Animal Anatomy, Physiology & Functions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following are the contractile proteins responsible for muscle contraction?

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Question 2 2. Gene is assigned a lab project for his class focusing on muscle tissue. The instructor gave Gene slides with different muscle tissue, and he has to correctly label each slide. He inserts the first slide under the microscope. How could Gene determine that the slide he is looking at is smooth muscle tissue?

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Question 3 3. All of the following terms describe a type of muscle tissue EXCEPT _____.

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Question 4 4. Which type or types of muscle tissue are innervated by the somatic nervous system?

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Question 5 5. In the search for his shoes, Jack stepped on a nail. The pain caused him to step back and fall. Which type of muscle tissue, or tissues, aided in Jack's reaction?

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Question 6 6. What is the function of osteoblasts?

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Question 7 7. What is the function of osteoclasts?

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Question 8 8. Why are tendons important?

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Question 9 9. Why are ligaments important?

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Question 10 10. What is the function of cartilage?

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Question 11 11. Which extracellular matrix material is found in both Fibrous Connective Tissue and Loose Connective Tissue?

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Question 12 12. High tensile strength is a characteristic of:

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Question 13 13. A young person comes into a doctor's office with severe arthritis in his joints, floppy-looking ears and a strangely shaped nose. Based only on these three observations, what type of connective tissue is functioning abnormally in this person?

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Question 14 14. What are osteocytes?

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Question 15 15. Why is blood still considered a connective tissue even though it isn't a structural connector like bone or cartilage?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of multicellular organisms?

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Question 17 17. Which of these is one reason to cover damaged epithelium with a dressing?

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Question 18 18. How is the process of trapping particles in mucus in the lungs helpful?

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Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a function of an epithelial tissue?

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Question 20 20. A/an _____ is a group of organs and tissues that work together to perform a major function of the organism.

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Question 21 21. Nervous tissue makes up _____.

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Question 22 22. The three main parts of a neuron are _____.

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Question 23 23. The brain and spinal cord are made up of _____.

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Question 24 24. A unique aspect of nervous tissue is _____.

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Question 25 25. The part of a neuron that receives the impulse is the _____.

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Question 26 26. The voluntary movement of the legs is made possible mainly thanks to:

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Question 27 27. The basic unit of the nervous system is:

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Question 28 28. Tissue that supports, connects, or separates other tissues or organs of the body is called:

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Question 29 29.

Which term or terms describe the muscle that makes up the heart?

I. Cardiac muscle

II. Striated muscle

III. Smooth muscle

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Question 30 30. Which of the following is most likely to be found lining the inside of the intestines?

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Animal Anatomy, Physiology & Functions Chapter Exam Instructions

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