: A zygote Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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  4. 4.

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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Correct answer: Pangolin

    Pangolin isn't a type of muscle protein, it's a type of weird, scaly, adorable armoured mammal.

    Correct answer: Pangolin Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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  5. 5.

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    A series of reactions that extract energy from glucose
    The generation of glucose from non-carbohydrate carbon substrates
    Bacterial breakdown in the mouth causing bad breath
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Correct answer: A series of reactions that extract energy from glucose

    The second definition describes gluconeogenesis, while the third describes halitosis.

    Correct answer: A series of reactions that extract energy from glucose Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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  6. 6.

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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Correct answer: Chaperone

    A chaperone is a third wheel who goes along to keep an eye on you on a date, mainly so you don't let your sex hormones get the better of you.

    Correct answer: Chaperone Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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  7. 7.

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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Correct answer: Bile or gall

    This greeny-yellow fluid is produced in the liver and helps with the digestion of fat and other lipids in humans.

    Correct answer: Bile or gall Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via Warner Bros / Giphy
  8. 8.

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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Correct answer: Around nerve fibres

    Myelin is a fatty white substance that surrounds the axon (also known as the nerve fibre) of some nerve cells, like a layer of pipe insulation. Damage to the myelin sheath plays a part in several chronic diseases, including multiple sclerosis.

    Correct answer: Around nerve fibres Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    X = sino-atrial node and Y = atrio-ventrivular node
    X = ventricular systole and Y = left phalange
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Correct answer: X = Sino-atrial node and Y = atrio-ventrivular node

    The sino-atrial node is also known as the heart’s natural pacemaker. Normal heart rhythm is often called normal sinus rhythm because of the SA node.

    Correct answer: X = Sino-atrial node and Y = atrio-ventrivular node Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    Frontal, parietal, occipital, and temporal
    Frontal, occipital, exoskeletal, and temporal
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Correct answer: Frontal, parietal, occipital, and temporal

    Exoskeletal means "outside the skeleton"; it wouldn't be great if a part of your brain stuck out from your skull.

    Correct answer: Frontal, parietal, occipital, and temporal Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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  11. 11.

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    The neocortex
    The limbic system
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Correct answer: The limbic system

    The neocortex is associated with sight and hearing.

    Correct answer: The limbic system Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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  12. 12.

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    A type of antibody
    A type of white blood cell
    An '80s prog rock band
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Correct answer: A type of white blood cell

    It would make a pretty good band name, though.

    Correct answer: A type of white blood cell Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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If You Can Get 10/12 In This Human Biology Exam You're Basically A Genius

You failed human biology

Oh dear, you don't know very much about human biology at all. Are you actually human? If you're an alien, please note that this quiz wasn't intended for you.

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You're a C-grade human biology student

You don't know that much about human biology, but you're aware of the main bits, and that's the important thing. Maybe read a few anatomy articles on Wikipedia and then try again.

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You're a B-grade human biology student

Hey, well done! You clearly know a lot about human biology. You're not an expert or anything, but unless you're actually a doctor, who cares? Give yourself a big pat on the inferior fibres of the trapezius muscle.

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You're an A-grade human biology student

Whoa, well done! You're certainly almost as smart as a Scottish teenager, well, where biology is concerned anyway. Are you actually a doctor or something?

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