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Hole's Human Anatomy & Physiology, 9/e
David Shier, Washtenaw Community College
Ricki Lewis, The University at Albany
Jackie Butler, Grayson County Community College

Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology

True False Quiz

Please answer all questions



1

The stethoscope is placed on the antecubital surface in order to assess a blood pressure.
A)True
B)False
2

Magnetic resonance imaging is a technique using radiation to view the internal structures.
A)True
B)False
3

Ultrasonography is a sensitive method of viewing the possibility of bone fractures.
A)True
B)False
4

A popliteal pulse would be felt above the femur.
A)True
B)False
5

Carbon dioxide can be a waste that must be eliminated from the body.
A)True
B)False
6

The property of responsiveness means that an organism will respond abnormally if stimulated.
A)True
B)False
7

All body structures must be associated with some type of functions and purposes.
A)True
B)False
8

If an organism displays the ability to reproduce itself at some time, including microorganisms, it is probably living.
A)True
B)False
9

Metabolism is a term, which can refer to the sum total of all chemical reactions in an organism.
A)True
B)False
10

An otic abnormality could be a deformed nasal septum.
A)True
B)False
11

Death is recognized as the absence of vital signs.
A)True
B)False
12

The skin is the part of the body that homeostatically maintains body temperature.
A)True
B)False
13

Normal body temperature, assessed below the tongue, is 20 degrees C.
A)True
B)False
14

Insulin decreases blood sugar levels while glucagon acts to increase blood glucose.
A)True
B)False
15

Diseases usually involve positive rather than negative feedback mechanisms.
A)True
B)False
16

Properties of an organ are usually considered to be the same as those of an organ system.
A)True
B)False
17

A bone cell would function the same whether it was alone or together with a group of similar cells.
A)True
B)False
18

The term parietal is used to name something on the surface of an organ.
A)True
B)False
19

The peritoneum is a type of abdominal membrane.
A)True
B)False
20

The parietal pleura is the membrane which covers the surface of each lung.
A)True
B)False
21

It is not correct to say that the lungs lie within the space called the pleural cavity.
A)True
B)False
22

The thymus gland lies on top of the heart in the mediastinum.
A)True
B)False
23

Serous fluid is usually protective and thick in consistency.
A)True
B)False
24

Nerve impulses usually have a relatively slow influence on target organs when compared to hormones.
A)True
B)False
25

The digestive system acts to bring foods into cells where they are broken down into usable forms.
A)True
B)False
26

The epididymis is part of the endocrine system.
A)True
B)False
27

The purpose of the reproductive system is for the continuation of the species.
A)True
B)False
28

In the anatomical position the palm of the hands face towards the back.
A)True
B)False
29

A peripheral wound could be located near the surface of the skin.
A)True
B)False
30

The term ipsilateral means on the opposite side.
A)True
B)False
31

Anterior can be used the same as ventral.
A)True
B)False
32

The term transverse is identical to horizontal section.
A)True
B)False
33

The abdominal area could be divided into six regions or quadrants.
A)True
B)False
34

The term acromial indicates the elbow area.
A)True
B)False