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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Nervous and Endocrine Systems Questions

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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 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 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 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 8 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 8 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Which best describes homeostasis?
  1. a home to live in
  2. an internal stable environment
  3. blood pressure
  4. body temperature
  5. B, C, and D
  6. None of the above
Grade 8 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 8 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Why does your cerebral cortex have so many folds and bumps?
  1. The folds help to keep your brain in place if you get bumped hard.
  2. It allows neurons more surface area without having to have a giant head.
  3. It allows your brain to spread out more as you get older and larger.
  4. It means your brain has too much knowledge stored in it.
Grade 8 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 8 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
This gland is the gland that rules all other glands.
  1. sweat gland
  2. pituitary gland
  3. thyroid gland
  4. salivary gland
Grade 8 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Shivering when you get cold is an example of                           .
  1. Genetic Variation
  2. A Behavioral Adaptation
  3. A Physiological Adaptation
  4. Camouflage
Grade 8 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 8 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 8 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
What is a neuron?
  1. A neuron is a nerve cell.
  2. A cell
  3. Membrane
  4. Thalamus
Grade 8 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
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