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Physio Intro Practice Quiz


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An experiment is performed on plants to see how different liquids affect plant growth. Each plant in the experiment is given a different liquid; water, apple juice, or milk. Each plant has the same amount of soil, sunlight, and listens to the same music. In this investigation, what are the controlled variables?

A. Type of plant, amount of music, and sunlight

B. Water, apple juice, milk

C. Plant growth


The study of body STRUCTURE

A. cytology

B. histology

C. anatomy

D. physiology


A student wants to test the effects of type of exercise on heart rate.  What is the dependent variable?

A. heart rate

B. type of exercise

C. amount of exercise

D. time of day exercise occurs


True or False: Your hypothesis can never be wrong.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


What system receives oxygen and gets rid of carbon dioxide?

A. Heart

B. Muscular System

C. Veins 

D. Respiratory System


What system breaks food down into energy for the body?

A. Stomach

B. Digestive System

C. Respiratory system

D. Lungs


This system breaks down food into nutrients the body can absorb.

A. digestive

B. excretory

C. reproductive

D. immune


These detect changes in the environment

A. Control Center

B. Sensors/receptors

C. Communication System

D. Target.effector


This variable in an experiment is the one being deliberately changed by the scientist. 

A. dependent variable

B. independent variable

C. data

D. control group


ALL living things are made up of ___________,  the basic unit of life.

A. atoms

B. cells

C. electrons

D. molecules


The study of body FUNCTION

A. anatomy

B. physiology

C. histology

D. cytology


C. E. R. means…

A. claims, evidence, and reasoning

B. claims, evidence, and writing

C. claims, errors, and reasoning


Scientific questions have to be…

A. Measurable 

B. Easy

C. Interesting


What is a control group in an experiment?

A. a group in an experiment that remains unchanged for purpose of comparison (missing the IV)

B. a group in an experiment that changes to compare the IV and DV variables

C. the manipulated group

D. the group that is altered


Homeostasis in the human body is often maintained by a: 

A. neutral feedback loop 

B. solar feedback loop

C. positive feedback loop

D. negative feedback loop




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