BIO 291 Week 6 WileyPLUS Quiz

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 BIO 291 Week 6 WileyPLUS Quiz

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 6 Question 2



Which of the following substances is not produced in some manner by the kidneys?












BIO/291 Week 6 Question 3



The functional unit of the kidney is known as the:


Distal Convoluted Tubule




Proximal Convoluted Tubule


Afferent Arteriole




BIO/291 Week 6 Question 4



What blood vessel separates the cortex from the medulla?


Arcuate artery


Cortical radiate artery


Efferent arteriole


Interlobar vein




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 6 Question 6

What substance is highly permeable as it passes through the ascending limb of the loop of Henle?












BIO/291 Week 6 Question 7



Which of the following would not be found within a renal corpuscle?


Bowman’s capsule


Bowman’s space


Glomerular capillaries


Loop of Henle/Renal loop




BIO/291 Week 6 Question 8



What type of nephron accounts for 15% of all nephrons and is responsible for producing concentrated urine?


Cortical nephron


Juxtamedullary nephron


Proximal nephron


Transitional nephron



BIO/291 Week 6 Question 9

Which of the following would not affect the glomerular filtration rate?


Contraction/relaxation of mesangial cells


Scarring of the endothelial lining in the glomerular capillaries


Alteration in blood pressure


Secretion of anti-diuretic hormone



BIO/291 Week 6 Question 10

ADH acts primarily on what cell type?


Intercalated cells


Juxtaglomerular cells




Principal cells




BIO/291 Week 6 Question 11



What effect does aldosterone have on the principal cells with regard to potassium?


Stimulates potassium secretion


Decreases potassium secretion


No effect on potassium secretion


Stops potassium secretion




BIO/291 Week 6 Question 12



Which of the following is not a nitrogenous waste?








Uric acid




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 14



What structure in the kidney is responsible for monitoring blood pressure?


Proximal convoluted tubule


Juxtaglomerular apparatus




Glomerular capsule




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
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