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1

Which organ has four chambers?

The heart

2

In which body part can you find the femur?

Leg

3

About how many taste buds does the average human tongue have?

10, 000

4

What percentage of our bodies is made up of water?

60-65%

5

Which element is said to keep bones strong?

Calcium

6

What does the acronym AIDS stand for?

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

7

How many times does the heart beat per day?

More than 100 000

8

What is your body’s largest organ?

The skin

9

What kind of cells are found in the brain?

Neurons

10

Which bone are babies born without?

Knee cap

11

What started in 1935, when a stockbroker and a doctor met, what was the result?

Alcoholics Anonymous

12

Woman's what are faster than men's?

Heartbeats

13

BCG vaccine is used against what type of highly infectious disease?

Tuberculosis

14

In the human body, the parotid gland produces what?

Saliva

15

The average human being grows how much nose hair in a lifetime?

about 8 feet

16

Which part of the human body contains the most gold?

Toenails

17

Two out of 3 adults in the United States suffer from what malady?

Hemorrhoids

18

What is the oldest known infectious disease?

Leprosy

19

Where on your body is your patella located?

Knee

20

If you have caries, what kind of doctor would you consult?

Dentist

21

The word "Skeleton" is derived from Greek. What is the literal translation?

Dried up

22

If you suffer from cynanthropy what do you think you are?

Dog

23

From what port did the Black Death come to England?

Calais

24

A normal human body has how many chromosomes?

46

25

How many muscles do you use to smile?

14