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Maintaining Healthy Body Systems Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following enzymes does NOT play a role in protein digestion?

Question 2 2. Nutrient-rich blood goes from the digestive system to the liver through the _____, then the liver is drained by the _____.

Question 3 3. Which vitamin is needed to produce clotting factors?

Question 4 4. A person with a genetic disease that doesn't manufacture enough platelets would need what to survive?

Question 5 5. Which organ enables your body rids itself of hydrogen ions?

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Question 6 6. What is the difference between the third and fourth stages of sleep?

Question 7 7. Since water balance is such an important part of kidney function, what might be a symptom of kidney failure?

Question 8 8. The small intestine can most easily absorb which of the following?

Question 9 9. Which of these do the kidneys do in cases of respiratory alkalosis?

Question 10 10. Short bursts of brain activity while you're asleep are called

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Question 11 11. A condition whereupon a person's body is unable to form concentrated urine, due to an absence or lack of a response to ADH, is called _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following DOES NOT help improve absorption within the small intestine?

Question 13 13. How is REM sleep identified?

Question 14 14. Under normal conditions, what has the final say as to whether or not your urine becomes acidic or alkaline?

Question 15 15. It is possible to interfere with the countercurrent exchange system by _____.

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Question 16 16. Carbohydrates are broken down in the small intestine by which of the following?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is the primary function of dietary carbohydrates?

Question 18 18. What type of person might NOT want to use aspirin for their headache?

Question 19 19. If the kidneys are excreting more hydrogen ions than usual, what can we conclude?

Question 20 20. As you fall asleep, an electroencephalogram would show your brainwaves changing from

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Question 21 21. The countercurrent exchange system allows for the _____ .

Question 22 22. Which of the following structures are lymphatic capillaries that absorb dietary fats?

Question 23 23. What is the most important hormone involved in determining how diluted or concentrated your urine will be?

Question 24 24. What mechanism accelerates blood clotting?

Question 25 25. Which of the following describes a series of reactions, involving clotting factors, that stop bleeding by forming a clot?

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Question 26 26. Where do the kidneys primarily secrete hydrogen ions?

Question 27 27. Proteins are made of _____ linked by _____.

Question 28 28. Which enzymes are found in the microvilli of the small intestine?

Question 29 29. Which of the following structures can be formed when amino acids combine into specialized proteins in your body?

Question 30 30. Which of the following details the correct order in which proteins are digested?

Maintaining Healthy Body Systems Chapter Exam Instructions

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