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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Nervous and Endocrine Systems Questions

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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
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
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
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
Chemicals that transmit an impulse across a synapse to another cell are
  1. reflexes.
  2. neurotransmitters.
  3. action potentials.
  4. cell bodies.
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
The five senses are
  1. touch, hearing, taste, sight, feel.
  2. touch, hearing, taste, sight, smell.
  3. touch, hearing, taste, sight, think.
  4. touch, hearing, taste, sight, flight.
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
How does the endocrine system regulate short-term and long-term activities?
  1. by using positive feedback
  2. by stopping production of thyroxine
  3. by sending hormones throughout the body
  4. by controlling the heart rate
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
The basic units of structure and function in the nervous system are
  1. axons.
  2. dendrites.
  3. neurotransmitters.
  4. neurons.
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
Which is an example of homeostasis in a multicellular organism?
  1. inheriting a trait
  2. growing larger and stronger
  3. building a nest
  4. regulating body temperature
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
This system collects information about the body's external and internal environment.
  1. central nervous system
  2. somatic nervous system
  3. peripheral nervous system
  4. autonomic nervous system
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
What is homeostasis?
  1. the ability to give rise to offspring
  2. maintaining a stable internal environment
  3. the ability to detect and respond to changes in the environment
  4. the ability to grow and develop
Grade 10 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
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