Anatomy And Physiology Exam Practice Test!

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Anatomy And Physiology Exam Practice Test!

Here you'll find some interesting and knowledgeable questions about anatomy and physiology, that will improve your knowledge. Apart from that, you will have a better insight into concepts and fundamentals, as well as the idea of the pattern of exams. So, let's take it right now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Metabolism

    • B. 

      Physiology

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      Excretion

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Cells, tissues, organelles, organs, systems

    • B. 

      Tissues, cells, organs, organelles, systems

    • C. 

      Organs, organelles, systems, cells, tissues

    • D. 

      Organelles, cells, tissues, organs, systems

  • 3. 
    Homeostasis is defined as the:
    • A. 

      Ability of human beings to keep body weight within normal limits

    • B. 

      Maintenance of a constant external temperature inside a room

    • C. 

      Ingestion of enough food to keep hunger pains from developing

    • D. 

      Tendency of the body to maintain a stable environment

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      It controls the amount of heat produced

    • B. 

      Its a source of energy

    • C. 

      It is used to release energy that is stored in food

    • D. 

      It is part of water and is necessary to keep organisms hydrated

  • 5. 
    Which of the following organs is located in the abdominopelvic cavity?
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Trachea

    • C. 

      Thymus gland

    • D. 

      Kidney

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Visceral pleura

    • B. 

      Parietal pleura

    • C. 

      Visceral pericardium

    • D. 

      Parietal pericardium

  • 7. 
    A section that separates the body into right and left portions would be the:
    • A. 

      Frontal section

    • B. 

      Transverse section

    • C. 

      Coronal section

    • D. 

      Sagittal section

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Dorsal (posterior)

    • B. 

      Ventral (anterior)

    • C. 

      Superior

    • D. 

      Inferior

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      The face is forward

    • B. 

      The arms are at the sides

    • C. 

      The palms are facing backward

    • D. 

      The body is erect

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Positive feedback

    • B. 

      Negative feedback

    • C. 

      A vicious circle

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    A parietal membrane __________, where as a visceral membrane ______________.
    • A. 

      Covers organs; lines cavities

    • B. 

      Lines cavities; covers organs

    • C. 

      Is thick; is thin

    • D. 

      Secretes mucous;secretes serous fluid

  • 12. 
    The diaphragm separates the thoracic and the abdominopelvic cavities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A decomposition reaction can be symbolized by:
    • A. 

      A+B --> C+D

    • B. 

      A+B -->AB

    • C. 

      AB-->A+B

    • D. 

      C+D-->AB

  • 15. 
    Electrolytes are substances that:
    • A. 

      Form covalent bonds with water

    • B. 

      Ionize when dissolved in water

    • C. 

      Cannot conduct electricity in solution

    • D. 

      Are not found in the human body in any appreciable amounts.

  • 16. 
    The pH scale measures the:
    • A. 

      Concentration of hydrogen ions in solution

    • B. 

      Amounts of salts dissolved in water

    • C. 

      Number of hydroxyl ions in water

    • D. 

      Strength of an electrical current carried by a solution

  • 17. 
    Synthesis reactions are particularly important in the body for:
    • A. 

      Release of energy

    • B. 

      Digestion of food particles

    • C. 

      Growth of body parts

    • D. 

      Neutralization of acids by buffers

  • 18. 
    A covalent bond is characterized by:
    • A. 

      One atom sharing and another atom gaining electrons

    • B. 

      Atoms sharing pairs of electrons

    • C. 

      Oppositely charged atoms being attracted to each other

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Lipids are characterized by:
    • A. 

      A group of substances that are insoluble in water.

    • B. 

      A number of compounds such as phospholipids, cholesterol and fats.

    • C. 

      Fat molecules containing C, H, & O but the proportion of oxygen is much smaller than in carbohydrates.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 20. 
    The general characteristics of proteins are that they:
    • A. 

      Serve as structural materials, energy sources, and chemical messengers.

    • B. 

      Contain C, H, O and N, and sometimes sulfur.

    • C. 

      Can act as enzymes

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 21. 
    An enzyme is defined as a:
    • A. 

      Protein that speeds up chemical reactions without being changed or depleted.

    • B. 

      Protein that functions as a hormone

    • C. 

      Protein that inhibits chemical reactions by being changed or depleted

    • D. 

      Fibrous protein that is used to help build certain tissues in the body

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Cations

    • B. 

      Anions

    • C. 

      Salts

    • D. 

      Buffers

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Bond more strongly

    • B. 

      Dissociate

    • C. 

      Degrade

    • D. 

      Denature

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is not hydrophilic?
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Lipids

    • C. 

      Proteins

    • D. 

      Nucleic acid

  • 25. 
    The symbol Na+ represents a sodium atom that has lost an electron.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False