Scin132 Midterm

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Question 1 of 60 0.0/ 1.667 Points 

All of the following belong to feedback systems which control homeostasis EXCEPT    A. All of the above are basic components of the feedback system.     
 B. control center.  
  
 C. receiver.  
  
 D. receptor.  
  
 E. effector.  

Answer Key: C
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Group of related organs that have a common function is called a(n)    A. organ.  
  
 B. organism.  
  
 C. group.  
  
 D. system.  
  
 E. tissue.  

Answer Key: D
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Question 3 of 60 1.67/ 1.667 Points 

The process by which unspecialized cells become specialized cells is called    A. metabolism.  
  
 B. anabolism.  
  
 C. homeostasis.  
  
 D. catabolism.  
  
 E. differentiation.  

Answer Key: E
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Question 4 of 60 1.67/ 1.667 Points 

Decomposition reactions break down chemical bonds. 
 
  True 
 False 
 

Answer Key: True
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Question 5 of 60 1.67/ 1.667 Points 

A solution with a pH of 7 is slightly basic. 
 
  True 
 False 
 

Answer Key: False
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Question 6 of 60 1.67/ 1.667 Points 

All atoms of a specific element contain the same number of protons.   
  True 
 False 
 

Answer Key: True
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Question 7 of 60 0.0/ 1.667 Points 

Glucose is one of the major electrolytes in plasma. 
 
  True 
 False 
 

Answer Key: False
Feedback: Please review Chapter 22. 
Question 8 of 60 1.67/ 1.667 Points 

Both body water and sodium are lost during excessive sweating.   
  True 
 False 
 

Answer Key: True
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Question 9 of 60 1.67/ 1.667 Points 

Synovial fluid is found in  
 A. serous membranes.  
  
 B. the inner ear.  
  
 C. joints.  
  
 D. the middle ear.  
  
 E. Both the inner ear and the middle ear.  

Answer Key: C
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Question 10 of 60 1.67/ 1.667 Points 

The thirst center is located in the  
 A. kidney.  
  
 B. medulla oblongata.  
  
 C. hypothalamus.  
  
 D. posterior pituitary gland.  
  
 E. GI tract.  

Answer Key: C
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Question 11 of 60 0.0/ 1.667 Points 

Peripheral proteins penetrate all the way through the phospholipid bilayer of the plasma membrane.   
  True 
 False 
 

Answer Key: False
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Question 12 of 60 0.0/ 0.0 Points 

Ribosomes consist of three subunits of equal size. 
 
  True 
 False 
 

Answer Key: False
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Question 13 of 60 1.67/ 1.667 Points 

An isotonic solution for human red blood cells is a  
 A. 2% saline solution.  
  
 B. water.  
  
 C. 10 % NaCl solution.  
  
 D. 0.9% saline solution.  
  
 E. 0.9% glucose solution.  

Answer Key: D
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Question 14 of 60 1.67/ 1.667 Points 

The Golgi complex produces lysosomes. 
 
  True 
 False 
 

Answer Key: True
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Question 15 of 60 1.67/ 1.667 Points 

Epithelial tissue has a high capacity for renewal. 
 
  True 
 False 
 

Answer Key: True
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Question 16 of 60 1.67/ 1.667 Points 

The exchange of materials between epithelium and connective tissue involves the materials moving across the basement membrane.   
  True 
 False 
 

Answer Key: True
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Question 17 of 60 0.0/ 1.667 Points 

A scientist who examines tissue changes that might indicate disease is called a    A. radiologist.  
  
 B. histologist.  
  
 C. pathologist.  
  
 D. epidemologist.  
  
 E. endocrinologist.  

Answer Key: C
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Question 18 of 60 1.67/ 1.667 Points 

Nonciliated columnar epithelium often...
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