Kidney Health Quiz (30+ Questions)

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Kidney Health Quiz (30+ Questions)
They may not be the organ that first comes to mind, but kidneys are vitally important. Learn some new facts and test your knowledge with our test!

Most of the nephrons and all the pyramids are located in which section of the kidney?

Renal artery

Renal medulla

Renal vein

Renal pelvis

What color is the ribbon to represent kidney cancers?

Turquoise

Orange

Green

Pink

This is the name of one of the chambers through which urine passes.

Renal pyramid

Renal pelvis

Renal medulla

Renal calyx

Loop of _____

Henle

Ned

Dietrich

Tom

Which of these vitamins is best for promoting kidney health?

Vitamin A

Vitamin E

Vitamin C

Calcium

A urinary tract infection, when untreated, can lead to

Carcinoma

Fatigue

Pyelonephritis

Anemia

Minerals are important. A mineral imbalance due to kidney disease is called what?

Mineral and bone disorder

Osteoflex

Osteoporosis

Mineral deficiency

The kidney also puts minerals back into your blood. What part of the nephron does this?

Tubule

Glomerulus

Cortex

Convex

Urine leaves the bladder through the _____.

Urethra

Ureter

Renal artery

Renal vein

The largest kidney stone ever recorded was the size of a

Golf ball

Coconut

Lime

Walnut

Which kidney is usually larger?

They are equal

It depends on your handedness

Right

Left

At what point does your body signal your need to urinate?

When the bladder is half full

After the blood has been filtered

When your bladder is completely full

Every hour

Which of these symptoms is NOT a sign of kidney disease?

Feeling itchy

Feeling faint

Confusion

Constant fatigue

This fruit can sometimes help deter kidney stones.

Banana

Cherry

Apple

Lemon

Taking too much _____ can negatively impact your kidneys.

Coffee

Medicine

Water

Water

What is the average size of a kidney stone?

5 mm

15 mm

1 mm

10mm

Kidneys have cone-shaped tissue called what?

Cones

Triangles

Pyramids

Rods

What is the curved, recessed area in the kidney called where the renal artery and vein meet the kidney?

Renal cup

Renal hilum

Renal cavity

Renal curve

What color is your urine when you’re dehydrated?

Dark yellow

Clear

Pinkish

Brown

How often is someone added to a kidney transplant wait list?

Every 15 seconds

Every month

Every two weeks

Every day

Where can donated kidneys come from?

Both

Neither

A recently deceased person

A living person

What is the outer layer of the kidney called?

Perirenal fat

Calyx

Renal capsule

Renal Medulla

The kidneys are instrumental in controlling which of these?

Blood pressure

Heart rate

Water retention

Digestion

What percentage of the world’s adult population has kidney problems?

10%

1%

3%

5%

In which decade was the first successful kidney transplant?

1950s

1940s

1920s

1930s

Besides dialysis, what is the other way to treat kidney failure?

Transplant

Removal

Chemotherapy

Aspirin

Kidney problems can lead to this condition, in which the blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells.

Anemia

Bulimia

Arthritis

Dementia

An adult human excretes about how much urine daily?

3 liters

1.5 liters

.5 liters

4 liters

Some people develop a hard, calcified object in the kidney. What is this called?

Calcium stone

Kidney nut

Calcium deposit

Kidney stone

When you’re only born with one kidney, what does it do?

It shrinks

It gets bigger

It pumps more blood

Nothing unusual

The kidneys can trigger the activation of which vitamin?

Vitamin E

Vitamin D

Vitamin A

Vitamin B12

What connects the kidneys to the bladder?

Renal vein

Fallopian tubes

Renal artery

Ureters

Kidneys can produce a hormone to trigger the production of what?

Adrenaline

White blood cells

Plasma

Red blood cells

How many times does blood filter through the kidneys every day?

100

1,000

400

50

What is the name of a doctor who studies kidneys?

Urologist

Endocrinologist

Ophthalmologist

Nephrologist

Don’t fret. What do nephrons start to do when others start to fail?

Work faster

Get bigger

Get smaller

Filter more blood

Nephrons don’t last forever. At about what age do they slowly start to drop in number?

80

40

55

60

Which of these organs has the highest blood flow?

Heart

Liver

Kidney

Brain

A nephron has two components. The first is the called the _____, which allows fluid and waste to filter through, but not blood cells.

Glomerulus

Nephron

Renal artery

Tubule

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