GCSE Aqa Biology - Homeostasis

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  • 1. 
    What two things from the list below need to be controlled by homeostasis?
    • A. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • B. 

      Toenail Length

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Hyperactivity

    • E. 

      Eye Colour


  • 2. 
    What part of the brain monitors water, temperature and carbon dioxide levels in the blood?

  • 3. 
    What is the optimum temperature for the body's enzymes?
    • A. 

      Zero degrees celsius

    • B. 

      One hundred degrees celsius

    • C. 

      Fifty four degrees celsius

    • D. 

      Twenty eight degrees celsius

    • E. 

      Thirty seven degrees celsius


  • 4. 
    What is the purpose of the Pancreas?
    • A. 

      To secrete urine

    • B. 

      To maintain body temperature

    • C. 

      To kill microorganisms

    • D. 

      Maintain a constant amount of glucose

    • E. 

      To control body water levels


  • 5. 
    What is active transport?
    • A. 

      Running

    • B. 

      Pumping blood around the body

    • C. 

      Absorbing chemicals against a concentration gradient

    • D. 

      Moving chemicals with a concentration gradient


  • 6. 
    Fill in the missing word._ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ is where blood is pumped through a machine to be cleaned.

  • 7. 
    What are the disadvantages of having a kidney transplant?
    • A. 

      Kidney may be rejected

    • B. 

      Expensive

    • C. 

      Gives a new lease of life to patient

    • D. 

      Cheaper than dialysis

    • E. 

      Needs donors


  • 8. 
    What artery does blood enter the kidney by?

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