Ectothermic Animal Bio Quiz

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Ectothermic Animal Bio Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is meant by allostasis?
  • 2. 
    Well over half of the body's energy is devoted to what?
  • 3. 
    How do ectothermic animals regulate their body temperature if at all?
  • 4. 
    What is an example of an ectothermic animal?
  • 5. 
    What is the primary advantage of maintaining a constant high body temperature? 
  • 6. 
    If we inserted a probe into your POA/AH and heated it what would happen?
  • 7. 
    When you have an infection what causes a fever?
  • 8. 
    What is the correct description of fever?
  • 9. 
    Which happens when you eat something salty?
  • 10. 
    What would happen as a result of adding salt to the body's extracellular fluid?
  • 11. 
    Why do vasopressin do?
  • 12. 
    Why do you stop drinking before the water reaches the cells that need it? 
  • 13. 
    What is the most effective way to satisfy hypovolemic thirst?
  • 14. 
    If someone lacks the gene for digesting lactose which of these outcomes are likely?
  • 15. 
    This is true??
  • 16. 
    What part of the body secretes CCK?
  • 17. 
    When food distends the duodenum the duodenum releases the hormone CCK  by what peripheral mechanism does it increase satiety? 
  • 18. 
    What does insulin do?
  • 19. 
    Which part of the body secretes leptin?
  • 20. 
    Which part of the brain controls hunger?
  • 21. 
    Which part of the body secrets ghrelin 
  • 22. 
    How do taste and ghrelin promote eating and arousal?
  • 23. 
    If researchers could find a safe drug that stimulates melanocortin receptors, what would be the probable benefit?
  • 24. 
    Cell bodies in the lateral hypothalamus are most important for which of the following?
  • 25. 
    How has the prevalence of obesity changed the availability of high fructose corn syrup and artificially sweetened beverages?
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