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Histology Testbank: Renal 2

 

Instructions: For each histology question, pick the one best answer. This histology test bank is also useful for the histology questions on the USMLE (USMLE step 1). Click here for answers and detailed explanations.

1.
What vessels arise from the efferent arteriole?
a. Afferent arteriole
b. Efferent arteriole
c. Capillary tuft
d. Peritubular capillaries
e. Vasa recta

2.
Which structure does the proximal convoluted lead to?
a. Glomerulus
b. Bowman's capsule
c. Renal corpuscle
d. Loop of Henle
e. Distal convoluted tubule

3.
What is the correct term for the foot processes on podocytes?
a. Pedis
b. Pedicels
c. Pedalis
d. Pes
e. Pediocyte

4.
Which of the following is NOT a function of the kidney?
a. Erythropoietin production
b. Vitamin D modification
c. Acid base balance
d. Aldosterone production
e. Renin production

5.
What is the space between the renal pyramids called?
a. Medulla
b. Lobe
c. Renal columns
d. Nephron
e. Medullary ray

6.
What is the capillary tuft of the nephron?
a. Glomerulus
b. Bowman's capsule
c. Renal corpuscle
d. Loop of Henle
e. Distal convoluted tubule

7.
What vessel supplies blood to the glomerulus?
a. Afferent arteriole
b. Efferent arteriole
c. Capillary tuft
d. Peritubular capillaries
e. Vasa recta

8.
What type of tissue composes the kidney tubules?
a. Simple squamous epithelium
b. Simple cuboidal epithelium
c. Simple columnar epithelium
d. Stratified squamous epithelium
e. Transitional epithelium

9.
Where is renin secreted from?
a. Visceral layer of Bowman's capsule
b. Parietal layer of Bowman's capsule
c. Pedicels
d. Juxtaglomerular cells
e. Macula densa

10.
What are the "straight vessels"?
a. Afferent arteriole
b. Efferent arteriole
c. Capillary tuft
d. Peritubular capillaries
e. Vasa recta

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