Bio 230 Practice Exam Quiz!

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Bio 230 Practice Exam Quiz!

Are you prepared for your bio 230 practice exam? For the bio 230 practice exam, you must know about how the digestive system works, what is a malignant tumor, what part of the body regulates blood sugar, and the purpose of the gallbladder. Bio 230 involves studying natural science, life, living organisms, which includes their physical structure and chemical processes. This combustible quiz will show you what Bio 230 is all about.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the possibility of Bobby having attached earlobes if his mom has Ee and his dad has ee?  Include a drawing of a Punnet square?
  • 2. 
    Explain how a malignant tumor develops.
  • 3. 
    What are the 5 basic processes that accomplish the function of the digestive system?
  • 4. 
    How does the pancreas control blood sugar level?
  • 5. 
    Describe the events of the uterine and ovarian cycle.
  • 6. 
    Describe the basic process of DNA replication.
  • 7. 
    The pancreas secretes digestive enzymes and bicarbonate into the small intestine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is the protein-digesting enzyme that resides in the stomach?
    • A. 

      Gastrin

    • B. 

      Bicarbonate

    • C. 

      Pepsin

    • D. 

      Prolactin

  • 9. 
    Food is propelled forward through the GI tract by waves of muscular contraction called:
    • A. 

      Peristalsis

    • B. 

      Segmentation

    • C. 

      Stretching

    • D. 

      Motility

  • 10. 
    The function of the gallbladder is to:
    • A. 

      Secrete digestive enzymes

    • B. 

      Store pancreatic enzymes

    • C. 

      Produce bile

    • D. 

      Store and release bile

  • 11. 
    Which organ secretes enzymes that help digest all four major nutrient groups, including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids?
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Stomach

    • C. 

      Salivary glands

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 12. 
    The large intestine:
    • A. 

      Regulates the production of red blood cells

    • B. 

      Absorbs most of the nutrients in food

    • C. 

      Absorbs water

    • D. 

      Secretes digestive enzymes

  • 13. 
    Which layer of the digestive tract is in direct contact with the digestive tract contents?
    • A. 

      Serosa

    • B. 

      Muscularis

    • C. 

      Mucosa

    • D. 

      Submucosa

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is NOT a function of the liver?
    • A. 

      Storage of fat-soluble vitamins

    • B. 

      Storage of glycogen

    • C. 

      Metabolism of toxins

    • D. 

      Production of red blood cells

  • 15. 
    Most nutrient absorption occurs in the:
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Small intestine

    • C. 

      Oral cavity

    • D. 

      Esophagus

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of the structure of the small intestine?
    • A. 

      Microvilli

    • B. 

      Cilia

    • C. 

      Villi

    • D. 

      Lacteal

  • 17. 
    What organ DOES NOT make up the digestive tract?
    • A. 

      Mouth

    • B. 

      Gallbladder

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Anus

  • 18. 
    What are dental carries?
    • A. 

      Enamel

    • B. 

      Cavities

    • C. 

      Cusp

    • D. 

      Root canal

  • 19. 
    The sensation of heart burn is a result of the nerves being confused when acid expands in the stomach
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which structure is NOT part of the large intestine?
    • A. 

      Cecum

    • B. 

      Duodenum

    • C. 

      Appendix

    • D. 

      Colon

  • 21. 
    What is hepatitis?
    • A. 

      Inflammation of the liver

    • B. 

      Weakness in the intestinal wall

    • C. 

      Noncancerous growth

    • D. 

      Difficulty digesting milk

  • 22. 
    Most peptic ulcers are due to a bacterial infection and can be treated with antibiotics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Most animal sources of protein are incomplete whereas most plant sources of protein are complete.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Chemical digestion of carbohydrates takes place in:
    • A. 

      The mouth and large intestine

    • B. 

      The stomach and small intestine

    • C. 

      The mouth and small intestine

    • D. 

      The mouth and the stomach

  • 25. 
    George is very hungry.  He just took a bite of a triple-decker hamburger (with all the fixings).  Put the following in the correct order that the hamburger (and fixings!)would pass through as it moves through the digestive tract.
    • A. 

      Mouth-> esophagus-> stomach-> large intestine-> small intestine-> rectum-> anus

    • B. 

      Mouth-> esophagus-> stomach-> small intestine-> large intestine-> rectum-> anus

    • C. 

      Mouth-> stomach-> esophagus-> large intestine-> small intestine-> rectum-> anus

    • D. 

      Mouth-> esophagus-> stomach-> small intestine-> large intestine-> anus-> rectum

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