Only A Genius Medical Student Can Pass This Physiology Exam! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is non polar covalent bonds?
    • A. 

      Share electrons between two different atoms and may be pulled more toward one atom.

    • B. 

      Have electrons that are equally distributed between two identical atoms

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    6 carbon units enter this stage:
    • A. 

      Krebs Cycle

    • B. 

      Glycolysis

    • C. 

      Electron Transport chain

  • 3. 
    The most ATP comes from this stage:
    • A. 

      Glycoloysis

    • B. 

      Krebs Cycle

    • C. 

      Electron Transport Chain

  • 4. 
    H+ are moved , creating a concentration gradient that drives ATP synthesis here:
    • A. 

      Glycoysis

    • B. 

      Krebs Cycle

    • C. 

      Electron Transport Chain

  • 5. 
    Sugars are burned either aerobically or anaerobically here:
    • A. 

      Glycolysis

    • B. 

      Krebs Cycle

    • C. 

      Electron Transport Chain

  • 6. 
    The most CO2 comes from this stage:
    • A. 

      Glycolysis

    • B. 

      Krebs Cycle

    • C. 

      Electron Transport Chain

  • 7. 
    Inside the Golgi Body, what do you see occuring?
    • A. 

      Proteins being sorted into various types for various destinations

    • B. 

      Proteins having different types of modifications made

    • C. 

      Proteins that are finished and ready for secretion out of the cell

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    What are types of things you find inside a vesicle?
    • A. 

      Old membranes and protein being broken down to recycle

    • B. 

      Incoming food being digested into smaller parts that the other organelles could accept

    • C. 

      Wastes pooled together for exocytosis

    • D. 

      Proteins for secretion

    • E. 

      C and D

  • 9. 
    What types of things would you find inside a lysosome?
    • A. 

      Old membranes and protein being broken down to recycle

    • B. 

      Incoming food being digested into smaller parts that the other organelles could accept

    • C. 

      Wastes pooled together for exocytosis

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    You need to decide what type of antibiotic to give a patient, who has an infection. To do this, you need to know if the pathogen that has been infected them is prokaryotic or eukaryotic. What do you look for under the microscope?
    • A. 

      The presence/absence of cell walls

    • B. 

      THe presence/absence of ribosomes

    • C. 

      The presence/absence of protein synthesis

    • D. 

      The presence/absence of a nuclear membrane

    • E. 

      The presence/absence of energy conversion

  • 11. 
    Uses energy and proteins to move small molecules from one side of the membrane to the other. Often moves molecules from low concentration to higher concentration.
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Filtration

    • D. 

      Dilation

    • E. 

      Active Transport

  • 12. 
    Uses a concentration differences to move small molecules from one side of the membrane to the other. SOme types require protein transporters, some do not. No energy is required. 
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Endocytosis/Phagocytosis

    • C. 

      Active Transport

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Diffusion without protein mediation:
    • A. 

      Sodium or potassium ions

    • B. 

      Complex molecules (fatty acids, etc.)

    • C. 

      Oxygen and water

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      C and D

  • 14. 
    Protein-mediated transport:
    • A. 

      Oxygen and water

    • B. 

      Complex molecules (fatty acids)

    • C. 

      Sodium or Potassium ions

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      C and D

  • 15. 
    Endocytosis/Phagocytosis:
    • A. 

      Complex molecules (fatty acids)

    • B. 

      Oxygen and water

    • C. 

      Sodium or Potassium ions

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      C and D

  • 16. 
    Each DNA strand has a backbone that consists of alternating:
    • A. 

      Covalent bonds

    • B. 

      Nitrogen-containing bases

    • C. 

      Hydrogen bonds

    • D. 

      Sugar and Phosphate molecules

    • E. 

      A and D

  • 17. 
    Identify the phase of mitosis which is correctly paired with its characteristics:
    • A. 

      Anaphase- nuclear membrane re-forms

    • B. 

      Metaphase- pinching off into two separate daughter cells

    • C. 

      Telophase- chromosomes align at the center of the cell

    • D. 

      Prophase- nuclear membrane disentegrates

    • E. 

      Cytokinesis- replicated chromosomes separate

  • 18. 
    Four of the five answers below are related by a common phase of mitosis. Find the EXCEPTION that does not apply to the same stage of mitosis.
    • A. 

      Microtubules

    • B. 

      Division of the centromere

    • C. 

      Dissapearance of the nucleus

    • D. 

      Dissapearance of the nuclear membrane

    • E. 

      Shortening of visible chromosomes

  • 19. 
    Electrons are electrically neutral
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Atoms do not carry a charge
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Ions are typically elements one or two electrons in excess or shortage of a stable octet
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Negative ions are similar to positive ions in that they have an extra electron
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Elements are like ions in that they are not stable and therefore highly reactive
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Ionic bonds result from the sharing of electrons in a pair to complete an octet
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Which molecular process takes place in the Cytoplasm?
    • A. 

      Replication only

    • B. 

      Translation only

    • C. 

      Transcription only

    • D. 

      Replication and transcription

    • E. 

      Transcription and translation

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