Physiology Review Test For Students! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ependymle cells can do all of the following except :
    • A. 

      The immune defense of the CNS

    • B. 

      Contribute to formation of BBB

    • C. 

      Line surface of ventricles

  • 2. 
    One of the following is responsible for increasing muscle tone:
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Basal ganglia

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

  • 3. 
    One of these don’t match : 
    • A. 

      Neurotransmitters synaptic

    • B. 

      Optioendocrine hormone circulating bloodn 2

    • C. 

      NEUROENDOCRINE HORMONES  synaptic signals

    • D. 

      Autocrine hormones ECF

  • 4. 
    Hydrophilic hormones affect (action):
    • A. 

      Activation of specific enzymes

    • B. 

      Deactivation specific enzymes

    • C. 

      Gene transcription

    • D. 

      A+b

  • 5. 
    When target cells increase the number of receptors to certain hormone its called :
    • A. 

      Primary effect

    • B. 

      Desensitization

    • C. 

      Vp regulation

    • D. 

      A+c

  • 6. 
    Norepinephrine is considered as :
    • A. 

      Hydrophilic

    • B. 

      Lipophilic

    • C. 

      No one of both

  • 7. 
    Facial nerve has a :
    • A. 

      Motor function

    • B. 

      Sensory function

    • C. 

      Mixed motor and sensory functions

  • 8. 
    All of these are the functions of CSF except :
    • A. 

      Allow the brain to float

    • B. 

      Removing potentially harmful brain metabolites removing potentially harmful brain metabolites

    • C. 

      Separates the blood and the brain fluid at capillaries

  • 9. 
    The neurotransmitter  that  released  at  effectors  organs  in the somatic nervous system:
    • A. 

      Acetylcholine onlyx

    • B. 

      Norepinephrine

    • C. 

      Norepinephrine or acetylcholine

  • 10. 
    The waves that normally seen when the person is awake (open his eyes) are: 
    • A. 

      Beta waves

    • B. 

      Alpha waves

    • C. 

      Theta waves

    • D. 

      Delta waves

  • 11. 
    The mechanism that changes hormone levels during 24 hours is : 
    • A. 

      Negative feedback control

    • B. 

      Neuroendocrine reflexes

    • C. 

      Circadian rhythms

  • 12. 
    The hormone that is important for regulation of ions ( Na,K) IS:
    • A. 

      Aldosteron

    • B. 

      Thyroxin

    • C. 

      Insulin

  • 13. 
    All of the following are correct about the thalamus except?
    • A. 

      All incoming sensations should pass the thalamus before passing to the cortex .

    • B. 

      It screens out unnecessary sensations .

    • C. 

      Anatomically it's a group of nuclei .

    • D. 

      It routes the important sensory impulses to appropriate areas of somatosensory cortex

  • 14. 
    The function of the basal nuclei is to ?
    • A. 

      A- Fine tune muscle tone

    • B. 

      B- Send final motor commands to spinal cord

    • C. 

      C- Stimulate muscle tone throughout the body

    • D. 

      D- Select useless or unwanted patterns of movement

  • 15. 
     if there is a disease effecting the cerebellum , one of the symptoms will be ?
    • A. 

      A- Resting tremors

    • B. 

      B- increase muscle tone or rigidity

    • C. 

      A-    Slowness in initiating and carrying out different motor behaviours 

    • D. 

      D- Intention tremors

  • 16. 
    Which type of cells release calcitonin?
    • A. 

      Follicular cells

    • B. 

      Mast cells

    • C. 

      C cells

    • D. 

      Goblet cells

  • 17. 
    If we have a patient with excess thyroid hormone secretion so he will suffer from:
    • A. 

      Hyper ventilation

    • B. 

      Heat intolerance

    • C. 

      Hypoventilation

    • D. 

      A+b

  • 18. 
    Abnormalities in hypothalamus and pituitary glands will affect:
    • A. 

      Thyroid

    • B. 

      Aldosterone

    • C. 

      Sex hormones

    • D. 

      Cortisol

  • 19. 
    Concentration of calcium ions in plasma is under regulation of:
    • A. 

      PTH

    • B. 

      Vitamin D

    • C. 

      Calcitonin

    • D. 

      A+B+C

  • 20. 
    What type of nutrients brain chooses to produce energy:
    • A. 

      Carbohydrate

    • B. 

      Fat

    • C. 

      A+b

    • D. 

      Amino acids

  • 21. 
    Which of the following hormones  increase blood glucose:
    • A. 

      GH

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      Cortisol

    • D. 

      A+C

  • 22. 
    One of the following glands are matched with the type of nerve fibers they receive: 
    • A. 

      Sweat glands … parasympathetic nerve fibers

    • B. 

      Salivary glands … parasympathetic nerve fibers

    • C. 

      Salivary glands … sympathetic nerve fibers

    • D. 

      B+C

  • 23. 
    Only one of the following is part of both (Endocrine system and Digestive system): 
    • A. 

      Esophagus

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Gallbladder

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 24. 
    In digestive tract wall, the layer that contains Nerves, Blood vessels and Lymphatic vessels is: 
    • A. 

      Mucosa

    • B. 

      Submucosa

    • C. 

      Muscularis 

    • D. 

      Serosa

  • 25. 
    One of the following is false about functions of the saliva:
    • A. 

      facilitates swallowing and provides lubrication through mucus

    • B. 

      Antibacterial action via lysozyme and Rinsing effect

    • C. 

      Starts digestion of carbohydrates ( polysaccharide to glucose by amylase)

    • D. 

      Aids speech