Human Biology Practice Test For Final

72 Questions  I  By Funkytrunks22 on May 12, 2010
This is the practice test (from last year?) for the Final.

  

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1.  What is a characteristic of DNA?
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2.  In the following negative feedback loop, a hormone controls the level of a material in the blood.  What will occur at the site marked with an X? [Start at the fat, open arrow.]
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3.  Which of the following is a lipid (= fat) and is found in cell membranes?
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4.  Assume a cell normally has receptors for a hormone, then for some reason it no longer has those receptors. The loss of receptors will mean that the cell:
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5.  If A is dominant to a, the offspring of the cross AA  x aa will:
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6.  This controls the level of glucose in the blood.
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7.  Steroid which helps to stimulate sperm maturation.
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8.  If one sees the chromosomes of a cell aligned at the center of the cell in a straight line, this cell will be in:
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9.  The last heart chamber to which blood flows before going to the body is the:
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10.  __________ hormones have receptors which bind the hormone and then the hormone/receptor complex attaches to DNA.
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11.  After an mRNA molecule has been produced:
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12.  This is composed of one cell type, i.e. neurosecretory cells.
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13.  Assume A is normal vision, a is colorblind vision. In the cross XAXa x XaY, one can say that:
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14.  In the nitrogen cycle, __________ are responsible for fixing nitrogen.
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15.  The waste product urea is formed in the:
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16.  This is stimulated by LH (Luteinizing hormone) to produce testosterone.
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17.  Which of the following is a characteristic of living organisms?
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18.  The name of the process shown here is:
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19.  Which organelle is the site of most ATP formation in the cell?
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20.  This is found in the membrane and forms ATP.
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21.  Which of the following statements is NOT true?
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22.  Which of the following type of bond is used when a peptide bond is formed?
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23.  Stimulates ovary to cause ovulation.
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24.  What is a codon?
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25.  Stimulates interstitial cells.
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26.  The tissue type that can be found covering organs and lining openings in the body is:
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27.  Which of the following diagrams would accurately depict how water molecules form hydrogen bonds with each other?  [The squiggle represents a hydrogen bond].
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28.  Anti-diuretic hormone, (ADH) will cause less _________ to be released in the urine.
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29.  In the hormonal stimulation of cAMP formation, the molecule which is activates adenylyl cyclase to form cAMP is:
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30.  The only peptide formed by the testis.
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31.  A ribosome has 3 sites, An E, a P and an A site.  Into which site does tRNA enter in order to attach to mRNA?
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32.  Causes buildup of uterine lining.
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33.  DNA replication occurs during:
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34.  __________ in an ecosystem.
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35.  There is a mistake in the following DNA. Which numbered arrow points to this mistake?
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36.  The pharynx is:
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37.  A specific immune response means that:
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38.  Produced by corpus luteum.
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39.  In the human body, the food we eat is ultimately stored in what form of energy?
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40.  Which of the following regions which are indicated by letters, is a nitrogenous base of a DNA nucleotide?
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41.  This changes shape to move actin.
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42.  The ______ causes contractions of the ventricles of the heart.
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43.  Where would one find MHC proteins?
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44.  Assume 2 pair of chromosomes in the parent cell, which have already undergone DNA replication. This diagram below illustrates the Mendel's Law of Segregation because:
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45.  If a parent cell (assume 1 pair of chromosomes) is to undergo normal mitosis, then each of the daughter cells will have:
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46.  The type of hormone which activates a pathway which is already present in the cell, but in an inactive state, is:
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47.  Glucose is removed from the nephron and reabsorbed into the blood from the:
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48.  In the following diagram, water is entering the cell.  Which of the following is a true statement concerning that diagram, or is (e) the correct reply?
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49.  This produces both progesterone and estrogen.
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50.  This releases about 10 different hormones, all of which are peptides.
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51.  The smallest unit of matter which cannot be broken down chemically is:
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52.  A tendon is indicated by arrow number _____?
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53.  The epiglottis functions to prevent food from entering the trachea. It is necessary to do this because:
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54.  Air enters the human lung because of:
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55.  The following diagram is of 2 chromosomes of one pair, even though they are of different colors. A true statement concerning this diagram is that:
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56.  In the following molecule of mRNA, the number underneath the start codon(s) is (are):
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57.  When an immune system cell ingests an antigen, it may become an antigen-presenting cell. This means that:
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58.  Which bond is the weakest?
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59.  Present in the female but not the male.
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60.  What is a non-polar molecule?
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61.  CAMP is formed from:
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62.  The material which acts upon pepsinogen to change it to pepsin is:
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63.  If the neutrons in a nucleus of an atom are more numerous than the number of protons in the nucleas, then:
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64.  One can say about the membrane protein in the following illustration:
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65.  Stimulates release of LH/FSH when in high concentration in blood.
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66.  Which of the following releases amylase?
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67.  Cell membrane proteins called Major Histocompatability Complex (MHC) serve to:
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68.  This causes the membrane potential to rise (depolarize) all along the axon.
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69.  One thing which helps make a vaccination work is:
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70.  A common characteristic of the formation of polymers is that:
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71.  In an ecosystem, _________ move(s) in a one way path, while ________ move(s) in a cycle.
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72.  Hormone which maintains the corpus luteum.
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