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Urinary System for the MCAT: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following releases renin?

Question 2 2. The release of ADH will cause the permeability of water, for its absorption back into the bloodstream, to increase in the:

Question 3 3. Where is the renal papilla located?

Question 4 4. Under normal conditions, what has the final say as to whether or not your urine becomes acidic or alkaline?

Question 5 5. Which of the following best describes ACE?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a part of the juxtaglomerular apparatus?

Question 7 7. The release of PTH will cause:

Question 8 8. How does ANP help to counter the RAAS?

Question 9 9. If a sample of blood contains glucose and hemoglobin, which is MOST likely to pass through the glomerulus, and why?

Question 10 10. What is tubuloglomerular feedback?

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Question 11 11. Since water balance is such an important part of kidney function, what might be a symptom of kidney failure?

Question 12 12. Two systems that influence GFR are known as:

Question 13 13. Which structure carries the blood purified by the kidneys back into circulation?

Question 14 14. How does the JG apparatus respond to a low amount of sodium in the distal convoluted tubule?

Question 15 15. Why were the interlobar arteries given their name?

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Question 16 16. The nephron's two main parts are known as the:

Question 17 17. The following structure is located, in its entirety, in the renal cortex:

Question 18 18. Where are the renal pyramids are located?

Question 19 19. As oxygenated blood travels from the heart through the abdominal aorta, by what vessel(s) does it get to the kidneys?

Question 20 20. The following filter blood and form urine:

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Question 21 21. It is possible to interfere with the countercurrent exchange system by _____.

Question 22 22. Chronic kidney disease:

Question 23 23. The countercurrent exchange system allows for the _____ .

Question 24 24. The word renal is related to:

Question 25 25. The following is the most important organ involved in the detoxification of your body:

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Question 26 26. Hypertension may cause:

Question 27 27. Which of these do the kidneys do in cases of respiratory alkalosis?

Question 28 28. Which of the following would increase the amount of filtrate passing through the glomerulus?

Question 29 29. If the glomerular filtration rate is increasing, then what preceded this change?

Question 30 30. In the case of the kidney's glomerulus, what is hydrostatic pressure?

Urinary System for the MCAT: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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