• BIOS 105 Midterm Exam

Questions 1-27:

1.     (TCO 8) Preparing the body for the fight-or-flight response during threatening situations is the role of the (Points : 2)

2.     (TCO 8) The gap between two communicating neurons is termed (Points : 2)

3.     (TCO 8) A neuron with a cell body located in the CNS whose primary function is connecting other neurons is called a(n) (Points : 2)

4.     (TCO 8) Sound waves entering the external auditory canal hit the eardrum, also known as the (Points : 2)

5.     (TCO 8) An ear infection following an illness, such as a cold, has passed from the throat through the auditory tube to the (Points : 2)

6.     (TCO 9) Insulin is produced by cells of the pancreatic islets called (Points : 2)

7.     (TCO 9) Insulin causes (Points : 2)

8.     (TCO 9) Growth hormone (Points : 2)

9.     (TCO 7) A sarcomere is (Points : 2)

10.   (TCO 6) There are _____ vertebrae in the neck region. (Points : 2)

11.   (TCO 5) Which of the following is a vital function of the skin? (Points : 2)

12.   (TCO 4) The tissue that is usually well vascularized and has an extensive extracellular matrix is called (Points : 2)

13.   (TCO 3) Which of these characteristics best describes cardiac muscle tissue? (Points : 2)

14.   (TCO 2) Atomic mass is equivalent to the number of _____ in an atom. (Points : 2)

15.   (TCO 1) Your body thermostat is located in a part of the brain called the hypothalamus. Which of the following elements of a control system does this area in the brain represent? (Points : 2)

16.   (TCO 1) Match the following anatomical terms to their meaning. (Points : 8)

17.   (TCO 1) Match the function to the body system. (Points : 6)

18.   (TCO 3) Match the following. (Points : 8)

19.   (TCO 4) Match the following. (Points : 4)

       Potential Matches:

specialized to contract, or shorten

fit closely together to form sheets

has an extracellular matrix

irritability is a main function of this tissue

20.   (TCO 6) Match the following. (Points : 5)

       Potential Matches:

pivot joint

plane joint

condyloid joint

ball and socket joint

hinge joint

21.   (TCO 7) Match the following. (Points : 5)

        Potential Matches:

light band

sarcomere

actin

sarcolemma

dark band

22.   (TCO 8) Match the following. (Points : 8)

        Potential Matches:

convey impulses toward the cell body of a neuron

a living barrier between capillaries and neurons

phagocytic cells that dispose of debris

protects and insulates nerve fibers

the junction between an axon terminal and the next neuron

conduct impulses away from the cell body of a neuron

from the myelin sheath

gaps in the myelin sheath

23.   (TCO 8) Match the following actions with the appropriate hormone. (Points : 6)

       Potential Matches:

thymosin

antidiuretic hormone

glucagon

growth hormone

prolactin

calcitonin

24.   (TCO 2) Discuss the major properties of water that make it so vital to the proper functioning of the body. (Points : 10)

25.   (TCO 4) Because epithelial tissues have no blood supply, how do these tissues receive nourishment? (Points : 10)

26.   (TCO 7) What are the pathways for regeneration of ATP during muscle contraction? (Points : 10)

27.   (TCO 9) Distinguish between steroid hormone action and nonsteroid hormone action. (Points : 10)



BIOS 105 Midterm Exam

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