A&p 1 Final

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A&p 1 final


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  • 1. 
    A (n) ________ muscle contraction changes tension, but remains the same length
    • A. 

      Concentric

    • B. 

      Isotonic

    • C. 

      Physiologically fatigued

    • D. 

      Isometric

    • E. 

      Plyometric

  • 2. 
    A cells plasma membrane would not contain
    • A. 

      Phospholipids

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Cholesterol

    • D. 

      Nucleic acids

    • E. 

      All of the above are found in plasma membranes

  • 3. 
    A codon is a three-base group of nucleotides that encodes a (n)
    • A. 

      Phospholipid

    • B. 

      Nucliec acid

    • C. 

      Monosaccharide

    • D. 

      Amino acid

    • E. 

      Glycocalyx

  • 4. 
    A developmental anatomist would be most likely to study
    • A. 

      The effects of alchohol on the structure of the liver

    • B. 

      The growth of the fetal nervous system in utero

    • C. 

      Changes to muscle tissue as a result of exercise

    • D. 

      How the adult brain responds to sleep deprivation

    • E. 

      The process of bone repair following a break

  • 5. 
    A joint cavity is found in
    • A. 

      Synovial joints

    • B. 

      Gomphoses

    • C. 

      Syndesmoses

    • D. 

      Both a and c

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    A membrane potential can best be described as
    • A. 

      An electrochemical gradient across a biological membrane

    • B. 

      The ability of charged ion to carry an electrical signal in solution

    • C. 

      The potential for a membrane to do work

    • D. 

      The role of the plasma membrane in cell to cell recognition

    • E. 

      The ability to transport vesicle to merge with the plasma membrane during exocytosis

  • 7. 
    A metabolic poison that inhibits the production of ATP most likely affects the
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • C. 

      Ribosomes

    • D. 

      Cytoskeleton

    • E. 

      Lysosomes

  • 8. 
    A needle would pierce the epidermal layers of the forearm in which order?
    • A. 

      Stratum granulosum, stratum corneum, straum basale, stratum spinosum

    • B. 

      Stratum spinosum, stratum basale, stratum granulosum, stratum corneum

    • C. 

      Stratum corneum, stratum spinosum, stratum granulosum, stratum basale

    • D. 

      Stratum basale, stratum granulosum, stratum spinosum, stratum corneum

    • E. 

      Stratum corneum, stratum granulosum, stratum spinosum, stratum basale

  • 9. 
    A patient has a ruptured appendix, into which activity would a surgeon cut
    • A. 

      Abdominal

    • B. 

      Thoracic

    • C. 

      Vertebral

    • D. 

      Cranial

    • E. 

      Pleural

  • 10. 
    A person that has suffered a burn that resulted in red blistered skin on 10% of their epidermis would be categorized as _________ burn
    • A. 

      1st degree non critical burn

    • B. 

      2nd degree non critical burn

    • C. 

      2nd degree critical

    • D. 

      3rd degree non critical

    • E. 

      3rd degree critical

  • 11. 
    A red blood cell placed in pure water would
    • A. 

      Swell

    • B. 

      Shrink initially, and then return to normal as equilibrium is reached

    • C. 

      Neither shrink nor swell

    • D. 

      Shrink only

  • 12. 
    A strong acid __________ ionizes in water and results in a __________ pH.
    • A. 

      Partially, low

    • B. 

      Fully, high

    • C. 

      Partially, high

    • D. 

      Fully, low

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    A structure that is composed of two or more tissues would be a (n)
    • A. 

      Organ

    • B. 

      Complex tissue

    • C. 

      Organelle

    • D. 

      Compound tissue

    • E. 

      Complex cell

  • 14. 
    A thin layer of ________ provides cushioning at articulations
    • A. 

      Adipose tissue

    • B. 

      Hyaline cartilage

    • C. 

      Dense connective tissue

    • D. 

      Fibrocartilage

    • E. 

      Endosteum

  • 15. 
    About 96% of the body is some combination of the following four elements:
    • A. 

      C, O, NA, H

    • B. 

      P, C, H, O

    • C. 

      N, C, O, K

    • D. 

      O, H, N, Ca

    • E. 

      H, O, C, N

  • 16. 
    According to the size principle of mulitple motor unit recruitment
    • A. 

      Small motor units are most sensitive and recruited first

    • B. 

      Large motor units are most sensitve and recruited first

    • C. 

      Small motor units are most sensitve and recruited last

    • D. 

      Large motor units are least sensitve and recruited last

    • E. 

      Small motor units are least sensitive and recruited last

  • 17. 
    Action potentials are propagated along the membrane primarily by
    • A. 

      Leakage ion channels

    • B. 

      Voltage gated ion channels

    • C. 

      Mechanogated ion channels

    • D. 

      Ligand gated ion channels

  • 18. 
    After a fair skinned person spent the day at the beach with no sun screen which cell type is most likely to become highly active?
    • A. 

      Keratinocyte

    • B. 

      Melanocyte

    • C. 

      Astrocyte

    • D. 

      Matrix cell

    • E. 

      Papillary cell

  • 19. 
    After axonal injury, regeneration in peripheral nerves is guided by
    • A. 

      Wallerian cells

    • B. 

      Schwann cells

    • C. 

      Dendrites

    • D. 

      Golgi organs

  • 20. 
    All preganglionic neurons of the ANS release acetylcholine
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    An atom is found to have 7 protons and 8 neutrons.  The atom is:
    • A. 

      Nitrogen with a mass number of 15

    • B. 

      Carbon with a mass number of 8

    • C. 

      Oxygen with a mass number of 8

    • D. 

      Nitrogen with a mass number of 7

    • E. 

      Oxygen with a mass number of 15

  • 22. 
    An example of an irregular bone would be
    • A. 

      Thoracic vertebrae

    • B. 

      Calcaneous

    • C. 

      Sternum

    • D. 

      Radius

    • E. 

      Patella

  • 23. 
    An inhibitory postsynaptic potential (IPSP) is associated with
    • A. 

      A change in sodium ion permeability

    • B. 

      Hyperpolarization

    • C. 

      Opening of voltage regulated channels

    • D. 

      Lowering the threshold for an action potential to occur

  • 24. 
    Andergenic receptors are most likely found on
    • A. 

      Effector organs of the sympathetic division

    • B. 

      Post-ganglionic neurons in the parasympathetic division

    • C. 

      The adrenal medulla

    • D. 

      Preganglionic neurons in the sympathetic division

  • 25. 
    As a result of bone tissue response to mechanical stress (load) _______ occurs at sites of _______ stress.
    • A. 

      Bone deposit, high

    • B. 

      Bone resorption, high

    • C. 

      Osteomalacia, high

    • D. 

      Intramembranous ossification, low

    • E. 

      Bony callus formation, continuous

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