1. An example of human homeostasis is _______________.
d. Fluid Balance
2. Human homeostasis is the ability of the body to regulate its _______________ in response to fluctuations in the environment outside the body.
a. Inner environment
b. Outer environment
3. The amount of energy / calories that your body requires to maintain itself is known as _______________.
b. Fluid balance
4. An example of a person whose metabolism has lowered is _______________.
a. A woman who is in her teens and quite athletic
b. A man who is past 30 and whose body is losing muscle.
c. A man who is past 30 and works out daily.
d. A man who is past 30 and eats a low-fat diet.
5. An example of something that increases a person’s metabolism is _______________.
a. Aerobic exercise
b. Mental exercise
c. Eating a fatty diet
The human body manages a multitude of highly complex interactions to maintain balance within a normal range. The kidneys are responsible for regulating blood water levels, re-absorption of substances into the blood, maintenance of salt and ion levels in the blood, regulation of blood pH, and excretion of urea and other wastes.[i]
Exercise and low fat diets will increase metabolism. Choice B, a man who is past 30 and whose body is losing muscle is the only choice.
Exercise will increase metabolism, so A. aerobic exercise.
Most Common Anatomy and Physiology Questions on a Test
- Identifying functions and systems in the body (e.g. endocrine, circulatory, and skeletal systems)
- Identifying organs and locations (such as the kidneys, heart, and brain)
- Basic cell structure and function
- Basic body processes (such as circulation, digestion, and gas exchange)
- Common pathological conditions and causes (such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer)
- Common medical treatments (such as day surgery, medication, and physical therapy)
- Medical terminology and anatomy.