Anatomy And Physiology Midterm Practice Unit 1 & 2

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  • 1. 
    What is "anatomy"
    • A. 

      The study of the function of the body

    • B. 

      The study of ants

    • C. 

      The study of the structure of the body

    • D. 

      The study of technology

  • 2. 
    Anatomy can be described as:
    • A. 

      Details of the body right down to individual cells

    • B. 

      Animals and ants

    • C. 

      Focuses on the exact form, position, size/relationship of a healthy human body

    • D. 

      How blood moves

  • 3. 
    Humans are made up of 
    • A. 

      Atoms

    • B. 

      Organelles

    • C. 

      Cells

    • D. 

      Genes

  • 4. 
    Atoms come together in various combinations to give us
    • A. 

      Cells

    • B. 

      Mitosis

    • C. 

      Molecules

    • D. 

      Herpes

  • 5. 
    All of these molecules are part of our make-up except:
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Chlorine

    • C. 

      Vitamins

    • D. 

      Minerals

  • 6. 
    What is a collection of cells with a similar function working together called?
    • A. 

      Team

    • B. 

      Molecule

    • C. 

      Organelle

    • D. 

      Tissue

  • 7. 
    What is a collection of different tissues that work together toward a common goal called? 
    • A. 

      Team

    • B. 

      Organelle

    • C. 

      Organ

    • D. 

      Tissue cluster

  • 8. 
    A collection of organs that work together is a/an
    • A. 

      Organelle

    • B. 

      Organ system

    • C. 

      Molecule

    • D. 

      Team

  • 9. 
    What is a collection of organ systems within a living being called?
    • A. 

      Organisms

    • B. 

      Organelle

    • C. 

      Organese

    • D. 

      Orgalore

  • 10. 
    Levels of structural organization
    • A. 

      Molecules->cells->organs->organ systems->organism->tissues

    • B. 

      Molecules->organs->cells->tissues->organ systems->organism

    • C. 

      Molecules->tissues->cells-organs->organism->organ systems

    • D. 

      Molecules->cells->tissues->organs->organ systems->organism

  • 11. 
    The anatomical position is all of these except
    • A. 

      Feet together

    • B. 

      Feet apart

    • C. 

      Palms facing forward

    • D. 

      Standing erect

  • 12. 
    Superior is
    • A. 

      Toward the head

    • B. 

      The best

    • C. 

      Toward the feet

    • D. 

      The worst

  • 13. 
    Inferior is
    • A. 

      The best

    • B. 

      The worst

    • C. 

      Towards the head

    • D. 

      Away from the head

  • 14. 
    Ventral (anterior) is
    • A. 

      Towards the front of the body

    • B. 

      Towards the back of the body

    • C. 

      Towards the top of the body

    • D. 

      Towards the bottom of the body

  • 15. 
    Dorsel (posterior) is
    • A. 

      Towards the front of the body

    • B. 

      Towards the back of the body

    • C. 

      Towards the top of the body

    • D. 

      Towards the bottom of the body

  • 16. 
    Medial is
    • A. 

      The top half of the body

    • B. 

      Away from the midline of the body

    • C. 

      Towards the midline of the body

    • D. 

      The bottom half of the body

  • 17. 
    Lateral is
    • A. 

      The bottom half of the body

    • B. 

      The top half of the body

    • C. 

      Towards the midline of the body

    • D. 

      Away from the midline of the body

  • 18. 
    Intermediate is
    • A. 

      Medial and lateral overlap

    • B. 

      Between a more medial and a more lateral structure

    • C. 

      Above junior

    • D. 

      Below senior

  • 19. 
    Proximal is
    • A. 

      Inside the body

    • B. 

      Away from the origin of the body part of the point of attachment of a limb to the body of the trunk

    • C. 

      Close to the origin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body of the trunk

    • D. 

      Approximate number of body parts

  • 20. 
    Distal is
    • A. 

      Father from the origin of a body part of the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk

    • B. 

      Close to the origin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body of the trunk

    • C. 

      Inside the body

    • D. 

      Distance around the body

  • 21. 
    Superficial (external) is
    • A. 

      Toward, or the body surface

    • B. 

      Cosmetic surgery

    • C. 

      Face

    • D. 

      Away from the body surface

  • 22. 
    Deep (internal) is
    • A. 

      Toward, or the body surface

    • B. 

      Wound

    • C. 

      Away from the body surface

    • D. 

      Profound

  • 23. 
    The process in which the body attempts to keep every internal variable relatively constant (i.e. chemicals, nutrients, moisture, temperature)
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Horomone balance

    • C. 

      Homeostasis

    • D. 

      Cytosis

  • 24. 
    The forehead is ____ to the nose
    • A. 

      Superior

    • B. 

      Inferior

    • C. 

      Deep

    • D. 

      Proximal

  • 25. 
    The navel is _____ to the breastbone
    • A. 

      Medial

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      Superior

    • D. 

      Inferior

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