BIO 291 Week 5 WileyPLUS Final Examination

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 BIO 291 Week 5 WileyPLUS Final Examination


BIO/291 Week 1 Question 1



Which venous structure does not empty blood into the right atrium?


Coronary sinus


Inferior vena cava


Superior vena cava


Pulmonary vein




BIO/291 Week 4 Question 14



What enzyme is needed to convert water and carbon dioxide into carbonic acid?


Carbonic anhydrase


Carbamino anhydrase


Bicarbonate anydrase


Chloride anhydrase




BIO/291 Week 1 Question 6



What chamber of the heart has the thickest wall?


Left atrium


Left ventricle


Right atrium


Right ventricle




BIO/291 Week 1 Question 13



What molecule must be bound to hemoglobin in order for oxygen to bind?












BIO/291 Week 7 Question 7



What is the name of the muscle in the spermatic cord that helps raise and lower the placement of the testicle in response to temperature?


Cremaster muscle


Darto’s muscle


Inguinal muscle


Spermatic muscle




BIO/291 Week 2 Question 1



The three layers of both arteries and veins are:


Tunica intima, tunica media, and tunica adventitia


Pia mater, arachnoid mater, and dura mater


Tunica media, tunica adventitia, and tunica externa


Tunica externa, tunica interna, tunica adventitia




BIO/291 Week 1 Question 15



All of the following can be classified as granulocytes except:












BIO/291 Week 2 Question 6



Which layer is only found in capillaries?


Tunica externa


Tunica media


Tunica interna


Tunica adventitia




BIO/291 Week 5 Question 8



The parietal cells in the stomach are responsible for secreting which of the following?


Gastric amylase




Intrinsic factor and hydrochloric acid






BIO/291 Week 3 Question 1



All of the following are correct functions of the lymphatic system except:


Fat/lipid transport


Fluid recovery




Protein/carbohydrate transport




BIO/291 Week 3 Question 2



Which of the following is not found in lymph?


Interstitial fluid










BIO/291 Week 3 Question 12



What term correctly describes any molecule that can trigger an immune response?






Mast cell


Non-specific immunity




BIO/291 Week 3 Question 14



What is the name given to the type of immunity that is acquired following exposure to a specific antigens?


Acquired immunity


Derived immunity


Innate immunity


Non-specific immunity




BIO/291 Week 4 Question 1



Gas exchange between the alveoli and blood is called?


Environmental respiration


External/pulmonary respiration


Internal/ tissue respiration


Diffusion of gases




BIO/291 Week 2 Question 14



What venous structure collects blood from the upper extremity and head?


Inferior vena cava


Ligamentum arteriosum


Superior vena cava


Vaso vasorum




BIO/291 Week 1 Question 8



From which structure does the electric activity in the heart arise?


Atrioventricular (AV) node


Atrioventricular (AV) Bundle of His


Purkinje fibers


Sinoatrial (SA) node




BIO/291 Week 4 Question 2



The vocal cords are found in which of the following structures?












BIO/291 Week 5 Question 1



Lingual lipase, which is present in saliva, begins chemical digestion of what macromolecule?






Nucleic acids





BIO/291 Week 3 Question 7



What non-specific defense increases resistance of cells to viral infection?




Complement system








BIO/291 Week 5 Question 10



Intrinsic factor is needed in order to absorb which of the following?


Vitamin A


Vitamin B12


Vitamin C


Vitamin D




BIO/291 Week 5 Question 15



The lining of the large intestine/colon primarily absorbs which of the following substances?






Water, vitamins and minerals


Fats and lipids




BIO/291 Week 6 Question 1



Which of the following is not a correct function of the urinary system?


Regulation of blood volume


Hormone production


Waste excretion


Maintenance of blood glucose levels




BIO/291 Week 5 Question 4



Which of the following structures is essential in controlling glandular secretion along the length of the digestive tract?


Pyloric Sphincter


Myenteric Plexus


Goblet Cells


Submucosal Plexus




BIO/291 Week 6 Question 5



What is the name of the high-pressure vessel that feeds the glomerular capillaries?


Afferent arterioles


Efferent arterioles


Renal tubules


Peritubular capillaries




BIO/291 Week 4 Question 8



What is the name of the substance that is produced by Type II cells in the lungs that reduces surface tension and allows for the elasticity in the alveoli?








Lung fluid




BIO/291 Week 6 Question 10



ADH acts primarily on what cell type?


Intercalated cells


Juxtaglomerular cells




Principal cells




BIO/291 Week 2 Question 9



In which of the following would blood pressure be the lowest?


Elastic arteries






Vena cava



BIO/291 Week 6 Question 13



Which of the following is an abnormal characteristic of urine?


pH between 4.5 and 8.2


Osmolarity between 50-1,200 mOsm/L


Presence of urea






BIO/291 Week 6 Question 15



What is the name of the muscle that is found in the urinary bladder?


Detrusor muscle


Muscularis externa


Muscularis mucosae


Urethral muscle




BIO/291 Week 7 Question 1



The gene that codes for the testis-determining factor (TDF) is found on which of the following?


The X chromosome


Gonadal ridges


The fetal testes


The Y chromosome




BIO/291 Week 7 Question 9



What uterine structure helps “sweep” the released oocyte into the uterine tube?


External os






Germinal epithelium




BIO/291 Week 2 Question 11



Which of the following would occur if the pre-capillary sphincters in the metarterioles were to all undergo vasoconstriction at the same time?


Blood pressure would dramatically increase


Heart rate and respiration would increase


Blood pressure would dramatically decrease


Blood volume would increase




BIO/291 Week 7 Question 13



What layer of the uterus sloughs off each month during a female’s reproductive cycle?


Stratum functionalis


Stratum basalis


Stratum corneum


Theca externa




BIO/291 Week 7 Question 15



What hormone spikes just prior to ovulation?












BIO/291 Week 4 Question 7



The grape-like sacs in the lungs where the majority of gas exchange occurs are called:








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