Urinary System - Basic

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Urinary System - Basic - Quiz

Are you knowledgeable about the urinary system, and do you think you can pass this quiz? Urine is produced in the kidneys through filtration of blood. The urine is then circulated through the ureters to the bladder, where it is stored. During urination, the urine travels to the bladder. Then, the urine is passed from the bladder through the urethra to the outside of the body. If you want to learn more, take this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following does the urinary system not perform
    • A. 

      Regulates Blood Pressure

    • B. 

      Regulate pH

    • C. 

      Stimulate RBC production in bone marrow

    • D. 

      Maintain heart beat

    • E. 

      Produce,transport,strore & excrete urine

  • 2. 
    What enzyme does the kidneys release that controls the excretion and rentention of water from the body
    • A. 

      Erythropoietin

    • B. 

      Renin

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 3. 
    The kidneys participate in the activation of which vitamin
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      C

    • C. 

      D

    • D. 

      E

    • E. 

      B1

  • 4. 
    The kidneys synthesis glucose from
    • A. 

      Fatty Acids

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Amino acids

  • 5. 
    The deepest layer of tissue that surrounds the kidney is known as
    • A. 

      Renal fascia

    • B. 

      Adipose capsule

    • C. 

      Renal capsule

  • 6. 
    Which is the superficial or outer layer of the kidney
    • A. 

      Renal Medulla

    • B. 

      Renal cortex

  • 7. 
    The renal pyraminds are in which area
    • A. 

      Renal Medulla

    • B. 

      Renal cortex

  • 8. 
    The fuctional units of the kidneys are
    • A. 

      Glomerulus

    • B. 

      Loops of henle

    • C. 

      Nephrons

  • 9. 
    The nephron receives blood from
    • A. 

      Efferent arteriole

    • B. 

      Afferent arteriole

    • C. 

      Glomerulus

  • 10. 
    The ball shape capillary network that the afferent arteriole flows into is called the
    • A. 

      Loop of henle

    • B. 

      Efferent arteriole

    • C. 

      Glomerulus

    • D. 

      Proximal convoluted tubule

  • 11. 
    The nephron consists of which two parts the renal corpuscle and the renal tubule which of these parts is where the blood plasma is filtered
    • A. 

      Renal corpuscle

    • B. 

      Renal tubule

  • 12. 
    The glomerulus is in which part of the nephron
    • A. 

      Renal corpuscle

    • B. 

      Renal tubule

  • 13. 
    The loop of Henle is in which part of the nephron
    • A. 

      Renal corpuscle

    • B. 

      Renal tubule

  • 14. 
    Is the loop of henle is the renal cortex or the renal medulla
    • A. 

      Renal cortex

    • B. 

      Renal medulla

    • C. 

      Both

  • 15. 
    The capsule that surrounds glomerulus is called the glomerular capsule.  It is also called the
    • A. 

      Batmans capsule

    • B. 

      Bowmans capsule

    • C. 

      Distal capsule

  • 16. 
    The Glomerular capsule (bowmans) consists of which two layers
    • A. 

      Visceral

    • B. 

      Parietal

    • C. 

      Renal

    • D. 

      A & B

  • 17. 
    The visceral layer consists of modified simple squamous epithelial cells called
    • A. 

      Podocytes

    • B. 

      Pedecytes

    • C. 

      Pidlecytes

  • 18. 
    Between these two layers visceral and pariental is a fluid filled space called the _______ space
    • A. 

      Filtration space

    • B. 

      Gomerular space

    • C. 

      Capsular space

  • 19. 
    The filtration membrane does what
    • A. 

      Allows substances such as water and small solutes to move across into capsular space

    • B. 

      Stops larger substances from passing across capsular space such as porteins, blood cells and platelets

    • C. 

      Both A & C

    • D. 

      Neither