final exam 2016 sample.pdf - ANS102 Final theory exam 2016 – SAMPLE Section A – Multiple Choice questions – 50 marks Complete these questions by

final exam 2016 sample.pdf - ANS102 Final theory exam 2016...

This preview shows page 1 out of 6 pages.

Unformatted text preview: ANS102 Final theory exam 2016 – SAMPLE Section A – Multiple Choice questions – 50 marks Complete these questions by selecting your answer on the separate multiple choice answer sheet. 1. A red blood cell placed in pure water would: a. Shrink b. Swell initially, then shrink as equilibrium is reached c. Neither shrink nor swell d. Swell and burst 2. Organised groups of cells, together with their intercellular substances, that have a common purpose form a(n): a. Organ b. Tissue c. Organism d. Extracellular matrix 3. Animals, such as a bear, that walk on the heel and sole of their feet are referred to as: a. Plantigrade b. Digitigrade c. Biped d. quadruped 4. The axial skeleton contains: a. The skull, vertebral column and pelvis b. Arms, legs, hands and feet c. The skull, vertebral column and rib cage d. Pectoral and pelvic girdles 5. In addition to pulling on bones to cause movement, muscles also: a. Maintain posture b. Stabilize joints c. Generate heat through activity d. All of the above 6. The term central nervous system refers to the: a. Autonomic nervous system b. Brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves c. Brain and spinal cord d. Spinal cord and spinal nerves 7. During the fight-­‐or-­‐flight reaction, pupil dilation is caused by: a. Sympathetic stimulation of the circular muscles of the iris. b. Sympathetic stimulation of the radial muscles of the iris. c. Parasympathetic stimulation of the circular muscles of the iris. d. Parasympathetic stimulation of the radial muscles of the iris. 1 ANS102 Final theory exam 2016 – SAMPLE 8. Which of the following is characteristic of leukocytes? a. They have a nucleus b. They have cytoplasmic granules c. They are phagocytic d. They are the most numerous of the formed elements in blood 9. Blood within the pulmonary veins returns to the: a. Right atrium b. Left atrium c. Right ventricle d. Left ventricle 10. Which of the following are involved directly with pulmonary circulation? a. Superior vena cava, right atrium, and left ventricle. b. Right ventricle, pulmonary artery, and left atrium. c. Left ventricle, aorta, and inferior vena cava. d. Right atrium, aorta, and left ventricle. 11. Permitting exchange of nutrients and gases between the blood and cells of tissues is the primary function of: a. arterioles b. arteries c. veins d. capillaries 12. The pleurae are vital to the integrity of the lungs because: a. They contain cilia to protect the lungs. b. They control the volume of the lungs. c. They maintain the proper oxygen gradient in the lungs. d. They allow the lungs to glide over the thoracic wall during breathing. 13. From the oesophagus to the anal canal, the walls of every organ in the alimentary canal are made up of the same basic layers. The correct order starting from the lumen (internal cavity) and moving outwards is: a. Muscularis, serosa, muscosa, submucosa. b. Serosa, mucosa, submucosa, and muscularis. c. Submucosa, mucosa, muscularis, serosa. d. Mucosa, submucosa, muscularis, serosa 14. In addition to storage and mechanical breakdown of food, the stomach: a. Is the first site of protein digestion. b. Is the major site of nutrient absorption. c. Is the only place where fats are completely digested. d. Is the first site where chemical digestion of starch takes place. 2 ANS102 Final theory exam 2016 – SAMPLE 15. Chemical digestion: a. Involves enzymatic assembly of monosaccharides into carbohydrates. b. Utilises anabolic processes. c. Involves the addition of water to molecular bonds. d. Occurs mainly in the large intestine. 16. The term metabolism is best defined as: a. The length of time it takes to digest and absorb nutrients. b. A measure of carbohydrate utilisation. c. The number of calories it takes to keep from shivering on a cold day. d. The sum of energy produced by all the chemical reactions and mechanical work of the body. 17. The primary function of the uterus is to: a. Protect the ovaries. b. Synthesise female hormones. c. Regulate the ovarian and menstral cycles. d. Receive, retain, and nourish a fertilized ovum. 18. Which of the following constitutes the female counterpart of the male scrotum? a. The clitoris b. The greater vestibular glands c. The labia majora d. The labia minora 19. A female zygote receives chromosomes from the mother only. a. True b. False 20. Which of these is NOT a feature of a triploblastic organism? a. Bilateral symmetry b. Ectoderm and endoderm cell layers only c. Ectoderm, endoderm and mesoderm cell layers d. Development of tissues into organs 21. Which of the following best describes parasitism? a. One partner benefits, the other partner is unaffected b. Both partners benefit c. Both partners are in danger of being harmed d. One partner benefits and the other partner is harmed 3 ANS102 Final theory exam 2016 – SAMPLE 22. Metameric segmentation is found in: a. Annelids, arthropods and platyhelminths b. Annelids, arthropods and chordates c. Annelids, platyhelminths and echinoderms d. Annelids, platyhelminths and nematodes 23. Important parasites of people are found in the phyla: a. Apicomplexa, Platyhelminthes, Nematoda b. Sarcomastogophora, Annelida, Arthropoda c. Porifera, Platyleminthes, Arthropoda d. Cnidaria, Nematoda, Ciliophora 24. Which of these parasites has an indirect life cycle? a. Plasmodium falciparum b. Ctenocephalides felis c. Giardia duodenalis d. Trichomonas vaginalis 25. Diploblastic organisms contain: a. Ectoderm and mesoderm b. Ectoderm and endoderm c. Endoderm and mesoderm d. Mesoderm and mesoglea 26. A cuticle is a hard external covering secreted by the epidermis in: a. Nematodes and platyhelminths b. Nematodes and annelids c. Arthropods and echinoderms d. Nematodes and arthropods 27. The difference between endotherms and ectotherms is: a. Endotherms maintain a constant body temperature whereas ectotherms do not. b. Endotherms are warm-­‐blooded whereas ectotherms are cold blooded. c. Endotherms generate heat themselves whereas ectotherms rely on external sources of heat. d. Ectotherms respond to environmental temperatures whereas endotherms do not need to. 4 ANS102 Final theory exam 2016 – SAMPLE Section B – Short answer questions: 50 marks total. Write your answers directly onto the exam paper. 1. Fill in the blanks: provide the correct answer in the adjacent space (24 marks). The cartilaginous flap that closes over the larynx e during swallowing is called the ____(e)____. Waves of muscular contractions that propel food g and chyme along the digestive tract are called _____(g)______. ____(h)___ pleura covers the surface of the lungs. h The structure that provides a large vascular i network for the exchange of nutrients and gases between the circulatory system of a mammalian mother and her fetus is the ___(i)___. An immovable joint found only between the bones j of the skull is called a ___(j)_____. The ____(n)___ nervous system responsible for n control of the bodily functions not consciously directed, such as breathing, the heartbeat, and digestive processes. The part of the alimentary canal which connects the o pharynx to the stomach is the ___(o)___. Organs that contribute to the production of sperm p and hormones are the ___(p)___ The usual site of fertilization in a mammal is the r ____(r)_____. The secretion of milk by the mammary glands for u the provision of nutrients to an infant is the process called ____(u)_____. Parasites that infect a single host are said to have a v __________ life cycle. The cartilaginous skeletal rod supporting the body x in all embryonic and some adult chordate animals in the ______________. 5 ANS102 Final theory exam 2016 – SAMPLE 3. Provide a definition or description of the following terms. You may include an example or diagram to support your description (total 16 marks): a. ventilation (2 marks) b. ductus arteriosus (2 marks) c. symbiosis (2 marks) d. liver (2 marks) e. systemic circulation (4 marks) 6 ...
View Full Document

  • One '14

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern

Ask Expert Tutors You can ask You can ask ( soon) You can ask (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes