Physiology - 10 Easy Questions

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Physiology Quizzes & Trivia

Physiology is quite an interesting subject, and it gives the reader a way of understanding the human body, its parts, and each of their respective functions. In preparation for your midterms, I have prepared ten physiology questions that are perfect for testing out your understanding. Think you can handle it? Then take it up and see just how high you score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    B.P measured with sphygmomanometer is
    • A. 

      > intra arterial pressure

    • B. 

      < intra arterial pressure

    • C. 

      = intra arterial pressure

    • D. 

      Depends upon blood flow

  • 2. 
    Least useful physiological response to hypothermia in humans is
    • A. 

      Vasoconstriction

    • B. 

      Shivering

    • C. 

      Thyroxin release

    • D. 

      Piloerection

  • 3. 
    First physiological response to hyperhermia is
    • A. 

      Vasodilatation

    • B. 

      Sweating

    • C. 

      Thyroxin release

    • D. 

      Decreased heat production

  • 4. 
    Enzyme that converts  androgen to oestrogen in the growing ovarian follicle is
    • A. 

      Desmolase

    • B. 

      Enolase

    • C. 

      Isomerase

    • D. 

      Aromatase

  • 5. 
    Neuronal degeneration is NOT seen in
    • A. 

      Fetal development

    • B. 

      Ageing

    • C. 

      Neuropraxia

    • D. 

      Crush injury of nerve

  • 6. 
    Primary action of Inhibin is
    • A. 

      Inhibiting secretion of prolactin

    • B. 

      Stimulating synthesis of estradiol

    • C. 

      Stimulating secretion of TSH

    • D. 

      Inhibiting secretion of FSH

  • 7. 
    Which inhibits osteoclasts ?
    • A. 

      Tumor necrosis factor

    • B. 

      Calcitonin

    • C. 

      PTH

    • D. 

      1,25-dihydroxy cholecalciferol

  • 8. 
    Magnocellular pathway is involved in
    • A. 

      Luminance contrast

    • B. 

      Detection of movement

    • C. 

      Color contrast

    • D. 

      Detection of texture

  • 9. 
    Main site for HCO3 reabsorption in the kidney is
    • A. 

      PCT

    • B. 

      DCT

    • C. 

      Cortical collecting duct

    • D. 

      Medullary collecting duct

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is absent in smooth muscle cells?  
    • A. 

      Troponin

    • B. 

      Calmodulin

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Myosin light chain kinase

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