Growth and Development

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The Skeletal , Muscular , and Nervous System

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The peripheral nervous system is responsible for both sending and receiving signals to and from the brain.

- True .

Which statement BEST describes the skeletal system?

- C .

An individual having a history of migraine headaches would most likely be diagnosed with having __________.

- A .

An example of a skeletal muscle working occurs when a person __________.

- D .

Which statement correctly describes the path that an electrical impulse would take after someone touched a hot pot?

- A .

The nervous system is responsible for your sense of smell.

- True .

This hard but flexible structure is found in the nose and ears.

- D .

All of the following statements are true concerning skeletal muscles EXCEPT:

- A .

All of the following are functions of the skeletal system EXCEPT:

- D .

A patient is diagnosed with a degenerative disease of the nervous system. Select the disorder that would match this diagnosis.

- A .

Which of the following would be the BEST activity to help you maintain a healthy skeletal system?

- A .

Epilepsy is considered a degenerative disorder that affects the peripheral nervous system.

- False .

Which of the following is NOT a vitamin important in keeping your skeletal system healthy?

- D .

In the skeletal system, these structures are responsible for connecting bones.

- A .

After listening to a long discussion on the skeletal system, you conclude that the skeletal system is important because it __________.

- A .

Suzette has a history of seizures. The doctor has given her medication, which has allowed her to be seizure-free for many years. From which disorder does Suzette most likely suffer?

- B .

If you were creating a presentation that would cover the different types of muscles in the body, which groups of muscle would you need to include?

- A .

Cardiac muscles are considered smooth muscles.

- False .

A signal from the nervous system that is sent from the brain to the hand would follow a different pathway than a signal sent from the hand to the brain.

- False .

All of the following are functions of smooth muscles EXCEPT:

- A .

The skeletal system serves all of the following functions EXCEPT:

- D .

Based on the scenario below, select the statement that accurately finishes the sentence. Stacey has recently had a car accident and has lost her sense of taste as a result. It is MOST likely that she has __________.

- A .

Bones provide both structure and protection for the body.

- True .

An individual visits the doctor because they notice that, over time, they have been losing muscle strength. Which explanation will the doctor MOST likely give?

- C .

Bones are composed mostly of __________.

- C .

Without the skeletal system, the body could not fight off infection.

- True .

There are more smooth muscles in the body than skeletal muscles.

- False .

Without the skeletal system, the body could not carry oxygen in the blood.

- True .

The Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems .

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In the human body, the larynx is attached to the trachea.

- True .

All cardiovascular diseases are caused by poor lifestyle choices.

- False .

Arteries carry oxygen-rich blood to capillaries.

- True .

The human cardiovascular system is considered closed because __________.

- D .

How many chambers does the heart contain?

- B .

Your friend Amanda suffers from a condition that reduces her blood's ability to carry oxygen. Which of the following is the name of that condition?

- D .

Once entering the nose, air moves through both the pharynx and larynx.

- True .

The aorta pumps blood out of the heart to the rest of the body.

- True .

What percentage of blood is made up of plasma?

- A .

Both the heart and arteries contract to pump blood throughout the body.

- True .

Plasma prevents the loss of blood by causing clotting.

- False .

What function do capillaries serve in the cardiovascular system?

- C .

Air is warmed and moisten as it moves through both the mouth and nasal passages.

- True .

Nutrients and waste both enter and leave cells through a process called __________.

- B .

Which of the following is a possible result of hypertension?

- A .

Blood flows one-way through the body.

- True .

What respiratory structure controls breathing?

- A .

Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a healthy diet?

- C .

Which of the following is a healthy blood pressure level?

- C .

The right ventricle transports oxygenated blood to the lungs.

- False .

Which of the following is NOT transferred by alveoli?

- B .

Select the statement that accurately describes the muscular system.

- D .

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