A & P II Final Exam From Test #4

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You are about to sit for your A&P II exams and all you need to do is ensure that you take up review questions from time to time to freshen your memory and get rid of examination fever. This test is the fourth in our series of questions. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following hormones is important in the regulation of sodium ion concentrations in the extracellular fluid?
    • A. 

      Antidiuretic hormone

    • B. 

      Erythropoietin

    • C. 

      Aldosterone

    • D. 

      Renin

  • 2. 
    Respiratory acidosis can occur when ______________.
    • A. 

      A person consumes excessive amounts of antacids

    • B. 

      A person's breathing is shallow due to obstruction

    • C. 

      A runner has completed a very long race

    • D. 

      The kidneys secrete hydrogen ions

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Older people suffer deceased levels of antidiuretic hormone

    • B. 

      Older people do not exercise, so fluids do not move from compartment to compartment easily

    • C. 

      Total body water decreases with age, and restoration of homeostasis is slower

    • D. 

      Most older people do not eat the proper foods

  • 4. 
    Edema may result from _______________.
    • A. 

      Hyperproteinemia

    • B. 

      Hindering the flow of water out of the capillaries

    • C. 

      Decreased blood hydrostatic pressure

    • D. 

      Lymphatic blockage

  • 5. 
    A falling blood pH and a rising partial pressure of carbon dioxide due to pneumonia or emphysema indicates ________________.
    • A. 

      Respiratory acidosis

    • B. 

      Respiratory alkalosis

    • C. 

      Metabolic acidosis

    • D. 

      Metabolic alkalosis

  • 6. 
    Two alleles expressing exactly the same information for a trait are designated as __________.
    • A. 

      Hemizygous

    • B. 

      Monogamous

    • C. 

      Heterozygous

    • D. 

      Homozygous

  • 7. 
    Recessive genes are usually expressed in humans only when _______________.
    • A. 

      They are coded for skin color

    • B. 

      They are coding for genetic diseases

    • C. 

      The organism is in the embryonic stage

    • D. 

      Both alleles are exactly the same, or homozygous

  • 8. 
    The female infant is born with several hundred oocytes, each on genetically unique.  This is due to ____________.
    • A. 

      Mutation

    • B. 

      Recessive inheritance

    • C. 

      Chromosome deletion

    • D. 

      Independent associate and random crossover

  • 9. 
    Sex chromosomes of a normal male are ____________.
    • A. 

      XX

    • B. 

      YY

    • C. 

      XY

    • D. 

      Any of these, depending on the father.

  • 10. 
    The diploid genome contains chromosomes from ________________.
    • A. 

      The father only

    • B. 

      The mother only

    • C. 

      One parent, which synthesizes the other

    • D. 

      Both the mother and the father