Physiology Review Questions Module 1

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Physiology Quizzes & Trivia

Physiology quiz that outlines the content of module 1. It is from the textbook, Animal Physiology: From Genes to Organisms.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most general term for maintenance of a desired state by a living organism in the face of disturbance is called
    • A. 

      Deregulation

    • B. 

      Upregulation

    • C. 

      Acclimation

    • D. 

      Homeostasis

    • E. 

      Delayed response

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a component of a referenced negative feedback system?
    • A. 

      A sensor

    • B. 

      A set point

    • C. 

      An integrator

    • D. 

      A replicator

    • E. 

      An effector

  • 3. 
    In a positive feedback system,
    • A. 

      Change is resisted

    • B. 

      Change is enhanced

    • C. 

      An initial change is counteracted

    • D. 

      Change is created slowly

    • E. 

      A sensor is deregulated

  • 4. 
    Which of the following systems is not essential for homeostasis?
    • A. 

      Immune system

    • B. 

      Reproductive system

    • C. 

      Digestive system

    • D. 

      Integumentary system

    • E. 

      Excretory system