A&P I Final

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  1. Which of the following is an accurate characteristic of humans?
    A. Excretion involves movement across exposed surfaces.
    B. Respiration is more complicated than it is in very small organisms.
    C. Nutrients are absorbed directly from the environment.
    D. Excretion is a simpler process than it is in smaller organisms.
    B. Respiration is more complicated than it is in very small organisms.
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  2. The study of function is to _____ as the study of form is to anatomy.
    A. microscopic anatomy
    B. systemic anatomy
    C. histology
    D. physiology
    D. Physiology
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  3. Which division of anatomy focuses on the form and structure of the heart, blood, and blood vessels?
    A. surface anatomy
    B. systemic anatomy
    C. histology
    D. cytology
    B. systemic anatomy
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  4. Which of the following is an accurate description of the cellular level of organization?
    A. Cells consist of two or more different tissues working together to preform specific functions.
    B. Cells combine to form molecules with complex shapes, which determine their functions.
    C. Cells are considered to be the largest living units in the body.
    D. Cells are comprised of different molecules that interact to form larger structures, each type of which has a specific function.
    D. Cells are comprised of different molecules that interact to form larger structures, each type of which has a specific function
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  5. The fact that a single defective protein causes cystic fibrosis, a multisystemic illness, proves that
    A. chemical molecules make up cells
    B. all levels of organization within an organism are interdependent
    C. all organisms are composed of cells
    all cells are independent of each other
    B. all levels of organization within an organism are interdependent
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  6. Lungs are to the respiratory system as the spleen is to the
    A. cardiovascular system
    B. lymphatic system
    C. urinary system
    D. digestive system
    B. lymphatic system
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  7. A structure that senses change is called a(n) ____.
    A. effector
    B. integration center
    C. receptor
    D. stimulus
    C. receptor
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  8. The tendency for physiological systems to stabilize internal conditions with respect to the external environment is called ____.
    A. internal regulation
    B. integration
    C. homeostasis
    D. responsiveness
    C. homeostasis
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  9. The prevention of change, by ignoring minor variations and maintaining a normal range rather than a fixed value, is characteristic of
    A. positive feedback
    B. stimulus reinforcement
    C. effector control
    D. negative feedback
    D. negative feedback
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  10. the increasingly forceful labor contractions that lead to childbirth are an example of which type of mechanism?
    A. negative feedback
    B. receptor activation
    C. positive feedback
    D. effector shutdown
    C. positive feedback
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  11. Which of the following is an example of negative feedback?
    A. An increase in normal body temperature triggers heat loss through enhanced blood flow to the skin and increased sweating.
    B. An increase in ambient room temperature triggers the thermostat to turn on the heater.
    C. A severe cut triggers accelerated blood clotting until the bleeding stops.
    D. Increased blood sugar stimulates the release of a hormone from the pancreas that stimulates the liver to release blood sugar.
    A. An increase in normal body temperature triggers heat loss through enhanced blood flow to the skin and increased sweating.
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  12. A person who is lying on his or her stomach is said to be in the
    A. prone position
    B. frontal position
    C. supine position
    D. transverse position
    A. prone position
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  13. Which directional term indicates the back of the body?
    A. dorsal
    B. lateral
    C. proximal
    D. ventral
    A. dorsal
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  14. Which of the following anatomical landmarks corresponds to the groin?
    A. lumbus
    B. gluteus
    C. cephalon
    D. inguinal
    D. inguinal
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  15. A person lying face up in the anatomical position is said to be in the ________ position.
    A. coronal
    B. supine
    C. prone
    D. sagittal
    B. supine
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  16. Which term refers to the posterior of the knee?
    A. inguinal
    B. patella
    C. popliteus
    D. antecubitis
    C. popliteus
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  17. Using anatomical terms of direction, supply the word that would make the sentence correct. The stomach is ______ to the lungs.
    A. superior
    B. inferior
    C. ventral
    D. dorsal
    B. inferior
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  18. Which of the following is medial to the breast?
    A. digits
    B. elbow
    C. shoulder
    D. sternum
    D. sternum
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  19. The wrist is _____ to the elbow.
    A. lateral
    B. medial
    C. distal
    D. proximal
    C. distal
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  20. The navel is _____ to the chin.
    A. superior
    B. anterior
    C. posterior
    D. inferior
    D. inferior
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  21. Anterior is to ______ as posterior is to dorsal.
    A. ventral
    B. cranial
    C. inferior
    D. caudal
    A. ventral
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  22. Choose the directional term to make the following sentence correct. The knee is ______ to the foot.
    A. proximal
    B. medial
    C. lateral
    D. distal
    A. proximal
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  23. The heart, lungs, and small intestine would collectively be found in the
    A. peritoneal cavity
    B. pleural cavity
    C. ventral body cavity
    D. dorsal body cavity
    C. ventral body cavity
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  24. The diaphragm separates the _______ cavity from the _____ cavity.
    A. abdominal; pelvic
    B. thoracic; abdominopelvic
    C. pleural; mediastinum
    D. pericardial; pleural
    B. thoracic; abdominopelvic
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  25. The mediastinum separates _________ from the __________.
    A. the thoracic cavity; peritoneal cavity
    B. one pleural cavity; other pleural cavity
    C. the pleural cavity; coelom
    D. the abdominal cavity; pelvic cavity
    B. one pleural cavity; other pleural cavity
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  26. Atoms of the same element have the same number of ______ but may have a different number of ________.
    A. protons; neutrons
    B. electrons; neutrons
    C. electrons; protons
    D. neutrons; electrons
    A. protons; neutrons
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  27. If an element is composed of atoms with an atomic number of 8 and a mass number of 14, then an electrically neutral atom of this element contains.
    A. 6 neutrons
    B. 6 protons
    C. 6 electrons
    D. 14 protons
    A. 6 neurtrons
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  28. When an anion and a cation are electrically attracted to each other, ______ is formed.
    A. a hydrogen bond
    B. a molecule
    C. an ionic bond
    D. an ion
    C. an ionic bond
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  29. Which of the following is a characteristic of hydrogen bonds?
    A. Hydrogen bonds are strong attractive forces between hydrogen atoms and negatively charged atoms.
    B. Hydrogen bonds occur only in water
    C. Hydrogen bonds are part of fatty-acid structure.
    D. Hydrogen bonds can form between adjacent molecules
    D. hydrogen bonds can form between adjacent molecules
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  30. Which of the following is an example of anions?
    A. magnesium
    B. potassium
    C. calcium
    D. chloride
    D. choloride
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  31. Matter containing two atoms of the same element that are bonded together by shared electrons are called
    A. compounds
    B. elements
    C. molecules
    D. cells
    C. molecules
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  32. In a molecule of hydrogen, a pair of electrons is shared equally. Such a bond is called a(n)
    A. oxygen covalent bond
    B. ionic bond
    C. polar covalent bond
    D. nonpolar covalent bond
    D. nonpolar covalent bond
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  33. If two pairs of electrons are shared between two atoms, what type of bond occurs?
    A. single covalent bond
    B. triple covalent bond
    C. double covalent bond
    D. polar covalent bond
    C. double covalent bond
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  34. Chlorine atoms have seven electrons in the outermost shell. As a result, one would expect chlorine to form ions with a charge of
    A. -2
    B. -1
    C. +2
    D. 0
    B. -1
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  35. Which statement about the reaction H2 + C2 → 2HCl is correct?
    A. HCl is the product
    B. One molecule of hydrogen contains one atom
    C. One molecule of chlorine contains one atom
    D. H2 and Cl2 are the products
    A. HCl is the product
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  36. When two monosaccharides undergo a dehydration synthesis,
    A. a polysaccharide is formed
    B. a new monosaccharide is formed
    C. a starch is formed
    D. a condensation reaction occurs
    D. a condensation reaction occurs
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  37. Hydrolysis is an example of which type of reaction?
    A. anabolism
    B. exchange
    C. synthesis reaction
    D. decomposition reaction
    D. decomposition reaction
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  38. Choose the most accurate definition of chemical reaction.
    A. it is a process in which bonds between atoms are formed or broken.
    B. it is the energy of motion.
    C. it is movement or a change in the physical structure of matter.
    D. it is an increase in random molecular motion
    A. it is a process in which bonds between atoms are formed or broken
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  39. The reaction N2 + 3H2 → 2NH3 would be an example of a(n)
    A. exchange reaction
    B. synthesis reaction
    C. decomposition reaction
    D. enzyme reaction
    B. synthesis reaction
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  40. AB → A + B is to decomposition as A + B ↔ AB is to
    A. reversible
    B. replacment
    C. exchange
    D. combustion
    A. reversible
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  41. Chemical reactions that occur in the human body are catalyzed by special protein molecules called ____.
    A. steroids
    B. metabolites
    C. electrolytes
    D. enzymes
    D. enzymes
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  42. In an endergonic reaction,
    A. molecules are rearranged to from new molecules
    B. molecules move from reactants to products and back
    C. energy is consumed during the reaction
    D. large molecules are broken down into smaller ones
    C. energy is consumed during the reaction
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  43. Which is the mechanism of enzyme functioning?
    A. Enzymes replace hydrogen ions
    B. Enzymes remove hydrogen ions
    C. Enzymes lower the activation energy of a reaction
    D. Enzymes raise the activation energy of a reaction.
    C. Enzymes lower the activation energy of a reaction
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  44. The best definition of organic material is anything that contains
    A. carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen covalently bonded.
    B. carbon and hydrogen covalently bonded
    C. carbon and oxygen covalently bonded.
    D. hydrogen covalently bonded
    B. carbon and hydrogen covalently bonded
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  45. A mixture of water and salt would result in breaking down the salt into a mixture of cations and anions. This process is called ____.
    A. condensation reaction
    B. dissociation
    C. dehydration synthesis
    D. hydrolysis
    B. dissociation
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  46. Which of the following substances would be nearest the pH of human blood?
    A. tomato juice, pH 4
    B. milk, pH 6.5
    C. wine, pH 3
    D. pure water, pH 7
    D. pure water, pH 7
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  47. Why is it important to precisely regulate the pH of blood or other body fluid?
    A. dehydration synthesis of large molecules occurs
    B. blood functions as an excellent solvent
    C. blood and other body fluids have a very high heat capacity
    D. hydrogen ions are extremely reactive
    D. hydrogen ions are extremely reactive
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  48. When placed in solution, an inorganic substance dissociated completely, forming hydrogen ions and anions. This substance would be a
    A. strong base
    B. weak base
    C. weak acid
    D. strong acid
    D. strong acid
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  49. Functionally, carbohydrates are most important as ________ .
    A. receptors of the cell surface
    B. storage of glucose molecules
    C. sources of energy
    D. a part of nucleic acid structure
    C. sources of energy
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  50. The most important metabolic fuel molecule in the body is
    A. protein
    B. glucose
    C. vitamin B-12
    D. starch
    B. glucose
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  51. A class of lipids used as chemical messengers, to signal cells to undergo changes, is called
    A. triglycerides
    B. polysaccharides
    C. phospholipids
    D. steroids
    D. steroids
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  52. Lipids are used for which of the following?
    A. to help protect the skeleton
    B. to help reduce body temperature
    C. to form essential structural component of cells
    D. to provide roughly 10 times as much energy as carbohydrates
    C. to form essential structural components of cells
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  53. Molecules that perform almost all cell function are called
    A. steroids
    B. nucleic acids
    C. proteins
    D. carbohydrates
    C. proteins
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  54. A DNA nucleotide specifically consists of
    A. a deoxyribose sugar, a nitrogenous base, and a phosphate group
    B. a five-carbon sugar and a nitrogen base
    C. a ribose sugar, a nitrogenous base, and a phosphate group
    D. a five-carbon sugar and a phosphate group
    A. a deoxyribose sugar, a nitrogenous base, and a phosphate group
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  55. According to the rules of complementary base pairing, a nucleotide containing the base cytosine would only pair with a nucleotide containing the base
    A. uracil
    B. guanine
    C. adenine
    D. thymine
    B. guanine
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  56. The hydrolysis of ATP yields the molecule ____. a. adenine
    b. phospholipid
    c. adenosine diphosphate
    d. thymine
    c. adenosine diphosphate
  57. Choose the correct pairing of macromolecule type to its function.
    A. protein- comprises majority of membrane structure
    B. lipid- manufactures proteins
    C. carbohydrate- major source of energy
    D. DNA- controls reaction rates
    C. carbohydrate- major source of energy
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  58. Which of the following is a concept of the cell theory?
    A. Cells are produced by meiosis
    B. Cells are the basic structural unit of life
    C. Organelles are the basic functional unit of life
    D. Tissues are the site of control
    B. Cells are the basic structural unit of life
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  59. The plasma membrane
    A. contains the powerhouse of the cell
    B. regulates the exchange of substances with the environment
    C. is the central government of the cell
    D. is a watery gel in which structures are suspended.
    B. regulates the exchange of substances with the environment
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  60. Structurally, the plasma membrane
    A. is nonporous
    B. contains carbohydrate molecules only
    C. contains no imbedded proteins
    D. is composed of a bilayer of lipids
    D. is composed of a bilayer of lipids
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  61. Plasma membranes allow certain molecules to pass, while blocking others. This is called
    A. free permeability
    B. selective permeability
    C. impermeability
    D. active permeability
    B. selective permeability
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  62. Which of the following is a function of the plasma membrane?
    A. sensitivity to changes in the extracellular fluid
    B. continuation of the cytoplasm with the extracellular fluid
    C. enzyme production
    D. a free passageway for materials to the environment
    A. sensitivity to changes in the extracellular fluid
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  63. The movement of water across a membrane from an area of higher water (low solute) concentration to an area of lower water (higher solute) concentration is known as
    A. filtration
    B. active transport
    C. osmosis
    D. diffusion
    C. osmosis
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  64. The process by which molecules such as oxygen are moved into cells along their concentration gradient directly through the cell membrane is called
    A. diffusion
    B. osmosis
    C. active transport
    D. osmosis
    A. diffusion
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  65. The process that occurs when hydrostatic pressure pushes materials through a membrane is called
    A. filtration
    B. diffusion
    C. osmosis
    D. facilitated diffusion
    A. filtration
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  66. Immersion of red blood cells into a(n) _____ solution results in lysis of the cell.
    A. isotonic
    B. hypotonic
    C. hypertonic
    D. monotonic
    B. hypotonic
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  67. Crenation occurs when a blood cell is place in a(n)
    A. isotonic solution
    B. hypertonic solution
    C. pinocytotic solution
    D. monotonic solution
    B. hypertonic solution
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  68. Two solutions are separated by a semipermeable membrane with the same properties as a cell membrane. Solution A is 5 percent glucose and solution B is 10 percent glucose. Under these circumstances,
    A. water will move from solution A to solution B
    B. glucose will move from solution A to solution B
    C. water will move from solution B to solution A
    D. glucose will move from solution B to solution A
    A. water will move from solution A to solution B
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  69. A process that requires ATP energy to move a substance independently of its concentration gradient is called
    A. active transport
    B. passive transport
    C. facilitated transport
    D. osmosis
    A. active transport
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  70. How does facilitated diffusion differ from simple diffusion?
    A. Facilitated diffusion expends no ATP
    B. The concentration gradient is never eliminated in facilitated diffusion
    C. The rate of transport cannot increase indefinitely in facilitated diffusion
    D. Facilitated diffusion moves molecules form an area of higher concentration to lower concentration
    C. The rate of transport cannot increase indefinitely in facilitated diffusion
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  71. The peroxisome
    A. breaks down fatty acids and other organic compounds
    B. functions in macromolecular biosynthesis
    C. is responsible for the formation of microtubules
    D. produces proteins
    A. breaks down fatty acids and other organic compounds
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  72. The structure that allows locomotion in some cells is the
    A. microfilament
    B. histone
    C. cilium
    D. flagellum
    D. flagellum
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  73. Synthesis of phospholipids is a function of the
    A. Golgi apparatus
    B. smooth endoplasmic reticulum
    C. lyosomes
    D. mitochondria
    B. smooth endoplasmic reticulum
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  74. Membrane renewal vesicles are formed by
    A. the endoplasmic reticulum
    B. the Golgi apparatus
    C. mitochondria
    D. lysosomes
    B. the Golgi apparatus
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  75. Synthesis of most ATP takes place in the
    A. smooth ER
    B. rough ER
    C. ribosomes
    D. mitochondria
    D. mitochondria
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  76. When activated, lysosomes may function in
    A. the synthesis of lipids
    B. autolysis
    C. the synthesis of proteins
    D. the formation of new cell membranes
    B. autolysis
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  77. Cilia are found
    A. mostly in muscle cells
    B. in cells that are required to move fluids or secretions along the cell surface
    C. on the inside of cell membranes
    D. in large numbers on cells that secrete hormones
    B. in cells that are required to move fluids or secretions along the cell surface
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  78. Which of the following is a function or property of the mitochondria?
    A. regulation of exchange with the environment
    B. physical isolation
    C. ATP production
    D. sensitivity
    C. ATP production
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  79. If a cell lacked centrioles, it probably would not be able to
    A. move
    B. produce DNA
    C. synthesize proteins
    D. divide
    D. divide
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  80. When a protein is synthesized on fixed ribosomes, it is threaded into the lumen of which structure(s)?
    A. nucleoli
    B. endoplasmic reticulum
    C. the Golgi apparatus
    D. transport vesicles
    B. endoplasmic reticulum
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  81. Examination of a sample cells reveals large numbers of mitochondria compared to most other cells. Which of the following is a likely reason for this?
    A. the cells have very high energy requirements
    B. the cells produce digestive enzymes
    C. the cells synthesize transport proteins
    D. the cells produce steroid hormones
    A. the cells have very high energy requirements
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  82. The control center for cellular operations is the
    A. ribosome
    B. Golgi apparatus
    C. nucleus
    D. nucleolus
    C. nucleus
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  83. Transcription occurs in the
    A. Golgi body
    B. nucleus
    C. vesicles
    D. cytoplasm
    B. nucleus
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  84. The mRNA sequence that is complementary to the sequence UAG on a tRNA is
    A. TUC
    B. AUC
    C. UAG
    D. ATC
    B. AUC
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  85. Translation takes place on the ____.
    A. DNA
    B. ribosome
    C. nucleolus
    D. histone
    B. ribosome
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  86. Which of the following sequences is correct?
    A. triplet-ribosome-codon-protein
    B. triplet - anticodon- codon-protein
    C. triplet-anticodon-ribosome-protein
    D. triplet-codon-anticodon-protein
    D. triplet-codon-anticodon-protein
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  87. Identify the phase of mitosis, which ends when daughter chromosomes move to the centrioles at opposite poles of the cell.
    A. telophase
    B. prophase
    C. metaphase
    D. anaphase
    D. anaphase
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  88. Before a cell can divide by mitosis, which of the following must occur?
    A. replication of the DNA
    B. synthesis of a new cell membrane
    C. division of cytoplasm
    D. protein synthesis
    A. replication of the DNA
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  89. When genes are switched off to allow a cell to restrict or specialize its functions, the process is called
    A. destabilization
    B. differentiation
    C. structural integration
    D. adaptation
    B. differentiation
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  90. Which of the following is a function of epithelial tissues?
    A. differentiation
    B. control permeability
    C. destabilization
    D. structural integration
    A. differentiation
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  91. Which of the following is a correct statement about stratified epithelia?
    A. they are characteristic of regions where secretion or absorption occurs
    B. they line only internal compartment and passageways
    C. they cover surfaces that are subjected to mechanical or chemical stress
    D. they afford little mechanical protection
    C. they cover surfaces that are subjected to mechanical or chemical stress
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  92. Skeletal muscle is to muscle tissue as bone is to
    A. muscle tissue
    B. connective tissue
    C. nervous tissue
    D. epithelial tissue
    B. connective tissue
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  93. Functions of connective tissue include
    A. the conduction of electrical impulses
    B. storage of energy reserves
    C. specialization for contraction
    D. glandular secretion production
    B. storage of energy reserves
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  94. Why does damaged cartilage heal slowly?
    A. cartilage is avascular, so nutrients and other molecules must diffuse to the site of injury
    B. chondrocytes cannot be replaced if killed, and other cell types must take their place.
    C. damaged cartilage becomes calcified, thus blocking the movement of materials required for healing
    D. chondrocytes divide more slowly than other cell types, delaying the healing process
    A. cartilage is avascular, so nutrients and other molecules must diffuse to the site of injury
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  95. What is the primary function of any serous membrane?
    A. it lines joint cavities and produces fluid within a joint
    B. it minimizes friction between the opposing surfaces when an organ moves or changes shape
    C. it attaches muscles to the skeleton
    D. it covers the outer surface of the body
    B. it minimizes friction between the opposing surfaces when an organ moves or changes shape
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  96. Tissue that is specialized for contraction is _______ tissue.
    A. nervous
    B. epithelial
    C. muscle
    D. connective
    C. muscle
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  97. During regeneration, fibroblasts produce a dense network of collagen fibers known as _____ tissue.
    A. callous
    B. reticular
    C. infected
    D. scar
    D. scar
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  98. Restoring homeostasis after tissue injury involves which of the following?
    A. infection and inflammation
    B. inflammation and regeneration
    C. regeneration and differentiation
    D. fibrosis and inflammation
    B. inflammation and regeneration
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  99. Which of the following is the correct order of the layers of the cutaneous membrane?
    A. epidermis, dermis, hypodermis
    B. dermis, epidermis, hypodermis
    C. epidermis, hypodermis, dermis
    D. hypodermis, dermis, epidermis
    A. epidermis, dermis, hypodermis
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  100. Functions of the skin include
    A. synthesizing antibodies
    B. producing adipose tissue
    C. synthesizing digestive enzymes
    D. regulating body temperature
    D. regulating body temperature
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  101. Which of the following is the function of the combination of epidermal ridges and dermal papillae?
    A. increase secretion of milk in specialized integumentary glands
    B. increase storage of nutrients in the digestive tract
    C. increase the surface are for diffusion between the dermis and epidermis
    D. increase sensory reception
    C. increase surface are for diffusion between the dermis and epidermis
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  102. The protein that contributes to many of the skin's protective qualities is called ____.
    A. melanin
    B. keratin
    C. carotene
    D. dermicidin
    B. keratin
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  103. Choose the correct order of the cell layers, or strata, in a section of thick skin, from the basement membrane toward the free surface (deep to superficial).
    1. stratum lucidum
    2. stratum basale
    3. stratum corneum
    4. stratum granulosum
    5. stratum spinosum

    A. 2, 4, 5, 3, 1
    B. 2, 1, 4, 5, 3
    C. 2, 3, 4, 1, 3
    D. 3, 5, 4, 1, 2
    C. 2, 5, 4, 1, 3
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  104. The observed differences in skin color reflect the levels of ______ production.
    A. carotene
    B. keratin
    C. melanin
    D. keratinocyte
    C. melanin
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  105. Exposure of the skin to ultraviolet light
    A. can cause destruction of vitamin D3
    B. can result in decreased melanin production by melanocytes
    C. can result in increased numbers of melanocytes forming in the skin
    D. can slowly increase melanocyte activity
    D. can slowly increase melanocyte activity
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  106. When the body is overheated, the skin responds by
    A. decreasing melanin production
    B. dilating blood vessels
    C. losing oxygen to surrounding tissues
    D. constricting blood vessels
    B. dilating blood vessels
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  107. When a person becomes "pale." what is the physiologic basis?
    A. the number of red melanocytes in the skin increases
    B. the blood supply  to the skin decreases
    C. melanocytes increase production of red pigments
    D. the blood supply to the skin increases
    B. the blood supply to the skin decreases
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  108. The dermis is composed largely of _____.
    A. dense irregular connective
    B. adipose
    C. fluid connective
    D. muscle
    A. dense irregular connective
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  109. The hypodermis
    A. provides mechanical strength to the skin
    B. is composed of strata with various functions
    C. is quite elastic
    D. is highly vascular
    C. is quite elastic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  110. When the arrector pili muscles contract,
    A. hairs are shed
    B. shivering occurs
    C. "goose bumps" are formed
    D. sweat is released from sweat glands
    C. "goose bumps" are formed
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  111. Merocrine sweat glands
    A. are active only in areas of dense hair
    B. are most common in the axillary and inguinal regions of the body
    C. respond primarily to elevated body temperature
    D. respond only in times of stress
    C. respond primarily to elevated body temperature
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  112. Perspiration that is produced by apocrine sweat glands
    A. is limited to the hair follicles of the axilla, nipples, and groin
    B. helps to cool the surface of the skin when it evaporates
    C. is more than 99 percent water.
    D. contains electrolytes and waste products
    A. is limited to the hair follicles of the axilla, nipples, and groin
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  113. Regulatory functions of the skeletal system include
    A. facilitating transmissions of nerve impulses
    B. maintaining the normal concentrations of calcium and phosphate ions in body fluids
    C. cushioning abdominal organs such as the kidneys
    D. absorbing the shock of unexpected rapid body movements
    B. maintaining the normal concentrations of calcium and phosphate ions in body fluids
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  114. Bone cells capable of dissolving the bony matrix are termed
    A. osteons
    B. osteoclasts
    C. osteocytes
    D. chondrocytes
    B. osteoclasts
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  115. Immature, active bone cells that produce new bone matrix are termed
    A. stem cells
    B. osteoclasts
    C. osteocytes
    D. osteoblasts
    D. osteoblasts
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  116. The presence of an epiphyseal line indicates
    A. epiphyseal growth has ended
    B. the bone is fractured at that location
    C. epiphyseal growth is just beginning
    D. growth in bone diameter is just beginning
    A. epiphyseal growth has ended
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  117. During the process of ____, an existing tissue is replaced with bone.
    A. blood cell production
    B. ossification
    C. resorption
    D. calcification
    B. ossification
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  118. One role of the fontanels is to
    A. serve as the final bony plates of the skull
    B. lighten the weight of the skull bones
    C. allow for the change in shape of the skull during childbirth
    D. serve as ossification centers for the facial bones
    C. allow for the change in shape of the skull during childbirth
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  119. The following are major steps in the process of endochondral ossification:
    1. Bone forms at the diaphysis surface'
    2. Secondary ossification centers form in the epiphyses.
    3. Chondrocytes enlarge and calcify.
    4. Osteoclasts create a marrow cavity.
    5. Blood vessels invade the inner cartilage and new osteoblasts form spongy bone at a primary ossification center.
    The correct order for these events are
    A. 3, 1, 5, 4, 2
    B. 1, 5, 3, 4, 2
    C. 2, 3, 1, 5, 4
    D. 1, 3, 5, 4, 2
    A. 3, 1, 5, 4, 2
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  120. The paranasal sinuses function in
    A. forming the floor and medial portion of the rim of the orbit.
    B. lightening the skull and providing an extensive area of mucous epithelium
    C. supporting and stabilizing the position of the larynx.
    D. contributing to the floor of the cranium
    B. lightening the skull and providing an extensive area of mucous epithelium
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  121. Which of the following statements describes how muscles help maintain homeostasis?
    A. the contractions of skeletal muscles pull on tendons and move elements of the skeleton
    B. skeletal muscles support the weight of some internal organs
    C. skeletal muscle contractions help maintain body temperature
    D. skeletal muscles are responsible for the pumping action of the heart
    C. skeletal muscle contractions help maintain body temperature
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  122. Skeletal muscle fibers differ from "typical cells" in that these muscle fibers
    A. lack mitochondria
    B. have many nuclei
    C. are very small
    D. lack a plasma membrane
    B. have many nuclei
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  123. The skeletal muscle structures that actively shorten and are responsible for muscle fiber contraction are called
    A. myotubules
    B. sarcolemma
    C. sarcomeres
    D. myofibrils
    D. myofibrils
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  124. Rigor mortis occurs as death due to a lack of
    A. RNA
    B. DNA
    C. cAMP
    D. ATP
    D. ATP
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  125. Which of the following is one of the steps that ends a contraction?
    A. acetylcholine binds to receptors on the sarcolemma
    B. sarcoplasmic reticulum absorbs sodium ions
    C. acetylcholine is broken down by acetylcholinesterase
    D. calcium ions bind to troponin
    C. acetylcholine is broken down by acetylcholinesterase
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  126. In response to action potentials arriving from the transverse tubules, the sarcoplasmic reticulum releases
    A. sodium ions
    B. calcium ions
    C. potassium ions
    D. acetylcholine
    B. calcium ions
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  127. As a skeletal muscle contraction is initiated, acetylcholine binding alters the motor end plate membrane's permeability to
    A. sodium ions
    B. acetylcholinesterase
    C. chloride ions
    D. calcium ions
    A. sodium ions
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  128. Botulism
    A. results from a bacterial toxin that prevents the release of acetylcholine at the axon terminals
    B. is the result of an attack on acetylcholine receptors by the immune system
    C. is usually tied to a genetic predisposition
    D. results from the loss of acetylcholine receptors at the motor end plate
    A. results from a bacterial toxin that prevents the release of acetylcholine at the axon terminals
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  129. Which of the following occurs as a result of motor units in particular muscle being always active, even though their contractions do not produce enough movement to cause contraction?
    A. treppe
    B. fatigue
    C. muscle tone
    D. tetany
    C. muscle tone
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  130. Which statement regarding the relaxation phase of a muscle twitch is true?
    A. the action potential sweeps across the sarcomere during this period
    B. muscle tension falls to resting levels
    C. tension rises to a peak
    D. the phase begins at stimulation and typically lasts about two milliseconds
    B. muscle tension falls to resting levels
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  131. Choose the correct statement regarding motor units.
    A. during a sustained contraction, all motor units are activated simultaneously
    B. a motor neuron may control two or three muscle fibers of the eye
    C. when muscles contract for sustained periods, maximal tension is maintained
    D. muscle fibers of each motor unit are not mingled with those of other motor units
    B. a motor neuron may control two or three muscle fibers of the eye
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  132. Creatine phosphate serves to
    A. cause the decomposition of ATP
    B. supply energy to synthesize ATP
    C. synthesize ADP
    D. decompose ADP
    B. supply energy to synthesize ATP
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  133. Exhaustion of energy reserves or decline in pH due to production and dissociation of lactic acid causes
    A. the conduction of neural information to the muscle fiber
    B. muscle fatigue
    C. muscle contraction
    D. muscle relaxation
    B. muscle fatigue
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  134. During moderate activity, which of the following is true regarding muscle metabolism?
    A. mitochondrial activity provides about one-third of the ATP consumed
    B. most ATP is produced through glycolysis, with lactate and hydrogen ions as byproducts
    C. the ATP produced is used to build energy reserves of ATP an glycogen
    D. glucose and fatty acids are catabolized
    D. glucose and fatty acids are catabolized
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  135. Which of the following occurs when glycolysis produces pyruvate faster than it can be used by the mitochondria?
    A. lactic acid dissociates into a water molecule and hydrogen
    B. pyruvate is converted to sucrose
    C. Pyruvate levels drop in the cytoplasm
    D. lactic acid is produced
    D. lactic acid is produced
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  136. A person whose genetic makeup makes him or her a better marathon runner than a sprinter probably has more _____ in his or her leg muscles.
    A. fast fibers
    B. dark fibers
    C. intermediate fibers
    D. slow fibers
    D. slow fibers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  137. Which of the following is characteristic of cardiac muscle?
    A. cardiac muscle fibers are multinucleated
    B. cardiac muscle cells achieve tetany with every contraction
    C. cardiac muscle cells are striated
    D. cardiac muscle fibers are faster than skeletal muscles
    C. cardiac muscle cells are striated
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  138. The myelin sheaths that surround the axons of the neurons in the CNS are formed by
    A. microglia
    B. astrocytes
    C. oligodendrocytes
    D. Schwann cells
    C. oligodendrocytes
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  139. Small phagocytic glial cells, which are derived form white blood cells, are called
    A. Schwann cells
    B. microglia
    C. astrocytes
    D. oligodendrocytes
    B. microglia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  140. The neurilemma of axons in the peripheral nervous system is the outer layer of
    A. oligodendrocytes
    B. Schwann cells
    C. microglia
    D. astrocytes
    B. Schwann cells
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  141. Interneurons
    A. carry only sensory impulses
    B. only connect motor neurons to other motor neurons
    C. are found only in the central nervous system
    D. carry only motor impulses
    C. are found only in the central nervous system
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  142. Most neurons lack centrioles. This observation explains
    A. the ability of neurons to communicate with each other
    B. the conducting ability of neurons
    C. why neurons grow such long axons
    D. why such neurons cannot divide through mitosis
    D. why such neurons cannot divide through mitosis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  143. The all-or-none principle states that
    A. the greater the magnitude of the stimuli, the greater the intensity of the action potential
    B. all stimuli will produce identical action potentials
    C. only sensory stimuli can activate action potentials
    D. all stimuli great enough to bring the membrane to threshold will produce identical action potentials
    D. all stimuli great enough to bring the membrane to threshold will produce identical action potentials
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  144. Changes in the membrane potential that cannot spread far from the site of stimulation are called _______.
    A. graded potentials
    B. refractories
    C. threshold
    D. hyperpolarizations
    A. graded potentials
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  145. Saltatory conduction
    A. occurs only if the myelin sheath is continuous
    B. is slower than conduction on an unmyelinated axon
    C. occurs only if node of Ranvier are lacking
    D. is faster than conduction on an unmyelinated axon
    D. is faster than conduction on an unmyelinated axon
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  146. Opening of voltage-gated sodium channels in the membrane of a neuron results in
    A. repolarization
    B. hyperpolarization
    C. depolarization
    D. increased negative charge inside the membrane
    C. depolarization
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  147. During continuous conduction,
    A. local currents depolarize adjacent areas of membrane so that action potentials continue to form along the membrane
    B. action potentials occur at successive nodes along the length of the stimulated axon
    C. action potentials move in all directions along an axon
    D. action potentials produce a local current that is strong enough to spread along the length of the axon
    A. local currents depolarize adjacent areas of membrane so that action potentials continue to form along the membrane
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  148. Identify the correct sequence of steps in the generation of an action potential.
    1. Activation of sodium channels and rapid depolarization
    2. Inactivation of sodium channels and activation of potassium channels
    3. Depolarization to threshold
    4. Closing of potassium channels
    A. 4, 3, 2, 1
    B. 1, 3, 4, 2
    C. 1, 3, 2, 4
    D. 3, 1, 2, 4
    D. 3, 1, 2, 4
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  149. If the dorsal root of a spinal nerve is severed,
    A. motor control of skeletal muscle would be impaired
    B. motor control of visceral organs would be impaired
    C. incoming sensory information would be disrupted
    D. the spinal cord would not be able to process information at that level
    C. incoming sensory information would be disrupted
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  150. The primary connection between cerebral hemispheres is the
    A. postcentral gyrus
    B. corpus callosum
    C. midbrain
    D. cerebellum
    B. corpus callosum
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  151. The ____ acts as a switching and relay center for integration of conscious and unconscious sensory information and motor commands
    A. diencephalon
    B. pons
    C. cerebellum
    D. midbrain
    A. diencephalon
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  152. The visual cortex of the cerebrum is located in the ____.
    A. parietal lobe
    B. hippocampus
    C. postcentral gyrus
    D. occipital lobe
    D. occipital lobe
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  153. The primary motor cortex of the cerebrum is located in the _____.
    A. cerebellum
    B. lateral sulcus
    C. pons
    D. precentral gyrus
    D. precentral gyrus
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  154. The part of the CNS that adjusts voluntary and involuntary motor activities on the basis of sensory information and stored memory of previous movements is the
    A. medulla oblongata
    B. diencephalon
    C. midbrain
    D. cerebellum
    D. cerebellum
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  155. Major centers concerned with autonomic function, such as heart rate, blood pressure, and respiration is the
    A. midbrain
    B. medulla oblongata
    C. pons
    D. diencephalon
    B. medulla oblongata
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  156. Regions of the brain that are involved in interpreting data or coordinating motor responses are
    A. association areas
    B. sensory areas
    C. commissural areas
    D. motor areas
    A. association areas
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  157. The region of the brain that is involved in conscious thought and intellectual functions as well as processing somatic sensory and motor information is the
    A. medulla
    B. midbrain
    C. cerebellum
    D. cerebrum
    D. cerebrum
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  158. The automatic processing center responsible for programming and fine-tuning movements controlled at the conscious and subconscious levels is the
    A. cerebellum
    B. midbrain
    C. pons
    D. cerebrum
    A. cerebellum
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  159. Which of the following performs such abstract intellectual function as predicting the future consequences of events or actions?
    A. hippocampus
    B. thalamus
    C. basal ganglia
    D. prefrontal cortex
    D. prefrontal cortex
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  160. If Broca's area is damaged, what might result?
    A. loss of upper limb control
    B. loss of sensation
    C. loss of memory
    D. loss of the ability to speak
    D. loss of the ability to speak
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  161. Stimulation of the reticular formation results in
    A. decreased cerebral function
    B. sleep
    C. coma
    D. increased attention
    D. increased attention
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  162. Monosynaptic reflexes
    A. usually control slow motor responses
    B. involve two or more sequential synapses
    C. are among the most complex reflex areas
    D. are exemplified by the stretch reflex
    D. are exemplified by the stretch reflex
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  163. Pulling away from a painful stimulus is an example of a(n) ____ reflex.
    A. knee-jerk
    B. withdrawal
    C. cross-extensor
    D. pupillary
    B. withdrawal
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  164. The flexor reflex
    A. prevents a muscle from overstretching
    B. make adjustments in other parts of the body in response to a particular stimulus
    C. is a withdrawal reflex
    D. prevents a muscle from generating damaging tension
    C. is a withdrawal reflex
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  165. Which of the following lists the parts of a reflex arc in the correct order?
    A. effector, receptor, sensory neuron, interneuron, motor neuron
    B. receptor, sensory neuron, interneuron, motor neuron, effector
    C. receptor, sensory neuron, effector, interneuron, motor neuron
    D. receptor,effector, sensory neuron, interneuron, motor neuron
    B. receptor, sensory neuron, interneuron, motor neuron, effector
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  166. Which pathway provides subconscious, involuntary control of muscle tone and movements of the neck, trunk, and limbs?
    A. spinothalmic
    B. spinocerebellar
    C. medial pathway
    D. homunclular
    C. medial pathway
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  167. The spinal pathway(s) that carries/carry highly localized sensory information concerning fine touch and pressure is/are the
    A. corticospinal pathway
    B. posterior column
    C. medial and lateral pathways
    D. spinocerebellar pathway
    B. posterior column
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  168. The spinal pathway(s) that carries/carry information regulating skeletal muscle tone is/are the
    A. medial and lateral pathways
    B. posterior column
    C. spinothalamic pathway
    D. corticospinal pathway
    A. medial and lateral pathways
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  169. Dual innervation refers to an organ receiving
    A. nerves from both the brain and the spinal cord
    B. both sympathetic and parasympathetic nerves
    C. both autonomic and somatic motor nerves
    D. two nerves from the spinal cord
    B. both sympathetic and parasympathetic nerves
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  170. The conscious awareness of a sensation is called
    A. proprioception
    B. adaptation
    C. perception
    D. reception
    C. perception
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  171. The fading of a dominant odor some time after one enters a room is an example of experiencing
    A. sensory deprivation
    B. damage to receptors
    C. a change in concentration of the odor
    D. sensory adaptation
    D. sensory adaptation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  172. Which statement regarding sensory reception is correct?
    A. output from higher centers can dampen receptor sensitivity
    B. the CNS can tell the difference between a "true" sensation and a "false" one
    C. the larger the receptive field, the better is one's ability to localize a stimulus
    D. the CNS interprets the nature of sensory information entirely on the basis of the area of the brain stimulated
    D. the CNS interprets the nature of sensory information entirely on the basis of the area of the brain stimulated
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  173. Proprioceptors
    A. do not send information continuously to the CNS
    B. do not adapt to constant stimulation
    C. for the most part, produce information that is processed consciously
    D. are free nerve endings that branch within the walls of a distensible organ
    B. do not adapt to constant stimulation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  174. The mechanism of gustatory reception seems to parallel that of
    A. nociceptors
    B. light receptors
    C. mechanoreceptors
    D. olfactory receptors
    D. olfactory receptors
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  175. Humans are most sensitive to which taste?
    A. salty
    B. sour
    C. sweet
    D. bitter
    D. bitter
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  176. The lacrimal glands
    A. have a dozen or more ducts
    B. produce only about 20% of the volume of tears
    C. produce a slightly acidic secretion that contains lysozyme
    D. are located in pockets in the lacrimal bones
    A. have a dozen or more ducts
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  177. The fibrous layer of the eye
    A. consists of the iris, ciliary body, and choroid
    B. consists of the sclera and the cornea
    C. regulates the amount of light entering the eye
    D. contains the intrinsic eye muscles
    B. consists of the sclera and the cornea
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  178. The vitreous body
    A. is located between the lens and the iris
    B. contains the lens
    C. helps to stabilize the eye shape
    D. contains blood vessels that nourish the retina
    C. helps to stabilize the eye shape
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  179. The lens focuses the visual image on the photoreceptors by
    A. opening and closing
    B. changing shape
    C. moving up and down
    D. moving in and out
    B. changing shape
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  180. The ciliary muscle helps to
    A. control the amount of light reaching the retina
    B. move the eyeball
    C. control the production of aqueous humor
    D. pull the lens into a more rounded shape
    D. pull the lens into a more rounded shape
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  181. The highest concentration of cones is in the _____.
    A. fovea centralis
    B. optic disc
    C. fibrous layer
    D. choroid
    A. fovea centralis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  182. A person suffering from ____ can see distant objects more clearly than those that are close.
    A. glaucoma
    B. emmetropia
    C. hyperopia
    D. myopia
    C. hyperopia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  183. Night blindness can be treated by administering
    A. vitamin A
    B. vitamin E
    C. vitamin K
    D. vitamin D
    A. vitamin A
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  184. In the visual pathway, each cerebral hemisphere receives visual information from
    A. the lateral half on the retina from the same and the opposite side
    B. the medial half of the retina from the same and from the opposite side
    C. the lateral half of the retina on the same side, and from the medial half of the retina on the opposite side
    D. the medial half of the retina on the same side, and from the lateral half of the retina on the opposite side
    C. the lateral half of the retina on the same side, and from the medial half of the retina on the opposite side
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  185. Movement of the sensory receptors in the ampullae of the semicircular canals
    A. produces sound
    B. allows up to hear sounds
    C. stimulates the receptor cells, alerting us to rotational movement
    D. stimulates the receptor cells to change in body position with respect to gravity
    C. stimulates the receptor cells, alerting us to rotational movement
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  186. Sound energy is converted into mechanical movements by the
    A. tympanic membrane
    B. oval window
    C. cochlea
    D. round window
    A. tympanic membrane
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  187. The sense of hearing is provided by receptors of the
    A. outer ear
    B. pinna
    C. middle ear
    D. internal ear
    D. internal ear
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  188. The frequency of a sound is indicated to the nervous system by the
    A. region of the basilar membrane of the spiral organ that is stimulated
    B. movement of the perilymph in the cochlear duct
    C. number of rows of hair cells that are stimulated in the spiral organ
    D. frequency of hair cell vibration in the spiral organ
    A. region of the basilar membrane of the spiral organ that is stimulated
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  189. _________ deafness results from conduction in the middle ear that block the normal transfer of vibrations from tympanic membrane to the oval window
    A. Conduction
    B. Nerve
    C. Tunnel
    D. Corti
    A. Conduction
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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