MBLEx Review #1

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MBLEx Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The shoulder joint is an example of a ________ joint.
    • A. 

      Ball and socket

    • B. 

      Hinge

    • C. 

      Gliding

    • D. 

      Pivot

  • 2. 
    The external layer of the skin is the ______________.
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Sebaceous tissue

    • C. 

      Epidermis

    • D. 

      Sudorigerous

  • 3. 
    The pyloric valve is located between the __________________ and ___________________.
    • A. 

      Esophagus, stomach

    • B. 

      Small intestine, large intestine

    • C. 

      Left ventricle, left aorta

    • D. 

      Stomach, small intestine

  • 4. 
    The function of the cerebellum is ______________.
    • A. 

      Balance and coordination

    • B. 

      Intellect and memory

    • C. 

      Respiratory and cardiac center

    • D. 

      Associates sensations with emotions

  • 5. 
    How the body maintains a relative constancy of internal environment is called ____________.
    • A. 

      Acidosis

    • B. 

      Homeostasos

    • C. 

      Regularity

    • D. 

      Synergism

  • 6. 
    What physiological mechanism will occur when the body is placed in a cold environment?
    • A. 

      Increased production of melanin

    • B. 

      Increased activity of sudoriferous glands

    • C. 

      Activation of sebaceous glands

    • D. 

      Contraction of the arrector pili muscles

  • 7. 
    A thrombocyte is a ___________.
    • A. 

      Platelet

    • B. 

      Hematocrit

    • C. 

      White blood cell

    • D. 

      Vasodilated vessel

  • 8. 
    A layer of fatty tissue below the dermis is known as ___________.
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Epidermis

    • D. 

      Adipose

  • 9. 
    The origin of the humeral rotators would most likely be on what bone?
    • A. 

      Clavicle

    • B. 

      Radius

    • C. 

      Humerus

    • D. 

      Scapula

  • 10. 
    The exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide takes place ___________.
    • A. 

      Between capillaries and tissue cells

    • B. 

      Between cappilaries and alveoli

    • C. 

      Between bronchi and capillaries

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 11. 
    Which is an endocrine gland that helps regulate the amount of calcium in the blood?
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Thymus

    • C. 

      Parathyroid

    • D. 

      Adrenal medulla

  • 12. 
    Which of the following may cause atrophy of a muscle?
    • A. 

      Exercise

    • B. 

      Weight training

    • C. 

      Nerve damage

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    How many of the quadriceps femoris group originates on the hip?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 14. 
    _________ is the anatomical term for shin bone.
    • A. 

      Fibula

    • B. 

      Tibia

    • C. 

      Coccyx

    • D. 

      Tarsal

  • 15. 
    _________ tissue makes up an aponeurosis?
    • A. 

      Muscle

    • B. 

      Nervous

    • C. 

      Connective

    • D. 

      Epithelial

  • 16. 
    Cranial nerve ____ is responsible for vision.
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      XIV

  • 17. 
    _________ seperates the right and left leural cavities.
    • A. 

      Gloriastinum

    • B. 

      Mediastinum

    • C. 

      Sella turcica

    • D. 

      Diaphragm

  • 18. 
    The spine is a ________ joint.
    • A. 

      Saddle

    • B. 

      Ball and socket

    • C. 

      Gliding

    • D. 

      Condyloid

  • 19. 
    ________ are short, thick, branchening projections in nerve cells.
    • A. 

      Axons

    • B. 

      Dendrites

    • C. 

      Microglias

    • D. 

      Myelin sheaths

  • 20. 
    __________ enables a nerve inpulse to cross a synapse.
    • A. 

      ACTH

    • B. 

      Acetylcholine

    • C. 

      Cholinesterase

    • D. 

      Estrogen

  • 21. 
    What is the substance that combines with oxygen in red blood cells?
    • A. 

      Globulin

    • B. 

      Fibrin

    • C. 

      Platelets

    • D. 

      Hemoglobin

  • 22. 
    ________ is the part of the brain that controls hunger and thirst.
    • A. 

      Pons

    • B. 

      Corpus callosun

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 23. 
    Which cells are important for maintaining the body's immunity?
    • A. 

      Erythrocytes

    • B. 

      Thrombocytes

    • C. 

      Osteocytes

    • D. 

      Lymphocytes

  • 24. 
    Which is only prestent druing growth of long bones?
    • A. 

      Hyaline cartilage

    • B. 

      Articular cartilage

    • C. 

      Epiphyseal cartilage

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    The deltoid tuberosity is found on the _____.
    • A. 

      Tibia

    • B. 

      Femur

    • C. 

      Humerus

    • D. 

      Fibula