Anatomy and Physiology Quiz 1

1. What is the role of the pancreas within the endocrine system?

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2. Why is the hyoid bone called a floating bone?

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3. A fish heart has only two chambers: a single atrium and a single ventricle. Which of the following is a reason fish do not need a 4-chambered heart?

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4. Which area of the body DOES NOT have an endocrine gland?

 

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5. The adrenal glands help regulate the stress response. Why is the stress response vital for survival?

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6. Which of these statements about T-cell maturation is true?

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7. A miracle of modern science is the heart transplant. Doctors, using the still viable heart from a deceased person, can replace the heart of someone who has a bad or damaged heart. The doctors simply put the patient on life support, remove their heart, put the new one in and shock it back into rhythm. Why does electricity reactivate the heart?

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