RMA Ch3

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  1. The first period of menstrual bleeding is called

    A- menses
    B- menopause
    C- menstruation
    D- menarche
    E- mendacious
    D
  2. The energy that is necessary to keep the body functioning at a minimal level is known as

    A- thermogenesis
    B- catabolism
    C- metabolite
    D- metabolic reaction
    E- basal metabolism
    E
  3. The portion of the brain that coordinates skeletal muscle activity is the

    A- cerebellum
    B- pons
    C- medulla oblongata
    D- thalamus
    E- hypothalamus
    A
  4. The strands of DNA in the nucleus are called

    A- chromatin
    B- nucleolus
    C- network
    D- granules of RNA
    E- guanine
    A
  5. The part of the nervous system that governs conscious activities is the

    A- central
    B- autonomic
    C- somatic
    D- ventral
    E- myelin
    C
  6. A translucent band that is present in thick skin is called

    A- stratum corneum
    B- stratum granulosum
    C- stratum germinativum
    D- stratum spongiosum
    E- stratum lucidum
    E
  7. Which of the following endocrine glands releases glucagon

    A- adrenal cortex
    B- thyroid gland
    C- pancreas
    D- hypothalamus
    E- anterior pituitary
    C
  8. The part of the eye responsible for peripheral vision is the

    A- iris
    B- cone
    C- rod
    D- aqueous humor
    E- conjunctiva
    C
  9. The hypothalamus releases

    A- proclactin
    B- inhibiting hormones
    C- vasopressin
    D- testosterone
    E- gonadotropic hormones
    B
  10. The muscle that flexes the foot is the

    A- deltoid
    B- gastrocnemius
    C- gluteus maximus
    D- quadriceps femoris
    E- trapezius
    B
  11. The universal donor blood group is

    A- type A
    B- type O
    C- type B
    D- type AB
    E- both B and D
    B
  12. The organs of the respiratory system include all of the following except

    A- larynx
    B- pharynx
    C- trachea
    D- bronchi
    E- thoracic duct
    E
  13. A fold of loose skin that covers the penis is the

    A- epididymis
    B- cicumcision
    C- prepuce
    D- tunica albuginea
    E- lobule
    C
  14. An expandable organ that stores urine is the

    A- urinary bladder
    B- kidney
    C- urethra
    D- ureter
    E- nephron
    A
  15. The longest part of the digestive system is the

    A- stomach
    B- sphincter
    C- large intestine
    D- anal canal
    E- small intestine
    E
  16. Which of the following is not connective tissue

    A- bone
    B- blood
    C- nervous tissue
    D- supportive tissue
    E- loose tissue
    C
  17. Which of the following bones in the neck is U-shaped

    A- hyoid bone
    B- atlas
    C- axis
    D- coccyx
    E- none of the above
    A
  18. Substances that are not chemically combined and that can be seperated by physical means are

    A- solutes
    B- cultures
    C- compounds
    D- molecules
    E- mixtures
    E
  19. All of the following are neurotransmitters except

    A- histamine
    B- dopamine
    C- renin
    D- serotonin
    E- norepinephrine
    C
  20. Which of the following terms means "cell eating"

    A- pinocytosis
    B- phagocytosis
    C- exocytosis
    D- endocytosis
    E- cytokinesis
    B
  21. All of the following are major functions of the skin except

    A- sensory reception
    B- synthesis of vitamin A
    C- protection
    D- synthesis fo vitamin D
    E- all of the above are major functions of the skin
    B
  22. Which of the following is not a body plane

    A- dorsal
    B- frontal
    C- sagittal
    D- transverse
    E- they are all body planes
    A
  23. The first cervical vertebra is the

    A- sternum
    B- axis
    C- scapula
    D- atlas
    E- clavicle
    D
  24. Pulmonary arteries

    A- send blood toward the heart
    B- transfer oxygenated blood away from the heart
    C- transfer low oxygen blood away from the heart
    D- are very small vessels that connect with veins
    E- transfer blood to the brain
    C
  25. The three bones in the middle ear that amplify vibrations are called

    A- auditory ossicles
    B- cochlea
    C- organs of Corti
    D- vestibule
    E- malleus
    A
  26. Which of the following is a type of hormone

    A- chyme
    B- globulin
    C- bile
    D- secretin
    E- agglutinin
    D
  27. The thalamus

    A- controls body temperature
    B- acts as a relay station for sensory impulses
    C- is the center of the brain for memory and visual recognition
    D- connects the two hemispheres of the brain
    E- has no known function
    B
  28. Bitter taste receptors are located on what part of the tongue

    A- tip
    B- right side
    C- left side
    D- middle
    E- back
    E
  29. The white and outermost layer of the eye is called the

    A- retina
    B- iris
    C- ciliary body
    D- vitreous humor
    E- sclera
    E
  30. The hormone epinephrine is produced by the

    A- ovaries
    B- adrenal medulla
    C- thyroid
    D- anterior pituitary
    E- testes
    B
  31. Secretion of hormones is regualted by

    A- other hormones
    B- neurotransmitters
    C- negative feedback system
    D- all of the above
    E- none of the above
    D
  32. The sympathetic action of the pupil of the eye is

    A- constriction
    B- dilation
    C- stimulation
    D- maintaining a constant size
    E- none of the above
    B
  33. A synapse is

    A- the junction between two neurons
    B- the junction between two bones
    C- the main part of the neuron
    D- a type of nerve cell that supports, protects, and nourishes the neuron
    E- a type of bone cell that supports, protects, and nourishes the bone
    A

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