Human Anatomy, Physiology And Kinesiology

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  • 1. 
    A bladder infection spreads upwards to the kidneys through which structures
    • A. 

      Ureters

    • B. 

      Glomerulus

    • C. 

      Urethra

    • D. 

      Pyloric sphincter

  • 2. 
    Which muscle is associated with supination of the forearm
    • A. 

      Coracobrachialis

    • B. 

      Triceps brachii

    • C. 

      Biceps brachii

    • D. 

      Brachioradialis

  • 3. 
    Slightly moveable joints connected by discs of cartilage are known as
    • A. 

      Synarthrotic

    • B. 

      Diarthrotic

    • C. 

      Bursae

    • D. 

      Amphiarthrotic

  • 4. 
    Rhythmic waves of muscular contraction that occur in the walls of various tubular organs and help to propel food through the digestive system
    • A. 

      Polarization

    • B. 

      Peristalsis

    • C. 

      Fibrillation

    • D. 

      Twitch

  • 5. 
    This joint permits biaxial movements and exists only between the carpal and metacarpal bones of the thumb
    • A. 

      Ellipsoidal

    • B. 

      Saddle

    • C. 

      Gliding

    • D. 

      Hinge

  • 6. 
    The insertion of the SCM is
    • A. 

      Sternum

    • B. 

      Hyoid

    • C. 

      Clavicle

    • D. 

      Mastoid process

  • 7. 
    The most superficial abdominal muscle on the anterior surface of the body is the
    • A. 

      Rectus abdominis

    • B. 

      Transverse abdominis

    • C. 

      Internal oblique

    • D. 

      External oblique

  • 8. 
    The most abundant tissue in the body is
    • A. 

      Epithelial

    • B. 

      Muscular

    • C. 

      Connective

    • D. 

      Nervous

  • 9. 
    Quadrant of the abdomen in which the liver is located
    • A. 

      Upper left

    • B. 

      Lower right

    • C. 

      Lower left

    • D. 

      Upper right

  • 10. 
    The action of the teres minor is
    • A. 

      Medial rotation of humerus

    • B. 

      Lateral rotation of humerus

    • C. 

      Flexion of humerus

    • D. 

      Flexion of forearm

  • 11. 
    A substance such as a blood clot or bubble of gas that is carried by the blood and obstructs a blood vessel is known as a(n)
    • A. 

      Arteriosclerosis

    • B. 

      Infarct

    • C. 

      Phlebitis

    • D. 

      Embolus

  • 12. 
    A cord or sheet of connective tissue by which two or more bones are bound together at a joint
    • A. 

      Linea alba

    • B. 

      Tendon

    • C. 

      Ligament

    • D. 

      Aponeurosis

  • 13. 
    Which is not a fuction of the liver
    • A. 

      End digestion of proteins

    • B. 

      Produces bile

    • C. 

      Storage of vitamins

    • D. 

      Removal of toxic substances from body fluids

  • 14. 
    Necrosis of heart muscle from ischemia is known as a "heart attack" or
    • A. 

      Angina pectoris

    • B. 

      Coronary bypass

    • C. 

      Myocardial infarction

    • D. 

      Aneurysm

  • 15. 
    Valve located between the left atrium and left ventricle which is sometimes damaged from rheumatic fever
    • A. 

      Aortic semilunar

    • B. 

      Pulmonary semilunar

    • C. 

      Tricuspid

    • D. 

      Bicuspid (mitral)

  • 16. 
    An excessive accumulation of fluid within the interstitial space is known as
    • A. 

      Plasma

    • B. 

      Interstitial serum

    • C. 

      Lymph

    • D. 

      Edema

  • 17. 
    Descending order of the small intestine
    • A. 

      Fundus, duodenum, jejunum

    • B. 

      Jejunum, ileum, duodenum

    • C. 

      Duodenum, jejunum, ileum

    • D. 

      Pyloris, jejunum, ileum

  • 18. 
    Phase of the cardiac cycle during which a heart chamber wall is relaxed
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Systole

    • C. 

      Cardiac atony

    • D. 

      Diastole

  • 19. 
    Endocrine glands located on top of the kidneys
    • A. 

      Adrenal

    • B. 

      Pineal

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Parathyroid

  • 20. 
    Part of the brain responsible for muscular coordination and balance
    • A. 

      Brain stem

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Diencephalon

    • D. 

      Cerebrum

  • 21. 
    Mineral required to facilitate the attraction of actin and myosin within a muscle
    • A. 

      Sodium

    • B. 

      Phosphorus

    • C. 

      Magnesium

    • D. 

      Calcium

  • 22. 
    Artery located behind the knee supplying blood to the knee joint and certain muscles in the thigh and calf
    • A. 

      Femoral

    • B. 

      Popliteal

    • C. 

      Posterior tibial

    • D. 

      Internal iliac

  • 23. 
    Nerve bundel, which passes between the anterior and middle scalene muscles as it moves toward the axilla
    • A. 

      Cervical plexus

    • B. 

      Lumbosacral plexus

    • C. 

      Brachial plexus

    • D. 

      Phrenic nerves

  • 24. 
    Hypertonicity of this muscle can put undue pressure on the sciatic nerve bundel resulting in pain or numbness radiating down the posterior thigh and leg
    • A. 

      Gluteus maximus

    • B. 

      Tensor fascia lata

    • C. 

      Iliopsoas

    • D. 

      Piriformis

  • 25. 
    Medial and lateral bony projections located at the distal end of the tibia and fibula
    • A. 

      Malleoli

    • B. 

      Condyle

    • C. 

      Patella

    • D. 

      Tubercle

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