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Excretory system

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  • Q1
    Which organ's primary role is excretion, particularly water soluble wastes?
    Large intestine
    Urinary bladder
  • Q2
    Which blood vessels directly connect the kidneys to a supply of blood?
    Question Image
    Renal veins and arteries
    All the options
    Vena Cava
  • Q3
    What is the function of ureters?
    Connect the kidneys to the urinary bladder
    Connect the kidneys to the urethra
    Connect the kidneys to the inferior vena cava
    Connect the kidneys to the blood suppy
  • Q4
    What term is given to the functional units of the kidneys?
    Bowman's capsule
  • Q5
    What is the role of the urinary bladder?
    Recycling of essential salts back into the blood
    All of the options
    Regulation of urinal output from the kidneys
    Temporary storage of urine
  • Q6
    The urinary bladder has three openings, what are they?
    urethra and two ureters
    urethra, rectum and prostate gland
    urethra, ureter and inferior vena cava
    urethra, rectum and vagina
  • Q7
    Which sphincters open in order to allow urination from the urinary bladder?
    Internal and external urethral sphincters
    None of the given options
    Urethral and renal sphincters
    Renal and prostatic sphincters
  • Q8
    Which option gives the directional sequence of urine from the kidney?
    Kidney, urethral opening, urethra, ureter
    Kidney, ureter, urinary bladder, urethra, urethral opening
    Kidney, urinary bladder, urethra, urethral opening
    Kidney, urethra, ureter, urinary bladder, bladder opening
  • Q9
    Based on the position of kidneys in the body, what protects them from mechanical trauma such as being hit with a ball?
    Question Image
    the skull
    pelvic bones
    lower ribcage and fat layers
    a cartilage capsule
  • Q10
    In which order do filtrate materials pass through a nephron?
    Glomerulus - proximal tubule - loop of Henle - distal tubule
    Loop of Henle - glomerulus - proximal tubule - distal tubule
    Proximal tubule - glomerulus - distal tubule - loop of Henle
    Glomerulus - proximal tubule - distal tubule - loop of Henle
  • Q11
    In which part of a nephron does most reabsorption take place?
    Collecting duct
    Tubule (proximal an distal)
    Loop of Henle
    In all the given options

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