McGraw-Hill’s 3 Evolve Reach (HESI) A2 Practice Tests: HESI A2 McGraw-Hill's Evolve A&P Flashcards


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1

Which is an anterior feature of the human head?

A. The nose

B. The ears

C. The occipital lobe

D. The temporal lobe

A

2

What is the primary hormone secreted by the thyroid?

A. Oxytocin

B. TSH

C. Adrealine

D. T4

D

3

Enlargement of the thyroid, commonly known as a goiter, maybe expected to affect ________.

A. Swallowing

B. Insulin levels

C. Sleep

D. Digestion

A

4

Which kinds of muscles are involved in peristalsis?

A. Smooth Muscles

B. Cardiac Muscles

C. Skeletal Muscles

D. Epaxial Muscles

A

5

Why might certain young people be underweight?

  1. They are growing in height faster than they are growing in weight.
  2. They eat little protein and too much fat and sugar.
  3. They eat several meals a day and fail to exercise enough.
  4. They seldom eat a meal that contains food from all food groups.

A

6

What might an injury to parietal lobe effect?

A. Breathing

B. Memory

C. Attention

D. Perception

D

7

How does the digestive system work with the urinary system?

A. The digestive system controls the function of the ureter.

B. The urinary system removes toxins from the products of digestion.

C. The digestive system manufactures hormones that influences urination.

D. The urinary system eliminates some waste products of digestion.

D

8

Which gland is located superior to the kidney?

  1. Pituitary
  2. Adrenal
  3. Hypothylomus
  4. Pancreas

B

9

To what two systems might the urethra belong?

  1. Reproductive and Endocrine
  2. Urinary and Reproductive
  3. Endocrine and Urinary
  4. Digestive and Cardiovascular

B

10

The axial skeletal system contains all of these except _____.

  1. The skull
  2. The ribs
  3. The breast bone
  4. The radius

D

11

The gallbladder is part of the ______.

  1. endocrine system
  2. urinary system
  3. digestive system
  4. nervous system

C

12

Which is not an example of a nonspecific immune system.

  1. Inflammation
  2. Vasodilation
  3. Release of histamines
  4. Production of antibodies

D

13

Which organ system is primarily responsible for regulating electrolytes?

  1. The endocrine system
  2. The urinary system
  3. The lymphatic system
  4. The nervous system

B

14

What is the function of the coronary artery?

  1. It carries oxygenated blood to the heart
  2. It carries De-oxgenated blood to the lungs
  3. It distributes blood to the body
  4. It supplies blood to the heart muscle

D

15

What condition might result from a lack of vitamin C?

  1. Kwashiorkor
  2. Pellagra
  3. Rickets
  4. Scurvy

C

16

How does the muscular system work with the skeletal system?

  1. Muscles attached to tendons contract to bend the skeleton at the joints.
  2. The hard bones of the skeleton protect the voluntary muscles of the limbs.
  3. The cardiac muscles produce calcium that is needed for sturdy bones.
  4. Smooth muscles on internal organs leach excess minerals from the bones.

A

17

What is not produced in the pituitary gland?

  1. FSH
  2. TRH
  3. LH
  4. ADH

B

18

The ribs are ____ to the lungs in the human body.

  1. Medial
  2. Superior
  3. Anterior
  4. Deep

C

19

What is the normal pH of human arterial blood?

  1. 6.8
  2. 7.4
  3. 7.9
  4. 8.2

B

20

Which cut is considered a cross section?

  1. A sagittal or Frontal section
  2. A cut along the coronal plane
  3. A cut along the median plane
  4. A cut through the transverse plane

D

21

Which enzyme functions to break down a specific sugar?

  1. Catalase
  2. Lipase
  3. Protease
  4. Lactase

D

22

The hypothalamus is part of the ________.

  1. Cardiovascular System
  2. Endocrine System
  3. Respiratory System
  4. Lymphatic System

B

23

Which mineral helps maintain fluid balance in the body?

  1. Potassium
  2. Cobalt
  3. Chromium
  4. Sulfur

A

24

The skull is ____ to the spinal cord.

  1. anterior
  2. posterior
  3. lateral
  4. superior

D

25

Which organ is primarily responsible for integrating voluntary movements?

  1. Cardiac System
  2. Digestive System
  3. Respiratory System
  4. Nervous System

D