Anatomy Physiology BSC 1085 - Test 1

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The Anatomy Physiology BSC 1085 book gives you an introduction to the study of the human body, to include: biological and chemical foundations; cellular structure and dynamics; tissues; and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. See how ready you are for the test by taking the quiz below. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a characteristic of living organisms?
    • A. 

      Responsiveness

    • B. 

      Reproduction

    • C. 

      Growth

    • D. 

      Aging

    • E. 

      Metabolism

  • 2. 
    The chemical reactions in living organisms are collectively called the process of
    • A. 

      Digestion

    • B. 

      Metabolism

    • C. 

      Excretion

    • D. 

      Secretion

    • E. 

      Respiration

  • 3. 
    The study of the structure of individual cells is called
    • A. 

      Cytology

    • B. 

      Histology

    • C. 

      Embryology

    • D. 

      Physiology

    • E. 

      Anatomy

  • 4. 
    The study of the microsopic structure of tissue is called
    • A. 

      Gross anatomy

    • B. 

      Cytology

    • C. 

      Histology

    • D. 

      Organology

    • E. 

      Microbiology

  • 5. 
    Arrange the following list of level of organization from the smallest level to the largest level1. tissue  2. cells 3.organs 4. oraganelle 5.organism 6.organ system
    • A. 

      2 4 1 3 6 5

    • B. 

      4 2 1 3 6 5

    • C. 

      4 2 1 6 3 5

    • D. 

      4 2 3 1 6 5

    • E. 

      2 1 4 3 5 6

  • 6. 
    The maintenance of a constant and optimal internal environment in an organism is termed
    • A. 

      Positive feedback

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Negative feedback

    • D. 

      Effector control

    • E. 

      Integration

  • 7. 
    When body temperature rises, a center in the brain initiates physiological changes to decrease the body temperature. This is an example
    • A. 

      Negative feedback

    • B. 

      Positive feedback

    • C. 

      Nonhomeostatic regulation

    • D. 

      Diagnostic regulation

    • E. 

      Disease

  • 8. 
    The increaseingly forceful labor contractions during childbirth are an example of 
    • A. 

      Receptor activation

    • B. 

      Effector shutdown

    • C. 

      Negative feedback

    • D. 

      Positive feedback

    • E. 

      Integration

  • 9. 
    The chest is _______ to the umbilicus.
    • A. 

      Anterior

    • B. 

      Superior

    • C. 

      Posterior

    • D. 

      Inferior

    • E. 

      Medial

  • 10. 
    A cut that passes parallel through the long axis of the body and divides the body into equal left and right halves is known as a 
    • A. 

      Frontal section

    • B. 

      Coronal section

    • C. 

      Transverse section

    • D. 

      Midsagittal section

    • E. 

      Parasagittal section

  • 11. 
    The thoracic cavity contains the 
    • A. 

      Coelom

    • B. 

      Pericardial cavity

    • C. 

      Pelvic cavity

    • D. 

      Pleural cavities

    • E. 

      Both b and d

  • 12. 
    The mediastinum separates the ________ from the _______. 
    • A. 

      Pleural cavity: coelom

    • B. 

      Thoracic cavity: peritoneal cavity

    • C. 

      Right pleural cavity; left pleural cavity

    • D. 

      Abdonminal cavity; pelvic cavity

    • E. 

      Pericardial sac; pericardial cavity

  • 13. 
    Which sectional plane could divide the body so that the face remains intact?
    • A. 

      Sagittal plane

    • B. 

      Coronal plane

    • C. 

      Equaltorial plane

    • D. 

      Midsagittal plane

    • E. 

      Parasagittal plane

  • 14. 
    Each of the following statements concerning a valid hypothesis is true except one. Identify the exception. 
    • A. 

      A hypothesis can be tested

    • B. 

      A hypothesis should be the biased

    • C. 

      A hypotesis should be proposed by a leading researcher in some field of study

    • D. 

      The experiment performed to test the hypothesis should yield repeatable results

    • E. 

      The data supporting the hypothesis should not be biased

  • 15. 
    A chemical imbalance in a heart muscle cell can cause the heart to stop pumping blood, which in turn will cause other tissue and organs to cease functioning. This observation supports the view that 
    • A. 

      All organisms are composed of cells.

    • B. 

      All levels of organization within an organism are interdependent

    • C. 

      Chemical molecules make up cells

    • D. 

      All cells are independent of each other

    • E. 

      Congenital defects can be life threatening.

  • 16. 
    The person considered to be the father of physiology is 
    • A. 

      Herophilus

    • B. 

      Hooke

    • C. 

      Erasistratus

    • D. 

      Van leewenhook

    • E. 

      Versalius

  • 17. 
    Survival needs of the body include
    • A. 

      Nutrients, water, movement, and reproduction

    • B. 

      Nutrients, water, growth, and reproduction

    • C. 

      Water atmospheric pressure growth and movement

    • D. 

      Nutrients water atmospheric pressure and oxygen

  • 18. 
    A scientific metheod used to avoid psychological bias in medical research is 
    • A. 

      Peer review

    • B. 

      Inductive reasoning

    • C. 

      The double blind method

    • D. 

      Hypothesis testing

    • E. 

      The hypothetico-deductive method

  • 19. 
    _____ revolutionized medical education in the sixteenth century by by publishing the world's first accurate anatomical illustrations. 
    • A. 

      Claudius galen

    • B. 

      Theodor schwann

    • C. 

      Paracelsus

    • D. 

      William harvey

    • E. 

      Andreas vesalius

  • 20. 
    The spleen is located in which abdominopelvic quadrant?
    • A. 

      Right upper

    • B. 

      Right lower

    • C. 

      Left upper

    • D. 

      Left lower

    • E. 

      Epigastric

  • 21. 
    The atomic number respresents the number of 
    • A. 

      Proton in an atom

    • B. 

      Electrons in an ion

    • C. 

      Neutrons in an atom

    • D. 

      Protons and neutrons

    • E. 

      Neurtons and electron

  • 22. 
    All atoms with the same atomic number are grouped into
    • A. 

      Molecules

    • B. 

      Cells

    • C. 

      Compounds

    • D. 

      Elements

    • E. 

      Isotopes

  • 23. 
    Ionic bonds are formed when
    • A. 

      Atom share electrons

    • B. 

      Electrons are completely transferred from one atom to another

    • C. 

      A pair of lectrons is shared unequally by town atoms

    • D. 

      Hydrogen forms bonds with neg charge atom in the same or different mole

    • E. 

      2 or more atoms loos electrons

  • 24. 
    Elements that have atoms with full outer shells of electrons
    • A. 

      Will form many compounds

    • B. 

      Will normally form anions

    • C. 

      Will normally form cations

    • D. 

      Form hydogen bonds

    • E. 

      Are inert

  • 25. 
    The reaction n2 + 3 H2 2 nh3 is an example of an
    • A. 

      Exchang reaction

    • B. 

      Decompostiion reation

    • C. 

      Sythesis reaction

    • D. 

      Enzyme reaction

    • E. 

      Metabolic reaction

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