Anatomy and Physiology Questions


Anatomy and Phsysiology questions are common on many Health Care standardized certification tests.  Here is a brief list:





1.  An example of human homeostasis is _______________.

  1. Metabolism
  2. Adrenalin
  3. Hormones
  4. Fluid Balance

2. Human homeostasis is the ability of the body to regulate its _______________ in response to fluctuations in the environment outside the body.

  1. Inner environment
  2. Outer environment
  3. Temperature
  4. Metabolism

3. The amount of energy / calories that your body requires to maintain itself is known as _______________.

  1. Temperature
  2. Fluid balance
  3. Botulism
  4. Metabolism

4. An example of a person whose metabolism has lowered is _______________.

  1. A woman who is in her teens and quite athletic
  2. A man who is past 30 and whose body is losing muscle.
  3. A man who is past 30 and works out daily.
  4. A man who is past 30 and eats a low-fat diet.

5. An example of something that increases a person’s metabolism is _______________.

  1. Aerobic exercise
  2. Mental exercise
  3. Eating a fatty diet
  4. Reading



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Answer Key

1. D

The human body manages a multitude of highly complex interactions to maintain balance within a normal range.  The kidneys are responsible for regulating blood water levels, re-absorption of substances into the blood, maintenance of salt and ion levels in the blood, regulation of blood pH, and excretion of urea and other wastes.[i]

2. A
3. D

4. B
Exercise and low fat diets will increase metabolism.  Choice B, a man who is past 30 and whose body is losing muscle is the only choice. 

5. A
Exercise will increase metabolism, so A. aerobic exercise.




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