A & P II Final Exam From Test #2

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The quiz below is the A & P II Final Exam fourth practice test available that mostly covers bodily fluids their movement and functions within the body. The test is designed to help you better prepare for the finals coming up. Give it a try and the best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not one of the three main factors influencing blood pressure?
    • A. 

      Cardiac output

    • B. 

      Peripheral resistance

    • C. 

      Emotional state

    • D. 

      Blood volume

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      All carry oxygenated blood to the heart

    • B. 

      All carry blood away from the heart

    • C. 

      All contain valves to prevent the backflow of blood

    • D. 

      Only large arteries are lined with endothelium

  • 3. 
    Permitting the exchange of nutrients and gases between the blood and tissue cells is the primary function of ______________.
    • A. 

      Arterioles

    • B. 

      Arteries

    • C. 

      Veins

    • D. 

      Capillaries

  • 4. 
    The circulation route that runs from the digestive tract to the liver is called ___________.
    • A. 

      Hepatic portal circulation

    • B. 

      Pulmonary circulation

    • C. 

      Coronary circulation

    • D. 

      Cerebral circulation

  • 5. 
    Blood flow to the skin ____________________.
    • A. 

      Is controlled mainly by decreasing pH

    • B. 

      Increases when environmental temperature rises

    • C. 

      Increases when body temperature drops so that the skin does not freeze

    • D. 

      Is not an important source of nutrients and oxygen for skin cells

  • 6. 
    The function of the hepatic portal circulation is to ______________.
    • A. 

      Carry toxins to the venous system for disposal through the urinary tract

    • B. 

      Collect absorbed nutrients for metabolic processing or storage

    • C. 

      Distribute hormones

    • D. 

      Return glucose to the general circulation when blood sugar is low

  • 7. 
    When we ingest large molecules such as lipids, carbohydrates, and proteins, they must undergo catabolic reactions whereby enzymes split these molecules.  This series of reactions is called _______________.
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Secretion

    • C. 

      Chemical digestion

    • D. 

      Mechanical digestion

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not true of saliva?
    • A. 

      Cleanses the mouth

    • B. 

      Contains enzymes that begin to breakdown proteins

    • C. 

      Moistens the food and aids in compaction of the bolus

    • D. 

      Dissolves food chemicals so that can be tasted

  • 9. 
    In addition to storage and mechanical breakdown of food, the stomach ___________.
    • A. 

      Initiates protein digestion and denatures proteins

    • B. 

      Is the first site where absorption takes place

    • C. 

      Is the only place where absorption takes place

    • D. 

      Is the first site where chemical digestion of starch takes place

  • 10. 
    Chemical digestion reduces large complex molecules to simpler compounds by the process of ___________.
    • A. 

      Mastication

    • B. 

      Catabolism

    • C. 

      Anabolism

    • D. 

      Fermentation

  • 11. 
    What are the normal number of permanent teeth?
  • 12. 
    What are the normal number of deciduous teeth?