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Nervous System/Endocrine System Quiz


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The Nervous System is composed of

A. Limbs, Brain

B. Brain, Spinal Cord, Nerves

C. Nerves, Spinal Cord

D. Nerves


Which system is made up of the nerves and five senses?

A. Central Nervous System

B. Peripheral Nervous System


Function of pancreas:

A. control blood pressure

B. control female characteristics

C. control sperm production

D. produces hormones that control BSL (blood sugar level)


The human nervous system is capable of a wide range of functions. What is the basic unit of the nervous system?

A. Neuron

B. Organ

C. Glial Cell

D. CerebroSpinal Fluid


This hormone produced by your adrenal glands is responsible for your ability to react to long term stress.

A. Epinephrine

B. Cortisol

C. Prolactin

D. Aldosterone


What is the pituitary gland?

A. the master gland

B. influence metabolic rate

C. helps you go to sleep

D. decreases blood calcium


What are considered our fight or flight hormones?

A. Cortisol & PTH

B. PTH & Calcium

C. Epinephrine & Norepinephrine

D. Growth Hormone & Luteinizing Hormone


Two neurons connect at a place called a

A. Synapse

B. Cell Body

C. Stimulus

D. Cerebrum


Which of the following is caused by a lack of iodine?

A. Goiter

B. Tetany

C. Diabetes

D. Parkinson’s Disease


What gland produces Prolactin?

A. Anterior Pituitary

B. Posterior Pituitary

C. Thyroid

D. Adrenal Gland


The neuron cell is made up of which of the following parts?

A. Axon

B. Dendrite

C. Nucleus

D. All of the Above


True or False: the cell body of a neuron has a nucleus.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which system is made up of the brain and spinal card?

A. Central Nervous System

B. Peripheral Nervous System


Which of the following hormones is not secreted by the anterior pituitary gland?

A. TSH

B. ADH

C. ACTH

D. FSH


The gland that stimulates body metabolism

A. Thyroid

B. Adrenal

C. Parathyroid

D. Testes


What is the part of an eye where light from an object passes through?

A. Cornea

B. Retina

C. Olfactory Cell

D. Pupil

E. Cochlea


Hormone regulation operates under which type of feedback mechanism?

A. Positive Feedback

B. Zero Feedback

C. Negative Feedback

D. Opposite Feedback




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