Anatomy & Physiology & Pathology

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  • 1. 
    What is a hordoleum?
    • A. 

      Boil

    • B. 

      Stye

    • C. 

      Freckle

    • D. 

      Skin tag

  • 2. 
    How many bones in the spine (vertebrae) are moveable?
    • A. 

      33

    • B. 

      32

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      26

  • 3. 
    What is the name of the pathology caused by inflammation inside of a vein?
    • A. 

      Deep vein thrombosis

    • B. 

      Tachycardia

    • C. 

      Phlebitis

    • D. 

      Embolism

  • 4. 
    The name for a white blood cell is a leucocyte
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Vitamin C is produced by the skin
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which type of nutrient starts to be digested in the mouth?
    • A. 

      Fat

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Carbohydrate

    • D. 

      Starch

  • 7. 
    Where are faeces stored?
    • A. 

      Colon

    • B. 

      Rectum

    • C. 

      Anus

  • 8. 
    What is the liquid part of blood called?
    • A. 

      Plasma

    • B. 

      Thrombocyte

    • C. 

      Erythrocyte

    • D. 

      Leucocyte

  • 9. 
    In which layer of the dermis are collagen and elastin found?
    • A. 

      Papillary

    • B. 

      Reticular

  • 10. 
    What is the name of the tube which carries urine from the kidneys to the bladder?
    • A. 

      Urethra

    • B. 

      Ureter

  • 11. 
    Which glands are found all other the body, particularly the palms of the hands and soles of the feet?
    • A. 

      Sebaceous

    • B. 

      Eccrine

    • C. 

      Appocrine

  • 12. 
    Which part of the small intestine absorbs nutrients?
    • A. 

      Jejeunum

    • B. 

      Duodenum

    • C. 

      Ileum

  • 13. 
    Which part of the digestive system stores bile?
    • A. 

      Gallbladder

    • B. 

      Liver

  • 14. 
    Which type of blood cell is responsible for clotting blood?
    • A. 

      Erythrocyte

    • B. 

      Leucocyte

    • C. 

      Thrombocyte

  • 15. 
    Which type of connective tissue links bones and muscles together?
    • A. 

      Tendon

    • B. 

      Ligament

    • C. 

      Cartilage

  • 16. 
    How many bones make up the appendicular skeleton?
    • A. 

      126

    • B. 

      136

    • C. 

      146

    • D. 

      206

  • 17. 
    Diathrotic is another term for which kind of joint?
    • A. 

      Fibrous

    • B. 

      Cartilaginous

    • C. 

      Synovial

  • 18. 
    How much oxygen is exhaled in air?
    • A. 

      21

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      28

  • 19. 
    What function do enzymes have?
    • A. 

      To speed up a chemical reaction in the body

    • B. 

      To slow down a chemical reaction in the body

  • 20. 
    What type of nutrient does the enzyme break down?
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Fats

    • C. 

      Starch

  • 21. 
    Which type of nutrient is indigestible?
    • A. 

      Starch

    • B. 

      Fibre

    • C. 

      Proteins

    • D. 

      Fats

  • 22. 
    Where in the body is water reabsorbed?
    • A. 

      Small intestine

    • B. 

      Colon

    • C. 

      Stomach

  • 23. 
    Dyspepsia is another name for which pathology?
    • A. 

      Indigestion

    • B. 

      Acid reflux

    • C. 

      Flatulence

  • 24. 
    What does the word brachial mean?
    • A. 

      Pelvis

    • B. 

      Arm

    • C. 

      Leg

    • D. 

      Head

  • 25. 
    Which word means above or higher?
    • A. 

      Inferior

    • B. 

      Superior

    • C. 

      Medial

    • D. 

      Lateral

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