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Ashworth Ho4v Exam 2


Question 1 of 20

Which of these is NOT a function of the cell membrane?

A. Protein synthesis

B. Regulation of what moves into and out of the cell

C. Identifying the cell

D. Holding the cell together

Question 2 of 20

Passive smoking increases the risk of ________.

A. COPD-related diseases

B. diabetes

C. abnormality of the pupils

D. dementia

Question 3 of 20

Which microorganism has the ability to become part of the cell and is then much harder to destroy?

A. Virus

B. Fungi

C. Bacteria

D. Protozoa

Question 4 of 20

The breaking off and spreading of malignant cells is called ________.

A. neoplastic growth

B. metaphase

C. metastasis

D. remission

Question 5 of 20

Cancer is diagnosed by a variety of techniques, including all of these EXCEPT ________.

A. biopsy

B. blood test

C. chemotherapy

D. imaging

Question 6 of 20

This is the movement of water from an area of lower concentration solute to an area of higher concentration through a membrane.

A. Osmosis

B. Diffusion

C. Filtration

D. Dialysis

Question 7 of 20

Which of the following is the number one cancer killer for women?

A. Breast

B. Lung

C. Brain

D. Ovarian

Question 8 of 20

Insulin is a hormone that is secreted by the ________.

A. kidneys

B. pancreas

C. gallbladder

D. lungs

Question 9 of 20

Phenylketonuria is a genetic disorder MOST common in Caucasians descended from ________.

A. Ireland, Scotland, and some Scandinavian countries

B. Germany, France, and Italy

C. Japan, Hong Kong, and China

D. Brazil, Peru, and Mexico

Question 10 of 20

What section of the cell cycle is actually devoted to cell division?

A. interphase

B. cellphase

C. duophase

D. mitosis phase

Question 11 of 20

Microorganisms that live within or on us normally are collectively called ________.

A. cancer cells

B. normal flora

C. epithelial cells

D. white blood cells

Question 12 of 20

This stage of cancer has spread to nearby tissues.

A. Stage I

B. Stage II

C. Stage III

D. Stage IV

Question 13 of 20

The MOST common forms of cancer treatment include all of the following EXCEPT ________.

A. chemotherapy

B. radiation

C. immunotherapy

D. biofeedback

Question 14 of 20

Salivary glands and pancreatic glands perform which functions?

A. Protein synthesis

B. Lipid synthesis

C. Protein creating

D. Secreting and storage

Question 15 of 20

The process of allowing substances into and out of the cell is controlled by the ________.

A. nucleus

B. cell membrane

C. lysosomes

D. Golgi apparatus

Question 16 of 20

Tay-Sachs is a(n) ________ disorder.

A. genetic

B. acquired

C. congenital

D. None of the above

Question 17 of 20

This stage of cancer has spread to the lymphatic system.

A. Stage I

B. Stage II

C. Stage III

D. Stage IV

Question 18 of 20

The molecule made by mitochondria that provides the power to the cell is ________.





Question 19 of 20

Juvenile diabetes mellitus is also known as ________.

A. type 1

B. type 2

C. late onset diabetes

D. infantile

Question 20 of 20

Cigarette smoking is the primary etiology for ________.

A. diabetes

B. Tay-Sachs


D. cystic fibrosis

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