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Twelfth Grade (Grade 12) Nervous and Endocrine Systems Questions

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Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Which system is responsible for the secretion of hormones?
  1. endocrine
  2. integumentary
  3. circulatory
  4. digestive
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
The main general purpose of negative feedback is to
  1. control all body system tissues.
  2. maintain homeostasis.
  3. keep the body's sugar high.
  4. regulate excretion.
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Which hormone, when secreted, reduces the blood glucose in normal individuals?
  1. glucagon
  2. growth hormone
  3. insulin
  4. norepinephrine
  5. epinephrine
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
The brain is part of the                 system.
  1. respiratory
  2. reproductive
  3. nervous
  4. epithelial
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
What is the control system for the nervous system?
  1. brain
  2. spinal cord
  3. brain and spinal cord
  4. brain and nerves
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
How are messages transmitted from your spinal cord to your heart muscles?
  1. autonomic nervous system
  2. parasympathetic nervous system
  3. skeletal nervous system
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
The sympathetic nervous system is responsible for
  1. the "fight or flight" response.
  2. control of organs while at rest.
  3. motor control.
  4. intelligent thought.
  5. vision.
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Which statement is true concerning feedback mechanisms?
  1. Positive feedback mechanisms always result in excessive danger to the host.
  2. Negative feedback mechanisms tend to increase the original stimulus.
  3. Negative feedback mechanisms work to prevent sudden severe changes within the body.
  4. Blood glucose levels are regulated by positive feedback mechanisms.
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
The brain and spinal cord make up the
  1. peripheral nervous system.
  2. sensory nervous system.
  3. motor nervous system.
  4. central nervous system.
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
What structure in the ear is most responsible for the sense of balance?
  1. tympanic membrane
  2. auricle
  3. cochlea
  4. semicircular canals
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
In the peripheral nervous system, the myelin sheath is made up of
  1. neurons.
  2. Schwann cells.
  3. oligodendrocytes.
  4. nephrons.
  5. sodium ions.
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
The part of the brain that is the outermost covering of the brain is the
  1. hippocampus.
  2. cortex.
  3. limbic system.
  4. frontal lobe.
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
This is the ability to sense changes and react to them.
  1. movement
  2. responsiveness
  3. reproduction
  4. respiration
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
In reference to the nervous system, what is conductivity?
  1. ability to react to various stimuli
  2. ability to adapt to changes in environment
  3. ability to transmit impulses
  4. none of the above
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Grade 12 Nervous and Endocrine Systems
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