ScienceFusion The Human Body Unit 1.5: The Nervous & Endocrine Systems Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Your body keeps breathing while you sleep thanks to this part of your brain?

Question 2 2. In phototransduction,

Question 3 3. Which of the following is an example of a parasympathetic response?

Question 4 4. What is the term for the maintenance of a stable environment?

Question 5 5. How can the retina be best described?

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Question 6 6. According to the place theory of hearing, our ears transmit information by firing neurons from different parts of the _____.

Question 7 7. James has the flu and he is experiencing a runny nose as well as some respiratory congestion. In addition to having a difficulty breathing, it is likely that James will experience _____.

Question 8 8. Which gland partners with the hypothalamus to send messages to all other endocrine glands concerning hormone production and secretion?

Question 9 9. How is a conversation that at 60 decibels different from an 80 decibel vacuum cleaner?

Question 10 10. Umami is another word for _____.

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Question 11 11. Which part of the brain is split into two halves?

Question 12 12. Staying upright on a bicycle requires coordination and balance. Which part of your brain controls these skills?

Question 13 13. What is insulin?

Question 14 14. Name the gland responsible for controlling the body's circadian rhythm?

Question 15 15. The part of the neuron that receives signals is called a _____.

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Question 16 16. During a refractory period, _____.

Question 17 17. What region of the spinal cord would be responsible for moving the shoulder muscles?

Question 18 18. Short sound waves are characterized by _____.

Question 19 19. When someone pets a puppy, sensory information will travel through which of the following structures?

Question 20 20. Which of the following does NOT protect the spinal cord from damage?

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Question 21 21. Swatting a mosquito is an example of which of the following?

Question 22 22. What is the weakness found in the frequency theory of hearing?

Question 23 23. The skin has receptors that respond to _____.

Question 24 24. How does the role of the pancreas compare to the role of the adrenal glands?

Question 25 25. The body requires a state of continual balance in order to function at its maximum level of efficiency. What term designates this state of continual balance?

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Question 26 26. When you kick a soccer ball you use the voluntary muscles in your leg. Which part of your brain controls your voluntary muscle movements?

Question 27 27. You see a donut on a plate displayed at your local bakery, and your mouth starts watering. Which nervous system allows this to happen?

Question 28 28. Which gland is referred to as the 'master gland'?

Question 29 29. The human nose can differentiate among approximately _____.

Question 30 30. Which statement is NOT true?

ScienceFusion The Human Body Unit 1.5: The Nervous & Endocrine Systems Chapter Exam Instructions

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