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Which one of the following terms describes the location of the kidneys?
a) retroperitoneal
b) intraperitoneal
c) suprarenal
d) None of these

The triangular regions of the kidneys that are striped in appearance and separated by the renal columns are the:
a) collecting duct
b) glomerulus
c) cortex
d) renal pyramids

The portion of the renal tubule closest to the glomerulus is the:
a) collecting duct
b) proximal convoluted tubule (PCT)
c) loop of Henle
d) distal convoluted tubule (DCT)

The percentage of filtrate eventually reabsorbed into the bloodstream is closest to:
a) 10%
b) 50%
c) 80%
d) 99%

Of the capillary beds associated with each nephron, the one that is both fed and drained by arterioles is the:
a) peritubular capillaries
b) Henle capillaries
c) glomerulus
d) Bowman's capillaries

Filtrate typically does NOT contain:
a) water
b) blood proteins
c) ions
d) amino acids

The tube connecting the renal hilum of the kidney to the bladder is the:
a) urethra
b) ureter
c) collecting duct
d) None of these

Urine is transported from the bladder to the outside of the body by the:
a) ureter
b) trigone
c) collecting duct
d) urethra

The main hormone that acts on the kidneys to regulate sodium ion concentration of the extracellullar fluid (ECF) is:
a) ADH
b) renin
c) aldosterone
d) secretin

Tubular reabsorption begins in the glomerulus.
a) True
b) False

Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) causes increased water loss through the urine.
a) True
b) False

The movement of substances from the blood to the filtrate (urine) is:
a) reabsorption
b) secretion
c) filtration
d) none of these, because this does not happen

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