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  1. Your fingernails grow _____.

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    3-4 times faster than your toenails

    3-4 times faster than your toenails
  2. The adult human body is made up of how many bones?

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    206

    206
  3. How many bones are you born with?

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    300

    You're born with about 300 bones. Some bones fuse together as you get older, leaving a new bone total of about 206.

    300
  4. Like fingerprints, every person has their own distinct _____.

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    odor

    odor
  5. Where is your fibula located?

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    leg

    leg
  6. Other than calcium, what do your bones need to be strong?

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    vitamin D

    vitamin D
  7. How long does it take your heart to pump blood to every cell in your body?

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    less than one minute

    less than one minute
  8. Which blood cells are part of the immune system?

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    white blood cells

    white blood cells
  9. The smallest bone in your body is located where?

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    ear canal

    The smallest bone in your body is located in your middle ear. It's called the stapes. Say it like this: "STAY-peas"

    ear canal
  10. How many tastebuds do people usually have?

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    2,000-10,000

    People can have anywhere between 2,000 and 10,000 tastebuds. They are regenerated every 2 weeks or so.

    2,000-10,000
  11. What is the largest muscle in the human body?

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    All of the above!

    The gluteus maximus is the largest muscle by VOLUME. The latissimus dorsi is the largest muscle by WIDTH. The sartorius is the largest muscle by LENGTH.

    All of the above!
  12. What is the largest cell in the human body?

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    ova (egg)

    ova (egg)
  13. Which gland starts wasting away after puberty?

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    thymus

    thymus
  14. Which of these organs CAN'T you live without?

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    liver

    liver
  15. When do children's bones grow the fastest?

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    spring

    spring
  16. Your vocal cords, or vocal folds, are made of _____.

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    thin bands of muscle, covered by mucous membrane

    thin bands of muscle, covered by mucous membrane
  17. The smallest muscle in the human body is located where?

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    ear

    The stapedius is the smallest skeletal muscle in the human body. At just over one millimeter in length, its purpose is to stabilize the smallest bone in the body, the stapes.

    ear

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