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Human Body Systems: Functions & Processes Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When your body gets too hot, the change is reported to this center, which could be called your body's thermostat.

Question 2 2. Which of the following best describes homeostasis?

Question 3 3. Communication within your body is needed for homeostasis. Which system(s) provides this communication?

Question 4 4. This mechanism is in play when the original state is restored due to a response that opposes that change.

Question 5 5. When homeostatic controls break down diseases can result, such as this disease in which the body is unable to regulate blood glucose levels.

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Question 6 6. When there is an excess of nutrients in the body, which of the following will occur?

Question 7 7. What are the three MAJOR categories of nutrients your body requires daily?

Question 8 8. _____ are used in the digestive system to help break carbohydrates down into _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following systems is used to transport nutrients in your body?

Question 10 10. What form must food be in to be absorbed and transported throughout your body?

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Question 11 11. What is the job of the human body's pulmonary circuit?

Question 12 12. If a sample of blood is deoxygenated, where is it likely to be found in the circulatory system of the human body?

Question 13 13. Which part of the following human body is NOT considered a part of the circulatory system?

Question 14 14. What is the purpose of the systemic circuit of the human body?

Question 15 15. The circulation of blood from the right side of the human heart to the lungs and back to the heart completes which circuit?

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Question 16 16. Which of these is part of the endocrine system?

Question 17 17. What are the two major divisions of the nervous system?

Question 18 18. Which body system plays an important role in fighting off infections?

Question 19 19. Which human body system contains the largest organ in your body?

Question 20 20. Which body system contains the kidneys and bladder?

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Question 21 21. Which process does bone marrow control?

Question 22 22. Why is a broken bone able to heal?

Question 23 23. What action does the skeleton perform to enable voluntary movement?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a process of the skeletal system?

Question 25 25. Which cells are responsible for breaking down bone?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following occurs during the first stage of labor?

Question 27 27. What is the term used for female eggs?

Question 28 28. _____ means birth.

Question 29 29. What is the name of the part of the uterus where implantation occurs?

Question 30 30. A developing baby is called a _____ between 2 weeks and 9 weeks of development.

Human Body Systems: Functions & Processes Chapter Exam Instructions

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