Practice A & P Quiz

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Chapter 5 Practice Quiz


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  • 1. 
    A legend or prescription drug is a medication that can be
    • A. 

      Unsafe

    • B. 

      Addictive

    • C. 

      Easily abused

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The process of how a drug begins to work through its entry into the bloodstream is referred to as
    • A. 

      Elimination

    • B. 

      Absorption

    • C. 

      Distribution

    • D. 

      Metabolism

  • 3. 
    By the _______ stage, the drug is in its molecular form and can cross cell membranes.
    • A. 

      Distribution

    • B. 

      Elimination

    • C. 

      Absorption

    • D. 

      Metabolism

  • 4. 
    Without elimination, the primary risk of medication in regards to the human body is that ______.
    • A. 

      Body temperature may increase to intolerable levels

    • B. 

      Medications can build to toxic levels

    • C. 

      Dosages will need to be adjusted

    • D. 

      Medications will break down and become less effective

  • 5. 
    Homeostasis is regulated by a sensing mechanism that is able to identify a change outside particular limits known as ________.
    • A. 

      Metabolism

    • B. 

      Agranulocytosis

    • C. 

      Negative feedback systems

    • D. 

      Cell transport

  • 6. 
    Proteins are large molecules that are composed of one or more __________ that are joined by peptide bonds.
    • A. 

      Monosaccarides

    • B. 

      Amino acids

    • C. 

      Lipids

    • D. 

      Hormones

  • 7. 
    Carbohydrates are _________.
    • A. 

      Fats

    • B. 

      Meats

    • C. 

      Salts

    • D. 

      Sugars

  • 8. 
    The most important component of the human cell is the:
    • A. 

      Plasma membrane

    • B. 

      Golgi aparatus

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 9. 
    The skin that covers the body is considered both a body system and:
    • A. 

      An organ

    • B. 

      A sponge

    • C. 

      A shield

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Pharmacokinetics is:
    • A. 

      How the body affects the drug

    • B. 

      How the drug affects the body

    • C. 

      Study of drugs and their affect on the human body

    • D. 

      None of the above

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