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Practice Questions 1. You're examining a skull in lab that has teeth located on the top surface of the jaw. You would classify the dentition as… a) Acrodonty b) Hypsodonty c) Pleurodonty d) Homodonty e) Thecodonty 2. Which of the following statements about skull kinesis is FALSE? a) Kinesis allows animals to nurse b) Items larger than the head may be swallowed c) Jaws may be placed into an effective position d) Biting force can be maximized with less effort 3 Which animal uses the tongue to mechanically digest food? a) Snake b) Chameleon c) Anteater d) Giraffe e) Lamprey 4 Which of the following is considered a function of the esophagus? a) It absorbs nutrients in cows b) It secretes digestive enzymes in lizards c) It is the site of fermentation in horses d) It is an air passage to the gas bladder of fish 5 Complete the following sentence: The ______ produces digestive enzymes and secretes them into the ______. a) liver, gall bladder b) salivary gland, crop c) cardiac stomach, esophagus d) rumen, abomasums e) pancreas, duodenum 6. Pick the TRUE statement: a) The pancreas is longer in carnivores than in herbivores b) Stomachs are absent in most fish c) The ileum is connected to the stomach in normal mammals d) Snake venom is produced by a modified Duvernoy's gland
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7. What developmental event occurs in fetal mammalian GI tracts? a) Permanent teeth erupt in the jaws b) Some accessory organs develop from a diverticulus of the tract c) The tract straightens and shortens during development d) The esophagus or stomach connects to the placenta via the yolk stalk 8 Which of the following exemplifies subjugation of a food item? a) A snake swallowing an egg b) Strong contractions by the bird gizzard c) Rumination in a cow d) A horse absorbing glucose in the small intestine e) NONE of the above are correct answers to this question 9) In the renal system, which part of the filtration barrier is also called the visceral layer of Bowman's capsule? a) The basement membrane b) Podocytes c) Endothelium d) The glomerulus e) The macula densa 10) In the normal kidney, what is normally NOT filtered into the ultrafiltrate at Bowman's capsule? a) Glucose d) Na + b) Water e) Urea c) Red blood cells 11) When faced with dehydration, reptiles conserve body H 2 O by… a) Decreasing renal blood flow b) Increasing Na + excretion by the nephron c) Lowering H 2 O excretion by nasal glands d) Reducing the number of active nephrons e) Increasing H 2 O absorption in the loop of Henle
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