Old Final Exam, part 2

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Old Final Exam, part 2
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  1. Which of the following performs both endocrine and exocrine functions?
    a) pituitary
    b) thyroid
    c) parathyroid
    d) pancreas
    • d) pancreas
    • -contains both the endocrine hormones (ie insulin) and exocrine enzymes (ie trypsin, pancreatic lipase, etc)
  2. Functions of proteins include
    A) providing structural strength in connective tissue
    B) serving as part of the cholesterol molecule
    C) serving as the primary energy source of cells
    D) transport of nitrogen gas in the blood
    A) providing structural strength in connective tissue
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. When glucose is metabolized in the absence of oxygen, one of the end products is
    A) citric acid
    B) lactic acid
    C) pyruvic acid
    D) ketone bodies
    B) lactic acid
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. The mitochondria are the sites of
    A) glycolysis
    B) the citric acid cycle
    C) anaerobic respiration
    D) lactic acid formation
    B) the citric acid cycle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Hypoventilation would cause
    A) metabolic acidosis
    B) respiratory acidosis
    C) respiratory alkalosis
    D) metabolic alkalosis
    B) respiratory acidosis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. The primary role of the carbonic acid-bicarbonate buffer system is to
    A) buffer carbonic acid
    B) prevent pH changes caused by organic and fixed acids
    C) buffer stomach acid
    D) buffer the urine
    B) prevent pH changes caused by organic and fixed acids
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Metabolic acidosis can be
    A) caused by diabetes
    B) compensated for by increasing the depth and rate of breathing
    C) compensated for by kidney excretion of ammonium
    D) all of these
    D) all of these
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. The process that uses aminoacids and glycerol to form glucose is
    A) gluconeogenesis
    B) lipogenesis
    C) ketogenesis
    D) glycogenesis
    A) gluconeogenesis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. A poiltically active student decides to go on a hunger strike for a favorite cause. After 5 days of fasting, you would expect to find
    A) elevated glucocorticoid levels
    B) elevated insulin levels
    C) all of these
    D) elevated blood pH
    A) elevated glucocorticoid levels
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. The absorptive state
    A) occurs immediately after meals
    B) has gluconeogenses is one of its main events
    C) is when glycogenolysis usually occurs
    D) all of these
    A) occurs immediately after meals
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. The network of capillaries that is lovated in Bowman's capsule is called the
    A) proximal convoluted capillary
    B) glomerulus
    C) vasa recta
    D) peritubular capillary
    B) glomerulus
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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