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(12) Question 4 You find a new organism and are trying to determine what how it eats. You found it in a mud flat at the ocean and it has no teeth,...

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Question 4

You find a new organism and are trying to determine what how it eats. You found it in a mud flat at the ocean and it has no teeth, but a very long alimentary canal. You see living examples moving through the mud very slowly. Based on all of this, you conclude that this animals is

a.A filter/suspension feeder

b.A fluid feeder

c.A chemoautotroph

d.A bulk feeder

e.A detritivore


Question 5

A researcher discovers that polar bears have very good insulation and very think hair (similar to pandas). However, they do not show the rest of the panda behaviors. For example, they have high daily energy expenditure and are very active. Why are the panda and polar bear so different?

a.The polar bear is a carnivore

b.The panda bear is not in the same family as the polar bear

c.The polar bear has a much longer digestive system to deal with the seal meat it eats

d.The panda has a much longer digestive system to deal with the bamboo it eats


Question 7

If someone had a nonfunctioning large intestine, what would be the likely result?

a.Food would not be absorbed into the bloodstream

b.Lipids would not be digested

c.Food could not be swallowed correctly

d.Excess water would remain in the feces


Question 9

You go to your physician because you have been suffering bleeding gums, you bruise easily and you are pale. She diagnoses you with

a.Anemia

b.Osteoporosis

c.Scurvy

d.Beriberi

e.Kwashiorkor


Question 11

A patient has cancer of the small intestine and has to have 25% of their small intestine removed. What is the likely result for this patient?

a.Food would not be absorbed into the bloodstream

b.Lipids would not be digested

c.Food could not be swallowed correctly

d.Excess water would remain in the feces


Question 12

As humans get older, they find that even if they eat the same amount of food, they tend to gain weight. This is because

a.Their BMI increases as they age

b.Their BMR decreases as they age

c.They have reduced stress as they age

d.They have increased absorption in the small intestine as they age

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