Flight Medic Course Prerequisites

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1. Which of the following is a primary function of the bones?
2. The axial skeleton _________; and the appendicular skeleton_________.
3. What three hormones are required for bone growth?
4. What are the three classifications of bones?
5. In what part of the bone is marrow made?
6. Which type of joint is diarthrotic?
7. Which of the following three nutrients are required for bone growth?
8. Strains involve _______; and sprains involve _______.
9. Bones begin to form at ______; and bones stop growing during ______.
10. How many types of fractures are there?
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1.The three types of muscle tissue include all of the following EXCEPT:
2. The Epimysium performs which of the following actions?
3. True or false: a muscle relaxes when calcium is actively transported back into the sarcoplasmic reticulum.
4. What is the main source of energy for muscle contraction in the body?
5. Which of the following is the decrease in an angle of a joint?
6. What is the unique ability of cardiac muscle to generate its own electrical activity is called?
7. What term refers to the amount of energy required to reconvert lactic acid to glucose and decomposed ATP and creatine phosphate to their original levels?
8. What is actively transported back into the sarcoplasmic reticulum causing muscle relaxation to occur?
9. Which of the following terms refers to the sheets of smooth muscles that form the layers of the digestive, reproductive, and urinary tracts?
10. Pertaining to the musculoskeletal system, all of the following are correct EXCEPT:
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1. Which of the following are disease producing microorganisms?
2. Humoral immune response initiates ________; and cellular immune response initiates ________.
3. Which type of cell produces antibodies?
4. Primary immune response uses ______; and secondary immune response uses ______.
5. Where is the thymus located?
6. What is the primary function of the lymphatic system?
7. What is the definition of immunity?:
8. Passive immunity is _______; and active immunity is ________.
9. Which of the following three organs play a major role in immunity?
10. Which of the following statement(s) describe(s) the movement of lymph fluid?
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1. From the choices provided, which of the following is NOT a trait of Melanin?
2. Which of the following is NOT one of the three functions of the skin, as outlined in this presentation?
3. What do nails consist of?
4. Which of the following comprises all 5 layers of the epidermis?
5. How many layers make up the skin?
6. What are the 2 types of sweat glands?
7. Which layer of the epidermis is the innermost?
8. Which layer of the epidermis is water resistant?
9. What is the primary function of melanocytes?
10. What does the arrector muscle pull hair perpendicular to the skin in response to?
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1. Which of the following is NOT one the major solid abdominal organs?
2. What is the largest internal organ of the body, located in the RUQ?
3. The alimentary canal extends from the mouth to what other part of the body?
4. What is the chemical breakdown of food into particles small enough to be absorbed by the digestive epithelium called?
5. The three pairs of salivary glands include all of the following EXCEPT:
6. What aids in the removal of old blood cells from the circulation as well as in fighting infection?
7. What makes insulin, glucagons, and digestive enzymes and secretes insulin and glucagons into the bloodstream?
8. Which of the following is considered to be the longest part of the digestive tract and the major site of food digestion and absorption of nutrients?
9. Which of the following is an expandable, hollow tube that passes through the mediastinum containing mucous glands that moisten and lubricate the inner lining?
10. The colon consists of all of the following portions EXCEPT:
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1. Each nephron consists of _____ and _____.
2. What are 2 hormones that affect the kidneys?
3. Normal urine production per hour is:
4. Urine output of less than 30 mL per hour may indicate what?
5. What are the 3 functions of the urinary system?
6. The urinary system consists of __ kidneys, __ ureters, and __ bladder.
7. The kidneys are located where?
8. How does angiotensin II work to increase BP?
9. The bladder consists of how many layers?
10. Which hormone regulates the reabsorption of sodium and potassium?
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1. Which stage of labor is the infant expelled?
2. Which layer of the uterus consists of a thick, smooth muscle?
3. What 2 hormones are responsible for meiosis?
4. Which of the following are examples of homozygous and heterozygous?
5. An observable characteristic of an organism that results from genetic composition and environmental factors is the definition for:
6. All of the following are considered to be some of the essential male reproductive organs EXCEPT?
7. What are the 3 major functions of the vagina?
8. The umbilical cord attaches the fetus to the mother via the ______.
9. How many chromosomes do the diploid cells contain?
10. What are the male and female sex cells called and how many chromosomes does each contain?
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1. What does dynamic equilibrium consists of?
2. What does the visible part of the eyeball contain?
3. What do the nerve receptors of the special sensory system perceive?
4. How many types of tastes do the taste cells sense?
5. Taste sensory impulses are sent through a pathway and converted into perceptible sensations by which of the following?
6. Which cranial nerve plays a role in smell?
7. Vibrations from the tympanic membrane travel through the ossicles into what?
8. Touch impulses are sent to the spinal cord via which peripheral nerves?:
9. Which of the following comprises the 3 parts of the middle ear?
10. What common characteristics do each of the sensory systems share?
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1. What are 2 ways the body balances fluid?
2. The study of nutrients and how the body uses them is the definition of?
3. From the choices provided, name two major types of body fluids.
4. What reactions are needed for cellular respiration?
5. tabolism is the metabolic breakdown of?
6. The process of building complex molecules from simpler materials is known as?
7. All of the following are ways heat is dissipated from the body EXCEPT?
8. Which organ has primary control over body heat regulation?
9. How is heat generated by the body?
10. From the choices provided, which are two types of nutrients?
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