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    Arrow Ganong: Physiology Self-Assessment Test

    1. Muscle strength

    (a) Capsaicin receptors

    (b) A nerve fibers

    A. if the item is associated with (a) above,
    B. if the item is associated with (b) above,
    C. if the item is associated with both (a) and (b), and
    D. if the item is associated with neither (a) nor (b)
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    The correct answer is B
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    2. Is affected by drugs that inhibit -secretase

    (a) Alzheimer's disease

    (b) Huntington's disease

    A. if the item is associated with (a) above,
    B. if the item is associated with (b) above,
    C. if the item is associated with both (a) and (b), and
    D. if the item is associated with neither (a) nor (b)
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    The correct answer is A
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    Which of the following is not produced by total pancreatectomy?

    A. Steatorrhea
    B. Increased plasma levels of free fatty acids
    C. Decreased plasma PCO 2
    D. No change or a rise in the plasma insulin level
    E. No change or a rise in the plasma glucagon level


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    The correct answer is D
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    Intractable hiccups sometimes respond to

    A. increasing arterial PO2
    B. injection of acetylcholine
    C. injection of dopamine antagonists
    D. increasing arterial pH
    E. hyperventilation
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    The correct answer is C
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    Which of the following drugs would be most useful in treating high-altitude illness?

    A. Erythropoietin
    B. Spironolactone
    C. Erythromycin
    D. Amiloride
    E. Acetazolamide
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    Increasing alveolar ventilation increases the blood pH because

    A. it activates neural mechanisms that remove acid from the blood
    B. it makes hemoglobin a stronger acid
    C. it increases the PO 2 of the blood
    D. it decreases the PCO 2 in the alveoli
    E. the increased muscle work of increased breathing generates more CO2
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    The correct answer is D
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