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

Psych 83746

July 19, 2017
How many ova are produced by oogenesis of one oogonia?
A.one
B.two
C.four
D.eight
Steroid hormone influence on gene expression is known as
A. genomic action.
B. nongenomic action.
C. dimerization.
D. translocation.
Norepinephrine and epinephrine open ____ channels inducing a faster diastolic
depolarization.
A.voltage-gated Ca2+
B.fast Ca2+
C.HCN
D.fast Na+
Axonal regeneration is inhibited by
A. brain-derived neurotrophic factor.
B. nerve growth factor.
C. neurotrophin-3.
D. myelin-associated inhibitory protein.
The type of bond found in sodium chloride is
A.an ionic bond.
B.a polar covalent bond.
C.a hydrogen bond.
D.a nonpolar covalent bond.
Reflex arcs
A. require the actions of the brain.
B. do not utilize somatic motor nerves.
C. generally rely on the actions of the hypothalamus.
D. may have a single synapse.
What law states that the pressure of a given quantity of gas is inversely proportional to
its volume?
A.Boyle's Law
B.Charles Law
C.Dalton's Law
D.Henry's Law
The combination of chewed food and saliva is called
A.chyme.
B.a bolus.
C.pylorus.
D.hiatal.
The stretch reflex is enhanced in response to activation of
A.the Golgi tendon organ.
B.alpha motoneurons.
C.gamma motoneurons.
D.lower motoneurons.
Smooth muscle cells
A.contain intercalated discs.
B.contain A and I bands.
C.are innervated by somatic nerves.
D.may contain gap junctions.
Chemoreceptors that monitor blood glucose levels are also
A.interoceptors.
B.proprioceptors.
C.special senses.
D.exteroceptors.
What enzyme breaks the hydrogen bonds between the bases of DNA in preparation for
replication?
A. DNA polymerase
B. DNA helicase
C. spliceosome
D. cyclin D
Having no nucleus, a biconcave shape, and the function of gas transport would describe
a
A.red blood cell.
B.platelet.
C.white blood cell.
D.albumin.
The amount of water in a cell placed in a 0.8 Osm solution would
A. decrease.
B. increase.
C. remain constant.
Damage to cellular DNA that cannot be repaired would induce
A. mitosis.
B. meiosis.
C. apoptosis.
D. cell division.
The presence of elevated ATP in the cell stimulates synthesis of
A.proteins and glycogen.
B.triglycerides and proteins.
C.triglycerides and glycogen.
D.proteins and cholesterol.
Estradiol amounts rise during the ___________ phase of the endometrial menstrual
cycle.
A.proliferative
B.menstrual
C.secretory
D.follicular
Which of the following are involved in long-term regulation of hunger?
A.leptin and CCK
B.ghrelin and CCK
C.insulin and PYY
D.leptin and insulin
Both long-term potentiation and long-term depression requires release of ___ from the
postsynaptic neuron membrane.
A. Cl-
B. K+
C. Ca2+
D. Mg2+
Damage to the temporal lobe of the cerebrum would limit
A.voluntary skeletal muscle contraction.
B.integration of cerebral activities.
C.hearing.
D.vision.
The concentration of renal filtrate is highest in the
A.proximal convoluted tubule.
B.base of the Loop of Henle.
C.distal convoluted tubule.
D.cortical portion of the collecting duct.
The inhibition of an antagonistic muscle so that the agonist can do the intended
movement is due to
A.crossed-extensor reflex.
B.monosynaptic reflex.
C.reciprocal innervation.
D.flaccid paralysis.
Which test can be used to detect renal damage from diabetes or hypertension?
A.urea clearance
B.PAH clearance
C.inulin clearance
D.urinary albumin excretion rate
Surface tension between water molecules occurs because adjacent water molecules
form _______ bonds with each other.
A.nonpolar covalent
B.polar covalent
C.hydrogen
D.ionic
FAD and NAD are coenzymes that act as _______ in biochemical reactions.
A.hydrogen carriers
B.oxygen carriers
C.energy carriers
D.vitamin carriers
The concentration of glucose in the glomerular ultrafiltrate is less than that of plasma.
Intracellular Ca2+ is elevated if norepinephrine binds to a(n) _____________ receptor.
A.alpha-1 adrenergic
B.alpha-2 adrenergic
C.beta-1 adrenergic
D.beta-2 adrenergic
What structure separates the frontal and parietal lobes?
A.corpus callosum
B.central sulcus
C.lateral sulcus
D.longitudinal fissure
Chemoreceptors that respond to chemical changes in the external environment are
called
A. interoceptors.
B. nociceptors.
C. proprioceptors.
D. exteroceptors.
The capacity of synapses for alteration at the molecular level is termed as
A. synaptic modulation.
B. synaptic alteration.
C. synaptic capacitance.
D. synaptic plasticity.
Damage to which tunic of the GI tract would directly affect Auerbach's plexus?
A.mucosa
B.submucosa
C.muscularis
D.serosa
The nitrogenous base adenine is a
A.purine.
B.pyrimidine.
C.steroid.
D.prostaglandin.
Valves are said to be _______ when they do not close properly and blood leaks through
them.
A.stenotic
B.weak
C.incompetent
D.flappy

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