Practice Quiz On Ingestive Behaviors! Trivia

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Physiology Quizzes & Trivia

Food is one of the main sources of the nutrients we need in our body for it to function correctly. Being that we just covered the function of the organs in the digestive system, you must know about the ingestive behavior of the human body. The practice quiz below is designed to test out how much you remember. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process of _________ regulates the fluids that bathes our cells.
    • A. 

      Positive feedback

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Hemostasis

    • D. 

      Hypocolemia

    • E. 

      Osmogenesis

  • 2. 
    The optimal value of the system variable in a homeostatic system is termed the ______.
    • A. 

      Correctional mechanism

    • B. 

      Thermostat

    • C. 

      Set point

    • D. 

      Detector

    • E. 

      Homeostatic variable

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is the most essential element of a regulatory system?
    • A. 

      Satiety mechanisms

    • B. 

      Positive feedback

    • C. 

      Anticipatory

    • D. 

      Negative feedback

    • E. 

      Ingestive mechanisms

  • 4. 
    Osmorecptors are specialized neurons that detect _______.
    • A. 

      Changes in solute concentration of the interstitial fluid

    • B. 

      Osmotic pressure within the blood plasma

    • C. 

      Angiotensin concentration in the blood

    • D. 

      The concentration of renin within the blood

    • E. 

      Blood plasma solute concentration

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a strong stimulus for producing osmometric thirst?
    • A. 

      Evaporation from the lungs during the winter months.

    • B. 

      Vomiting during illness,

    • C. 

      Loss of blood after an automobile trauma.

    • D. 

      Ingestion of a bag of salted potato chips.

    • E. 

      A and B are correct.

  • 6. 
    Research by Egan and others has suggested that osmoreceptors are located within the _________.
    • A. 

      Amygdala

    • B. 

      Medial hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Cerebral aqueduct

    • D. 

      Medial orbitofrontal cortex

    • E. 

      Anteroventral tip of the third ventricle

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a potent stimulus for producing hypovelemia, but not osmometric thirst?
    • A. 

      Loss of fluid volume from brain cells.

    • B. 

      Vomiting during illness

    • C. 

      Loss of blood after an automobile trauma

    • D. 

      Ingestion of a bag of salted potato chips

    • E. 

      B and C are correct

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a known physiological effect of Angiotensin II?
    • A. 

      Consumption of water.

    • B. 

      Increased release of hormones that cause the kidneys to conserve water and salt.

    • C. 

      Increased blood pressure.

    • D. 

      Consumption of salt.

    • E. 

      All of the above are correct.

  • 9. 
    Eating a salty meal induces volumetric thirst.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Loss of blood, vomiting, or diarrhea can result in volumetric thirst.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False