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Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
The division of the nervous system containing all of the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord is the
  1. central nervous system.
  2. peripheral nervous system.
  3. axial nervous system.
  4. appendicular nervous system.
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
The division of the nervous system that includes the brain and spinal cord is the
  1. central nervous system.
  2. peripheral nervous system.
  3. axial nervous system.
  4. appendicular nervous system.
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
The overall function of the body's nervous system is
  1. processing nutrients and removing waste.
  2. providing structural support and movement.
  3. regulating transportation and defense mechanisms.
  4. coordinating communication, integration, and regulation.
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
What are the two major divisions of the nervous system?
  1. central and peripheral nervous systems
  2. autonomic and central nervous systems
  3. enteric and autonomic nervous systems
  4. sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Which bodily activity is the autonomic nervous system responsible for?
  1. beating of the heart
  2. peristalsis of the intestines
  3. control of the adrenal glands
  4. all of the above
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
For which of these functions is the brain responsible?
  1. thinking
  2. regulating the heart beat
  3. balancing the body
  4. all of the above
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
The gap between two neurons is a(n)
  1. dendrite.
  2. synapse.
  3. axon.
  4. impulse.
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Which system consists of glands with tissues that produce hormones?
  1. circulatory system
  2. digestive system
  3. endocrine system
  4. excretory systems
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
This system regulates body activities that are under conscious control.
  1. peripheral nervous system
  2. central nervous system
  3. somatic nervous system
  4. limbic nervous system
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
A biology textbook shows the diagram below. Which caption would most likely accompany the diagram?
Nervous System
  1. The Human Brain
  2. The Human Spinal Column
  3. The Central Nervous System
  4. The Peripheral Nervous System
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
When you start to run, this system speeds up your heart rate and increases blood flow to the skeletal muscles.
  1. central nervous system
  2. somatic nervous system
  3. limbic nervous system
  4. autonomic nervous system
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
The nervous system contains the brain and
  1. heart.
  2. spinal cord.
  3. stomach.
  4. lungs.
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Reflexes are behaviors that
  1. are controlled by the autonomic nervous system.
  2. are under conscious control.
  3. occur involuntarily without conscious control.
  4. involve only sensory neurons.
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Which best describes the function of sensory neurons?
  1. plan response behaviors based on information from other parts of the body
  2. carry information from outer parts of the body to the spinal cord and brain
  3. transmit signals from the central nervous system to the outer parts of the body
  4. conduct impulses between other types of neurons in the central nervous system
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