A&p Test 1

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A&p Test 1

A&P Chapters 1-3, pretest for test 1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Describe anatomical position.
    • A. 

      Standing, facing forward, feet shoulder length apart, palms facing forward

    • B. 

      Standing, facing forward, feet together, palms at sides

    • C. 

      Standing, facing forward, feet far apart, palms forward

  • 2. 
    A frontal cut would be divided into
    • A. 

      Anterior and posterior sections

    • B. 

      Superior and inferior sections

    • C. 

      Left and right sections

  • 3. 
    A transverse cut would divide into
    • A. 

      Anterior and posterior sections

    • B. 

      Superior and inferior sections

    • C. 

      Left and right sections

  • 4. 
    A saggital cut would divide into
    • A. 

      Superior and inferior sections

    • B. 

      Anterior and posterior sections

    • C. 

      Left and right sections

  • 5. 
    The dorsal cavity contains the cranial and spinal cavities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The ventral cavity contains the thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What connective tissue lines the cranial and spinal cavities?
  • 8. 
    What separates the thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities?
    • A. 

      Mediastinum

    • B. 

      Diaphragm

    • C. 

      Rib cage

  • 9. 
    The thoracic cavity is lined with pleura.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The abdominopelvic cavity is lined with peritoneum.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What is meant by homeostasis?
    • A. 

      Process of keeping pH in balance

    • B. 

      Maintaining normal conditions within the body

    • C. 

      Keeping temperature at a normal rate

  • 12. 
    To maintain homeostasis of pH, the body uses a system called the acidic balance system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What is the buffer system equation?
    • A. 

      H+ + H2CO3 HCO3

    • B. 

      H2CO3 H+ + HCO3

    • C. 

      HCO3 + H2CO3 H+

  • 14. 
    Maintaining body temperature is done by positive feedback.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Carbohydrates, fats and proteins are polar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What type of substances dissolve in water?
    • A. 

      Non-polar

    • B. 

      Polar

  • 17. 
    Metabolism is defined as the sum of all chemical processes within the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What is the reaction for the breakdown of glucose?
    • A. 

      Glucose + Oxygen --> Carbon Dioxide + Water + Energy + Heat

    • B. 

      Glucose --> Oxygen + Carbon Dioxide + Water + Heat

    • C. 

      Glucose + Carbon Dioxide --> Oxygen + Water + Energy

  • 19. 
    Adding water to break something apart is
    • A. 

      Dehydration synthesis

    • B. 

      Hydrolysis

    • C. 

      Cellular respiration

  • 20. 
    Dehydration synthesis is the removal of water to create something
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Is dehydration synthesis catabolic or anabolic?
    • A. 

      Catabolic

    • B. 

      Anabolic

  • 22. 
    Is hydrolysis catabolic or anabolic?
    • A. 

      Catabolic

    • B. 

      Anabolic

  • 23. 
    Water heats up slowly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A pH of 2 would be 100x more acidic than a pH of 4.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Is a pH of 8 acidic or basic?
    • A. 

      Acidic

    • B. 

      Basic