The Nervous, Endocrine, & Immune Systems Study Guide Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is true about motor neurons?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is true about type I diabetes?

Question 3 3. Which hormone is responsible for stimulating the body to begin contractions during childbirth?

Question 4 4. Which method do humans use to lower their internal body temperature?

Question 5 5. The anterior region of the pituitary gland is called _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is TRUE about reflexes?

Question 7 7. Why are cilia important in the immune system?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a property of the innate immune system?

Question 9 9. Which gland partners with the hypothalamus to send messages to all other endocrine glands concerning hormone production and secretion?

Question 10 10. Membrane depolarization is caused by _____.

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Question 11 11. With which part of the body does the hypothalamus communicate via hormonal messages?

Question 12 12. What role does iodine play in relation to the thyroid gland?

Question 13 13. Commensal or mutual flora:

Question 14 14. Which of the following is not true about sensory neurons?

Question 15 15. In ectotherms, what controls body temperature?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following functions is controlled by the autonomic nervous system?

Question 17 17. Immune tolerance is a concept which:

Question 18 18. Describe the action of the hypothalamus.

Question 19 19. How are endotherms able to maintain a stable body temperature that is several degrees warmer than their environment?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is FALSE about synapses?

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Question 21 21. 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?

Question 22 22. Which hormone is secreted by the anterior pituitary gland for the purpose of stimulating the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4?

Question 23 23. Which of the following best describes the thyroid gland?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a part of the innate immune system?

Question 25 25. Name the gland responsible for controlling the body's circadian rhythm?

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Question 26 26. A molecule which does not cause an immune reaction unless attached to a protein is known as a:

Question 27 27. Which of the following effects are mediated by the sympathetic nervous system?

Question 28 28. Sodium-potassium pumps help maintain membrane polarization by _____.

Question 29 29. What are lysozymes?

Question 30 30. T3 _____, while T4 _____.

The Nervous, Endocrine, & Immune Systems Study Guide Chapter Exam Instructions

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