Grade 5 Quiz:
The Systems of the Human Body

 The following quiz consists of 28 multiple choice questions on the human body. There are 4 questions on each of the following systems:

  • The Circulatory System
  • The Digestive System
  • The Muscular System
  • The Nervous System
  • The Excretory System
  • The Integumentary System (Skin)
  • The Respiratory System

Each question is followed by 3 possible answers. Click on your choice of a), b), or c) to determine if your answer is correct.



The Circulatory System
(questions 1-4)


1. What is one of the parts in the Circulatory System? (Lesyk K.)
a) heart
b) skin
c) bones

2. What part of the Circulatory System is a tube? (Stephanie F.)

a) blood vessels
b) heart
c) blood

3. Which organ pumps the blood through your body? (Klim K.)

a) heart
b) liver
c) stomach

4. What does the heart do for the Circulatory System? (Christina H.)

a) clean food
b) send messages
c) pump blood  


The Digestive System
(questions 5-8)


5. Where do the chemicals to break down the food in your small intestine come from? (Gabriela T.)
a) heart and liver
b) pancreas and liver
c) liver and mouth


6. Which of these parts belong in the digestive system? (Stefan.T)
a) heart
b) esophagus
c) blood vessels


7. What are one of the chemicals that break down food in the stomach? (McKenzie T. )
a) the brain
b) the liver
c) enzymes


8. What is the last part of the digestive system? (Travis T.)
a) stomach
b) esophagus
c) large intestine
The Muscular System
(questions 9-12)


9. The muscular system has only 3 parts. Which is not a part of the muscular system? (Lesia)
a) muscles
b) heart
c) tendons

10. The most important part of the muscular system is which of these? (Ola)

a) tendons
b) muscles
c) ligaments

11. Which part in the muscular system is the one that helps you carry groceries and other bags? (Nicky)

a) tendons
b) muscles
c) ligaments

12. How many parts are there in the muscular system? (Alycia P.)

a) 1
b) 6
c) 3
The Nervous System
(questions 13-16)

13. What controls the functions of the body? (Stephen S.)

a) brain
b) nerves
c) mouth

14. What carries the information? (John R.)

a) spinal cord
b) brain
c) lungs

15. What acts as a pathway for sensors and impulses (Danny S.)

a) large intestine
b) brain
c) spinal cord

16. What gives the brain messages? (Antin S.)

a) nerves
b) heart
c) large intestine
The Excretory System
(questions 17-20)


17. Which of the following is a part in the excretory system? (Jay)
a) nose
b) bladder
c) heart

18. How many litres can your bladder hold? (Jay)

a) 2 litres
b) 10 litres
c) 5 litres

19. What extracts the water? (Jay)

a) bladder
b) large intestine
c) brain

20. What is the name of 2 tubes that connect the bladder? (Jay)

a) nerves
b) ears
c) ureters
The Skin
(questions 21-24)

21. What protects and covers all your bones, cells, head... everything? (Mary Grace C.)

a) heart
b) skin
c) hair

22. What is the largest organ in the human body? (Stephanie A.)

a) liver
b) brain
c) skin

23. What is on skin? (Paula A)

a) hair
b) blood
c) cells

24. What thing on your body is not protected by your skin? (Christian B.W.)

a) heart
b) mouth
c) hair
The Respiratory System
(questions 25-28)

25. What isn't in the respiratory system? (Aislinn)

a) nose
b) small intestine
c) trachea`

26. What is CO2? (Stephanie K)

a) water
b) carbon dioxide
c) oxygen

27. What is in the respiratory system? (Damon L.)

a) lungs
b) heart
c) mouth

28) How many times do you breath in a day? (Justin L.)

a) 100
b) 1000
c) 23