Rat Dissection Guide: A.L.E.

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Rat Dissection Guide: A.L.E.

Welcome to the Electronic Laboratory Exercise for the 21st century. Using the human anatomy and physiology laboratory manual that accompanies your Anthony's Textbook of Anatomy and Physiology. Identify as many anatomic landmarks, regions, directions, planes and cavities as possible. This exercise has unlimited number of attempts to increase your knowledge and test-taking skills. 40 questions and answers will appear in random order for every attempt. Good Luck in your human anatomy and physiology class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You will be looking at the anatomy of the white rat.  Believe it or not, the white rat is similar in composition to a _____. (Please enter answer in all lower case letters.)
  • 2. 
    What is the Kingdom to which the white rat belongs?
    • A. 

      Animalia

    • B. 

      Chordata

    • C. 

      Vertebrata

    • D. 

      Mammalia

    • E. 

      Rodentia

    • F. 

      Muridae

    • G. 

      Rattus

    • H. 

      Novegicus

  • 3. 
    What is the Phylum to which the white rat belongs?
    • A. 

      Animalia

    • B. 

      Chordata

    • C. 

      Vertebrata

    • D. 

      Mammalia

    • E. 

      Rodentia

    • F. 

      Muridae

    • G. 

      Rattus

    • H. 

      Novegicus

  • 4. 
    What is the Subphylum to which the white rat belongs?
    • A. 

      Animalia

    • B. 

      Chordata

    • C. 

      Vertebrata

    • D. 

      Mammalia

    • E. 

      Rodentia

    • F. 

      Muridae

    • G. 

      Rattus

    • H. 

      Novegicus

  • 5. 
    What is the Class to which the white rat belongs?
    • A. 

      Animalia

    • B. 

      Chordata

    • C. 

      Vertebrata

    • D. 

      Mammalia

    • E. 

      Rodentia

    • F. 

      Muridae

    • G. 

      Rattus

    • H. 

      Novegicus

  • 6. 
    What is the Order to which the white rat belongs?
    • A. 

      Animalia

    • B. 

      Chordata

    • C. 

      Vertebrata

    • D. 

      Mammalia

    • E. 

      Rodentia

    • F. 

      Muridae

    • G. 

      Rattus

    • H. 

      Novegicus

  • 7. 
    What is the Family to which the white rat belongs?
    • A. 

      Animalia

    • B. 

      Chordata

    • C. 

      Vertebrata

    • D. 

      Mammalia

    • E. 

      Rodentia

    • F. 

      Muridae

    • G. 

      Rattus

    • H. 

      Novegicus

  • 8. 
    What is the Genus to which the white rat belongs?
    • A. 

      Animalia

    • B. 

      Chordata

    • C. 

      Vertebrata

    • D. 

      Mammalia

    • E. 

      Rodentia

    • F. 

      Muridae

    • G. 

      Rattus

    • H. 

      Novegicus

  • 9. 
    What is the species to which the white rat belongs?
    • A. 

      Animalia

    • B. 

      Chordata

    • C. 

      Vertebrata

    • D. 

      Mammalia

    • E. 

      Rodentia

    • F. 

      Muridae

    • G. 

      Rattus

    • H. 

      Novegicus

  • 10. 
    The specimen you have received is a preserved double-injected specimen.  Double injected refers to the _____ being filled with a red latex, and the veins being filled with blue latex.
  • 11. 
    The specimen you have received is a preserved double-injected specimen.  Double injected refers to the arteries being filled with a _____ _____, and the veins being filled with blue latex.
  • 12. 
    The specimen you have received is a preserved double-injected specimen.  Double injected refers to the arteries being filled with a red latex, and the veins being filled with _____ _____.
  • 13. 
    Careful dissecting techniques will be needed to observe all the structures and their connection to other internal structures/organs. You will not need to use a(n)_____.
    • A. 

      Scalpel

    • B. 

      Straight needle probe

    • C. 

      Bent needle probe

    • D. 

      Scissors

    • E. 

      Safety razor blade

    • F. 

      Muscle separator

  • 14. 
    The _____  needle probe is used to 'tease' apart the organs so you can see more clearly.
    • A. 

      Scalpel

    • B. 

      Straight

    • C. 

      Bent

    • D. 

      Scissors

    • E. 

      Safety razor blade

    • F. 

      Muscle separator

  • 15. 
    The _____  needle probe is curved and used to 'tease' apart the organs so you can see more clearly.
    • A. 

      Scalpel

    • B. 

      Straight

    • C. 

      Bent

    • D. 

      Scissors

    • E. 

      Safety razor blade

    • F. 

      Muscle separator

  • 16. 
    Always raise structures to be cut with your _____ to prevent damaging organs underneath.
    • A. 

      Scalpel

    • B. 

      Straight

    • C. 

      Bent

    • D. 

      Scissors

    • E. 

      Safety razor blade

    • F. 

      Muscle separator

    • G. 

      Forceps

  • 17. 
    Never cut more than is absolutely necessary to expose a part, organ, or structure of the dissected specimen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Ventral body cavity (number 21) of the white rat is _____.
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Thymus gland

    • C. 

      Right atrium

    • D. 

      Right lung

    • E. 

      Diaphragm

    • F. 

      Liver

    • G. 

      Small intestine

  • 19. 
    Ventral body cavity (number 22) of the white rat is _____.
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Thymus gland

    • C. 

      Right atrium

    • D. 

      Right lung

    • E. 

      Diaphragm

    • F. 

      Liver

    • G. 

      Small intestine

  • 20. 
    Ventral body cavity (number 23) of the white rat is _____.
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Thymus gland

    • C. 

      Right atrium

    • D. 

      Right lung

    • E. 

      Diaphragm

    • F. 

      Liver

    • G. 

      Small intestine

  • 21. 
    Ventral body cavity (number 24) of the white rat is _____.
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Thymus gland

    • C. 

      Right atrium

    • D. 

      Right lung

    • E. 

      Diaphragm

    • F. 

      Liver

    • G. 

      Small intestine

  • 22. 
    Ventral body cavity (number 25) of the white rat is _____.
    • A. 

      Diaphragm

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Small intestine

    • D. 

      Cecum

    • E. 

      Colon

    • F. 

      Spleen

    • G. 

      Stomach

  • 23. 
    Ventral body cavity (number 26) of the white rat is _____.
    • A. 

      Diaphragm

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Small intestine

    • D. 

      Cecum

    • E. 

      Colon

    • F. 

      Spleen

    • G. 

      Stomach

  • 24. 
    Ventral body cavity (number 27) of the white rat is _____.
    • A. 

      Diaphragm

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Small intestine

    • D. 

      Cecum

    • E. 

      Colon

    • F. 

      Spleen

    • G. 

      Stomach

  • 25. 
    Ventral body cavity (number 28) of the white rat is _____.
    • A. 

      Diaphragm

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Small intestine

    • D. 

      Cecum

    • E. 

      Colon

    • F. 

      Spleen

    • G. 

      Stomach

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