Toughest Anatomy And Physiology Mock Test! Trivia Quiz

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Toughest Anatomy And Physiology Mock Test! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the function of the spinal cord?
    • A. 

      To transmit information to the whole body

    • B. 

      To transmit information to the heart

    • C. 

      To supply hormones to the whole body

    • D. 

      To help support the vertebral column

  • 2. 
    Plaque deposits on the walls of blood vessels may be decreased by:
    • A. 

      An improved active lifestyle

    • B. 

      Genetic factors

    • C. 

      Reducing consumption of red meat

    • D. 

      Smoking

  • 3. 
    Which sensory organs register changes in blood pressure?
    • A. 

      Baroreceptors

    • B. 

      Chemoreceptors

    • C. 

      Thermoreceptors

    • D. 

      Bio receptors

  • 4. 
     Which action is performed by the muscle pictured below?
    • A. 

      Flexion of the knee

    • B. 

      Extension of the knee

    • C. 

      Abduction of the hip

    • D. 

      Adduction of the hip

  • 5. 
    How can the vascular system increase blood flow to a specific area of the body?
    • A. 

      By vasodilation of arterioles leading to that area of the body

    • B. 

      By vasoconstriction of the arterioles leading to that area of the body

    • C. 

      By vasodilation of venules leading to that area of the body

    • D. 

      By vasoconstriction of venules leading to that area of the body

  • 6. 
    What muscle contributes to the extension of the vertebral column?
    • A. 

      Multifidus

    • B. 

      Pectineus

    • C. 

      Quadratus Lumborum

    • D. 

      Longuissimus group

  • 7. 
    Which muscle helps to maintain a neutral spine position?
    • A. 

      Quadratus lumborum

    • B. 

      Tibialis anterior

    • C. 

      Rectus abdominis

    • D. 

      Transverse Abdominis

  • 8. 
    If a client with moderate hypertension began regular cardiovascular training, resting and exercising blood pressures can be reduced by:as much as
    • A. 

      Up to 10mmHg

    • B. 

      Up to 5mmHg

    • C. 

      Up to 15mm Hg

    • D. 

      Up to 9mm Hg

  • 9. 
    The ovaries release hormones which can 
    • A. 

      Decrease hair growth on the body

    • B. 

      Activate milk production in women who are breast feeding

    • C. 

      Promote bone growth and development

    • D. 

      Stimulate the production of testosterone

  • 10. 
    Which statement describes the systolic blood pressure response during exercise?
    • A. 

      It Increases under the influence of the autonomic nervous system

    • B. 

      It Increases under the influence of the somatic nervous system

    • C. 

      It decreases under the influence of the somatic nervous system

    • D. 

      It decreases under the influence of the autonomic nervous system

  • 11. 
    Which of the following muscles does NOT attach to the ribs and the iliac crest?
    • A. 

      Rectus abdominis

    • B. 

      External obliques

    • C. 

      Transverse absominis

    • D. 

      Internal obliques

  • 12. 
    Which exercise can help to correct a kyphotic posture?
    • A. 

      Strengthing the lower and middle portion of the trapezius

    • B. 

      Strengthening the pectoralis minor

    • C. 

      Stretching the lumbar multifidus

    • D. 

      Stretching the thoracic portion of the erector spinae

  • 13. 
    Which statement describes dendrites?
    • A. 

      Tree like extensions that receive information

    • B. 

      Tree like extensions that send information to its adjacent cell body.

    • C. 

      An elongated fibre that transmits information

    • D. 

      The gap between the two nerve cells

  • 14. 
    What are the characteristics of Type 2B muscle fibres?
    • A. 

      High force capacity, low mitochondria and low capillary density

    • B. 

      High force capacity, high mitochondria and low capillary density

    • C. 

      High force capacity, low mitochondria and high capillary density

    • D. 

      Low force capacity, high mitochondria and high capillary density

  • 15. 
    Which one of these is NOT  part of the coronary heart system?
    • A. 

      Left coronary artery

    • B. 

      Right coronary artery

    • C. 

      Left anterior descending artery

    • D. 

      Left circumflex artery

  • 16. 
    Which term is used to describe the middle layer of a muscle?
    • A. 

      Perimysium

    • B. 

      Endomysium

    • C. 

      Epimysium

    • D. 

      Periosteum

  • 17. 
    Complete the sentence? The anaerobic threshold is described as the point at which                .......................................... than it can be cleared.
    • A. 

      Lactate build-up occurs faster

    • B. 

      Lactate build-up occurs slower

    • C. 

      Heat build-up occurs faster

    • D. 

      Heat build-up occurs slower

  • 18. 
    What statement describes a short term effect of exercise?
    • A. 

      A increase in systolic blood pressure related to exercise intensity

    • B. 

      A decrease in stroke volume

    • C. 

      A increase in systolic blood pressure unrealted to exercise intensity

    • D. 

      A decrease in systoliic blood pressure

  • 19. 
     What is an alternative term for the semi-lunar valve?
    • A. 

      Aortic valve

    • B. 

      Tricuspid valve

    • C. 

      Bicuspid valve

    • D. 

      Artrioventricular Valves

  • 20. 
    Which one of the following valves prevents backflow of blood into the Right ventricle?
    • A. 

      C

    • B. 

      A

    • C. 

      B

    • D. 

      D

  • 21. 
    Which reaction is caused by the release of epinephrine?
    • A. 

      Increased breathing rate

    • B. 

      Increased body fat deposits

    • C. 

      Decreased muscle mass

    • D. 

      Decreased heart rate

  • 22. 
    What is pyruvic acid converted to when there is inadequate oxygen?
    • A. 

      Lactic acid

    • B. 

      Creatine Phosphate

    • C. 

      Aednosine Diphosphate

    • D. 

      Carbon Dioxide

  • 23. 
    A benefit of core stability training is:
    • A. 

      Improved balance

    • B. 

      Increased risk of joint laxity

    • C. 

      Increased cardiac output

    • D. 

      Reduced bone density

  • 24. 
    Why is it important to maintain spine alignment when lifting equipment from the floor?
    • A. 

      Reduced stress on ligaments

    • B. 

      Reduced sacral curvature

    • C. 

      Reduced pressure on joints

    • D. 

      Reduced pressure on nerves

  • 25. 
    Which statement best describes the endocrine system?
    • A. 

      It is made up of glands which secrete hormones into the bloodstream to regulate the body

    • B. 

      It is made up of neurons that transmit information between different parts of the body

    • C. 

      It is made up of bones which provide support and protection to major organs

    • D. 

      It is made up of muscles which allow movement of different parts of the body

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