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Endocrine System and Nervous System Quiz


The light sensitive area in the back of the eye

A. retina

B. pupil

C. iris

Glad that allows your body to respond to danger.

A. thymus

B. adrenal

C. thyroid

D. ovary

Group of cells that make special chemicals in your body

A. receptors

B. glands

C. hormone makers

What are the type of functions that do not require you to think about them?

A. Homeostasis

B. Voluntary

C. Involuntary

D. Automatic

Which allow you to smell

A. cochlea cells

B. olfactory cells

C. optic nerve cells

Which systems responses last longer

A. endocrine system

B. nervous system

Clear, curved material behind iris that focuses light

A. pupil

B. cornea

C. lens

How do hormones get to their target cells?

A. nerve impulses

B. floating in the blood stream

C. electric and chemical signals

D. respiration

Short, branched extensions of a nerve cell body that receives info

A. dendrites

B. axons

C. axon terminals

Nerve cells, or ________________, are the basic units of the nervous system.

A. cells

B. neurons

C. peripherals

D. muscles

In a neuron, impulses move

A. from dendrite to axon

B. from cell body to dendrite

C. from axon to cell body

Photoreceptors that detect color

A. cones

B. rods

Which system is the messages sent by chemicals

A. endocrine system

B. nervous system

Which system involves hormones

A. endocrine system

B. nervous system

Which of the following are the senses that humans detect in their external environment?

A. Vision, hearing, smelling, touching, and winning

B. Hearing, smelling, stinking, hungry, and tasting

C. Hearing, vision, smell, touch, food

D. Vision, hearing, smell, touch, and taste

Which gland makes insulin?

A. Pancreas

B. Thymus

Chemical signals released by the organs of the endocrine system are called _______________.

A. Hormones

B. Reflexes

C. Nerve messages

D. Parathyroid

Which system is the messages sent by electrical impulses

A. endocrine system

B. nervous system

Automatic movements in response to a signal are called ______________.

A. deflectors

B. reflexes

C. reflectors

D. t-rex’s

_____________ is a group of organs and specialized cells that detect, process, and respond to information.

A. The nerve system

B. The Nervous system

C. Endocrine system

D. The brain

Which system has quicker responses

A. endocrine system

B. nervous system

What are hormones?

A. your body’s chemical messengers

B. a collection of glands


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