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Student Academic Learning Services Page 1 of 3 www.durhamcollege.ca/sals Student Services Building (SSB), Room 204 905.721.2000 ext. 2491 This document last updated: 7/29/2011 Acid/Base Balance Quiz 1. The only way the body can get rid of the huge acid load produced by metabolic reactions is to a. increase the concentration of bicarbonate ions b. breathe faster and more deeply c. excrete hydrogen ions in the urine d. increase the concentration of proteins in the plasma 2. The falling blood pH and a rising partial pressure of CO 2 due to pneumonia or emphysema indicates a. respiratory acidosis b. respiratory alkalosis c. metabolic acidosis d. metabolic alkalosis 3. Hydrogen ions are normally eliminated from the body a. by excretion in urine b. via insensible perspiration c. in expired air d. via liver detoxification 4. Which of the following would serve to buffer H + ? a. any strong acid b. any weak acid c. HCO 3 + d. NaH 2 PO 4 5. A blood pH of 7.1 is said to be: a. neutral b. alkaline
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