Natural Health Fundamentals II

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  1. The human body is a complex system of anatomy and physiology. The most basic level of the human body is:

    A. the chemical level
    B. nervous tissue
    C. the epithelial or tissue level
    D. organ system level
    e. all of the above
    A. the chemical level
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. The term "homeostasis" refers to:

    A. the body's five senses
    B. serious interruptions in circulation
    C. equilibrium in the body's internal environment
    D. a state of poor digestion
    E. the brain and spinal cord
    C. equilibrium in the body's internal environment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Which of the following are digestive organs?

    A. liver, gallbladder, and pancreas
    B. stomach, lungs, and kidneys
    C. gallbladder, heart, and brain
    D. spleen, lymph nodes, and liver
    e. all of the above
    A. liver, gallbladder, and pancreas
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Rhonda is concerned that her liver might not be functioning properly. She is confused however with what the liver function is. Her best description as to its role would be:

    A. absorbing vitamin K
    B. ensuring acid-alkaline balance
    C. releasing hydrochloric acid to digest food
    D. producing the hormone insulin
    E. breaking down remnants of alcohol and medications
    E. breaking down remnants of alcohol and medications
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Which of the following factors can weaken the immune system?

    a. poor dietary habits
    b. stress
    c. surgery
    d. lack of sleep
    e. all of the above
    e. all of the above
  6. Which system defends the body from infectious, disease-causing organisms?

    A. skeletal and muscular
    B. immune
    C. digestive
    D. urinary
    E. nervous
    B. immune
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Melatonin, responsible for regulating the body's internal clock, is produced by the:

    A. lymphatic system
    B. pineal gland
    C. parathyroid gland
    D. white blood cells
    E. sympathetic nervous system
    B. pineal gland
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. The cardiovascular system is responsible for:

    a. circulation
    b. adjusting the body's temperature
    c. helping to remove cellular waste and toxins
    d. all of the above
    e. circulation and adjusting the body's temperature only
    d. all of the above
  9. Henry is involved in an auto accident caused by raod rage. What part of his brain can he blame for his irrational behaviour?

    A. the amygdala
    B. sex glands (gonads)
    C. the hypothalamus
    D. the pineal gland
    E. the pituitary gland
    A. the amygdala
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Which of the following is not one of the layers of the skin?

    A. epidermis
    B. redermis
    C. subcutis/subcutaneous
    D. dermis
    e. none of the above
    B. redermis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Glands are important components of the endocrine system. The following statements about endocrine glands are incorrect except:

    A. assist in regulating metabolism
    B. lubricate the skin
    C. help eliminate waste and toxins
    D. lubricate hair to keep it soft
    E. prevent foreign particles from entering the body
    A. assist in regulating metabolism
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. The human skeletal system serves many purposes including:

    A. the PNI ‘s defense mechanism
    B. the body-mind connection
    C. acts as a lever
    D. assists in draining excess tissue fluid
    E. connection to the body’s limbic system
    C. acts as a lever
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. In the human brain _______________ are housed in the limbic system surrounding the brainstem.
    A. self-preservation triggers
    B. somatic markers
    C. mental responses
    D. learning, memory, and emotions
    E. emotions and physiological effects
    D. learning, memory, and emotions
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. All of the bacteria living in the large intestine are necessary for digestion.

    True
    False
    False
  15. The sympathetic nervous system is responsible for digestion.

    True
    False
    False
  16. Proper elimination of waste and bacteria from the colon is largely dependent upon a high-fibre diet.
    True
    False
    True
  17. The limbic system controls the production of lymphocytes.
    True
    False
    True
  18. The kidneys eliminate waste materials from the blood.
    True
    False
    True
  19. The link between the immune system and the emotions is the autonomic nervous system.
    True
    False
    True
  20. In women the ovaries produce both estrogen and progesterone.
    True
    False
    True
  21. The innermost layer of the skin contains the hair follicles.
    True
    False
    False
  22. The kidneys help regulate blood pressure and the acid-alkaline balance in the blood.
    True
    False
    True
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Natural Health Fundamentals II
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2010-09-20 03:11:51
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The Human Body
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