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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Anatomy and Physiology Questions

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Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Which tissue covers your body, as well as many organs?
  1. muscle tissue
  2. nervous tissue
  3. epithelial tissue
Grade 8 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
The nervous system is divided into two main parts, the Central Nervous System and the
  1. Southern Nervous System
  2. Cerebral Nervous System
  3. Polar Nervous System
  4. Peripheral Nervous System
Grade 8 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Which tissue transmits messages about sounds and smells to the brain?
  1. muscle tissue
  2. nervous tissue
  3. epithelial tissue
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
Which tissue contracts to move blood?
  1. muscle tissue
  2. nervous tissue
  3. epithelial tissue
Grade 8 Skin, Skeleton, and Muscles
The skeleton in the human body serves which of the following purposes?
  1. Movement of the body, attached to bones
  2. Transport of materials to the body
  3. Support and protection of soft body parts
  4. None of above
Grade 8 Respiration, Digestion, and Excretion
Grade 8 Circulatory and Immune Systems
Grade 8 Circulatory and Immune Systems
What function do valves serve in the circulatory system?
  1. to speed up blood flow
  2. to slow down blood flow
  3. to keep blood flowing in the same direction
  4. to increase the amount of oxygen around the body
Grade 8 Circulatory and Immune Systems
What are the chambers of the heart?
  1. atria or auricles and ventricles
  2. veins and arteries
  3. adenoids and tonsils
Grade 8 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 8 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Which of the following comprise the nervous system?
  1. the peripheral nervous system and cerebrum
  2. the central nervous system
  3. the brain stem and cerebellum
  4. the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system
Grade 8 Circulatory and Immune Systems
Grade 8 Circulatory and Immune Systems
Grade 8 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
What are neurons?
  1. Cells that give, receive, and handle information
  2. Cells that help your body to grow physically larger
  3. Cells that you don't have when you are first born
  4. Cells that only exist in your lungs
Grade 8 Circulatory and Immune Systems
What are the functions of blood?
  1. helps regulate your body temperature
  2. transports oxygen, nutrients, & hormones through the body
  3. defends the body from infection
  4. all of the above
Grade 8 Circulatory and Immune Systems
Pulmonary veins come from the lungs and are the only veins in your body that do what?
  1. Get rid of deoxygenated blood
  2. Carry liquid wastes
  3. Carry little bits of iron in them
  4. Carry oxygenated blood
Grade 8 Circulatory and Immune Systems
Capillaries have thin walls that allow what to happen?
  1. Oxygen and nutrients to flow out of the blood to the cells
  2. Blood to flow in very narrow places
  3. Cuts to heal quickly
  4. Blood to stop flowing if needed
Grade 8 Circulatory and Immune Systems
Which statement provides an accurate description of veins?
  1. high pressure, elastic walls, takes blood away from the heart
  2. low pressure, thin walls, takes blood back to the heart
  3. high pressure, thin walls, takes blood back to the heart
  4. low pressure, elastic walls, takes blood away from the heart
Grade 8 Respiration, Digestion, and Excretion
Which list shows the path of oxygen entering the body?
  1. nose - bronchi - lungs - trachea
  2. trachea - nose - bronchi - lungs
  3. nose - trachea - bronchi - lungs
  4. trachea - nose - lungs - bronchi
Grade 8 Circulatory and Immune Systems
Which are parts of your circulatory system?
  1. It's your bones and ligaments.
  2. It's your lungs and trachea.
  3. It's your heart and blood.
  4. It's your nervous system.
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