Mblex Exam Practice - Massage Course Tests Questions.

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Practice exam for MBLEx examination. These questions are taken from massage course classes and are NOT from the actual exam. 

  
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1.  Flexion of the foot dorsally so that the toes are moving toward the shin is called...
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2.  The fibrous membrane covering bone that is the bone's life support system is called the intraosteum.
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3.  Pumps blood into the aorta
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4.  Pumps blood through the pulmonary trunk and into the pulmonary arteries
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5.  Which of the following are tiny sacs attached to alveolar ducts?
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6.  Muscle cell that is cigar shaped
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7.  Which is the fascial covering of the entire muscle?
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8.  What is a ball-like, masticated lump of food once swallowed?
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9.  What is the muscular tube that connects the pharynx to the stomach by piercing the diaphragm?
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10.  Which is the first section of the small intestines?
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11.  Respiration in which oxygen diffuses from the blood into the cells
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12.  Elevation of the medial edge of the foot so that the sole is turned inward (or medially) is called...
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13.  Movements that mix and propel food through the alimentary canal are called...
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14.  Which of the following is referred to as the guardian of the airways?
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15.  Muscle cell that consumes very little energy
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16.  Which are pouch-like structures in the skin from which hair grows?
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17.  What is the acronym used to denote the number of ventricular contractions per minute?
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18.  Respiration that is also referred to as tissue respiration
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19.  Hip and shoulder joints are examples of synovial joints that offer the greates range of motion and are commonly know as...
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20.  Which layer of skin contains blood vessels, many nerve receptors, hair follicles, and skin glands?
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21.  The oral cavity includes which of the following groups?
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22.  Olfaction refers to which sense?
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23.  What are the main organs of respiration?
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24.  What is the fundamental unit of all living organisms?
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25.  Muscle cell that is also known as voluntary muscle or striated
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26.  Which of the following is the left atrioventricular valve, also called the mitral valve?
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27.  Small, round bones embedded in tendons are classified as which of the following categories?
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28.  Which of the following represents a normal blood pressure reading for adults?
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29.  Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of blood?
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30.  Receives blood from the superior and inferior vena canae and the coronary sinus
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31.  The bones of the skull, thorax, and vertebral column and the hyoid bone comprise the appendicular skeleton.
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32.  What are the two ends of a long bone?
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33.  Respiration that occurs between blood and body tissues
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34.  When oriented away from the midline of the body, we refer to it as...
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35.  Respiration in which carbon dioxide diffuses from the cells into the bloodstream
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36.  Receives blood from the right atrium
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37.  Circular movemnt created when a bone moves around its own central axis is called... 
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38.  What is the process of eliminating indigestible or unabsorbed material from the body?
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39.  Where are blood cells formed primarily?
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40.  The skeletal system is composed of bones, cartilage, ligaments and joints.
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41.  Collagen and elastin are found in which layer of skin?
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42.  What is suspended from the inferior portion os the cecum?
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43.  The plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior halves is the...
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44.  What is a synonym for throat?
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45.  What is found at the junction between the esophagus and stomach?
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46.  The hollow space within the center of the diaphysis is...
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47.  What is the theory that explains how filaments within the sarcomere slide past each other in order to create a change in muscle length?
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48.  Which of the following are the superior hollow heart chambers?
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49.  The plane that divides the body into superior and inferior halves is the... 
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50.  Which of the following is in the proper order from least complex to most complex?
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51.  Which of the following is the thin myofilament?
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52.  Which of the following cells gives color to the skin and serves to decrease the amount of ultraviolet light that can penetrate into deeper layers of the skin?
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53.  One of the functions of the skeletal system is to restore vital minerals. 
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54.  Which of the following is the main muscle of respiration?
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55.  What is the long cylindrical shaft of the bone?
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56.  Delivers blood into the left ventricle
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57.  Freely movable joins are classified as...
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58.  The shape of this muscle cell allows them to fit together and create the spherical shape of a hollow organ
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59.  The two girdles in the axial skeleton are the shoulder girdle and the pelvic girdle. 
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60.  Which portion of the colon continues from the cecum up the lower right abdomen?
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61.  Also referred to as visceral muscle
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62.  What is a synonym for the word chewing?
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63.  The sarcoplasmic reticulum stores and releases which ion?
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64.  Which is a skeletal muscle's contractile unit?
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65.  Which of the following is the process by which products of digestion move into the bloodstream or lymph vessels, then into the body's cells?
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66.  Respiration that is also referred to as pulmonary respiration 
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67.  Which layer is known as the true skin?
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68.  What is the process of orally taking materials into the body such as food, liquids, and oral medications?
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69.  Which of the following is the thick myofilament?
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70.  If you were to assume the anatomical position, you would do which of the following?
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71.  Muscle cell that forms the walls of hollow organs and tubes, such as the stomach, bladder, uterus, and blood vessels.
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72.  Spongy bone is found in the center of long bones, typically filled with red and yellow bone marrow.
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73.  Which ABO blood type is called the universal donor?
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74.  Which are the two ends of a sarcomere?
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75.  What is a synonym for windpipe?
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76.  Medial or inward rotation of the forearm is called... 
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77.  Minute vascular canals running longitudinally down the bone are the...
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78.  The Greek root derm- means... 
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79.  Which receptors are often called the "cold receptors"?
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80.  Where are the vocal cords located?
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81.  Muscle cell which its many nuclei are located near the periphery of the cell
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82.  Receives blood from all parts of the body except the lungs 
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83.  Which is the only artery that transports deoxygenated blood?
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84.  Muscle cell that is multinucleated
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85.  Muscle cell that contain intercalated disks between each muscle cell
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86.  What is another term used to describe the subcutaneous layer?
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87.  Which of the following systems of canals connects to Haversian canals and runs horizontally through bone?
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88.  The two regions of the skeleton are the axial and the appendicular skeleton. 
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89.  What is the port of entry for air as well as the beginning of the air conduction pathway?
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90.  Respiration in which gas exchange between the blood and the air in the alveoli take place
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91.  Muscle cell that contains bands of red and white material, causing it to appear striated
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92.  Muscle cell that is spindle shaped (pointed at both ends)
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93.  Muscle cell located in the heart wall
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94.  ________ describes the armpit region. Blank is... 
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95.  Which of the following best describes a muscular ring used to regulate movement of materials from one compartment of the gastrointestinal tract to another?
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96.  Muscle cell shaped like "Y" of "H"
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97.  Contains the thickest heart wall
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98.  Which of the following quadrants contains the liver?
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99.  Which cells produce mocus?
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