Unit 1 Exam Check List
Theme – Cellular Physiology: Unit 1 Lecture Slides + Text Reading Ch. 1-5, Appx. C
Exam will be 120 points over 60 questions from the following unit topics.
Questions will be distributed over three Levels of
35-40% on Level I
Factual Knowledge; Undisputed truth, Named Processes, Definitions
40-45% on Level II
Fundamental Principles, Concepts, & Theories; Themes, Laws, Relationships, Purpose,
Mechanism, Sequential events
20-25% on Level III
Applied Problem Solving, Thinking, & Decisions; Predicted outcomes, Interpreted Meaning,
Calculations, Alternative explanations
Anticipate Question for Unit topics like:
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This is primarily the vocabulary and definitions of the topics.
Topic – Ch. 1-Physiology as a Science (8-10 questions)
Know the topics addressed by physiology and each topics unique functional contribution.
Know why the cell is the fundamental unit of life.
Know the names and primary purposes for each physiological system.
Know the types of questions asked in physiology and the type of answers sought.
Know the method of scientific inquiry and the variables addressed in an experiment.