Positive & Negative Feedback in Biological Systems


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Which part of a feedback system is used to regulate the further operation of that system?

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1. Positive feedback system results in _____.

2. Which of the following is an example of negative feedback in living things?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Organisms, even ones that do not think as we do, share some of our methods for keeping ourselves alive. This quiz/worksheet combo will check your knowledge of feedback systems, which help organisms regulate themselves.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments quiz you on the following:

  • The part of a feedback system that regulates further operation
  • What type of feedback system increases production of a product
  • Examples of negative feedback
  • A term that means the optimal internal environment of an organism
  • The effects of blood calcium levels getting above normal

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet cover the following:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on feedback systems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to check your understanding of types of feedback systems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the parts of these systems and their functions

Additional Learning

Further your knowledge of feedback systems by reviewing the lesson called Positive & Negative Feedback in Biological Systems. This lesson covers the following:

  • The various stages in a feedback system
  • Examples of both positive and negative feedback systems
  • How defective regulatory systems can impact an organism
Final Exam
Chapter Exam
Washington EOC Biology Grade 10: Predictability & Feedback Loops
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