Applied Anatomy And Physiology Practice Test Questions

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Hey, are you looking for a good set of applied anatomy and physiology practice test questions? Take this quiz and check your knowledge regarding the same with these practice problems. Human applied anatomy and physiology encourage students to learn and think critically about our different body systems and how they work together. If you're in the clinical practice line or want to pursue the same career, this quiz is totally recommended to you. So, make your basics strong here.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How could movement potential be affected by abdominal obesity?
    • A. 

      More impact on joints

    • B. 

      More efficient 

    • C. 

      Greater flexibility

    • D. 

      Improved strength

  • 2. 
    What type of joint is the articulation between the sternum and the ribs?
    • A. 

      Immoveable

    • B. 

      Synovial

    • C. 

      Suture

    • D. 

      Cartilaginous

  • 3. 
    Which valve separates the right atrium and right ventricle?
    • A. 

      Mitral

    • B. 

      Tricuspid 

    • C. 

      Bicuspid 

    • D. 

      Semilunar

  • 4. 
    Which joint action of the shoulder occurs in the longitudinal axis?
    • A. 

      Horizontal flexion

    • B. 

      Lateral flexion

    • C. 

      Extension

    • D. 

      Abduction

  • 5. 
    Which muscle dorsiflexes the ankle?
    • A. 

      Tibialis anterior

    • B. 

      Gastrocnemius

    • C. 

      Hamstrings

    • D. 

      Soleus

  • 6. 
    When is static flexibility most beneficial?
    • A. 

      After the warm-up exercises

    • B. 

      After the cool-down exercises

    • C. 

      After the main component cardiovascular exercises

    • D. 

      After the main component resistance exercises

  • 7. 
    What is the main function of the endocrine system?
    • A. 

      To aid digestion

    • B. 

      To maintain homeostasis

    • C. 

      To maintain hydration

    • D. 

      To aid circulation

  • 8. 
    What do the coronary veins take blood away from?
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Brain 

    • C. 

      Heart 

    • D. 

      Body

  • 9. 
    What may happen when holding a plank, side plank and bridging exercises for longer than 5 seconds?
    • A. 

      Acute high blood pressure

    • B. 

      Acute low blood pressure

    • C. 

      Chronic high blood pressure

    • D. 

      Chronic low blood pressure

  • 10. 
    What other mineral works with sodium to generate an action potential?
    • A. 

      Magnesium

    • B. 

      Manganese

    • C. 

      Potassium

    • D. 

      Phosphorus

  • 11. 
    What has the role of detecting changes in muscle tension or length?
    • A. 

      Proprioceptor

    • B. 

      Neuron

    • C. 

      Axon 

    • D. 

      Baroreceptor

  • 12. 
    What part of a neuron is the neurotransmitter released from?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Cell body

    • C. 

      Axon hillock

    • D. 

      Axon terminal

  • 13. 
    Which fibre type has a large diameter?
    • A. 

      Type 1

    • B. 

      Type 2b

    • C. 

      Red fibres

    • D. 

      Slow twitch

  • 14. 
    Which branch of the nervous system is responsible for integration?
    • A. 

      The somatic nervous system

    • B. 

      The sympathetic nervous system

    • C. 

      The parasympathetic nervous system

    • D. 

      The central nervous system

  • 15. 
    What fuels are favoured when performing long, slow endurance training?
    • A. 

      Fats and glucose

    • B. 

      Glucose and protein

    • C. 

      Proteins and fats

    • D. 

      Creatine phosphate and glucose

  • 16. 
    Which hormone is secreted by the adrenal glands?
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Calcitonin 

    • C. 

      Noradrenaline

    • D. 

      Thyroxine

  • 17. 
    What is the role of mitochondria in type 1 muscle fibres?
    • A. 

      DNA replication

    • B. 

      Contractile apparatus

    • C. 

      Calcium storage

    • D. 

      Energy production

  • 18. 
    Which hormone is produced by the pancreas?
    • A. 

      Glucagon

    • B. 

      Calcitonin

    • C. 

      Adrenaline

    • D. 

      Cortisol

  • 19. 
    What is a by-product of aerobic energy production?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Glycogen 

    • C. 

      Creatine

    • D. 

      Water

  • 20. 
    What name is given to the thick protein filaments in the sliding filament theory?
    • A. 

      Myosin

    • B. 

      Actin

    • C. 

      Sarcomere

    • D. 

      Cross bridges

  • 21. 
    Which of the following will significantly increase systolic and diastolic blood pressure?
    • A. 

      Isometric contractions

    • B. 

      Walking

    • C. 

      Swimming 

    • D. 

      Circuit weight training

  • 22. 
    Where is the adrenal gland located?
    • A. 

      Above the kidney

    • B. 

      Below the kidney

    • C. 

      Above the liver

    • D. 

      Below the kidney

  • 23. 
    What two structures does serratus anterior attach together?
    • A. 

      The medial border of the scapula to the upper ribs

    • B. 

      The lateral border of the scapula to the lower ribs

    • C. 

      The throacic vertebrae to the upper ribs

    • D. 

      The lateral border of the scapula to the humerus

  • 24. 
    Which of the following would be a response to increased neuromuscular efficiency?
    • A. 

      Shorter reaction time

    • B. 

      Improved circulation

    • C. 

      Reduced blood presure

    • D. 

      Reduced power

  • 25. 
    Where does the biceps femoris insert?
    • A. 

      Femur

    • B. 

      Fibula

    • C. 

      Radius 

    • D. 

      Ulna

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