6th Grade Science Chapter 13 Controlling Body Processes

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6th Grade Science Chapter 13 Controlling Body Processes - Quiz

Every organ in the body have a specific function. These organs have mechanisms that ensure they meet their objectives correctly. In chapter 13 of the 6th grade science, we got to cover much on controlling of body processes and its elements. How much do you actually recall? Take up the quiz below and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The role of the nervous system is to receive information about what is happening both inside and outside the body. It directs how the body [Blank] to this information. In addition, the nervous system helps maintain [Blank].
  • 2. 
    Any change or signal in the environment that an organism can recognize and react to is called a [Blank].
  • 3. 
    After your nervous system analyzes a stimulus, it directs a [Blank], which is a reaction to a stimulus.
  • 4. 
    All of the following are parts of the nervous system EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Brain

    • B. 

      Spinal cord

    • C. 

      Blood

    • D. 

      Nerves

  • 5. 
    Individual nerve cells that carry information through your nervous system are called [Blank].
  • 6. 
    The message that a neuron caries is called a [Blank]. These may occur as either electrical or chemical signals.
  • 7. 
    Most sensory neurons are located in your brain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Most interneurons are located in your brain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Motor neurons gather information about what is happening in and around the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which type of neuron gathers information about what is happening in and around the body?
    • A. 

      Sensory neuron

    • B. 

      Interneuron

    • C. 

      Motor neuron

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    The [Blank] is the largest organ of the nervous system as well as the control center of the central nervous system.
  • 12. 
    The [Blank] is a thick column of nervous tissue that links the brain to the peripheral nervous system.
  • 13. 
    All of the following are regions of the brain EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Medulla (brainstem)

    • D. 

      Motor neuron

  • 14. 
    Which area of the brain controls voluntary movements and the senses, such as taste, touch, vision (sight) hearing, smelling, and speech.
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Cerebrum

    • C. 

      Brainstem

    • D. 

      Medulla

  • 15. 
    Which area of the brain processes sensory information from your body, such as from skeletal muscles and joints?
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Cerebrum

    • C. 

      Interneurons

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

  • 16. 
    Which area of the brain controls blood pressure, body temperature, heart rate, and "normal" involuntary breathing?
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Medulla

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

    • D. 

      Skull

  • 17. 
    The [Blank] nervous system is a network of nerves that branches out from the central nervous system and connects it to the rest of the body.
  • 18. 
    The peripheral nervous system is involved in both involuntary (uncontrolled) and voluntary (controlled) actions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The peripheral nervous system has 2 groups of nerves that make up the [Blank] nervous system and the [Blank] nervous system.
  • 20. 
    A [Blank] is an autonomic response that occurs rapidly without conscious control.
  • 21. 
    Because the lens bends light rays, it produces an upside down image.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The optic nerve turns the image right side up and combines the images from both eyes to produce a single image.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Taste and smell receptors work together. Both depend on [Blank] in the air or in food.
  • 24. 
    All of the following are the 4 main taste sensations EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Savory

    • B. 

      Sweet

    • C. 

      Sour

    • D. 

      Salty

    • E. 

      Bitter

  • 25. 
    Your tongue is covered with tiny bumps called [Blank], most of which contain taste buds.
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