NDM Midsemester Exam 2009

1

Select the CORRECT statement about basal metabolic rate in humans.


2

Select the CORRECT statement.


3

Select the CORRECT statement about lipid digestion.


4

Select the CORRECT organ, system or tissue. If a fed 70kg male makes and breaks down 300 g of protein each day the highest amount of turnover (around 100g) would be in:


5

Select the CORRECT statement about vitamins.


6

Select the CORRECT statement relating to the structure shown below. [PICTURE HERE]


7

With respect to the Krebs Cycle which of the following statements is CORRECT?


8

[PICTURE HERE] Indicate the CORRECT association of a letter in the diagram above, with a component or event in mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation.


9

Select the CORRECT statement about incretins.


10

Select the CORRECT statement about endocrine functions associated with digestion.


11

Select the CORRECT statement about central regulation of food intake.


12

Select the CORRECT statement about Insulin Resistance.


13

The inguinal ligament is the free inferior edge of which of the following structures?


14

The common bile duct and pancreatic duct drain into which of the following structures?


15

The most posterior structure at the hilum of the kidney is:


16

The conjoint tendon is comprised of fibres from which of the following structures?


17

One of the major metabolic adaptations to endurance exercise training is:


18

Skeletal muscle is the tissue that contributes significantly to whole body insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes. An important intramuscular characteristic that is related to insulin resistance is:


19

With regard to type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), which one of the following statements is CORRECT?


20

Which of the following statements about metabolic responses to starvation is CORRECT?


21

Which of the following statements about the hormones glucagon, adrenaline (epinephrine) and cortisol is CORRECT?


22

Which of the following statements about protein turnover and related metabolism is CORRECT?


23

Which of the following statements about metabolic specialisation between tissues is CORRECT?


24

Which of the following statements about the metabolism of lipoproteins is CORRECT?


25

A male patient of normal BMI is found to have elevated plasma total cholesterol (8.5 mM) and triglycerides in the normal range. Which of the following statements is consistent with this presentation?


26

Which one of the following statements regarding ATP usage in skeletal muscle is not CORRECT?


27

Which one of the following statements comparing contraction in skeletal and smooth muscle is NOT CORRECT?


28

Which one of the following statements is CORRECT with regard to acclimatisation to a hot climate?


29

Which one of the following statements is CORRECT for the Vagus nerve?


30

Which of the following statements regarding arachidonic acid and its metabolites is CORRECT?