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Cells & Body Systems Quiz


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The process by which the body breaks down food into energy

A. excretion

B. digestion


Muscular organ that pumps in humans and animals. Pumps blood through the blood vessels of the circulatory system.

A. Arteries

B. Veins

C. Heart

D. Blood


The Central Nervous system includes what two organs?

A. Brain and Nerves

B. Brain and Spinal Cord

C. Spinal cord and Nerves

D. Nerves and Neurons


Permits blood to move through the body to carry nutrients, oxygen, hormones, etc.

A. respiratory system

B. reproductive system

C. circulatory system

D. none of these


Muscle that moves up and down to expand the lungs. This helps you breathe.

A. Lungs

B. Nose

C. Diaphragm

D. Trachea


Which body system is responsible for protecting the structures underneath from infection and disease? (think the skin)

A. Integumentary System

B. Digestive System

C. Respiratory System

D. Excretory System


What body system breaks down food for energy?

A. Urinary System

B. Digestive System

C. Lymphatic System

D. Respiratory System


What part of the digestive system is highlighted?

A. Esophagus

B. Appendix

C. Small Intestine

D. Stomach


What part of the digestive system is highlighted?

A. Small intestine

B. Large intestine

C. Stomach

D. Liver


Tubes that carry oxygen-depleted blood towards the heart.

A. Veins

B. Arteries

C. Heart

D. Blood vessels


Carries oxygen-rich blood from (away) the heart to the tissues of the body.

A. Veins

B. Blood Vessels

C. Arteries

D. Plasma


The system used to take in oxygen to the lungs

A. respiration

B. respiratory system

C. reproductive system

D. circulatory system


Any living thing or individual

A. Cell

B. Organism

C. Tissue

D. Organelle


Main part of respiratory system. Puts oxygen into the bloodstream.

A. Mouth

B. Lungs

C. Nose

D. Trachea


Blood’s built-in safety net. When you get a cut, they help your blood to harden or clot.

A. Plasma

B. Blood

C. White Blood Cells

D. Platelets


Combination of plasma and cells. Vital fluid that supplies essential substances and nutrients to the cells and removes waste.

A. Blood

B. Plasma

C. Platelets

D. Veins


A group of organs that work together to perform a major function in the body

A. organ

B. organ system

C. tissue

D. cell


To take in matter or energy

A. collection

B. composition

C. aborption

D. density


The process by which the body breaks down food so that it can be used for energy.

A. composition

B. digestion

C. deposition

D. absorption


The process by which wastes are removed from the body

A. digestion

B. excretion




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