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Reading Chapter 32

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____    1.   The function of the kidneys is to regulate the balance of water and salts and to

a.

break down nutrients.

b.

remove wastes.

c.

absorb nutrients.

d.

prevent infection.

 

 

____    2.   The endocrine system

a.

affects only the excretory system.

b.

releases hormones.

c.

competes with the nervous system.

d.

functions in preventing homeostasis.

 

 

____    3.   Which gland fails to produce enough of its hormone in the disease diabetes mellitus?

a.

adrenal

b.

hypothalamus

c.

pancreas

d.

parathyroid

 

 

____    4.   Dialysis performs the function of the

a.

liver.

b.

ureter.

c.

kidneys.

d.

urinary bladder.

 

 

____    5.   One way the endocrine system helps maintain homeostasis is by having

a.

each gland secrete only one hormone.

b.

two hormones with opposite effects regulate certain bodily functions.

c.

only steroid hormones regulate important functions.

d.

the pituitary gland regulate all the other glands.

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