NSG 5003 Week 1 Quiz – Question and Answers


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NSG 5003 Week 1 Quiz

  1. What is the sequence of steps in the development of a digestive enzyme by the pancreas cells from the initial transcription to the release from the cells?
  2. Which organic compounds facilitate transportation across the cell membrane by acting as receptors, transport channels for electrolytes, and enzymes to drive active pumps?
  3. Understanding the various steps of proteolytic cascades, such as caspase-mediated apoptosis and complement cascades, may be useful in designing drug therapy for which human diseases?
  4. Which structure prevents water-soluble molecules from entering cells across the plasma membrane?
  5. Which form of cell communication is used to communicate within the cell itself and with other cells in direct physical contact?
  6. Which mode of chemical signaling uses blood to transport communication to cells some distance away?
  7. Which mode of chemical signaling uses local chemical mediators that are quickly taken up, destroyed, or immobilized?
  8. How do cells receive communication from the ECF surrounding them?
  9. Under anaerobic conditions, which process provides energy for the cell?
  10. What is the mechanism by which the energy produced from carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids is transferred to ATP?
  11. Passive transport is best described by which statement?
  12. Active transport occurs across which type of membranes?
  13. Why is osmolality preferred over osmolarity as the measurement of osmotic activity in the clinical assessment of individuals?
  14. Why is it possible for potassium to diffuse easily into and out of cells?
  15. What causes a rapid change in the resting membrane potential to initiate an action potential?
  16. The action of the platelet-derived growth factor is to stimulate the production of which cells?
  17. What is a consequence of leakage of lysosomal enzymes during chemical injury?
  18. During cell injury caused by hypoxia, an increase in the osmotic pressure occurs within the cell because:
  19. Which statement is true regarding the difference between a subdural hematoma and an epidural hematoma?
  20. During cell injury caused by hypoxia, sodium and water move into the cell because: