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Biology 105: Anatomy & Physiology Final Exam

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Question 1 1. How does the HPG axis help the female body prepare for reproduction?

Question 2 2. What is the main job of progesterone during the ovarian cycle?

Question 3 3. Testicles are located outside the abdominal cavity because:

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an important function of the skull?

Question 5 5. Why is there a hole in the occipital bone?

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Question 6 6. How are bones in the axial skeleton different from bones in the appendicular skeleton?

Question 7 7. Which of the following hormones are secreted by the pineal gland?

Question 8 8. Which of the following best describes the thyroid gland?

Question 9 9. How do glucocorticoids help the body to cope with long-term stressors?

Question 10 10. Could an individual live without a lymphatic system?

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Question 11 11. What might happen if the Purkinje fibers were damaged or not operating correctly?

Question 12 12. Sickle Cell Anemia is called an 'anemia' because _____

Question 13 13. Where is the renal papilla located?

Question 14 14. Water is reabsorbed back into the blood in the thin segment of the descending limb of the _____.

Question 15 15. Which of the following releases renin?

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Question 16 16. The vagus nerve controls many important body functions like breathing, talking, and sweating. Examine the following functions and select the one that is also controlled by the vagus nerve.

Question 17 17. CN XI is known as:

Question 18 18. Which of the following is the correct order for the path of light as it enters the eye?

Question 19 19. The Trapezius muscles serves to retract the shoulder and work to extend the neck. Why is this functionality important?

Question 20 20. Which of the following gluteal muscles is the most deep?

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Question 21 21. How does the tibialis anterior differ from most leg muscles?

Question 22 22. The receptors most involved in the sensation of a transient pressure are _____.

Question 23 23. Which of the following functions is controlled by the autonomic nervous system?

Question 24 24. What function do proprioceptors provide?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a sesamoid bone?

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Question 26 26. The process of forming bone is referred to as _____.

Question 27 27. The functional unit of bone is an _____.

Question 28 28. Which enzyme breaks down starch?

Question 29 29. Which structure must open for food to pass from the esophagus to the stomach?

Question 30 30. The pyloric sphincter controls the flow of chyme as it passes out of the stomach and into the small intestine. Which of the following is a possible effect of a malfunctioning pyloric sphincter?

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Question 31 31. If we identify two points A and B on someone's arm, and we know that B is distal to A, then what do we know about these two points?

Question 32 32. The order of the layers of the epidermis from outer to innermost is:

Question 33 33. The brain is located _____ to the skull.

Question 34 34. What would be the symptoms of low levels of hemoglobin?

Question 35 35. Which of the following best describes how gas exchange occurs?

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Question 36 36. Which gas law accounts for ventilation?

Question 37 37. This part of the brain is considered to be the relay station for sensory information to the cerebral cortex.

Question 38 38. Which of the following is TRUE about the blood brain barrier?

Question 39 39. Why is the blood supply to your brain more reliable than to many other organs?

Question 40 40. Rich has begun a challenging, daily workout routine to prepare for an upcoming weightlifting competition. Prior to lifting a heavy barbell, he pulls at it several times. This is known as a _____ contraction.

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Question 41 41. Rapid contractions of skeletal muscle in the body are responsible for the regulation of WHAT element?

Question 42 42. Consider a disease in which troponin is targeted and destroyed by the patient's own immune system. Which of the following would be likely symptoms?

Question 43 43. Which layer of a blood vessel is present in all parts of the circulatory system?

Question 44 44. What can be exchanged through the Tunica Intima of capillaries?

Question 45 45. What makes the pulmonary arteries different from other arteries?

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Question 46 46. What is the function of the acrosome?

Question 47 47. The trochanter is a:

Question 48 48. What is the name of the process that increases the synthesis of glucose from molecules such as proteins and fats?

Question 49 49. When is blood forced into the aorta of the human heart?

Question 50 50. Which of the following best describes ACE?

Biology 105: Anatomy & Physiology Final Exam Instructions

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