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Urinary System: Glomerular Filtration

Interactive Physiology® Quiz: Urinary System: Glomerular Filtration

This activity contains 8 questions.

Question 1
1 Glomerular filtration is a process of bulk flow driven by:
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Question 2
2 Which of the following pressures favors filtration at the glomerulus?
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Question 3
3 In an exercising individual, the afferent arteriole will __________ to avoid excess fluid loss.
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Question 4
4 If a vasoconstrictor is released as a result of high osmolarity of the filtrate sensed at the macula densa, what happens to GFR?
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Question 5
5 Low osmolarity (or flow rate) in the ascending limb of the loop of Henle will cause the afferent arterioles to __________.
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Question 6
6 In periods of extreme stress, the sympathetic nervous system will override autoregulation and cause vasoconstriction of blood vessels. What happens to GFR?
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Question 7
7 Which of the following is NOT filtered at the glomerular capillaries?
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Question 8
8 Low osmolarity (or flow rate) of the filtrate sensed at the macula densa will cause what to be released by granular cells?
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