Another great test prep resource is our free HESI A2 Anatomy and Physiology practice test. This practice test includes 40 multiple choice questions with answers and detailed explanations. You will need to know the basic anatomy and physiology of each of the major body systems. After trying our HESI Anatomy and Physiology practice questions you should have a very good idea of which body systems you still need to review.
To use enzymes to break down food.
To perform gas exchange.
To remove waste from the body.
To use peristalsis to move food along.
a process that maintains the stability of the human body's internal environment in response to changes in internal and external conditions.
a function via which the body breaks down glucose to use as energy.
a process that maintains the immune system’s defenses.
a process in which the body resists change to its genetic structure.
defense through the use of antibodies.
communication through the use of hormones.
metabolism through the use of enzymes.
blood flow through the use of the heart muscle.
Red blood cell formation
White blood cell formation
The destruction of red blood cells.
The destruction of white blood cells.
Sarcomeres are muscle cells.
Sarcomeres contain muscle cells.
Muscle cells contain myofibrils, which in turn are made up of sarcomeres.
Muscle cells contain sarcomeres, which in turn are made up of myofibrils.
An arm sling
A cane or crutches
A neck brace
They travel through the entire body.
They travel only through the spinal cord.
They travel only through the brain.
They do not travel and remain localized.
It initiates the preparation of the endometrium for pregnancy.
It triggers the release of the egg from the ovary.
It causes fertilization.
It triggers the production of breast milk.
Raising the blood sugar level.
Inhibiting the release of histamine.
Controlling motor impulses.
Acts as part of the cell membrane
Acts as energy for the cell
Acts as a secondary messenger
Acts as a hormone
The alimentary canal consists of the large intestine, rectum, and anus and is the location of compaction of feces.
The alimentary canal consists of the small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus and includes some, but not all, of the digestive tract.
The alimentary canal consists of the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus.
The alimentary canal consists of the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, and stomach only.
A waste treatment plant
A control center
A medical facility
A soldier training facility
The facial bones include four nasal bones.
The mandible and maxilla are the only moveable bones of the skull.
Ossicles are a part of the jaw bone.
The axial skeleton consists of a total of 28 bones of the skull.
The contraction of the heart.
The relaxation of the heart.
The electrical activity that precedes contraction and relaxation.
The physical movement that precedes contraction and relaxation.
To absorb proteins
To increase its surface area
To prevent digestion
To break it down to lessen the time it spends in the stomach
LH (luteinizing hormone)
ICSH (interstitial cell-stimulating hormone)
The lower respiratory tubules.
The upper respiratory tubules.