Anatomy And Physiology Exam Practice Quiz

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Anatomy And Physiology Exam Practice Quiz

Practice exam for excelsior anatomy and physiology exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the antomical position:
    • A. 

      The body is lying flat on it's back

    • B. 

      The head is turned to the right

    • C. 

      The subject is erect with head facing forward

    • D. 

      The ars are extended srtaight out from the body

  • 2. 
    The appendicular region of the body refers to:
    • A. 

      The cephalic, cervical, and trunk regions

    • B. 

      The abdominopelivc subdivision

    • C. 

      The arms, hand, legs and feet

    • D. 

      Only the fingers and toes

  • 3. 
    A midsagittal section devides the body into:
    • A. 

      Un upper and lower section

    • B. 

      Equal right and left halves

    • C. 

      A front and back section

    • D. 

      Four quadrants

  • 4. 
    The diaphragm:
    • A. 

      Divides the cranial cavity from the thoracic cavity

    • B. 

      Separates the abdmonioopelvic cavity from the scotal cavity

    • C. 

      Separates the dorsal body cavity from the ventral body cavity

    • D. 

      Seperarates the thoracic and abdominal cavities

  • 5. 
    Two sctures on the same side of the bosy are:
    • A. 

      Inferior

    • B. 

      Superior

    • C. 

      Ipsiateral

    • D. 

      Contralateral

  • 6. 
    The cellular organelle where ATP is synthesized is the:
    • A. 

      Ribsome

    • B. 

      Mitrochondrion

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

  • 7. 
    A differnece between rough and smooth ER is that
    • A. 

      Rough ER has ribsomes associated with it

    • B. 

      Smooth ER is only found in stem cells

    • C. 

      Rough ER looks knobby because it is on the side of digestion particles

    • D. 

      Smooth ER is only found inside the nucleus

  • 8. 
    Stem cells
    • A. 

      Are found in tissues that exhibit regeneration

    • B. 

      Are differentiated cells that exhibit the characteristics of the tissue

    • C. 

      Are only present in the body during embryonic development

    • D. 

      Typically cannot undergo cell division or mitosis

  • 9. 
    An epithelial cell type that can tolerate stretching (as in urinary bladder):
    • A. 

      Is called pseudostratified

    • B. 

      Is called transitional

    • C. 

      Is called columnar

    • D. 

      Is found in cartilage

  • 10. 
    The frame work for almost every tissue is composed of:
    • A. 

      Connective tissue proper

    • B. 

      Structual fat

    • C. 

      A cartilage matrix

    • D. 

      Squamous epithelial cells

  • 11. 
    The two subdivisions of blood are:
    • A. 

      Erythrocytes and leukocytes

    • B. 

      Gases and nutients

    • C. 

      Plasma and formed elements

    • D. 

      Blood cells and platelets

  • 12. 
    Organs
    • A. 

      Are composed of only one cell type

    • B. 

      Are composed of one or more tissues

    • C. 

      Are only found in the abdominal cavity

    • D. 

      Perform a single function

  • 13. 
    The cells in the skin that are resonsible for color
    • A. 

      Keratinocytes

    • B. 

      Squamous epithelial cells

    • C. 

      Wandering immunocytes

    • D. 

      Melanocytes

  • 14. 
    Skin cells are renewed from the deepest epidermal layer called the
    • A. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • B. 

      Stratum germanitivum

    • C. 

      Stratum granulosum

    • D. 

      Stratum corneum

  • 15. 
    Which statement about epidermal glands is correct
    • A. 

      Mammory glands are motified sweat glands

    • B. 

      Cerumenous glands are involved with thermoregulation

    • C. 

      Sebaceous glands are located in the axilla, pubic region and areola

    • D. 

      Eccrine sweat glands only begin to function after puberty

  • 16. 
    The resilient response of the skin to mechanical distortion
    • A. 

      Is attributed to the connective tissue of the dermis

    • B. 

      Is due to the hypodermis

    • C. 

      Is due to muscular responses to skin stimulation

    • D. 

      Is attributed to the abundant blood supply in the dermal layer

  • 17. 
    Homeostasis in the  human body is valuable because:
    • A. 

      It allows cells to be responsible for regulating their own environment

    • B. 

      It allows the body to shift away from set points by using negative feedback

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