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Endocrine System and Nervous System Quiz


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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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