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Human Excretory System Quiz


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The part of the nephron where fluid is absorbed from the circulatory system is the:

A. Ascending Loop of Henle

B. Descending Loop of Henle

C. Bowman’s Capsule

D. Malphigian Tubule


What organ is D pointing to?

A. Ureters

B. Bladder

C. Urethra

D. Kidney


What is #3?

A. Kidney

B. Ureters

C. Bladder

D. Urethra


These organs are responsible for what?

A. storing urine

B. storing water

C. filtering blood

D. they don’t have a particular job


The process of removal of the body’s wastes is called

A. gas exchange.

B. respiration.

C. excretion.

D. filtration.


Which excretory organ eliminates water and some chemical wastes in perspiration?

A. lungs

B. skin

C. liver

D. kidneys


Under normal conditions, which of the following substances is found in urine?

A. blood cells

B. protein

C. glucose

D. urea


The tube that carries urine from the kidney into the bladder is called the:

A. Ureter

B. Urethra

C. Proximal Tubule

D. Collecting Duct


Which organ of the excretory system stores urine until the body is ready to eliminate it?

A. ureters

B. urethra

C. urinary bladder

D. urea


Blood flows into the kidney along the:

A. Renal Venule

B. Renal Artery

C. Glomerulus

D. Hepatic Artery


What is the main function of the excretory system?

A. to collect and remove wastes from the body

B. to strengthen skeletal muscles

C. to protect the nervous system

D. to bring oxygen to body cells


What is #1?

A. Kidney

B. Ureters

C. Bladder

D. Urethra


Mammals get rid of Nitrogenous waste by producing:

A. Urea

B. Ammonia

C. Uric Acid

D. NO2 gas


Urine flows out of the kidneys through narrow tubes called

A. Gallbladder

B. Ureter

C. Nephrons

D. Urethra


The high pressure capillary network that pushes fluid out of the bloodstream is the:

A. Proximal Tubule

B. Distal Tubule

C. Loop of Henle

D. Glomerulus




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