Kidney Anatomy and Physiology Quiz

Kidney quiz questions and answers

The structural and functional unit of kidneys are :
(a) Neurons
(b) Nephrons
(c) Medula
(d) None of these

Ans. (b)

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Kidney disease in man is caused by the pollutant:
(a) Cadmium
(b) Iron
(c) Cobalt
(d) Carbon

Answer. (a)

Artificial kidney means
(a) A kidney prepared artificially and placed inside the body of a person
(b) A kidney obtained from other person and implanted in the body of a person
(c) A kidney removed from a person and placed in a medium where it works
(d) A machine which filters excretory substances from the blood.

Answer. (d)

The endocrine gland present on kidney is __
(a) Thyroid
(b) Pancreas
(c) Adrenal gland
(d) Pituitary gland

Ans. (c)

The part of kidney that filters urine _
(a) Nephrons
(b) Urinary bladder
(c) Urethra
(d) Renal artery

Ans. (d)

Kidney in mollusca opens __
(a) To the outside directly
(b) Into respiratory system
(c) Into the digestive system
(d) Into pericardial space

Ans. (d)

Kidney and heart graft are rejected by the antibodies produced by
(a) T-Lumphocytes
(b) B-Lymphocytes
(c) Bone marrow
(d) None of these

Ans. (a)

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In human beings kidneys start to develop during
(a) 5th week of gestation
(b) 7th week of gestation
(c) 3rd week of gestation
(d) 9th week of gestation

Ans. (c)

An artificial kidney work by which of the following processes
(a) Passive filtration process
(b) Active filtration process
(c) Selective reabsorption
(d) All of these

Answer. (a)

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