Physiology 1021 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Follicular Phase, Suprachiasmatic Nucleus, Pineal Gland

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Phys 1021 Practice Questions – Gastrointestinal, Reproductive, Integrative Neurophysiology
1. A patient in your clinic had her blood taken and her reproductive hormones were
measured. She had high LH, high estrogen, and low progesterone. Which phase of the
menstrual cycle was she in when her blood was taken?
A. The luteal phase
B. The early- to mid-follicular phase
C. The late follicular phase
D. The patient is pregnant
2. Which of the following is NOT considered to be a cause of the metabolic syndrome?
A. Genetic factors
B. Low-fat diet
C. Insulin resistance
D. Sleep apnea
3. When light enters the retina:
A. The suprachiasmatic nucleus releases melatonin
B. The pineal gland releases melatonin
C. The suprachiasmatic nucleus does not release melatonin
D. The pineal gland does not release melatonin
4. Which of the following is the most effective way to produce body heat?
A. Non-shivering thermogenesis
B. Evaporation (sweating)
C. Shivering
D. Radiation from the sun
5. Which of the following is an example of a positive feedback loop?
A. Control of water balance by vasopressin/ADH
B. Oxytocin release during breastfeeding
C. Control of food intake by leptin production
D. Control of body temperature by thermoregulation
6. Which of the following is FALSE about fertilization and pregnancy?
A. The fertilized egg divides before implanting in the uterus
B. The blastocyst inner cell mass becomes the fetus after implanting in the uterus
C. The egg is fertilized by one sperm in the fallopian tube
D. Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) remains at high concentrations throughout
the entire length of a pregnancy
7. Which part of the digestive tract can undergo segmentation?
A. Esophagus
B. Small intestine
C. Large intestine
D. A & B
E. A, B & C
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Phys 1021 Practice Questions – Gastrointestinal, Reproductive, Integrative Neurophysiology
8. Which of the following correctly pairs a male cell type with a female cell type of similar
function?
A. Sertoli Cells (Male) - Zona Pellucida Cells (Female)
B. Leydig Cells (Male) - Theca Cells (Female)
C. Granulosa Cells (Male) - Theca Cells (Female)
D. Leydig Cells (Male) - Granulosa Cells (Female)
9. Which of the following digestive organs/glands does not secrete amylase?
A. Parotid gland
B. Submandibular gland
C. Stomach
D. Pancreas
10. Which of the following will happen just after eating a meal?
A. The pancreas will release glucagon
B. The pancreas will release insulin
C. Muscle cells will undergo glycogenolysis
D. Adipose cells will undergo lipolysis
11. Which of the following is a small intestinal brush border enzyme?
A. Carboxypeptidase
B. Fructase
C. Galactosidase
D. Maltase
12. Which of the following is correct concerning digestion and absorption in the G.I. tract?
A. Lipid digestion begins in the esophagus
B. Protein digestion only occurs in the small intestine
C. Carbohydrates are absorbed in the mouth
D. Pancreatic exocrine secretions are required for protein digestion
13. Which of the following is TRUE about spermatogenesis?
A. Most spermatozoa are stored in the seminiferous tubules
B. Spermatogenesis can occur before puberty
C. Spermatogenesis requires FSH and LH
D. Men lose the ability to undergo spermatogenesis by the age of 60
14. Which of the following enzymes is not affected by stomach acid (HCl)?
A. Trypsinogen
B. Pepsinogen
C. Lingual lipase
D. Salivary amylase
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