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The movement of food through the intestines is known as:
A. Peristalsis
B. Ileum translation
C. Microvilli propulsion
D. Flexure propulsion

Peristalsis

The enzyme maltase does the following:
A. Breaks down lactose to glucose
B. Turns glucose into maltose
C. Breaks down maltose to glucose
D. Turns glucose into lactose

Breaks down maltose to glucose

High levels of bilirubin in the blood stream can result in:
A. Uric acid overexposure
B. Jaundice
C. Bile salt production
D. Hepatic mutation

Jaundice

The symbol B on the periodic table stands for:
A. Beryllium
B. Boron
C. Barium
D. Berkelium

Boron

The symbol Mn on the periodic table stands for:
A. Magnesium
B. Molybdenum
C. Manganese
D. Margon

Manganese

The symbol Ca on the periodic table stands for:
A. Calcium
B. Carbon
C. Cobalt
D. Chlorine

Calcium

The symbol Br on the periodic table stands for:
A. Beryllium
B. Boron
C. Barium
D. Bromine

Bromine

Vinegar is also known as:
A. Acetic acid
B. Acetone acid
C. Sulfuric acid
D. Ascorbic acid

Acetic acid

A Lewis acid is a/an ____ pair acceptor.
A. Neutron
B. Proton
C. Electron
D. Ion

Electron

_____ reactions produce heat.
A. Endothermic
B. Exothermic
C. Hydrogen
D. Buffered

Exothermic

Which of the following match the definition:The pressure (P) is inversely proportional to the volume (V) of a gas.
A. Archimedes' principle
B. Charles' law
C. Boyle's law
D. Anderson's principle

Boyle's law

The combination of sodium and chlorine to form NaCL is considered a/an ___ bond.
A. Ionic
B. Covalent
C. Hydrogen
D. Metallic

Ionic

Outer shell electrons are known as ______ electrons.
A. Hybrid
B. Valence
C. Vector
D. Transitional

Valence

Forces can be indicated on graph paper by the use of _____.
A. Empirical rules
B. Interaction coefficients
C. Variables
D. Vectors

Vectors

P1V1 = P2V2 represents:
A. Archimedes' principle
B. Charles' law
C. Boyle's law
D. Anderson's principle

Boyle's law

Which of the following is not considered a primary color of light?
A. Green
B. Blue
C. Red
D. Yellow

Yellow

The unit of charge is called the _____.
A. Newton
B. Coulomb
C. Joule
D. Watt

Coulomb

A/An ______ is a device specifically designed to measure current.
A. Ammeter
B. Cyclotron
C. Resistor
D. Capacitor

Ammeter

The two bones found in the area between the knee and ankle in humans are known as:
A. Femur and Tibia
B. Fibula and Tibia
C. Ulna and Tibia
D. Radius and Tibia

Fibula and Tibia

_____ is the current flow of one coulomb per second.
A. Ampere
B. Joule
C. Watt
D. Kilowatt

Ampere

When the chromosomes line up in mitosis this is known as which phase?
A. Telophase
B. Anaphase
C. Metaphase
D. Prophase

Metaphase

Which cellular organelle contains enzymes that are considered digestive?
A. Golgi Apparatus
B. Lysosomes
C. Nucleus
D. Ribosomes

Lysosomes

Organs repair themselves through a process of?
A. Meiosis
B. Mitosis
C. Cellular differentiation
D. Transformation

Mitosis

Which of the following is considered a model for enzyme action?
A. Lock and Key model
B. Enzyme interaction model
C. Transformation model
D. Transcription model

Lock and Key model

Which of the following statements about enzymes is not true?
A. Enzymes are catalysts.
B. Almost all enzymes are proteins.
C. Enzymes operate most efficiently at optimum pH.
D. Enzymes are destroyed during chemical reactions.

Enzymes are destroyed during chemical reactions

Which of the following statements about prostaglandins is not true?
A. Prostaglandins promote inflammation.
B. Prostaglandins can only constrict blood vessels.
C. Prostaglandins are made in the renal medulla.
D. Prostaglandins can lead to pain and fever.

Prostaglandins can only constrict blood vessels

Cholesterol that is known as (LDL) stands for:
A. Low-density lipoproteins
B. Low-density lysosomes
C. Level-density lipoproteins
D. Level-density lysosomes

Low-density lipoproteins

Hardening of the arteries is known as:
A. Atheriosclerosis
B. Venous narrowing
C. Micro-circulation
D. Hypertension

Atheriosclerosis

The top number on a blood pressure reading indicates:
A. Diastolic pressure
B. Transient pressure
C. Optimum pressure
D. Systolic pressure

Systolic pressure

Litmus paper that is blue will turn/stay _____ in the presence of a strong base.
A. Orange
B. Red
C. Blue
D. Green

blue

Breathing properly requires the presence of what compound that affects surface tension of alveoli in the lungs?
A. Potassium
B. Plasma
C. Surfactant
D. Sodium Chloride

Surfactant

Which of the following is not considered a function of the kidneys?
A. Secretion
B. Reabsorption
C. Transport
D. Filtration

Transport

The functional unit of the kidney is known as?
A. Medulla
B. Glomerulus
C. Pyramid
D. Nephron

Nephron

Which of the following formulas indicate the ideal gas law?
A. PV= knT or PV=RnT
B. V=kT
C. PV = k
D. KTV =PR

PV= knT or PV=RnT

Which of the following is not considered a characteristic or property of a gas?
A. Volume
B. Mass
C. Pressure
D. Particles

Particles

Which of the following is described in the definition: An object immersed in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the object?
A. Archimedes' principle
B. Charles' law
C. Boyle's law
D. Anderson's principle

Archimedes' principle

Liquids that evaporate quickly are known as _____ liquids.
A. Viscous
B. Volatile
C. Evaporative
D. Transient

Volatile

High frequency sound waves are known as:
A. Fundamental waves
B. Overtones
C. Consonance waves
D. Dissonance waves

Overtones

The first American to win a Nobel Prize was ______ for measuring the speed of light.
A. Albert Einstein
B. Albert Michelson
C. Grimaldi
D. Thomas Young

Albert Michelson

What anatomical structure connects the stomach and the mouth?
A. Trachea
B. Spinal column
C. Hepatic duct
D. Esophagus

Esophagus

Which of the following is considered a component of lipids?
A. Plasma cells
B. Fatty acids
C. Nucleic acids
D. Zinc

fatty acids

Down's syndrome affects chromosome ____.
A. 13
B. 15
C. 21
D. 23

21

Blood enters the lungs from which chamber of the heart?
A. Right atrium
B. Left atrium
C. Right ventricle
D. Left ventricle

Right ventricle

Excessive consumption of alcohol is most likely to damage which organ of the body over a long period of time?
A. Kidney
B. Liver
C. Pancreas
D. Gallbladder

Liver

Which of the following is not considered a type of radiation ray?
A. Gamma
B. Beta
C. Alpha
D. Infrared

Infrared

A molecule of hemoglobin can hold how many molecules of oxygen in the blood for transport?
A. 2
B. 4
C. 6
D. 8

4

Which of the following best describes the biomechanics of breathing?
A. Pump handle motion
B. Lever action
C. Inspiration
D. Expiration

Pump handle motion

Animals that eat meat almost exclusively are known as:
A. Herbivores
B. Carnivores
C. Arthropods
D. Prolific organisms

Carnivores

The physical expressions of a gene are known as an organism's:
A. Transcription
B. Genotype
C. Phenotype
D. Translation

Phenotype

A ball is traveling at a constant velocity of 50 m/s and has been traveling for over 2 minutes. What is the ball's acceleration?
A. 0
B. 25 m/s
C. 25 m/s
D. 50 m/s2

0

Neurons connect together at a ______.
A. Synergy
B. Terminal site
C. Docking station
D. Synapse

Synapse

Which of the following is another word for the kneecap in the human body?
A. Pisiform
B. Meniscus
C. Popliteal bursa
D. Patella

Patella

Which of the following describes the shoulder joint?
A. Ball and socket joint
B. Saddle joint
C. Hinge joint
D. Pivot joint

Ball and socket joint

The organ of Corti is found in what area of the body?
A. Mouth
B. Ear
C. Nose
D. Lungs

Ear

The condition of rickets is associated with a deficiency in which vitamin?
A. A
B. C
C. D
D. Z

D

A steroid is considered a ______.
A. Lipid
B. Protein
C. Enzyme
D. Weak acid

Lipid

The X cranial nerve is the ____ nerve.
A. Abducens
B. Hypoglossal
C. Facial
D. Vagus

Vagus

Which of the following pH ranges is a strong base?
A. 1.3-2.0
B. 4.5-5.2
C. 7.1-9.0
D. 11.2-12.0

11.2-12.0

Which chamber of the heart pumps blood to the systemic circulation?
A. Left Atrium
B. Right Atrium
C. Left Ventricle
D. Right Ventricle

Left Ventricle

Which of the following formulas indicates Newton's second law of motion?
A. F = ma
B. F = mva
C. v = d/t
D. p = mv

F = ma

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