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Basic Anatomy & Physiology of the Human Body Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following structures is superior to the rib cage?

Question 2 2. Using the mnemonic FRE123, what does it tell us about a second class lever?

Question 3 3. The amount of energy necessary to digest, absorb, and transport a certain type of food is known as the _____.

Question 4 4. The sole of your foot is known as the _____ surface.

Question 5 5. If a muscle is held at a shortened resting length, then why is tension development compromised?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. A machine is built with a lever system to move heavy loads. Which of the following would be the most efficient in terms of moving a heavy load with relatively little effort or force?

Question 8 8. The most immobile joint type in the body is:

Question 9 9. Your sternum is _____ to your vertebral column.

Question 10 10. The back of your hand is the _____ surface of your hand.

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Question 11 11. A caloric intake that is less than caloric expenditure is more appropriately termed:

Question 12 12. The synonym for cranial is:

Question 13 13. Which method do humans use to lower their internal body temperature?

Question 14 14. What is one reason that enzymes are present in the small intestine?

Question 15 15. If a muscle is stretched beyond the normal resting length, then why is tension development compromised?

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Question 16 16. When standing upright, your knee is _____ to your head.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is not a function of hydrochloric acid in gastric juice?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a likely result of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)?

Question 19 19. What happens to a skeletal muscle when it's removed from the body?

Question 20 20. The front part, anterior, or palm of your hand is also known as the _____ side.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is most responsible for causing celiac disease?

Question 22 22. If structure A is situated more towards the back than structure B, then structure A is ___to structure B:

Question 23 23. The body's lever system utilizes the joint, which is known as the _____, the muscular contraction, called _____, and the weight of the body, referred to as _____.

Question 24 24. What do amylase and pepsin have in common?

Question 25 25. Which of the following structures is superficial to the teeth?

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Question 26 26. Consider an individual who needs surgery to reattach his biceps tendon to his forearm. He requests the surgeon reattach the tendon in such a way to increase the strength of his forearm flexion. What would the surgeon need to do to accomplish his request?

Question 27 27. Which of the following demonstrates a first-class lever system?

Question 28 28. If structure A is situated more towards the front than structure B, then structure A is ___to structure B:

Question 29 29. When your body gets too hot, the change is reported to this center, which could be called your body's thermostat.

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements about the pancreas is TRUE?

Basic Anatomy & Physiology of the Human Body Chapter Exam Instructions

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