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Virtual Pig Dissection Quiz
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Below is a brief quiz consisting of ten questions to aid in the study of fetal pig anatomy. Each question is worth 10 points a piece. Take as much time to complete the quiz as you wish, and answer all questions. If you do not answer a question, it is automatically marked as wrong and will be reflected in the final score. Good luck!

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Question 1:
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What protects the lungs and keeps moisture from escaping?

A - mesentery
B - epiglottis
C - pleural membrane
D - cecum

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Question 2:
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Which arteries carry deoxygenated blood to the lungs?

A - pulmonary
B - coronary
C - iliac
D - brachiocephalic

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Question 3:
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What is the function of the cecum?

A - protects the lungs and keeps moisture from escaping
B - creates a boundary between the stomach and small intestine
C - produces digestive enzymes
D - has no apparent function

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Question 4:
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What small gland discharges into the urethra?

A - prostate gland
B - adrenal gland
C - mammary gland
D - cowper's gland

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Question 5:
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What is the glottis?

A - a flap of tissue that keeps food from entering the trachea
B - the opening of the trachea
C - a valve that prevents blood from re-entering the ventricles of the heart
D - an organ that aids in the production of white blood cells

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Question 6:
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What structure(s) branch from the trachea and lead to the lungs?

A - thymus
B - esophagus
C - bronchi
D - cervix

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Question 7:
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What best describes the function of the liver?

A - produces bile
B - filters toxins from the blood
C - converts food into energy
D - all of the above

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Question 8:
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Which vein carries blood away from the liver?

A - common iliac
B - hepatic
C - hepatic portal
D - umbilical

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Question 9:
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Which of these best describes the function of the ovary?

A - contains eggs
B - aids in the production of progesterone and estrogen
C - releases eggs at maturity
D - all of the above
E - A and C only

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Question 10:
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What carries small amounts of nitrogenous waste away from the fetus?

A - allantoic duct
B - ureter
C - urethra
D - all of the above

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