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Nervous System/Endocrine System Quiz


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What are considered our fight or flight hormones?

A. Cortisol & PTH

B. PTH & Calcium

C. Epinephrine & Norepinephrine

D. Growth Hormone & Luteinizing Hormone


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


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

A. Axon

B. Dendrite

C. Nucleus

D. All of the Above


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


Hormone regulation operates under which type of feedback mechanism?

A. Positive Feedback

B. Zero Feedback

C. Negative Feedback

D. Opposite Feedback


The gland that stimulates body metabolism

A. Thyroid

B. Adrenal

C. Parathyroid

D. Testes


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

A. TSH

B. ADH

C. ACTH

D. FSH


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 brain and spinal card?

A. Central Nervous System

B. Peripheral Nervous System


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


What gland produces Prolactin?

A. Anterior Pituitary

B. Posterior Pituitary

C. Thyroid

D. Adrenal Gland


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

A. Central Nervous System

B. Peripheral Nervous System


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

A. Goiter

B. Tetany

C. Diabetes

D. Parkinson’s Disease


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

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Two neurons connect at a place called a

A. Synapse

B. Cell Body

C. Stimulus

D. Cerebrum


What is the pituitary gland?

A. the master gland

B. influence metabolic rate

C. helps you go to sleep

D. decreases blood calcium




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