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Examples of Homeostatic Control Mechanisms

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Which term best describes an internal state of balance?

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1. Which organ is most responsible for maintaining blood sugar levels?

2. Which organ is most responsible for filtering ions and water from our blood?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Homeostatic control mechanisms are necessary to human life. Use this online multiple-choice quiz and printable worksheet to check your knowledge of these types of mechanisms. These assessment items will cover examples of organs and hormones that are homeostatic control mechanisms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments on the related biology lesson, you will be tested on:

  • The organ and hormone responsible for sugar-level maintenance
  • Condition resulting from failed homeostatic control of blood sugar
  • Ion and water filtering organ

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the term that best describes an internal state of balance
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on homeostatic control mechanisms
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the hormone that helps decrease blood sugar levels

Additional Learning

This lesson, Examples of Homeostatic Control Mechanisms, will teach you about the types of homeostatic control mechanisms. Objectives covered include:

  • Define homeostasis
  • Review examples of homeostatic controls
  • Know the mechanisms in the body that aid in homeostasis
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