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Chapter Pre-Test



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Question 1.
The liver has all of the functions below EXCEPT ______.


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Question 2.
Which process pushes food through the digestive system?


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Question 3.
Which of the following alimentary canal structures does NOT play a role in the digestion of food material?


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Question 4.
What is the significance of the direct connection between the capillaries of the small intestine and those infiltrating the liver?


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Question 5.
Nutrients can have any of the functions listed below EXCEPT _________.


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Question 6.
Where in the body is most of the calcium found?


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Question 7.
Calories are units of ________.


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Question 8.
What are the building blocks of a protein?


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Question 9.
Table sugar, or sucrose, is an example of _______.


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Question 10.
Which organic molecule is used to make the hormones estrogen and testosterone?


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Question 11.
Which of the following foods is an important part of a healthy diet?


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Question 12.
Apart from removing waste products from the blood, the other important function of the urinary system is _______.


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Question 13.
Where is urine formed?


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Question 14.
In which part of the nephron is urine made?


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Question 15.
Which part of the nephron initially filters the blood?


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Question 16.
What is the effect of the antidiuretic hormone (ADH)?


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Question 17.
Which two tubes connect the kidneys to the bladder?


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Question 18.
Which part of the body is under voluntary control and controls urination?


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