Quiz 21

Quiz 21 Questions

  1. What is the fastest growing tissue in the human body?
  2. When you hit your funny bone, what are you actually hitting?
  3. True or False: Chillies affect all animals in the same way.
  4. When material is freeze-dried, water is extracted bypassing which of its states-of-matter?
  5. Rank these blood cells in order of their average maximum lifespan whilst within the bloodstream, from longest to shortest: platelets, white blood cells, red blood cells.

Quiz Answers

  1. Bone marrow. Antlers are the fastest growing tissue amongst all mammals and can grow up to an inch per day.
  2. Not a bone at all. The funny ulnar nerve. The ulnar nerve does run through your humerus bone, however.
  3. False. Birds are insensitive to chilli.
  4. Liquid. Water is first frozen and then during the freeze-drying process is sublimated directly into a gas without being liquefied.
  5. White blood cells (up to years), red blood cells (about 100 days), platelets (about 9 days).