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Would someone please look over my answers and tell me if any of them are wrong. If they are wrong can u give me the correct answers or tell me where I can find the answer..Thanks


1. The process of breaking a complex
substance down into smaller
components is called?

A- neutralization
B- metabolism
C- anabolism
D- catabolism

I chose C

2. An approach to skin cancer treatment
would involve surgery, either alone
or combined with?

A- chemotherapy
B- topical corticosteroids
C- oral antibiotics
D- anti-melanin medications

I chose A

3. Which one of the following compounds is an organic molecule?

A. Table salt (NaCI)
B. Ribonucleic acid
C. Water
D. Hydrogen chloride

I chose C

4. Where are keratinized cells found in the body?

A. sweat and sebaceous glands
B. hair and nails
C. capillaries and nerve fibers
D. the subcutaneous layer of the skin

I chose B.

5. What are the constituents of DNA?

A. Proteins and sugars
B. Sugars, phosphates, and nitrogenous
bases
C. Sugars and lipids
D. Lipids, nitrogenous bases, and
proteins

I chose C

6. Structurally, what is the difference between the dermis and the epidermis?

A- the epidermis is thicker
B- the dermis contains more types of
tissue
C- the dermis is made mostly of dead
cells
D- the epidermis consists of mostly
adipose cells

I chose C.

7. Normal urine is _________, as
indicated by its pH value?

A- slightly alkaline
B- neutral
C- slightly acidic
D- extremely alkaline

I chose C

8. A dog bites a large chunk of flesh
from a man's leg. The large, open
wound will likely heal by the
process of?

A- scab formation
B- primary repair
C- granulation
D- secondary graft

I chose B

9. A cell digests proteins through a
_________ process?

A- lysosomal
B- phagocytotic
C- mitotic
D- perioxisomal

I chose A

10. The function of smooth muscle is to provide?

A- cushioning around the joints
B- involuntary movement
C- rapid contractions
D- skeletal support

I chose B

11. Which one of the following
processes is achieved through
osmosis?

A- a cube of sugar dissolving in coffee
B- particles of oxygen filling the lungs
C- transport of proteins from the
endoplasmic reticulum to the Golgi
apparatus
D- water moving across the cell membrane

I chose D

12- Which one of the following is an
example of epithelial tissue?

A- aponeuroses
B- subcutaneous skin layer
C- lining of the digestive tract
D- larynx

I chose B

13. Which one of the following is a
consequence of cell specialization?

A- the cells can reproduce more rapidly
B- the cells may lose the ability to
perform other functions
C- the cells are less likely to become
cancerous
D- the cells become more self-sufficient

I chose A

14. A 72-year-old man is diagnosed with a 7cm primary tumor in his colon,
which has spread to the liver.
Which of the following features
indicates that the tumor is
malignant?

A- the patient's advanced age
B- the location of the primary tumor
C- the spreading of the tumor
D- the size of the tumor

I chose D

15. The full set of genes that make up
an organism is called its?

A- genome
B- chromosome
C- clone
D- map

I chose A

16. A patient admitted to the hospital
for sun stroke, requiring hydration
with intravenous fluid, will most
likely be given a/an ________
solution.

A- hypotonic
B- hypertonic
C- osmosis
D- isotonic

I chose D

17. Which one of the following groups
of tissue types is found in blood
vessels?

A- connective, muscle, and nervous
tissues
B- muscle and nervous tissues
C- connective, epithelial, and nervous
tissues
D- epithelial and muscle tissues

I chose A

18. In diffusion, movement of particles across a membrane is driven by differences in?

A- force
B- concentration
C- size
D- shape

I chose A

19. A 22-year-old man is stabbed in the chest. Which organ systems are
most likely to be directly injured?

A- nervous and circulatory systems
B- respiratory and reproductive systems
C- digestive and endocrine systems
D- respiratory and circulatory systems

I chose D

20. Amino acids that you obtain from
eating foods are classified as?

A- essential
B- facilitated
C- extracellular
D- inorganic

I chose A

21. The function of the respiratory
system closely overlaps with that
of the ________ system.

A- excretory
B- skeletal
C- endocrine
D- integumentary

I chose A

22. Chromosomes can be seen only during?

A- active transport
B- cell division
C- meiosis
D- neutralization

I chose B

23- Combining a base and an acid forms?

A- DNA and gas
B- ions
C- sodium hydroxide
D- salt and water

I chose D

24. Lying by the pool on a sunny day
will produce an increase in the
protein?

A- melanin
B- keratin
C- sebum
D- collagen

I chose A

25. Glucose is the main source of cell
energy, but any glucose that can't
be used immediately is stored for
future use as?

A- galactose
B- fat
C- glycogen
D- carbohydrates

I chose C

26. Treatment for a carbuncle involves?

A- topical antibacterial cream
B- hydrocortisone injections
C- surgical drainage and oral
antibiotics
D- griseofulvin and moisturizers

I chose B

27. A 67-year-old patient suffering
from profound memory loss and
confusion may be evaluated for
suspected Alzheimer's disease.
What medical imaging technique may
be used for this evaluation?

A- position emission tomography
B- magnetic resonance imaging
C- computed axial tomography
D- ultrasound imaging

I chose C

28. Which one of the following
processes is performed by the
endocrine system?

A- transport of hormones to muscles
B- breakdown of hormones into simpler
molecules
C- secretion of hormones from cells
D- excretion of hormones from the body

I chose A

29. A wart is an example of a/an?

A- papule
B- nodule
C- ulcer
D- bulla

I chose A

30. A comatose patient in a nursing home requires nurses to move his position in the bed several times a day. For what purpose is this done?

A- To help digestion
B- To alleviate dermatitis
C- To stimulate nerve tissue
D- To prevent decubitus ulcers

I chose C

31. Which type of burn involves destruction of the epidernis, dermis, and subcutaneous layers?

A- Zero degree
B- First degree
C- Second degree
D. Third degree

I chose D.

32. During an emergency room examination for an injured arm, the physician palpates the arm's entire length, starting at the shoulder and ending at the fingers of the hand. This process takes him from a/an_______position.

A- right to left
B- proximal to distal
C- anterior to ventral
D- coronal to transverse

I chose B.


Thank you again for any help.

  • Anatomy & Physiology - , Saturday, June 5, 2010 at 11:07am

    Since this is not my field of expertise, I don't know the answers to all of the questions, but I will give you feedback on the ones I know. It would help, if you Googled the question and/or alternatives.

    1. D
    2. ?
    3. B
    4. ?
    5. ?
    6. Epidermis is mostly dead cells
    7. C
    8. ?
    9. ?
    10. B
    11. D
    12. ?
    13. B
    14. I would guess C.
    15. A
    16. ?
    17. ?
    18. B
    19.D
    20. ?
    21. A
    22. ?
    23. D
    24. A
    25. B
    26. ?
    27. ?
    28. I would guess C. Google endocrine system.
    29. ?
    30. D
    31. D
    32. B

    I hope this helps.

  • Anatomy & Physiology - , Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 7:37pm

    1. A 67-year-old man is diagnosed with cancer and subsequently
    undergoes chemotherapy. As an expected side effect of
    chemotherapy, his bone marrow stops functioning. What is a
    potential consequence of this loss of function?
    A. His calcium levels will decrease.
    B. He’ll suffer bone fractures even after minor trauma.
    C. His potassium levels will increase.
    D. He’ll have inadequate levels of blood cells.
    2. What is the best available treatment for hypothyroidism?
    A. Increased dietary iodine
    B. Supplementary thyroid hormone
    C. Avoidance of certain drugs
    D. Thyroid gland transplantation
    3. Which one the following bones is part of the appendicular skeleton?
    A. Occipital bone
    B. Ulna
    C. Maxilla
    D. Sternum
    4. Identify the concept behind the negative feedback system.
    A. A low level of a hormone causes the gland to increase secretion of the hormone.
    B. A low level of a hormone causes the gland to decrease secretion of the hormone.
    C. A low level of a hormone causes another gland to secrete a similar hormone.
    D. A low level of a hormone prevents the kidneys from excreting the hormone.
    5. What is the medical term for the kneecap?
    A. Tarsus
    B. Femur
    C. Tibia
    D. Patella
    6. A 63-year-old man has become progressively hard of hearing. He’s a retired airplane
    mechanic. He also notices a lot of wax in his ears. What kind of hearing loss is this man
    likely to have?
    A. Conductive
    B. Infectious
    C. Conductive and sensorineural
    D. Infectious and sensorineural
    7. A simple movement of your hand requires coordination of which three body systems?
    A. Respiratory, muscular, skeletal
    B. Muscular, endocrine, respiratory
    C. Nervous, muscular, skeletal
    D. Endocrine, circulatory, skeletal
    8. Which part of the ear is normally filled with fluid to aid in the transmission of sound waves?
    A. Auditory canal
    B. Cochlea
    C. Semicircular canals
    D. Malleus
    9. How long can cardiac muscle be deprived of oxygen before the cardiac muscle cells start
    to die?
    A. 30 seconds
    B. 40 seconds
    C. 1 minute
    D. 2 minutes
    10. A person with an injury to the extrinsic muscles of the eye would find it difficult to
    A. focus light onto the retina.
    B. interpret visual input.
    C. move the eyeball.
    D. control the amount of light entering the eye.
    11. A seven-year-old boy breaks his tibia and requires immobilization by a hard cast for six
    weeks until the break heals. A potential consequence of this therapy is atrophy of the
    A. pectoralis major.
    B. serratus anterior.
    C. gastrocnemius.
    D. trapezius.
    12. A young man happens to spot an ex-girlfriend he’s trying to avoid. Why does his mouth
    become dry?
    A. His cervical plexus overrides the parasympathetic stimulation for saliva production.
    B. His cranial nerves shut down saliva production.
    C. His central nervous system shuts down saliva production.
    D. His sympathetic nervous system overrides the parasympathetic stimulation for
    saliva production.
    13. What process describes how a signal travels from one end of a neuron to the other end?
    A. Hormonal regulation
    B. Muscle coordination
    C. Membrane excitability
    D. Neurotransmitter release
    14. A 15-year-old gymnast falls and suffers an injury to her brachial plexus. What action might
    now be difficult for her?
    A. Extending her neck
    B. Extending her wrist
    C. Flexing her knee
    D. Flexing her foot
    15. A man is shot in the head, and the bullet stops just outside the dura mater. What is the
    innermost layer that the bullet has penetrated?
    A. Skin
    B. Bone
    C. Fat
    D. Periosteum
    16. The portion of the nervous system that controls involuntary activities is a subdivision of the
    _______ nervous system.
    A. sympathetic
    B. central
    C. peripheral
    D. parasympathetic
    17. The hypothalamus considered the “brain of the brain” because it
    A. controls voluntary movement.
    B. produces cerebrospinal fluid.
    C. regulates vital body functions.
    D. Imaintains balance.
    18. Which part of the brain is responsible for the maintenance of muscle tone and the
    coordination of muscle movements?
    A. Midbrain
    B. Hypothalamus
    C. Hippocampus
    D. Cerebellum
    19. The three membranous coverings that protect the brain and spinal cord are called
    A. sulci.
    B. meninges.
    C. pons.
    D. gyri.
    20. A 60-year-old woman is diagnosed with a tumor in her left temporal lobe. The surgeons
    remove the tumor along with a large portion of her temporal lobe. After surgery, the
    woman might have difficulty with
    A. moving her arms.
    B. speaking fluently.
    C. sensing pain.
    D. detecting odors.
    21. Impairment of the vagus nerve may affect the ability to move the
    A. throat.
    B. eyes.
    C. tongue.
    D. face.
    22. A 36-year-old woman has a disease that affects the levels of acetylcholine in her synapses
    and neuromuscular junctions. What is a potential consequence of this disease?
    A. Deterioration of the sodium-potassium pump
    B. Abnormal conduction of signals from neurons to muscles
    C. Inability of neurons to depolarize
    D. Malfunction of the myelin sheath
    23. A secretary who experiences pain, swelling, and tingling sensations in her hands and arms
    may suffer from
    A. neuritis.
    B. carpal tunnel syndrome.
    C. Bell’s palsy.
    D. trigeminal neuralgia.
    24. In addition to the nucleus, cytoplasm, and cell membrane, a single neuron possesses
    A. several dendrites and one axon.
    B. one dendrite and several axons.
    C. many nuclei and one neurilemma.
    D. one nucleus and many neurilemma.
    25. A problem with the _______ plexus may cause pain in the posterior part of the thigh.
    A. sacral
    B. lumbar
    C. cervical
    D. brachial
    26. Muscles are attached to bones by
    A. ligaments.
    B. nerves.
    C. cartilage.
    D. tendons.
    21. Impairment of the vagus nerve may affect the ability to move the
    A. throat.
    B. eyes.
    C. tongue.
    D. face.
    22. A 36-year-old woman has a disease that affects the levels of acetylcholine in her synapses
    and neuromuscular junctions. What is a potential consequence of this disease?
    A. Deterioration of the sodium-potassium pump
    B. Abnormal conduction of signals from neurons to muscles
    C. Inability of neurons to depolarize
    D. Malfunction of the myelin sheath
    23. A secretary who experiences pain, swelling, and tingling sensations in her hands and arms
    may suffer from
    A. neuritis.
    B. carpal tunnel syndrome.
    C. Bell’s palsy.
    D. trigeminal neuralgia.
    24. In addition to the nucleus, cytoplasm, and cell membrane, a single neuron possesses
    A. several dendrites and one axon.
    B. one dendrite and several axons.
    C. many nuclei and one neurilemma.
    D. one nucleus and many neurilemma.
    25. A problem with the _______ plexus may cause pain in the posterior part of the thigh.
    A. sacral
    B. lumbar
    C. cervical
    D. brachial
    26. Muscles are attached to bones by
    A. ligaments.
    B. nerves.
    C. cartilage.
    D. tendons.
    27. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of structures through which visual
    stimuli are sent to the brain?
    A. Cornea, pupil, lens, retina, optic nerve, and occipital lobe
    B. Pupil, cornea, lens, retina, optic nerve, and occipital lobe
    C. Cornea, pupil, lens, retina, optic nerve, and parietal lobe
    D. Pupil, cornea, retina, lens, optic nerve, and occipital lobe
    28. The muscle contractions that propel food through your intestines are controlled by the
    _______ nervous system.
    A. central
    B. autonomic
    C. peripheral
    D. voluntary
    29. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of structures through which sound
    waves are sent to the brain?
    A. Pinna, auditory canal, middle ear, eardrum, cochlea, vestibulocochlear nerve,
    temporal lobe
    B. Pinna, auditory canal, eardrum, middle ear, vestibulocochlear nerve, cochlea,
    temporal lobe
    C. Pinna, auditory canal, eardrum, middle ear, semicircular canals, vestibulocochlear
    nerve, temporal lobe
    D. Pinna, auditory canal, eardrum, middle ear, cochlea, vestibulocochlear nerve,
    temporal lobe
    30. When you do a push-up from the floor, what kind of movement describes the motion of
    your elbow?
    A. Abduction
    B. Rotation
    C. Extension
    D. Flexion
    31. A 6-year-old boy is noticeably taller than his classmates. He stands 5 feet, 7 inches tall.
    What glandular problem do you suspect he may have?
    A. Dysfunction of the thyroid gland
    B. Accessory pituitary gland
    C. Accessory thyroid gland
    D. Dysfunction of the pituitary gland
    32. Three pairs of our ribs are called “false ribs” because
    A. the cartilage connects them to another rib instead of to the sternum.
    B. they’re attached to the anterior of the vertebral body.
    C. they’re attached to the posterior of the vertebral body.
    D. they’re not connected to the costal cartilage or the sternum.
    33. A 50-year-old woman reports in her medical history that her mother has hypothyroidism,
    so the woman is concerned about having the condition as well. Which of the following
    symptoms would suggest that she does indeed have hypothyroidism?
    A. She often feels hot even when the room is cool.
    B. She continues to gain weight despite a rigorous diet and exercise program.
    C. Her breasts are secreting milk spontaneously.
    D. She suffers from increased blood pressure and heartbeat.
    34. The formation of blood cells is called
    A. hemopoiesis.
    B. mitosis.
    C. meiosis.
    D. diaphysis.
    35. The __________ gland regulates the function of many other endocrine glands.
    A. thymus
    B. pituitary
    C. thyroid
    D. adrenal

  • Anatomy & Physiology - , Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 7:39pm

    1. B Correct
    2. D Correct
    3. D Correct
    4. A Correct
    5. B Correct
    6. B Correct
    7. B Correct
    8. B Correct
    9. C Correct
    10. C Correct
    11. A Correct
    12. B Correct
    13. C Correct
    14. B Correct
    15. D Correct
    16. C Correct
    17. B Correct
    18. C Correct
    19. A Correct
    20. A Correct
    21. C Correct
    22. B Correct
    23. D Correct
    24. A Correct
    25. A Correct
    26. B Correct
    27. D Correct
    28. D Correct
    29. A Correct
    30. C Correct
    31. C Correct
    32. A Correct
    33. D Correct
    34. C Correct
    35. B Correct

  • Anatomy & Physiology - , Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 6:05pm

    Opps i appologize i have posted the wrong questions. I should have posted these questions. to these correct answers. I was not trying to confuse anyone.

  • Anatomy & Physiology - , Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 6:08pm

    Questions 1–35: Select the one best answer to each question.
    1. During an emergency room examination for an injured arm, the
    physician palpates the arm’s entire length, starting at the
    shoulder and ending at the fingers of the hand. This process
    takes him from a/an _______ position.
    A. right to left
    B. proximal to distal
    C. anterior to ventral
    D. coronal to transverse
    2. Which type of burn involves destruction of the epidermis,
    dermis, and subcutaneous layers?
    A. Zero degree
    B. First degree
    C. Second degree
    D. Third degree
    3. The process of breaking a complex substance down into smaller components is called
    A. neutralization.
    B. metabolism.
    C. anabolism.
    D. catabolism.
    4. An approach to skin cancer treatment would involve surgery, either alone or combined with
    A. chemotherapy.
    B. topical corticosteroids.
    C. oral antibiotics.
    D. anti-melanin medications.
    5. Which one of the following compounds is an organic molecule?
    A. Table salt (NaCl)
    B. Ribonucleic acid
    C. Water
    D. Hydrogen chloride
    6. Where are keratinized cells found in the body?
    A. Sweat and sebaceous glands
    B. Hair and nails
    C. Capillaries and nerve fibers
    D. The subcutaneous layer of the skin
    7. What are the constituents of DNA?
    A. Proteins and sugars
    B. Sugars, phosphates, and nitrogenous bases
    C. Sugars and lipids
    D. Lipids, nitrogenous bases, and proteins
    8. Structurally, what is the difference between the dermis and the epidermis?
    A. The epidermis is thicker.
    B. The dermis contains more types of tissue.
    C. The dermis is made mostly of dead cells.
    D. The epidermis consists of mostly adipose cells.
    9. Normal urine is _______, as indicated by its pH value.
    A. slightly alkaline
    B. neutral
    C. slightly acidic
    D. extremely alkaline
    10. A dog bites a large chunk of flesh from a man’s leg. The large, open wound will likely heal
    by the process of
    A. scab formation.
    B. primary repair.
    C. granulation.
    D. secondary graft.
    11. A cell digests proteins through a _______ process.
    A. lysosomal
    B. phagocytotic
    C. mitotic
    D. perioxisomal
    12. The function of smooth muscle is to provide
    A. cushioning around the joints.
    B. involuntary movement.
    C. rapid contractions.
    D. skeletal support.
    13. What cellular process involves mitosis?
    A. Movement
    B. Fertilization
    C. Growth
    D. Specialization
    14. When you swallow a peanut, the peanut first comes in contact with the
    A. peritoneal cavity.
    B. digestive mucosa.
    C. small intestine.
    D. pancreatic juice.
    15. Which one of the following processes is achieved through osmosis?
    A. A cube of sugar dissolving in coffee
    B. Particles of oxygen filling the lungs
    C. Transport of proteins from the endoplasmic reticulum to the Golgi apparatus
    D. Water moving across the cell membrane
    16. Which one of the following is an example of epithelial tissue?
    A. Aponeuroses
    B. Subcutaneous skin layer
    C. Lining of the digestive tract
    D. Larynx
    17. Which one of the following is a consequence of cell specialization?
    A. The cells can reproduce more rapidly.
    B. The cells may lose the ability to perform other functions.
    C. The cells are less likely to become cancerous.
    D. The cells become more self-sufficient.
    18. A 72-year-old man is diagnosed with a 7cm primary tumor in his colon, which has spread
    to the liver. Which of the following features indicates that the tumor is malignant?
    A. The patient’s advanced age
    B. The location of the primary tumor
    C. The spreading of the tumor
    D. The size of the tumor
    19. The full set of genes that make up an organism is called its
    A. genome.
    B. chromosome.
    C. clone.
    D. map.
    20. A patient admitted to the hospital for sun stroke, requiring hydration with intravenous fluids,
    will most likely be given a/an _______ solution.
    A. hypotonic
    B. hypertonic
    C. osmotic
    D. isotonic
    21. Which one of the following groups of tissue types is found in blood vessels?
    A. Connective, muscle, and nervous tissues
    B. Muscle and nervous tissues
    C. Connective, epithelial, and nervous tissues
    D. Epithelial and muscle tissues
    22. In diffusion, movement of particles across a membrane is driven by differences in
    A. force.
    B. concentration.
    C. size.
    D. shape.
    23. A 22-year-old man is stabbed in the chest. Which organ systems are most likely to be
    directly injured?
    A. Nervous and circulatory systems
    B. Respiratory and reproductive systems
    C. Digestive and endocrine systems
    D. Respiratory and circulatory systems
    24. Amino acids that you obtain from eating foods are classified as
    A. essential.
    B. facilitated.
    C. extracellular.
    D. inorganic.
    25. The function of the respiratory system closely overlaps with that of the _______ system.
    A. excretory
    B. skeletal
    C. endocrine
    D. integumentary
    26. Chromosomes can be seen only during
    A. active transport.
    B. cell division.
    C. meiosis.
    D. neutralization.
    27. The skin plays a major role in
    A. retention of oxygen and excretion of carbon dioxide.
    B. absorption of vitamin A and certain drugs.
    C. synthesis and storage of proteins.
    D. temperature regulation and sensation.
    28. Combining a base and an acid forms
    A. DNA and gas.
    B. ions.
    C. sodium hydroxide.
    D. salt and water.
    29. Lying by the pool on a sunny day will produce an increase in the protein
    A. melanin.
    B. keratin.
    C. sebum.
    D. collagen.
    30. Glucose is the main source of cell energy, but any glucose that can’t be used immediately
    is stored for future use as
    A. galactose.
    B. fat.
    C. glycogen.
    D. carbohydrates.
    31. Treatment for a carbuncle involves
    A. topical antibacterial cream.
    B. hydrocortisone injections.
    C. surgical drainage and oral antibiotics.
    D. griseofulvin and moisturizers.
    32. A 67-year-old patient suffering from profound memory loss and confusion may be
    evaluated for suspected Alzheimer’s disease. What medical imaging technique may be
    used for this evaluation?
    A. Positron emission tomography
    B. Magnetic resonance imaging
    C. Computed axial tomography
    D. Ultrasound imaging
    33. A comatose patient in a nursing home requires nurses to move his position in the bed
    several times a day. For what purpose is this done?
    A. To help digestion
    B. To alleviate dermatitis
    C. To stimulate nerve tissue
    D. To prevent decubitus ulcers
    34. Which one of the following processes is performed by the endocrine system?
    A. Transport of hormones to muscles
    B. Breakdown of hormones into simpler molecules
    C. Secretion of hormones from cells
    D. Excretion of hormones from the body
    35. A wart is an example of a/an
    A. papule.
    B. nodule.
    C. ulcer.
    D. bulla.

  • Anatomy & Physiology - , Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 2:54pm

    Does anyone have the answers to Lesson 1, 2, and 3 Anatomy and Physiology 2 - Midterm? And the Anatomy and Physiology 1 Final Exam? I really want to check my answers before submitting!! Thanks.

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