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Teas science practice tests

The movement of food through the intestines is known as:
A. Peristalsis
B. Ileum translation
C. Microvilli propulsion
D. Flexure propulsion
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
The symbol B on the periodic table stands for:
A. Beryllium
B. Boron
C. Barium
D. Berkelium
The symbol Mn on the periodic table stands for:
A. Magnesium
B. Molybdenum
C. Manganese
D. Margon
The symbol Ca on the periodic table stands for:
A. Calcium
B. Carbon
C. Cobalt
D. Chlorine
The symbol Br on the periodic table stands for:
A. Beryllium
B. Boron
C. Barium
D. 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
_____ reactions produce heat.
A. Endothermic
B. Exothermic
C. Hydrogen
D. Buffered
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
Outer shell electrons are known as ______ electrons.
A. Hybrid
B. Valence
C. Vector
D. Transitional
Forces can be indicated on graph paper by the use of _____.
A. Empirical rules
B. Interaction coefficients
C. Variables
D. 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
The unit of charge is called the _____.
A. Newton
B. Coulomb
C. Joule
D. Watt
A/An ______ is a device specifically designed to measure current.
A. Ammeter
B. Cyclotron
C. Resistor
D. Capacitor
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
When the chromosomes line up in mitosis this is known as which phase?
A. Telophase
B. Anaphase
C. Metaphase
D. Prophase
Which cellular organelle contains enzymes that are considered digestive?
A. Golgi Apparatus
B. Lysosomes
C. Nucleus
D. Ribosomes
Organs repair themselves through a process of?
A. Meiosis
B. Mitosis
C. Cellular differentiation
D. Transformation
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
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
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
Which of the following is not considered a function of the kidneys?
A. Secretion
B. Reabsorption
C. Transport
D. Filtration
The functional unit of the kidney is known as?
A. Medulla
B. Glomerulus
C. Pyramid
D. Nephron
Which of the following formulas indicate the ideal gas law?
A. PV= knT or PV=RnT
B. V=kT
C. PV = k
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
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
High frequency sound waves are known as:
A. Fundamental waves
B. Overtones
C. Consonance waves
D. Dissonance waves
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
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
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
Which of the following is not considered a type of radiation ray?
A. Gamma
B. Beta
C. Alpha
D. 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
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
The physical expressions of a gene are known as an organism's:
A. Transcription
B. Genotype
C. Phenotype
D. Translation
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
Neurons connect together at a ______.
A. Synergy
B. Terminal site
C. Docking station
D. Synapse
Which of the following is another word for the kneecap in the human body?
A. Pisiform
B. Meniscus
C. Popliteal bursa
D. 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
The condition of rickets is associated with a deficiency in which vitamin?
A. A
B. C
C. D
D. Z
A steroid is considered a ______.
A. Lipid
B. Protein
C. Enzyme
D. Weak acid
The X cranial nerve is the ____ nerve.
A. Abducens
B. Hypoglossal
C. Facial
D. 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
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