Anatomy And Physiology For Exercise

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  • 1. 
    Analysis occurs in the 
    • A. 

      The central nervous system

    • B. 

      The peripheral nervous system

    • C. 

      Sensory neurons

    • D. 

      Motor neurons

  • 2. 
    Which organ of the body is located behind the sternum and just left of centre? 
    • A. 

      The liver

    • B. 

      The heart

    • C. 

      The kidneys

    • D. 

      The lungs

  • 3. 
    Which organ pumps oxygen and nutrients to the tissues of the body?
    • A. 

      The liver

    • B. 

      The heart

    • C. 

      The kidneys

    • D. 

      The lungs

  • 4. 
    The lower chambers of the heart are known as: 
    • A. 

      Atria

    • B. 

      Ventricles

    • C. 

      Capillaries

    • D. 

      Vena Cava

  • 5. 
    Which of the following describes the route of "oxygenated blood" into the heart.
    • A. 

      Pulmonary vein, right ventricle, right atrium, pulmonary artery

    • B. 

      Vena cava, left atrium, left ventricle, aorta

    • C. 

      Pulmonary vein, left atrium, left ventricle, aorta

    • D. 

      Aorta, left atrium, left ventricle, pulmonary artery

  • 6. 
    The aorta transports:
    • A. 

      Oxygenated blood to the heart

    • B. 

      De-oxygenated blood to the heart

    • C. 

      Oxygenated blood away from the heart

    • D. 

      De-oxygenated blood away from the heart

  • 7. 
    De-oxygenated blood is returned to the heart through which of the following blood vessels?
    • A. 

      Pulmonary vein

    • B. 

      Vena cava

    • C. 

      Aorta

    • D. 

      Pulmonary artery

  • 8. 
    Normal blood pressure can be identified as being:
    • A. 

      95/55 mmhg

    • B. 

      100/55 mmhg

    • C. 

      120/80 mmhg

    • D. 

      145/95 mmhg

  • 9. 
    Which organ is responsible for taking oxygen into the body?
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      Spleen

  • 10. 
    Alveoli are located within:
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Trachea

    • D. 

      Arteries

  • 11. 
    The main respiratory muscles are the diaphragm and the:
    • A. 

      Rectus abdominis

    • B. 

      Intercostals

    • C. 

      Pectorals

    • D. 

      Obliques

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a structure through which air passes when inhaling? 
    • A. 

      Aorta

    • B. 

      Diaphysis

    • C. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • D. 

      Pharynx

  • 13. 
    When oxygen diffuses into the blood stream during gaseous exchange. where does carbon dioxide pass to?.
    • A. 

      Spleen

    • B. 

      Kidneys

    • C. 

      Lungs

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 14. 
    Which of the following can be found stored in the bones?.
    • A. 

      Vitamins

    • B. 

      Minerals

    • C. 

      Glycogen

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 15. 
    Which of the following forms part of the axial skeleton?.
    • A. 

      Skull

    • B. 

      Femur

    • C. 

      Radius

    • D. 

      Patella

  • 16. 
    Which component of the skeletal system is made up of the upper and lower limbs and the pelvic and shoulder girdles?.
    • A. 

      Appendicular skeleton

    • B. 

      Skull

    • C. 

      Axial skeleton

    • D. 

      Spine

  • 17. 
    The patella is an example of a:
    • A. 

      Long bone

    • B. 

      Short bone

    • C. 

      Sesamoid bone

    • D. 

      Flat bone

  • 18. 
    The sternum is an example of which of the following types of bone?.
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Flat

    • C. 

      Irregular

    • D. 

      Sesamoid

  • 19. 
    A long bone is said to be:
    • A. 

      Wider than they are long

    • B. 

      Longer than they are wide

    • C. 

      The same length and width

    • D. 

      Irregular in shape

  • 20. 
    Osteoblasts are cells that:
    • A. 

      Help form bone

    • B. 

      Build muscle

    • C. 

      Produce new cartilage

    • D. 

      Help clear away old bone

  • 21. 
    A neutral spine alignment is said to be the ideal position to:
    • A. 

      Decrease the rate at which bone is formed

    • B. 

      Increase the rate at which bone is formed

    • C. 

      Decrease stress on passive structures of the body, such as the vertebrae and ligaments

    • D. 

      Increase stress on passive structures of the body, such as the vertebrae and ligaments

  • 22. 
    Which type of joint is most common?
    • A. 

      Fibrous

    • B. 

      Synovial

    • C. 

      Fused

    • D. 

      Cartilaginous

  • 23. 
    Which of the following types of movement is possible at a pivot joint?
    • A. 

      Flexion

    • B. 

      Abduction

    • C. 

      Adduction

    • D. 

      Rotation

  • 24. 
    Which of the following types of movement is possible at the knee joint?
    • A. 

      Lateral flexion

    • B. 

      Abduction

    • C. 

      Adduction

    • D. 

      Extension

  • 25. 
    Which of the following muscles are involuntary?
    • A. 

      Digestive tract

    • B. 

      Biceps

    • C. 

      Quadriceps

    • D. 

      Erector spinae

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