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Homeostasis & Health Maintenance Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which best describes the role of the brain in homeostasis?

Question 2 2. The process of maintaining stable conditions in your body is called _____

Question 3 3. Which describes one of the benefits of bacteria in the human body?

Question 4 4. Which is NOT a way the presence of bacteria in your body can disrupt homeostasis?

Question 5 5. Which is the main difference between viruses and bacteria?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a factor that is maintained in a state of homeostasis in the human body (and other warm-blooded animals)?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a process by which water levels inside the body are controlled?

Question 8 8. By what temperature can the human body vary before a problem like fever or hypothermia sets in?

Question 9 9. Which of the following acidities could cause the body to breathe faster in response?

Question 10 10. What is homeostasis?

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Question 11 11. What do plants lose by opening their stomata?

Question 12 12. When a plant grows towards the sun, we may describe it as which one of the following?

Question 13 13. What do plants gain from opening their stomata?

Question 14 14. What organisms engage in homeostasis?

Question 15 15. What is a nastic movement?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an example of an organism responding to an external stimulus?

Question 17 17. Which of the following would be considered a good, or positive, external stimulus?

Question 18 18. What is an external stimulus?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of an organism responding to a bad, or negative, stimulus?

Question 20 20. What type of response would you expect when a frightened dog hears a loud thunder clap?

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Question 21 21. What is an example of dynamic homeostasis in action?

Question 22 22. The ability of an organism to become larger and/or physically and sexually mature is called:

Question 23 23. The ability of an organism to produce offspring is called:

Question 24 24. What do growth, reproduction, and dynamic homeostasis have in common?

Question 25 25. The ability of an organism to maintain its own chemical and biological equilibrium is called:

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Question 26 26. What is homeostasis?

Question 27 27. Which of the following terms describes the conditions outside the body or information that your body receives?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT an action your body might take if it senses that the temperature around you is not ideal?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is an example of an external stimuli?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a condition that is maintained as part of homeostasis?

Homeostasis & Health Maintenance Chapter Exam Instructions

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