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Cretinism is due to the disorder of the glands

A) Thymus B) Parathyroid
C) Thyroid D) Adrenal

Answer:   C) Thyroid



Explanation:

Cretinism is a disease caused by hypothyroidism (less thyroxine formation) . The symptoms of the disease are retardation of mental, physical and sexual developments. potbelly, protruding tongue, dry skin etc are also indicative of this disease.

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Q:

The process of bones increasing in width is known as

A) appositional growth B) closing of the epiphyseal plate
C) concentric growth D) long bones reaching adult length and width
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) appositional growth

Explanation:
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Which letter indicates systolic pressure?

A) i B) b
C) c D) a
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) a

Explanation:

a -  at the peak of changes in blood pressure indicates the systiolic pressure.

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Localized area of pus formation in the lungs is

A) Pulmonary embolism B) Pulmonary abscess
C) Pleurisy D) Pulmonary edema
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Pulmonary abscess

Explanation:

Pulmonary abscess is a type of liquefactive necrosis of the lung tissue. 

 

Hence, Localized area of pus formation in the lungs is Pulmonary abscess.

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Which of the following are involved directly in pulmonary circulation?

A) left ventricle, aorta, and inferior vena cava B) right atrium, aorta, and left ventricle
C) superior vena cava, right atrium, and left ventricle D) right ventricle, pulmonary artery, and left atrium
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) right ventricle, pulmonary artery, and left atrium

Explanation:

Right ventricle (which pumps blood to the lungs), pulmonary artery (which carries blood to the lungs), and left atrium (which receives blood from the lungs) are involved directly in pulmonary circulation.

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Hormones are chemicals secreted and regulated by the endocrine system.

A) TRUE B) FALSE
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) TRUE

Explanation:

True. Hormones are chemicals secreted and regulated by the endocrine system.

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Which would provide the body with the most energy?

A) Breaking a single carbon bond B) Forming bonds between two amino acids
C) Creating bonds to form a carbohydrate D) Breaking the bonds in a monosaccharide
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Breaking the bonds in a monosaccharide

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Where in the cell are chromosomes located?

A) mitochondria B) DNA
C) RNA D) Nucleus
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Nucleus

Explanation:

In all plants and animal cells chromosomes are located in the Nucleus of the cells.

 

 

 

The Chromosomes are thread like structures present in the nucleus of the cells which are made up of proteins and a single molecule of DNA.

 

 

 

Their function is to carry the characteristic features of parent cells to daughter cells. 

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Q:

Most absorption of nutrients occurs in the

A) Stomach B) Liver
C) Large intestine D) Small intestine
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Small intestine

Explanation:

The small intestine is the main area of the GI tract for absorption.

 

The small intestine has three separate sections. Theyare :

1. The duodenum

2. Jejunum and

3. Ileum.

 

Hence, the majority of nutrient absorption occurs in the duodenum and jejunum of small intestine.

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