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  Question 1 | 2 points   | Save   |
 | A person's blood pressure rises while walking up stairs. If homeostasis is maintained, which of the following will occur when the person reaches the top of the stairs? | | | | | | | | blood pressure will lower, causing the person to faint | | | blood pressure will return to near its level before walking up stairs | | | blood pressure will continue to rise, leading to hypertension | | | blood pressure will remain at the elevated level |

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  Question 2 | 2 points   | Save   |
 | Mary's signs and symptoms of multiple sclerosis diminished following medical treatment. Shortly after treatment, her signs and symptoms returned with greater severity. Mary experienced the following phenomenon: | | | | | | | | remission |

| | relapse |
| | complication |
| | exacerbation |
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  Question 3 | 2 points   | Save   |
 | Maintenance of a steady state BEST describes | | | | | | | | functional condition |
| | dysplasia |
| | homeostasis |
| | hypertrophy |
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  Question 4 | 2 points   | Save   |
 | Remission and exacerbation occur in which disease? | | | | | | | | idiopathic |
| | chronic |
| | functional |
| | acute |
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  Question 5 | 2 points   | Save   |
 | A disease caused by a virus is best classified as | | | | | | | | inflammatory |
| | genetic |
| | stress-related |
| | infectious |
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  Question 6 | 2 points   | Save   |
 | The BEST brief definition of disease is | | | | | | | | fatigue and weight loss |
| | functional disequilibrium |
| | feeling ill |
| | having a fever |
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  Question 7 | 2 points   | Save   |
 | Which of the following BEST describes the phrase terminal disease? | | | | | | | | ending in death |
| | sudden onset and short term |
| | having long periods of remission |
| | episodic with periods of exacerbation |
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  Question 8 | 2 points   | Save   |
 | If the cause of a disease is unknown, it is | | | | | | | | resistant |
| | congenital |
| | mutated |
| | idiopathic |
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  Question 9 | 2 points   | Save   |
 | Systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, and myasthenia gravis are all examples of | | | | | | | | autoimmune diseases |
| | passive immunity |
| | autonomic disorders |
| | lymphomas |
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  Question 10 | 2 points   | Save   |
 | In active immunity, the person | | | | |
| | | depends on his/her skin to protect against invading organisms | | | is said to be in anaphylactic shock |
| | has Rh+ blood |
| | forms his/her own antibodies specific to invading the antigen |
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  Question 11 | 2 points   | Save   |
 | The response to poison ivy is an example of which type of hypersensitivity? | | | | | | | | I |
| | II |
| | III |
| | IV |
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  Question 12 | 2 points   | Save   |
 | Interferon is produced by | | | | |
| | | virus-infected cells |
| | bacteria |
| | cancer cells |
| | fungi |
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  Question 13 | 2 points   | Save   |
 | Inflammation produces four classical signs, including | | | | | | | | suppuration |
| | bleeding |
| | clotting |
| | redness |
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  Question 14 | 2 points   | Save   |
 | Which describes phagocytosis? | | | | |
| | | abnormal inflammatory response |
| | leukocytes take in and destroy foreign material |
| | natural killer cells destroy abnormal cells by contact | | | leukocytes migrate out of blood vessels into damaged tissue |
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  Question 15 | 2 points   | Save   |
 | Which is...
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