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Homeostasis & Body Systems Quiz
Health Care Quiz on Homeostasis & Body Systems Quiz, created by ashleycamacho98 on 06/10/2014.
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Select the simplest level of organization in the human body?
smooth muscle cells
Which of the following statements describing functions required for maintaining life is INCORRECT?
The stomach lining must remain intact or you could damage you abdomen
Aging happens because our cells lose ability to replace themselves
Kidneys eliminate wastes, but a person can survive if their kidneys fail
A balanced diet is required, because sugars, fats, and proteins all need to be broken down and used
Which of the following components of a homeostatic system is responsible for monitoring a particular condition in the body, like the level of carbon dioxide in the blood?
Which example of homeostatic regulatory system is CORRECT?
Carotid arteries detect a drop in blood pressure, and the brain responds by increasing heart rate
The skin detects an increase in temperature, and the brain responds by increasing heart rate
The brain detects a decrease in water in the blood, and tells the kidneys to pee out more urine
When a woman is delivering a baby, her brain releases less and less hormone to cause contractions
Which body response to the following homeostatic imbalances is CORRECT?
You have consumed a can of Red Bull, so do not have to urinate for many hours
You are holding your breath under water, but your brain never forces you inhale
A person is bleeding internally, so their heart begins to beat more quickly
You are walking home during a snow storm, and notice your blood vessels in your hands dilate and get wider
Which system is responsible for the balance of water and the removal of nitrogenous wastes?
Which statement about the Anatomical Position is INCORRECT?
Anatomical position is presumed so everyone working with a patient describes him/her in the same way
In the AP, palms face backwards, and thumbs point towards the body
In the AP, the person is presumed to be standing, even if they were lying down when examined
In the AP, one always refers to the patient's right or left side , not one's own
Which of the following body landmarks is NOT found on the anterior/ventral surface of the body?
Which of the following is a landmark NOT found on an arm or leg?
Which of the following describes where the lumbar region of the body is found?
Closest to the superior, medial aspect of the gluteals
Closest to the inferior, lateral aspect of the vertebrals
Closest to the proximal, medial aspect of the pelvic area
Closest to the distal, lateral, deep cervical aspect
Which of the following is NOT found in the abdominopelvic cavity?
The left hip would be closest to which of the following abdominopelvic regions?
left upper quadrant
Which of the following injuries would be considered superfical?
Which of the following is the specialty of nerve cells?
connecting body parts
moving body parts
Which type of tissue is responsible for lining and covering internal surfaces of the body?
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