MBLEx Practice Exam With 100 Questions & Answers

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100 Question Practice Exam for the MBLEx


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  • 1. 
    Study of the structure of the human body
    • A. 

      Anatomy

    • B. 

      Pathology

    • C. 

      Physiology

    • D. 

      Kinesiology

  • 2. 
    The definition of anatomy is
    • A. 

      Study of the structure of the body

    • B. 

      Study of the function of the body

    • C. 

      Study of disease

    • D. 

      Study of movement

  • 3. 
    Study of the function of the human body
    • A. 

      Physiology

    • B. 

      Anatomy

    • C. 

      Pathology

    • D. 

      Etiology

  • 4. 
    The definition of physiology is
    • A. 

      Studying the function of the body

    • B. 

      Studying the structure of the body

    • C. 

      Studying the cause of disease

    • D. 

      Studying movement

  • 5. 
    What part of the body is being studied in anatomy
    • A. 

      Structure

    • B. 

      Function

    • C. 

      Diseases

    • D. 

      Movement

  • 6. 
    The functional unit of tissue is called
    • A. 

      Cell

    • B. 

      Nerve

    • C. 

      Blood

    • D. 

      Muscle

  • 7. 
    The organization of a structure in the body
    • A. 

      Cell -> Tissue -> Organ

    • B. 

      Organ -> Tissue -> Cell

    • C. 

      Cell -> Organ -> Tissue

    • D. 

      Tissue -> Cell -> Organ

  • 8. 
    Most cells in the body are surrounded by
    • A. 

      Cell membrane

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Ribosome

  • 9. 
    Another name for cell division
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Splitting

    • C. 

      Meiosis

    • D. 

      Contracture

  • 10. 
    Sex cells are produced by which type of cell division
    • A. 

      Meiosis

    • B. 

      Mitosis

    • C. 

      Fertilization

    • D. 

      Zygote

  • 11. 
    An egg cell and sperm cell, when joined together, form what
    • A. 

      Zygote

    • B. 

      DNA

    • C. 

      RNA

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 12. 
    Protein found inside of red blood cells, responsible for transporting oxygen and carbon dioxide throughout the body
    • A. 

      Hemoglobin

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Hemophilia

    • D. 

      Leukocyte

  • 13. 
    Type of tissue containing very little extracellular material
    • A. 

      Epithelial

    • B. 

      Muscular

    • C. 

      Connective

    • D. 

      Nervous

  • 14. 
    Tissue specializing in protection, absorption, and secretion
    • A. 

      Epithelial

    • B. 

      Connective

    • C. 

      Nervous

    • D. 

      Muscular

  • 15. 
    Primary functions of epithelial tissue
    • A. 

      Protection, secretion, absorption

    • B. 

      Absorption, heat creation

    • C. 

      Protection, absorption, sensory reception

    • D. 

      Contraction, secretion

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not a function of epithelial tissue
    • A. 

      Heat production

    • B. 

      Protection

    • C. 

      Absorption

    • D. 

      Secretion

  • 17. 
    Avascular tissue responsible for protection, secretion, and absorption
    • A. 

      Epithelium

    • B. 

      Connective

    • C. 

      Muscular

    • D. 

      Nervous

  • 18. 
    Epithelial tissue is avascular, which means it has
    • A. 

      No blood supply

    • B. 

      A rich blood supply

    • C. 

      No nerve supply

    • D. 

      A rich nerve supply

  • 19. 
    Type of epithelium that forms glands
    • A. 

      Glandular epithelium

    • B. 

      Squamous epithelium

    • C. 

      Stratified epithelium

    • D. 

      Neural epithelium

  • 20. 
    Tissue that forms the endocrine glands
    • A. 

      Epithelial

    • B. 

      Connective

    • C. 

      Muscular

    • D. 

      Nervous

  • 21. 
    Type of tissue that forms exocrine glands
    • A. 

      Epithelial

    • B. 

      Connective

    • C. 

      Nervous

    • D. 

      Muscular

  • 22. 
    How many different types of tissue are found in the body
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      One

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is not one of the four types of tissue
    • A. 

      Skeletal

    • B. 

      Connective

    • C. 

      Epithelial

    • D. 

      Nervous

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is considered one of the four types of tissue in the body
    • A. 

      Nervous

    • B. 

      Smooth

    • C. 

      Skeletal

    • D. 

      Hair

  • 25. 
    The four types of tissue found in the body are
    • A. 

      Epithelial, connective, nervous, muscular

    • B. 

      Muscular, smooth, skeletal, cardiac

    • C. 

      Epithelial, skeletal, connective, nervous

    • D. 

      Connective, epithelial, nervous, smooth

  • 26. 
    Which of the following structures is formed by epithelial tissue
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Skeletal muscle

    • C. 

      Tendon

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

  • 27. 
    Tissue responsible for separating tissues from each other
    • A. 

      Connective

    • B. 

      Epithelial

    • C. 

      Muscular

    • D. 

      Nervous

  • 28. 
    Which of the following is a function of connective tissue
    • A. 

      Hold structures together

    • B. 

      Absorb nutrients

    • C. 

      Sensory input

    • D. 

      Regulation of hormones

  • 29. 
    Which of the following is not a function of connective tissue
    • A. 

      Hormone release

    • B. 

      Protection

    • C. 

      Separating tissues

    • D. 

      Insulating the body

  • 30. 
    Which of the following is not made of connective tissue
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Adipose

    • C. 

      Blood

    • D. 

      Cartilage

  • 31. 
    Which of the following is made of connective tissue
    • A. 

      Bone

    • B. 

      Muscle

    • C. 

      Skin

    • D. 

      Brain

  • 32. 
    Function of serous membranes
    • A. 

      Separate organs

    • B. 

      Connect organs

    • C. 

      Creating blood

    • D. 

      Secreting sebum

  • 33. 
    The outer most membrane of a serous membrane is called
    • A. 

      Parietal serous membrane

    • B. 

      Visceral serous membrane

    • C. 

      Temporal serous membrane

    • D. 

      Peritoneal membrane

  • 34. 
    Most internal layer of a serous membrane
    • A. 

      Visceral serous membrane

    • B. 

      Parietal serous membrane

    • C. 

      Elastic serous membrane

    • D. 

      Deep serous membrane

  • 35. 
    All of the following are forms of connective tissue except
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Bone

    • C. 

      Adipose

    • D. 

      Cartilage

  • 36. 
    Which of the following is a function of connective tissue
    • A. 

      Protection

    • B. 

      Secretion

    • C. 

      Absorption

    • D. 

      Contraction

  • 37. 
    The most abundant form of connective tissue found in the body
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Bone

    • C. 

      Cartilage

    • D. 

      Fascia

  • 38. 
    Which of the following is not a characteristic of muscle tissue
    • A. 

      Protectability

    • B. 

      Extensibility

    • C. 

      Contractility

    • D. 

      Elasticity

  • 39. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of muscle tissue
    • A. 

      Elasticity

    • B. 

      Protectability

    • C. 

      Sensibility

    • D. 

      Absorbability

  • 40. 
    Functions of muscle tissue include all of the following except
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Heat production

    • C. 

      Movement

    • D. 

      Transportation

  • 41. 
    The three types of muscle tissue are
    • A. 

      Skeletal, cardiac, smooth

    • B. 

      Skeletal, cardiac, epithelial

    • C. 

      Epithelial, smooth, branching

    • D. 

      Striated, dense, cardiac

  • 42. 
    Skeletal muscle attaches to what structures in the body
    • A. 

      Bones

    • B. 

      Ligaments

    • C. 

      Cartilage

    • D. 

      Skin

  • 43. 
    Skeletal muscle is responsible for which actions
    • A. 

      Moving the limbs and creating heat

    • B. 

      Beating the heart and transporting nutrients

    • C. 

      Peristalsis and absorption

    • D. 

      Protection and secretion

  • 44. 
    Movement of the limbs is controlled by which type of muscle tissue
    • A. 

      Skeletal

    • B. 

      Cardiac

    • C. 

      Smooth

    • D. 

      Hyaline

  • 45. 
    Heat creation is produced by which type of muscle tissue
    • A. 

      Skeletal

    • B. 

      Cardiac

    • C. 

      Smooth

    • D. 

      Adipose

  • 46. 
    Which type of muscle tissue is controlled voluntarily
    • A. 

      Skeletal

    • B. 

      Cardiac

    • C. 

      Smooth

    • D. 

      Epithelial

  • 47. 
    Skeletal muscle is controlled
    • A. 

      Voluntarily

    • B. 

      Involuntarily

    • C. 

      Autonomically

    • D. 

      Sympathetically

  • 48. 
    Which of the following type of muscle tissue is found in the heart
    • A. 

      Cardiac

    • B. 

      Skeletal

    • C. 

      Smooth

    • D. 

      Pyloric

  • 49. 
    Cardiac muscle is found in what organ of the body
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Small intestine

    • C. 

      Spleen

    • D. 

      Lungs

  • 50. 
    Function of cardiac muscle
    • A. 

      Transportation

    • B. 

      Heat creation

    • C. 

      Peristalsis

    • D. 

      Movement

  • 51. 
    Type of muscle tissue that is involuntary
    • A. 

      Cardiac

    • B. 

      Skeletal

    • C. 

      Striated

    • D. 

      Epithelial

  • 52. 
    Muscle tissue responsible for pumping blood throughout the body
    • A. 

      Cardiac

    • B. 

      Skeletal

    • C. 

      Smooth

    • D. 

      Striated

  • 53. 
    Another name for cardiac muscle is
    • A. 

      Branching

    • B. 

      Striated

    • C. 

      Non-striated

    • D. 

      Smooth

  • 54. 
    Branching muscle tissue is also called
    • A. 

      Cardiac

    • B. 

      Skeletal

    • C. 

      Smooth

    • D. 

      Striated

  • 55. 
    Skeletal muscle is also called
    • A. 

      Striated

    • B. 

      Branching

    • C. 

      Non-striated

    • D. 

      Smooth

  • 56. 
    Striated muscle is also called
    • A. 

      Skeletal

    • B. 

      Cardiac

    • C. 

      Smooth

    • D. 

      Branching

  • 57. 
    Non-striated muscle tissue is also called
    • A. 

      Smooth

    • B. 

      Skeletal

    • C. 

      Cardiac

    • D. 

      Branching

  • 58. 
    Another name for smooth muscle is
    • A. 

      Non-striated

    • B. 

      Striated

    • C. 

      Branching

    • D. 

      Skeletal

  • 59. 
    Smooth muscle can be found in all of the following parts of the body except
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Eyes

    • C. 

      Skin

    • D. 

      Esophagus

  • 60. 
    Function of smooth muscle found in the skin
    • A. 

      Standing hair up

    • B. 

      Secreting oil

    • C. 

      Contracting skin

    • D. 

      Shivering

  • 61. 
    Muscle found in the skin is also known as
    • A. 

      Arrector pili

    • B. 

      Epidermal muscle

    • C. 

      Interdermal muscle

    • D. 

      Papillary muscle

  • 62. 
    Arrector pili muscle is located where
    • A. 

      Skin

    • B. 

      Eyes

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Large intestine

  • 63. 
    Which type of muscle is responsible for peristalsis
    • A. 

      Smooth

    • B. 

      Cardiac

    • C. 

      Skeletal

    • D. 

      Striated

  • 64. 
    Function of non-striated muscle in the digestive tract
    • A. 

      Peristalsis

    • B. 

      Absorbing nutrients

    • C. 

      Transporting blood

    • D. 

      Contracting skeletal muscle

  • 65. 
    Non-striated muscle is
    • A. 

      Involuntary

    • B. 

      Voluntary

    • C. 

      Controlled easily

    • D. 

      Controlled by concentration

  • 66. 
    Which of the following types of muscle is involuntary
    • A. 

      Non-striated

    • B. 

      Skeletal

    • C. 

      Striated

    • D. 

      Epithelial

  • 67. 
    All of the following are formed by nervous tissue except
    • A. 

      Spine

    • B. 

      Spinal cord

    • C. 

      Brain

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

  • 68. 
    The brain is formed by which type of tissue
    • A. 

      Nervous

    • B. 

      Muscular

    • C. 

      Epithelial

    • D. 

      Connective

  • 69. 
    The spinal cord is formed by which type of tissue
    • A. 

      Nervous

    • B. 

      Connective

    • C. 

      Muscular

    • D. 

      Epithelial

  • 70. 
    The cerebellum is formed by which type of tissue
    • A. 

      Nervous

    • B. 

      Connective

    • C. 

      Epithelial

    • D. 

      Muscular

  • 71. 
    Primary functions of nervous tissue include all of the following except
    • A. 

      Pumping blood

    • B. 

      Sensory reception

    • C. 

      Stimulating muscle

    • D. 

      Mental activity

  • 72. 
    Main type of cell that creates nervous tissue
    • A. 

      Neuron

    • B. 

      Axon

    • C. 

      Dendrite

    • D. 

      Astrocyte

  • 73. 
    Primary function of a gland
    • A. 

      Secretion

    • B. 

      Protection

    • C. 

      Absorption

    • D. 

      Contraction

  • 74. 
    Secretion is performed by which structures in the body
    • A. 

      Glands

    • B. 

      Bones

    • C. 

      Muscles

    • D. 

      Nerves

  • 75. 
    All of the following are examples of exocrine glands except
    • A. 

      Pituitary

    • B. 

      Mammary

    • C. 

      Sebaceous

    • D. 

      Sudoriferous

  • 76. 
    Which of the following is an example of an exocrine gland
    • A. 

      Sudoriferous

    • B. 

      Thymus

    • C. 

      Adrenal

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 77. 
    Types of glands that secrete their substances onto a surface are known as
    • A. 

      Exocrine

    • B. 

      Endocrine

    • C. 

      Eccrine

    • D. 

      Pituitary

  • 78. 
    Mammary glands produce what substance
    • A. 

      Milk

    • B. 

      Sweat

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Testosterone

  • 79. 
    Which type of gland is found in the skin
    • A. 

      Sebaceous

    • B. 

      Mammary

    • C. 

      Pineal

    • D. 

      Adrenal

  • 80. 
    Sebum is produced by which type of gland
    • A. 

      Sebaceous

    • B. 

      Sudoriferous

    • C. 

      Adrenal

    • D. 

      Mammary

  • 81. 
    Sebaceous glands produce what substance
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Sweat

    • C. 

      Milk

    • D. 

      Epinephrine

  • 82. 
    Sweat is produced by which type of gland
    • A. 

      Sudoriferous

    • B. 

      Sebaceous

    • C. 

      Mammary

    • D. 

      Eccrine

  • 83. 
    A sudoriferous gland is a type of exocrine gland that produces what substance
    • A. 

      Sweat

    • B. 

      Oil

    • C. 

      Testosterone

    • D. 

      Milk

  • 84. 
    Sudoriferous and sebaceous glands are both located in which region of the body
    • A. 

      Skin

    • B. 

      Respiratory passages

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      Stomach lining

  • 85. 
    Type of gland found in the skin that produces sweat
    • A. 

      Sudoriferous

    • B. 

      Sebaceous

    • C. 

      Mammary

    • D. 

      Thymus

  • 86. 
    Endocrine glands secrete their substances where
    • A. 

      Into the blood

    • B. 

      Onto a surface

    • C. 

      Into the respiratory passages

    • D. 

      Into the digestive organs

  • 87. 
    Endocrine glands create what substance for the body
    • A. 

      Hormones

    • B. 

      Sweat

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Milk

  • 88. 
    Type of gland that secretes its substances directly into the blood stream
    • A. 

      Endocrine

    • B. 

      Exocrine

    • C. 

      Eccrine

    • D. 

      Sebaceous

  • 89. 
    Primary function of sudoriferous glands
    • A. 

      Help control body temperature

    • B. 

      Hormone release

    • C. 

      Protection of skin

    • D. 

      Production of protein

  • 90. 
    Salivary glands are considered which type of gland
    • A. 

      Exocrine

    • B. 

      Endocrine

    • C. 

      Eccrine

    • D. 

      Sebaceous

  • 91. 
    Which is the only organ in the body that contains both endocrine and exocrine glands
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Lungs

  • 92. 
    Which type of gland has no ducts
    • A. 

      Endocrine

    • B. 

      Exocrine

    • C. 

      Eccrine

    • D. 

      Mammary

  • 93. 
    Production of growth hormone is controlled by which gland
    • A. 

      Pituitary

    • B. 

      Adrenal

    • C. 

      Testes

    • D. 

      Thymus

  • 94. 
    Epinephrine and norepinephrine are produced by which glands
    • A. 

      Adrenal

    • B. 

      Pituitary

    • C. 

      Pineal

    • D. 

      Ovaries

  • 95. 
    Epithelial tissue is found in all of the following parts of the body except
    • A. 

      Brain

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Skin

    • D. 

      Intestines

  • 96. 
    Exocrine glands secrete their substances where
    • A. 

      Onto a surface

    • B. 

      Into the blood

    • C. 

      Onto the brain

    • D. 

      Into endocrine glands

  • 97. 
    Sebaceous glands connect to
    • A. 

      Hair follicles

    • B. 

      Arrector pili

    • C. 

      Skin openings

    • D. 

      Kidneys

  • 98. 
    Which type of gland plays an important role in maintaining body temperature
    • A. 

      Sudoriferous

    • B. 

      Sebaceous

    • C. 

      Pineal

    • D. 

      Adrenal

  • 99. 
    The pituitary gland produces all of the following hormones except
    • A. 

      Testosterone

    • B. 

      Growth hormone

    • C. 

      Follicle-stimulating hormone

    • D. 

      Prolactin

  • 100. 
    Hormone produced by the adrenal gland
    • A. 

      Norepinephrine

    • B. 

      Luteinizing hormone

    • C. 

      Estrogen

    • D. 

      Testosterone