Pathology I Final Exam

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Pathology I Final Exam

Practice quiz for the final


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Metaplasia is an irreversible process
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Cellular Hypertrophy is an increase in cell number
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Apoptosis is a form of programmed cell death associated with cellmembrane rupture and inflammation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Gangrene is a term applied to large area of necrotic tissue
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Some resident microoganisms help prevent infection
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Opportunistic infection are more likely to occur in immune-compromised hosts
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Opportunistic infections occur when:
    • A. 

      Pathogen infect the host

    • B. 

      Resident flora cause infectious disease

    • C. 

      Bacteria are spread by poor hand washing

    • D. 

      Transient bacteria spread among hopitalized patients

  • 8. 
    Hydropic swelling results from
    • A. 

      Membrane rupture

    • B. 

      ATP accumulation

    • C. 

      Oncogene activation

    • D. 

      Na+/K+ pump dysfunction

  • 9. 
    An increase in cardiac size and function due to increased workload is termed
    • A. 

      Atrophy

    • B. 

      Hypertrophy

    • C. 

      Hyperplasia

    • D. 

      Necrosis

  • 10. 
    Coagulative necrosis:
    • A. 

      Resemble crumbly cheese

    • B. 

      Can result from interrupted blood supply

    • C. 

      Is reversible if promptly and aggressively managed

    • D. 

      Remains functional for 5-7 days

  • 11. 
    Apoptosis is a process that results in:
    • A. 

      Cellular atrophy

    • B. 

      Cellular death

    • C. 

      Cellular proliferation

    • D. 

      Cellular mutation

  • 12. 
    Necrotic death of brain tissue usually produces what type of necrosis?
    • A. 

      Coagulative

    • B. 

      Caseous

    • C. 

      Liquefactive

    • D. 

      Fat

  • 13. 
    Glandular tissue normally responds to increased functional demand by:
    • A. 

      Hypertrophy

    • B. 

      Hyperplasia

    • C. 

      Metaplasia

    • D. 

      Neoplasia

  • 14. 
    Which of the following cellular responses is indicative of injury due to faulty metabolism?
    • A. 

      Hydropic swelling

    • B. 

      Lactate production

    • C. 

      Metaplasia

    • D. 

      Intracellular accumulations

  • 15. 
    A high serum lactate level (lactic acidosis) usually indicates the presence of :
    • A. 

      Liver failure

    • B. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • C. 

      Immunologic injury

    • D. 

      Cellular hypoxia

  • 16. 
    Metaplasia is:
    • A. 

      The replacement of one differentiated cell type with another

    • B. 

      The transformation of a cell type to malignancy

    • C. 

      An irreversible cellular adaptation

    • D. 

      The disorganization of cells inot various sizes, shape and arrangement

  • 17. 
    Which of the following cellular changes is considered to be pre-cancerous
    • A. 

      Anaplasis

    • B. 

      Dysplasia

    • C. 

      Metaplasia

    • D. 

      Hyperplasia

  • 18. 
    Ischemic death of tissue in viseral organs, such as the heart, typically produces:
    • A. 

      Coagulative necrosis

    • B. 

      Liquefactive necrosis

    • C. 

      Caseous necrosis

    • D. 

      Fat necrosis

  • 19. 
    All of the following are potentially reversivble cellular responses except:
    • A. 

      Necrosis

    • B. 

      Metaplasia

    • C. 

      Atrophy

    • D. 

      Hyperplasia

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is not a reversible cellulalr adaptation?
    • A. 

      Atrophy

    • B. 

      Hypertrophy

    • C. 

      Hyperplasia

    • D. 

      Necrosis

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