Ectothermic Animal Bio Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do ectothermic animals regulate their body temperature if at all?
  • 2. 
    What is the primary advantage of maintaining a constant high body temperature? 
  • 3. 
    What would happen as a result of adding salt to the body's extracellular fluid?
  • 4. 
    Why do you stop drinking before the water reaches the cells that need it? 
  • 5. 
    What is the most effective way to satisfy hypovolemic thirst?
  • 6. 
    If someone lacks the gene for digesting lactose which of these outcomes are likely?
  • 7. 
    When food distends the duodenum the duodenum releases the hormone CCK  by what peripheral mechanism does it increase satiety? 
  • 8. 
    How has the prevalence of obesity changed the availability of high fructose corn syrup and artificially sweetened beverages?
  • 9. 
    Temperature regulation is a likely explanation for which aspect of anorexia?
  • 10. 
    What part of the body secretes CCK?
    • A. 

      Small intestine

    • B. 

      Large intestine

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Kidney

  • 11. 
    What is meant by allostasis?
    • A. 

      The process by which Cholecystokinin is secreted by the small intestine. 

    • B. 

      It's process that anticipate future needs. 

    • C. 

      The process of removal of waste from the body. 

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Over half of the body's energy is devoted to __________. 
    • A. 

      Adenosine triphosphate

    • B. 

      Basal metabolism

    • C. 

      Purifying blood

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    What does insulin do?
    • A. 

      Helps glucose enter into the cells. 

    • B. 

      Removes impurities from our blood. 

    • C. 

      Transfers food into our body organ.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Which of these is an example of an ectothermic animal?
    • A. 

      Lion

    • B. 

      Pig

    • C. 

      Snake

    • D. 

      Elephant

  • 15. 
    Which part of the body secretes leptin?
    • A. 

      Red blood cells

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Small intestine

    • D. 

      Fat cells

  • 16. 
    If we inserted a probe into your POA/AH and heated it what would happen?
    • A. 

      You would sweat

    • B. 

      You will get unconscious

    • C. 

      You will start bleeding

    • D. 

      Nothing, you'll stay the same. 

  • 17. 
    Which part of the brain controls hunger?
    • A. 

      Arcuate nucleus

    • B. 

      Cerebrum

    • C. 

      Brainstem

    • D. 

      None- the stomach controls hunger. 

  • 18. 
    Which part of the body secrets 'ghrelin'? 
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Stomach

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Brain

  • 19. 
    If researchers could find a safe drug that stimulates melanocortin receptors, what would be the probable benefit?
    • A. 

      It'll help people lose weight. 

    • B. 

      It'll help asthmatic people breathe properly. 

    • C. 

      It will keep people's muscles strong. 

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Which of these is the correct description of fever?
    • A. 

      Fever is one way in which the body fights against bacteria. 

    • B. 

      Fever is the process where the body fights with bacteria. 

    • C. 

      Fever is of three types. 

    • D. 

      Fever is a type of virus that develops inside the body. 

  • 21. 
    Bulimia nervosa has been compared to?
    • A. 

      Drug addiction

    • B. 

      Drinking habits

    • C. 

      Smoking problem

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    What does vasopressin do?
    • A. 

      Increases urination and decreases thirst.

    • B. 

      Decreases urination and increases thirst. 

    • C. 

      Increases thirst. 

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    What happens when you eat something salty?
    • A. 

      Water flows out of the cells.

    • B. 

      Water comes out from the mouth.

    • C. 

      Our blood gets thick. 

    • D. 

      Nothing

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