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Key Concepts Quiz

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Question 1
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Torpor is always associated with _____.
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Question 2
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The transfer of thermal motion between molecules of objects that are in direct contact is called _____.
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Question 3
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When a dog picks a sunny and sheltered spot in the yard for a nap on a cool fall day, what mechanism of heating is the dog taking advantage of?
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Question 4
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How do feathers help thermoregulation by birds?
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Question 5
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Which of the following helps cool animal bodies?
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Question 6
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Which of the following is one way that land animals tend to lose water to their environment?
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Question 7
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An aquatic animal that has the same solute concentration as its environment is a(n) _____.
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Question 8
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Which of the following nitrogenous wastes requires the greatest amount of water to excrete?
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Question 9
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Which of the following is a function of the human kidney?
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What is a major difference between filtrate in the nephron and urine leaving the bladder?
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Which part of the nephron is most directly involved in the filtration of blood?
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Question 12
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What is the correct sequence of filtrate processing in the nephron?
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Question 13
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What happens to glucose in the filtrate as it passes through the proximal tubule?
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Question 14
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What is the main function of the loop of Henle?
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Question 15
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The effect of ADH is to _____.
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Question 16
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In kidney dialysis, what process substitutes for secretion and reabsorption of solutes?
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