ITEC Anatomy And Physiology

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ITEC Anatomy And Physiology

ITEC Anatomy & Physiology Past Paper


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  • 1. 
    Define the function of the erector pili muscle
    • A. 

      Cause the hair follicle to stand erect (goose pimples)

    • B. 

      Constrict the flow of blood to the epidermis

    • C. 

      The layer of muscle found below the dermis

    • D. 

      Pumps sebum to the surface of the skin

  • 2. 
    Define sebum 
    • A. 

      Milky fluid found in the axilla and groin

    • B. 

      Sweat (water) that controls body temperature

    • C. 

      A fatty acid that keeps the skin moist and lubricates the hair shaft

    • D. 

      Alkaline solution that balances the Ph level of the skin

  • 3. 
    List the correct order of the layers of the skin 
    • A. 

      Spinosum, Corneum, Lucidum, Granulosum, Germinativum

    • B. 

      Corneum, Lucidum, Granulosum, Spinosum, Germinativum

    • C. 

      Lucidum, Granulosum, Spinosum, Corneum, Germinativum

    • D. 

      Corneum, Spinosum, Lucidum, Granulosum, Germinativum

  • 4. 
    The skin produces two products, these are
    • A. 

      Melatonin and Vitamin D

    • B. 

      Vitamin E and Myelin

    • C. 

      Melanin and Vitamin E

    • D. 

      Melanin and Vitamin D

  • 5. 
    I have a skin disorder, it is as follows. A bacterial infection causing thin roofed blisters, which weep and leave a thick, yellow crust. It is highly contagious. What is the disorder?
    • A. 

      Impetigo

    • B. 

      Warts

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

    • D. 

      Carcinoma

  • 6. 
    If you were to supinate your arm, would you
    • A. 

      Turn it to face downwards

    • B. 

      Move it away from the body

    • C. 

      Turn it to face upwards

    • D. 

      Move it towards the body

  • 7. 
    Which of the following doesn't contain involuntary muscle 
    • A. 

      Digestive system

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Respiratory system

    • D. 

      Genito-urinary system

  • 8. 
    Where would you find the sternocleidomastoid? 
    • A. 

      Across the top of the shoulders

    • B. 

      Upper back

    • C. 

      Chest

    • D. 

      Running up the neck

  • 9. 
    What is the function of the orbicularis oculi 
    • A. 

      Raise the corner of the mouth

    • B. 

      Rotates the head

    • C. 

      Closes the eyelid

    • D. 

      Plantarflexes the ankle

  • 10. 
    What is the cause of fibrositis 
    • A. 

      A build up of lactic acid in the muscle

    • B. 

      Over exertion

    • C. 

      Sodium depletion

    • D. 

      Scar tissue that has not healed

  • 11. 
     Where would you typically find squamous epithilieum 
    • A. 

      Lining the circulatory system

    • B. 

      Lining the stomach

    • C. 

      Lining the respiratory system

    • D. 

      Lining the bladder

  • 12. 
     When a cell reproduces and divides the term is 
    • A. 

      Meiosis

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Mitosis

    • D. 

      Melanosis

  • 13. 
    Define adipose tissue 
    • A. 

      Loose connective tissue

    • B. 

      Semi-solid tissue

    • C. 

      Elastic tissue

    • D. 

      Fatty tissue

  • 14. 
    What am I explaining The transfer of a substance by pressure, when the concentration of the substance on one sife of the membrane if greater than the other. The transference stops when an equal concentration has been achieved.
    • A. 

      Filtration

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Diffusion

    • D. 

      Dissolution

  • 15. 
    What is the majority of a cell made up of 
    • A. 

      Carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Protoplasm

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 16. 
    How many vertebrae form the spine 
    • A. 

      33

    • B. 

      37

    • C. 

      29

    • D. 

      34

  • 17. 
    Which is NOT a good example of a long bone 
    • A. 

      Metatarsals

    • B. 

      Ribs

    • C. 

      Femur

    • D. 

      Radius

  • 18. 
    Where would I find the occipital bone 
    • A. 

      In the orbital cavity

    • B. 

      The jaw The ankle

    • C. 

      Back of the cranium

  • 19. 
    What is the cause of osteoperosis 
    • A. 

      Growing old

    • B. 

      Calcium deficiency

    • C. 

      Stress

    • D. 

      Autoimmune disease

  • 20. 
    Where would be a good example of a pivot joint
    • A. 

      Between the atlas and axis cervical vertebrae

    • B. 

      Elbow

    • C. 

      Between the carpals and tarsals

    • D. 

      Hip

  • 21. 
    Which endorine gland secreted the following hormones
    • A. 

      Pineal

    • B. 

      Thyroid Pituitary

    • C. 

      Pancreas

  • 22. 
    What is the function of thyroxin 
    • A. 

      Regulation of water absorption

    • B. 

      Stimulates the contractions of the uterus

    • C. 

      Controls metabolic rate

    • D. 

      Regulates salts in the body

  • 23. 
    Where are the adrenal glands found 
    • A. 

      Either side of the neck

    • B. 

      The base of the brain

    • C. 

      In the thorax

    • D. 

      Superior to the kidneys

  • 24. 
    What does PMS stand for
    • A. 

      Pre Menstrual Syndrome

    • B. 

      Pre Monster Syndrome

    • C. 

      Post Menopausal Syndrome

    • D. 

      Post Menstrual Syndrome

  • 25. 
    What is the effect of amenhorroea 
    • A. 

      Menstruation ever 23 weeks

    • B. 

      Absence of menstruation

    • C. 

      Muscular atrophy

    • D. 

      The patient becomes hirsuit

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