Human Excretory System Quiz
The process of removal of the body’s wastes is called
A. gas exchange.
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
These organs are responsible for what?
A. storing urine
B. storing water
C. filtering blood
D. they don’t have a particular job
The high pressure capillary network that pushes fluid out of the bloodstream is the:
A. Proximal Tubule
B. Distal Tubule
C. Loop of Henle
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
Which excretory organ eliminates water and some chemical wastes in perspiration?
Blood flows into the kidney along the:
A. Renal Venule
B. Renal Artery
D. Hepatic Artery
The tube that carries urine from the kidney into the bladder is called the:
C. Proximal Tubule
D. Collecting Duct
What is #3?
What is #1?
Mammals get rid of Nitrogenous waste by producing:
C. Uric Acid
D. NO2 gas
What organ is D pointing to?
Under normal conditions, which of the following substances is found in urine?
A. blood cells
Which organ of the excretory system stores urine until the body is ready to eliminate it?
C. urinary bladder
Urine flows out of the kidneys through narrow tubes called
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