Chapter 20 Review Question Preview (ID: 37505)


Test Review For Chapter 20.

Homeostasis
a) occurs when the internal environment changes to match the external environment
b) results from hormone imbalance.
c) is the way the internal environment influences the external environment.
d) is the maintenance of a relatively constant internal state.

Geckos are able to walk up walls and across ceilings because of
a) the many hairs on their toes that form bonds with the wall and ceiling surface.
b) the sticky adhesive secretions on their feet.
c) their sharp toenails that grasp surfaces.
d) the little suction cups on their toes.

Stratified squamous epithelium is well-suited for
a) lining our lungs.
b) exchanging materials by diffusion.
c) lining body surfaces subject to abrasion.
d) secreting mucus.

Structure in the living world is organized into hierarchical levels. Which of the following lists these from least inclusive to most inclusive?
a) cell, organ, organ system, tissue, organism
b) cell, tissue, organ system, organ, organism
c) cell, organ, organ system, tissue, organism
d) cell, tissue, organ, organ system, organism

Which of the following is a type of connective tissue?
a) adipose tissue
b) epithelial tissue
c) plasma
d) muscle tissue

The main function of muscle tissue is
a) support.
b) contraction.
c) covering surfaces.
d) sensation.

Smooth muscle is responsible for
a) voluntary body activities.
b) an athlete's ability to run a 100-meter dash.
c) involuntary body activities.
d) the pumping action of the heart.

Fingernails are a component of the ________ system.
a) integumentary
b) skeletal
c) respiratory
d) muscular

The structural and functional unit of nervous tissue is the
a) dendrite.
b) axon.
c) nerve.
d) neuron.

Cells receive material such as food, minerals, and oxygen from the outside world through
a) interstitial fluid.
b) water.
c) neurons.
d) matrix fibers.

Which organ system removes nitrogen-containing waste products from blood?
a) lymphatic system
b) muscular system
c) urinary system
d) integumentary system

The respiratory system includes all of the following structures except the
a) trachea.
b) larynx.
c) esophagus.
d) lung.

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