What is Negative Feedback in Biology? - Definition & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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In a negative feedback loop, what happens to a variable (like temperature) when it increases past its normal state?

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1. During which step of negative feedback is the variable brought back to normal?

2. Which of the following is an example of negative feedback in biological systems?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Negative feedback is an internal mechanism of the human body that the quiz and worksheet for this lesson will help you to better understand. Provided information includes details on biological systems and processes of the human body.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet test you on:

  • Metabolism regulation
  • A negative feedback loop
  • Parts of the thyroid system
  • The steps of negative feedback
  • Examples of negative feedback in biological systems

Skills Practiced

These resources will assess the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept negative feedback to understand processes of the human body
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biological lesson on negative feedback
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as negative feedback loop and the thyroid system

Additional Learning

Learn more about biological workings of the human body by reviewing the associated lesson What is Negative Feedback in the Biology? - Definition & Examples. The following objectives will be covered in this lesson:

  • Know the different parts of the thyroid system
  • Discover how metabolism is regulated in the body
  • Identify the steps of negative feedback
  • Understand how a negative feedback loop operates
  • Discover the importance of different parts of the body