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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 .