Chapter 1 Quiz

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Question 1

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In a negative feedback loop used to maintain homeostasis, which of the following terms is NOT likely to be used?
Answer
  • set point
  • integrating center
  • keratinized, stratified squamous epithelium
  • effector

Question 2

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The organ that best regulates body temperature is the
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  • skin
  • brain
  • kidney
  • heart

Question 3

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Most often, the integrating center in a feedback loop will be located within the _______.
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  • peripheral nervous system
  • central nervous system
  • effectors
  • heart

Question 4

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Homeostasis is best conceived as a state of
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  • negative feedback
  • positive feedback
  • dynamic constancy
  • hormone and nerve regulation

Question 5

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Which of the following is NOT a primary tissue?
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  • Connective
  • Epithelial
  • Squamous
  • Nervous

Question 6

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Which of the following glands has both endocrine and exocrine functions?
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  • Mammary glands
  • Pancreas
  • Adrenal glands
  • Prostate

Question 7

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The scattered fibrous protein characteristic of many connective tissues is
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  • dentin
  • keratin
  • cartilage
  • collagen

Question 8

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The skin secretes sweat, and thus is an exocrine organ. It is also considered an endocrine gland because it
Answer
  • synthesizes and secretes sebum
  • synthesizes and secretes vitamin D
  • stores and releases fat
  • plays an important role in our immune functioning

Question 9

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Like most physiological parameters, blood pH is very tightly regulated and rarely falls outside the narrow range of 7.35-7.45 in healthy individuals.
Answer
  • Always true
  • Sometimes true
  • Never true

Question 10

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Positive feedback loops have antagonistic effectors that work together to continuously move a particular variable toward a set point.
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  • Always true
  • Sometimes true
  • Never true

Question 11

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Organs possess all four types of tissue.
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  • Always true
  • Sometimes true
  • Never true

Question 12

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When the level of calcium ions in our blood strays too far away from the set point, more of the hormone calcitonin is released from the parathyroid glands.
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  • Always true
  • Sometimes true
  • Never true

Question 13

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Pluripotent stem cells can divide, grow and differentiate into any specialized type of cell in the body.
Answer
  • Always true
  • Sometimes true
  • Never true

Question 14

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A primary function of an organ system is to maintain homeostasis.
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  • Always true
  • Sometimes true
  • Never true

Question 15

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Check all the statements that are true regarding the diagram.
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  • When moving from a reclining to a standing position, gravity causes a drop in blood pressure in the head.
  • Pressure receptors in blood vessels signal the central nervous system when there is a significant change in blood pressure.
  • In this reflex, the pressure receptors are the effectors.
  • If this reflex does not function properly, a person may faint due to lack of blood flow to the brain.
  • Increased heart rate, leads to increased cardiac output, which raises blood pressure.
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