Type
Quiz
Book Title
Human Physiology 14th Edition
ISBN 13
978-0077836375

PSYC 72668

July 19, 2017
The reabsorption of Na+ in the proximal tubule creates an osmotic gradient for the
diffusion of _____ to occur.
A.Cl-
B.H2O
C.K+
D.All of the choices are correct.
Which type of cone responds to short wavelengths of 420nm?
A.blue cones
B.green cones
C.red cones
Growth would be inhibited by
A.increasing prolactin secretion.
B.increasing somatostatin secretion.
C.increasing somatomedin secretion.
D.increasing thyroid hormone secretion.
Retinaldehyde (retinal) is derived from
A.vitamin A.
B.vitamin C.
C.opsin.
D.vitamin D
A female with a BMI of 25.5 would be considered
A.obese.
B.overweight.
C.healthy.
D.too thin.
The type of shock resulting from lipopolysaccharides is termed
A.hypovolemic shock.
B.cardiogenic shock.
C.septic shock.
D.neurogenic shock.
The mixing movement of the small intestine is called
A.deglutition.
B.segmentation.
C.micturition.
D.peristalsis.
The hertz is a measure of
A.distance.
B.frequency.
C.duration.
D.intensity.
How much of the total body water content is in the intracellular compartment?
A. 50%
B. 67%
C. 33%
D. 80%
Urine collects in the urinary bladder prior to entry into the urethra.
Genetic translation occurs in ribosomes located in the _____________ of the cell.
A. nucleus
B. plasma membrane
C. cytoplasm
D. Golgi apparatus
There is no mixing of blood layers or sounds from vessels during ____ flow.
A.turbulent
B.Korotkoff
C.laminar
D.restricted
Satiety would be induced by all of the following EXCEPT
A.cholecystokinin.
B.naloxone.
C.morphine.
D.serotonin.
________ tolerance involves complex processes involving lymphocytes outside the
thymus and bone marrow.
A.Central
B.Deletion
C.Peripheral
D.Antigen
____________ fibers have relatively slower nerve conduction because they are thin and
unmyelinated.
A.Preganglionic autonomic sympathetic
B.Postganglionic autonomic sympathetic
C.Preganglionic somatic
D.Postganglionic somatic
The most abundant leukocytes in the blood are the
A.eosinophils.
B.basophils.
C.neutrophils.
D.monocytes.
Cholinergic fibers use ____ as the neurotransmitter.
A. norepinephrine
B. acetylcholine
C. dopamine
D. serotonin
Which of the following is NOT a function of derivatives of water-soluble vitamins?
A.coenzymes in metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins
B.forming hydrogen carriers NAD and FAD
C.cofactors for enzymes
D.intestinal absorption of calcium and phosphate
Damage to the orbitofrontal area of the prefrontal cortex causes
A. memory deficiencies.
B. cognitive deficiencies.
C. severe impulsive/sociopathic behavior.
D. inhibited fear response.
The arrival of chyme into the duodenum begins the _______ phase of stomach function.
A.cephalic
B.gastric
C.intestinal
D.hepatic
What condition is caused by a sudden failure of the RAS?
A. narcolepsy
B. Parkinson's disease
C. Alzheimer's disease
D. insomnia
During exercise all of the following occur EXCEPT
A.deeper breathing.
B.increased cardiac output.
C.increased oncotic pressure.
D.visceral vasoconstriction.
Inhibiting the actions of __________ would impair the ability of the kidney to regulate
pH of the blood.
A.aldosterone
B.ADH
C.carbonic anhydrase
D.inulin
Molecules secreted by endocrine glands that are inactive until changed by their target
cells are
A.prohormones.
B.lipophilic hormones.
C.prehormones.
D.tissue hormones.
Cocaine acts as a sympathomimetic drug because it blocks the reuptake of
A. glucose.
B. insulin.
C. acetylcholine.
D. norepinephrine.
Somatic motor reflexes involve
A.the autonomic nervous system.
B.contraction of smooth muscle.
C.contraction of skeletal muscle.
D.the autonomic ganglia.
It is NOT possible to determine whether the data collected in an experiment are
different between the control and experimental groups unless the scientist employs the
use of the mathematical tools of
A.algebra.
B.trigonometry.
C.statistics.
D.graphing.
The majority of carbon dioxide is transported in the blood as
A.dissolved carbon dioxide in the blood.
B.bicarbonate ion.
C.carbaminohemoglobin.
D.carboxyhemoglobin.
Pancreatic amylase catalyzes the breakdown of oligosaccarides to disaccharides with
the addition of water. What classification of enzymes would amylase be in?
A.dehydrogenase
B.isomerase
C.synthase
D.hydrolase
Eye movements are regulated by information sent to the
A.lateral geniculate nucleus.
B.hypothalamus.
C.inferior colliculus.
D.superior colliculus.
In epigenetic inheritance
A. both homologous chromosomes are inactivated.
B. one set of the homologous chromosomes are silenced.
C. one allele of a homologous pair is expressed.
D. None apply.
Cardiac ________ channels are called hyperpolarization cyclic nucleotide (HCN)
channels because they open in response to hyperpolarization.
A.atrial
B.Purkinje
C.pacemaker
D.ventricular
Tubular ultrafiltrate enters the collecting duct from the
A.glomerulus.
B.loop of Henle.
C.distal convoluted tubule.
D.proximal convoluted tubule.

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