BIO 291 Week 6 WileyPLUS Quiz
BIO/291 Week 6 Question 1
Which of the following is not a correct function of the urinary system?
Regulation of blood volume
Maintenance of blood glucose levels
Which of the following substances is not produced in some manner by the kidneys?
The functional unit of the kidney is known as the:
Distal Convoluted Tubule
Proximal Convoluted Tubule
What blood vessel separates the cortex from the medulla?
Cortical radiate artery
What is the name of the high-pressure vessel that feeds the glomerular capillaries?
BIO/291 Week 6 Question 6
What substance is highly permeable as it passes through the ascending limb of the loop of Henle?
Which of the following would not be found within a renal corpuscle?
Loop of Henle/Renal loop
What type of nephron accounts for 15% of all nephrons and is responsible for producing concentrated urine?
BIO/291 Week 6 Question 9
Which of the following would not affect the glomerular filtration rate?
Contraction/relaxation of mesangial cells
Scarring of the endothelial lining in the glomerular capillaries
Alteration in blood pressure
Secretion of anti-diuretic hormone
BIO/291 Week 6 Question 10
ADH acts primarily on what cell type?
What effect does aldosterone have on the principal cells with regard to potassium?
Stimulates potassium secretion
Decreases potassium secretion
No effect on potassium secretion
Stops potassium secretion
Which of the following is not a nitrogenous waste?
Which of the following is an abnormal characteristic of urine?
pH between 4.5 and 8.2
Osmolarity between 50-1,200 mOsm/L
Presence of urea
What structure in the kidney is responsible for monitoring blood pressure?
Proximal convoluted tubule
What is the name of the muscle that is found in the urinary bladder?