Anatomy & Physiology Tissues Exam For A&p1

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Anatomy & Physiology Tissues Exam For A&p1 - Quiz

A tissue is any of the distinct types of material of which animals or plants are made, consisting of specialized cells and their products. Having covered the different types of tissues in the human body you are well prepared to take the quiz below. Give it a shot and good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cell membranes are said to be
  • 2. 
    The movement oxygen from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration is an example of
  • 3. 
    A process that requires cellular energy to move a substance against its concentration gradient is called
    • A. 

      Facilitated transport

    • B. 

      Active transport

    • C. 

      Passive transport

    • D. 

      Diffusion

    • E. 

      Osmosis

  • 4. 
    An intake of small membrane vesicles from extracellular fluid is called
  • 5. 
    The principal cations in our body fluids are ____________ and ______________
    • A. 

      Calcium; magnesium

    • B. 

      Chloride; bicarbonate

    • C. 

      Sodium; potassium

    • D. 

      Sodium; chloride

    • E. 

      Sodium; calcium

  • 6. 
    The stage in a cell's life in which the cell performs its normal functions and prepares for division is called
    • A. 

      Interphase

    • B. 

      Telophase

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Prophase

    • E. 

      Anaphase

  • 7. 
    During this phase of cell division, the chromosomes uncoil, the nuclear membrane forms, and cytokinesis occurs
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Telophase

    • D. 

      Interphase

    • E. 

      Anaphase

  • 8. 
    Osmotic pressure
    • A. 

      Forces water to move across a semipermable membrane

    • B. 

      Can be opposed by hdrostatic pressure

    • C. 

      Forces water to move toward the higher solute concentration

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and c only

  • 9. 
    An alternate term for tumor is
  • 10. 
    The process of spermiogesis produces
  • 11. 
    The special type of cell division required to produce gametes is called
    • A. 

      Maturation

    • B. 

      Capacitation

    • C. 

      Meiosis

    • D. 

      Mitosis

    • E. 

      Fertilization

  • 12. 
    Spermatocytes (sperm) each contain
  • 13. 
    Mitosis is to somatic cells as meiosis is to
    • A. 

      Reproductive cells

    • B. 

      Plant cells

    • C. 

      Stem cells

    • D. 

      Sensory cells

    • E. 

      Visceral cells

  • 14. 
    Epithelial tissue:
    • A. 

      Is highly vascularized

    • B. 

      Has a basement membrane

    • C. 

      Is usually acelluar

    • D. 

      Contains a number of neuron types

  • 15. 
    Functions of epithelia include all of the following
    • A. 

      Providing physical protection

    • B. 

      Absorption

    • C. 

      Controlling permeablity

    • D. 

      Storing energy reserves

    • E. 

      Producing specialized secretions

  • 16. 
    Glands which secrete hormones into the blood or tissue fluids are
  • 17. 
    The pancreas produces_________ secretions
    • A. 

      Exocrine and endocrine

    • B. 

      Merocrine

    • C. 

      Mucous

    • D. 

      Serous

    • E. 

      Secretory

  • 18. 
    Cells that engulf bacteria or cell debris within loose connective tissue are
    • A. 

      Macrophages

    • B. 

      Melanocytes

    • C. 

      Mast cells

    • D. 

      Adipocytes

    • E. 

      Fibroblast

  • 19. 
    The three types of connective tissue include
    • A. 

      Connective tissue proper, fluid connective tissues, and supporting connective tissues

    • B. 

      Glandular, exocrine and endocrine

    • C. 

      Epithelial, muscle, and neural

    • D. 

      A and C only

  • 20. 
    The three types of protein fibers in connective tissue are
    • A. 

      Cartilage, bone, and collagen

    • B. 

      Tendons, ligaments and elastic ligaments

    • C. 

      Collagen, reticular and elastic

    • D. 

      Polar, cellular and permeable

    • E. 

      Loose, dense and irregular

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