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The energy released by 1 gram of glucose is

A) 6 kcal B) 4 kcal
C) 5 kcal D) 3kcal

Answer:   B) 4 kcal



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The organs protected by the thoracic cage include the

A) lungs B) heart
C) both a & b D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) both a & b

Explanation:

The organs protected by the thoracic cage include the lungs and the heart.

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The HIV retrovirus is particularly deadly because

A) I can become AIDS shortly afte being contracted B) It attacks the body immune system
C) Treatments can be dangerous for patients D) Its hard to diagnose accurately
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) It attacks the body immune system

Explanation:

HIV is a virus that damages the immune system. HIV is a lifelong condition, and without treatment, a person with HIV can develop AIDS.

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Which best describes a tetrad?

A) A diploid cell B) Two gametes
C) Four chromatids D) A haploid cell
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Four chromatids

Explanation:

A tetrad is best described by Four chromatids. It is formed from two homologous chromosomes, each consisting of two chromatids in the first stage of meiosis called prophase1.

 

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Haemophilia is a hereditary disease carried by

A) females and expressed by males B) males and expressed by males
C) females and expressed by females D) males and expressed by females
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) females and expressed by males

Explanation:

Haemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder where the blood doesn't clot properly. It is caused when blood does not have enough clotting factor.


The main treatment for hemophilia is called replacement therapy. Concentrates of clotting factor VIII (for hemophilia A) or clotting factor IX (for hemophilia B) are slowly dripped or injected into a vein. These infusions help replace the clotting factor that's missing or low.

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A tetrad is made up of

A) four homologous pairs of chromosomes B) two homologous chromosomes, each consisting of two chromatids
C) four non-homologous chromosomes D) two homologous pairs of chromosomes
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) two homologous chromosomes, each consisting of two chromatids

Explanation:

A tetrad is formed from two homologous chromosomes, each consisting of two chromatids in the first stage of meiosis called prophase1.

 

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Appetite is triggered by

A) stomach enzymes B) pancreatic enzymes
C) physiological drive D) environmental cues such as the smell or taste of food
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) environmental cues such as the smell or taste of food

Explanation:

Appetite is the desire to eat food, sometimes due to hunger. Appetite is triggered by environmental cues such as the smell or taste of food. Appealing foods can stimulate appetite even when hunger is absent.

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Both food and air travel through the

A) pharynx B) trachea
C) larynx D) alveolus
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) pharynx

Explanation:

The pharynx is a passageway shared by both food and air.

 

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According to Erikson, the goal of adolescence is to

A) independent identity B) explore who they are
C) both a & b D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) both a & b

Explanation:

According to psychologist Erik Erikson, Adolescence is the period of life between childhood and adulthood. They go through the psychosocial crisis of identity versus role confusion, which involves exploring who they are as individuals. During this stage, adolescents explore their independence and develop a sense of self i.e independent identity, ego nature.

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