The Renal System

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The Renal System

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is NOT a function of the kidneys?
    • A. 

      Synthesis of Vitamin D

    • B. 

      Regulating blood pH

    • C. 

      Produce Anti diuretic hormone (ADH)

    • D. 

      Excretion of wastes

  • 2. 
    What is known as the 'functional unit' of the kidneys?
  • 3. 
    Which is not considered part of the nephron?
    • A. 

      Glomerulus

    • B. 

      Collecting duct

    • C. 

      Ureters

    • D. 

      Loop of Henle

  • 4. 
    If you only had one kidney you would die?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which sequence is correct as urine leaves the kidneys?
    • A. 

      Urinary bladder, urethra, ureters

    • B. 

      Urinary bladder, ureters, urethra

    • C. 

      Urethra, urinary bladder, ureters

    • D. 

      Ureters, urinary bladder, urethra

  • 6. 
    What is the structure found above the kidneys?
    • A. 

      Duodenum

    • B. 

      Fat

    • C. 

      Adrenal glands

    • D. 

      Bladder

  • 7. 
    Blood vessels, lymphatics and nerves enter the kidney through?
    • A. 

      The renal artery

    • B. 

      The mediastinum

    • C. 

      The hilum

    • D. 

      The medial side

  • 8. 
    The three processes of urine formation are:
    • A. 

      Glomerular filtration

    • B. 

      Arterial filtration

    • C. 

      Tubular secretion

    • D. 

      Tubular reabsorption

    • E. 

      Glomerular secretion

    • F. 

      Active transport

    • G. 

      Micturition

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