Objective Questions on the Human Body 

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Part 1 Multiple Choice Questions   Part 2 Short answer questions Part 3 Crtical thinking questions         

Chapter 1.   An Introduction to the Human Body    

  1. This is the study of the functions of   body structures.       a. Physiology

  2. This is defined as a group of cells with similar structure and function.       b. Tissue

  3. Using your fingers to find your pulse on your wrist is an example of       c. Palpation

  4. Percussion techniques can be used to determine
      d. Fluid in the lungs

  5. This is the sum of all cellular processes that occur in the body.       e. Metabolism

  6. This is the regulation of body conditions within normal limits.       f. Homeostasis

  7. The systems that provide homeostasis are:
      g. Nervous system and Endocrine

  8. This body fluid directly affects the proper functioning of cells.       h. Interstitial fluid

  9. This is the structure of a feedback system that receives output from the control center.       i. Effector

  10. This is the structure of a feedback system that provides input to the control center.       j. Receptor

  11.   A condition NOT regulated by a negative feedback loop would be:       k. Childbirth

  12. This is a change in body function that can be measured objectively.       l. Sign

  13. In which cavity is the brain located?
      m. Cranial cavity
  14. In which cavity are the lungs located?
      n. Pleural cavity

  15. In which cavity is the stomach located?
      o. Abdominal cavity

  16. This cavity is inferior to the abdominopelvic cavity.       p. Pelvic cavity

  17. Which cavity would include the heart?
      q. Pericardial cavity

  18. The function of the secretions of the serous membrane is to:       r. Reduce friction between organs

  19. This plane divides the body into right and left halves.       s. Sagittal
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