Excretion Quiz 1

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Excretion Quiz 1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does filtration occur in the nephron?
    • A. 

      Bowman's capsule

    • B. 

      Distal Convoluted Tubule

    • C. 

      Loop of Henle

    • D. 

      Proximal Convoluted Tubule

  • 2. 
    Which of the following does NOT move from the blood to the nephron during filtration in a healthy person. 
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Salts

    • C. 

      Red Blood Cells

    • D. 

      Glucose

  • 3. 
    During reabsorption, chlorine ions (Cl-) move from the nephron to the blood because........
    • A. 

      They are actively pumped into the blood

    • B. 

      They move naturally with the flow of water

    • C. 

      They are moved by transport molecules

    • D. 

      They follow positive ions, such as Na+

  • 4. 
    Which statement is true about the loop of Henle under normal conditions?
    • A. 

      The descending loop of Henle is not very permeable to ions but is permeable to water.

    • B. 

      The descending loop of Henle is not very permeable to water, but is permeable to ions.

    • C. 

      The ascending loop of Henle is not very permeable to ions OR water.

    • D. 

      The ascending loop of henle is not very permeable to ions, but is permeable to water.

  • 5. 
    The two main waste substances that are found in human urine are......
    • A. 

      Urea and bicarbonate ions

    • B. 

      Urea and Uric acid

    • C. 

      Uric acid and bicarbonate ions

    • D. 

      Ammonia and Carbonic acid

  • 6. 
    The tube that connects the kidney to the bladder is called......
    • A. 

      Peritubular capillary network

    • B. 

      Efferent vessel

    • C. 

      Urethra

    • D. 

      Ureter

  • 7. 
    What is the name for the inner section of the kidney?
    • A. 

      Adrenal Medulla

    • B. 

      Renal Cortex

    • C. 

      Renal Medulla

    • D. 

      Adrenal Cortex

  • 8. 
    If aldosterone is produced, then a person will......
    • A. 

      Produce concentrated urine

    • B. 

      Experience a reduction in blood pressure

    • C. 

      Secrete large quantities of water into the nephron

    • D. 

      Actively transport Na+ ions into the nephron

  • 9. 
    Where is ADH stored?
    • A. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • B. 

      Adrenal gland

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Pituitary

  • 10. 
    The glomerulus and convoluted tubules are found in which part of the body?
    • A. 

      Adrenal medulla

    • B. 

      Renal cortex

    • C. 

      Urinary bladder

    • D. 

      Renal pelvis