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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In order for anatomical terms to be universally understood it is assumed that the body is in the anatomical position, which is
    • A. 

      Standing upright and facing forward with the arms at the side and the palms of the hands facing forward.

    • B. 

      Standing upright and facing forward with the arms at the side and the palms of the hands facing the rear.

    • C. 

      Prone ans facing upward with the arms at the sides and the palms of the hands facing down.

    • D. 

      Prone ans facing upward with the arms at the sides and the palms of the hands facing up.

  • 2. 
    The nose is ____ the the ears.
    • A. 

      Lateral

    • B. 

      Anterior

    • C. 

      Caudal

    • D. 

      Superior

  • 3. 
    The thoracic cavity is _____ to the abdominal cavity.
    • A. 

      Distal

    • B. 

      Superior

    • C. 

      Inferior

    • D. 

      Ventral

  • 4. 
    The pelvic cavity contains the
    • A. 

      Pelvis

    • B. 

      Stomach

    • C. 

      Reproductive organs

    • D. 

      Liver

  • 5. 
    A pH of _____ is neither an acid nor a base.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 6. 
    During mitosis, the nucleus
    • A. 

      Makes a complete copy of all 23 pairs of chromosomes.

    • B. 

      Does not make any changes.

    • C. 

      Splits & retains one-half of each pair of chromosomes.

    • D. 

      Undergoes cytokinesis.

  • 7. 
    The position above or close to the head is
    • A. 

      Superior or cranial.

    • B. 

      Deep

    • C. 

      Lateral

    • D. 

      Inferior or caudal

  • 8. 
    Bones are positioned ____ to the skin.
    • A. 

      Superior or cranial

    • B. 

      Deep

    • C. 

      Lateral

    • D. 

      Inferior or caudal

  • 9. 
    The position toward the front of the body is
    • A. 

      Superficial

    • B. 

      Posterior or dorsal

    • C. 

      Anterior or ventral

    • D. 

      Medial

  • 10. 
    The position closest to the midline of the body is
    • A. 

      Superficial

    • B. 

      Posterior or dorsal

    • C. 

      Anterior or ventral

    • D. 

      Medial

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is primarily used to make energy?
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Lipids

    • C. 

      Nucleic acids

    • D. 

      Proteins

  • 12. 
    Triglycerides are one form of ____ and are used to store energy for cells.
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Lipids

    • C. 

      Nucleic acids

    • D. 

      Proteins

  • 13. 
    Which substance are the structural material for building solid body parts?
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Lipids

    • C. 

      Nucleic acids

    • D. 

      Proteins

  • 14. 
    The ____ is usually found near the center of the cell & contains the chromosomes.
    • A. 

      Cell membrane

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Ribosome

  • 15. 
    The ____ is mostly water, ions, and nutrients and contains organelles that perform many functions for the cell.
    • A. 

      Cell membrane

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Ribosome

  • 16. 
    Which is the movement of water across a semipermeable membrane?
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Filtration

    • D. 

      Active transport

  • 17. 
    Which of this genetic disorders, in which clotting factors are missing, primarily affects males?
    • A. 

      Albinism

    • B. 

      Cystic fibrosis

    • C. 

      Hemophilia

    • D. 

      Phenylketonuria (PKU)

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is a life-threatening disease that mainly affects the lungs and pancreas and is the most common inherited life-threatening disease of white people in the United States?
    • A. 

      Albinism

    • B. 

      Cystic fibrosis

    • C. 

      Hemophilia

    • D. 

      Phenylketonuria (PKU)

  • 19. 
    The inability to synthesize a particular enzyme results in ____, and if not detected early, can cause irreversible organ and brain damage.
    • A. 

      Albinism

    • B. 

      Cystic fibrosis

    • C. 

      Hemophilia

    • D. 

      Phenylketonuria (PKU)

  • 20. 
    People who have this genetic disorder that affects the lungs and pancreas have thick secretions that block passageways.
    • A. 

      Albinism

    • B. 

      Cystic fibrosis

    • C. 

      Hemophilia

    • D. 

      Phenylketonuria (PKU)

  • 21. 
    The genetic disorder in which a person is born without pigmentation in the skin, eyes, and hair is.
    • A. 

      Albinism

    • B. 

      Cystic fibrosis

    • C. 

      Hemophilia

    • D. 

      Phenylketonuria (PKU)

  • 22. 
    Which type of tissue covers the body and most organs?
    • A. 

      Epithelial

    • B. 

      Connective

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Nervous

  • 23. 
    The tissue that specializes in sending electrical messages is
    • A. 

      Epithelial

    • B. 

      Connective

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Nervous

  • 24. 
    Substances "spread out" by
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Filtration

    • D. 

      Active transport

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is made up of phospholipids, proteins, cholesterol, and carbohydrates and is very thin and selectively permeable?
    • A. 

      Cell membrane

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Ribosome

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