HESI A2 Physiology Practice Test

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HESI A2 Physiology Practice Test

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Practice Test on Physiology for HESI A2

1) Pineal Hormone is –
A) Melanin
B) Melatonin
C) Serotonin
D) Bradykinin

2) The Hormone, causing relaxation of ligaments of pubic joints and symphysis, softening cervix, during Pregnancy, is –
A) Progesterone
B) Relaxin
C) Estrogen
D) Inhibin

3) Barr Body is-
A) Condensation of X chromosome
B) Condensation of Y chromosome
C) Condensation of Proteins
D) Condensation of Ribosomes

4) Leptin Hormone is secreted by –
A) Anterior Pituitary
B) Ovary
C) Pineal Gland
D) Fat Cells

5) Hypothalamic Prolactin Inhibiting Hormone is –
A) Adrenaline
B) Dopamine
C) Serotonin
D) Norepinephrine

6) Developing Spermatozoa acquire Motility in –
A) Epididymis
B) Vas deferens
C) Seminiferous Tubules
D) Vagina

7) Each ml of Semen normally contains about –
A) 10 million sperms
B) 20 million sperms
C) 40 million sperms
D) 100 million sperms

8) Final Maturation of the Ovarian Follicle occurs due to –
C) FSH and LH
D) Activin

9) In Humans Fertilisation of the Ovum by Sperm, usually occurs in –
A) Ampulla of Uterine Tube
B) Fimbriae of Uterine Tube
C) Fundus of Uterus
D) Upper part of Cervix

10) Connection from SA node to AV node is by –
A) 1 Bundle of Atrial Fibers
B) 2 Bundles of Atrial Fibers
C) 3 Bundles of Atrial Fibers
D) 4 Bundles of Atrial Fibers

11) RMP of Myocardial Fibers is –
A) – 50 mV
B) – 90 mV
C) – 55 mV
D) – 60 mV

12) AV Nodal delay is –
A) 0.5 sec
B) 1.0 sec
C) 1.5 sec
D) 0.1 sec

13) During Inspiration, Heart Rate –
A) Increases
B) Decreases
C) Initially Decreases and then Increases
D) Remains Unchanged

14) When Conduction from Atria to Ventricle is Completely Interrupted, resulting Heart Block is –
A) 1st Degree
B) 2nd Degree
C) 3rd Degree
D) 4th Degree

15) Normally Pressure in Pulmonary Artery is –
A) Zero mm of Hg
B) 10 mm of Hg
C) 80 mm of Hg
D) 120 mm of Hg

16) Normal Ejection Fraction is –
A) 35%
B) 65%
C) 85%
D) 100%

17) Vasomotor Center is located in –
A) Medulla
B) Thoracic Segment of Spinal Cord
C) Pons
D) Midbrain

18) Increase in Peripheral Resistance is due to –
A) Constriction of Venules
B) Constriction of Capillaries
C) Constriction of Arterioles
D) Constriction of Arteries

19) Volume of Anatomic Dead Space in healthy adult male is –
A) 500 ml
B) 350 ml
C) 150 ml
D) 50 ml

20) Normal Pressure of Oxygen in Alveolar air is –
A) 100 mm Hg
B) 40 mm Hg
C) 200 mm Hg
D) 140 mm Hg

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21) Haemoglobin Molecule can combine with –
A) 1 Oxygen mol
B) 2 Oxygen mols
C) 3 Oxygen mols
D) 4 Oxygen mols

22) Myoglobin Molecule binds –
A) 1 Oxygen mol
B) 2 Oxygen mols
C) 3 Oxygen mols
D) 4 Oxygen mols

23) Carbon Dioxide Solubility in Blood is –
A) Same as Oxygen
B) 10 times greater than Oxygen
C) 20 times greater than Oxygen
D) Less than Oxygen

24) Cyanosis appears, when the Reduced Haemoglobin Concentration of Blood, in capillaries is more than –
A) 1 gm per 100 ml of Blood
B) 3 gm per 100 ml of Blood
C) 5 gm per 100 ml of Blood
D) 0.5 gm per 100 ml of Blood

25) Normal pH of Arterial Plasma is –
A) 7.40
B) 7.20
C) 7.00
D) 6.80

26) Haemoglobin has Highest Affinity for –
A) Oxygen
B) Carbon dioxide
C) Nitrogen
D) Carbon monoxide

27) Neural area for Voluntary Control of Respiration, is located in –
A) Medulla
B) Pons
C) Diencephalon
D) Cerebral Cortex

28) The stimulus for Increased Respiratory rate, after Exercise is –
A) Pressure of Carbon dioxide in blood
B) Pressure of Oxygen in blood
C) Hydrogen ion concentration of blood
D) Both pressure of Carbon dioxide and pressure of Oxygen in blood

29) Maximum number of Synapses in the Cerebral Cortex are, on –
A) Dendrites
B) Soma
C) Initial segment of Axon
D) In the middle of Axon

30) In Myasthenia Gravis, antibodies destroy –
A) Alpha receptors
B) Beta Receptors
C) Muscarinic Receptors
D) Nicotinic Receptors

31) Cold receptors are inactivated at –
A) 13 degree C
B) 17 degree C
C) 08 degree C
D) 22 degree C

32) Arousal response in EEG is indicated, by –
A) Alpha rhythm
B) Beta rhythm
C) Delta rhythm
D) Gamma rhythm

33) NREM and REM sleep cycles in a young adult are repeated at intervals of, about –
A) 30 min
B) 60 min
C) 90 min
D) 120 min

34) Normally the temperature of Scrotum is maintained at –
A) 32 degree C
B) 35 degree C
C) 37 degree C
D) 30 degree C

35) Changes in the Diameter of Pupil, can vary the amount of Light reaching Retina, by –
A) 2 folds
B) 3 folds
C) 4 folds
D) 5 folds

36) The distance at which the subject reads the Snellen Chart, is –
A) 20 ft
B) 15 ft
C) 10 ft
D) 05 ft

37) Rotational Acceleration is detected by receptors present, in –
A) Saccule
B) Utricle
C) Semicircular canals
D) Cochlea

38) Endolymph has high concentration of –
A) Na ion
B) K ion
C) Ca ion
D) Cl ion

39) Olfactory Receptors Neurons have an average Lifespan of –
A) 365 days
B) 300 days
C) 250 days
D) 50 days

40) Neurogenesis of Olfactory receptor neurons occurs, from/ by
A) Basal cells
B) Supporting cells
C) Bowman’s Gland
D) Division of Olfactory Receptors

41) The Thermo regulatory integration and Control Center is located in –
A) Olivary nucleus
B) Nucleus Tractus Solitarius
C) Pre optic area
D) Area Postrema

42) Which of the following Hormone decreases with Aerobic Exercise –
A) Catecholamines
B) Cortisol
C) Glucagon
D) Insulin

43) As per Research, practising Yoga –
A) Provides Physical Health benefits
B) Provides Mental Health benefits
C) Provides both Physical and Mental Health benefits
D) Has no Health benefits

44) Meditation induces –
A) Relaxation response
B) Stress response
C) Sleep response
D) Arousal response

45) Some types of Meditation works by –
A) Reducing activity of sympathetic nervous system & increasing activity of parasympathetic nervous system
B) Reducing activity of parasympathetic nervous system & increasing activity of sympathetic nervous system
C) No effect on sympathetic nervous system & increasing activity of parasympathetic nervous system
D) No effect on parasympathetic nervous system & increasing activity of sympathetic nervous system

46) The number of Ventricles in Brain are –
A) 2
B) 3
C) 4
D) 5

47) Cerebrospinal fluid pressure, is normally within a range of –
A) 70.5 to 110.5 mm of Hg
B) 4.5 to 14.5 mm of Hg
C) 10.5 to 25.5 mm of Hg
D) 30.5 to 60.5 mm of Hg

48) Biological Clock is present at –
A) Arcuate nucleus
B) Mammillary nucleus
C) Paraventricular nucleus
D) Suprachiasmatic nucleus

49) Surfactant is produced by –
A) Type II alveolar epithelial cells
B) Type I alveolar epithelial cells
C) Pulmonary alveolar macrophages
D) Neuroendocrine cells