8th Grade Science 4.1 Section Quiz

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8th Grade Science Quizzes & Trivia

Questions cover main points found in section 4. 1, The Nervous System Responds and Controls.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This controls body functions, such as your heart beating, that you do not have to think about.
    • A. 

      Stimulus

    • B. 

      Central nervous system

    • C. 

      Sensory organs

    • D. 

      Neurons

    • E. 

      Autonomic nervous system

  • 2. 
    Different parts of your brain communicate through these nerve cells.
    • A. 

      Sensory organs

    • B. 

      Neurons

    • C. 

      Voluntary nervous system

    • D. 

      Autonomic nervous system

    • E. 

      Central nervous system

  • 3. 
    This is made up of your brain and spinal cord, this receives and processes signals sent from throughout your body.
    • A. 

      Peripheral nervous system

    • B. 

      Autonomic nervous system

    • C. 

      Voluntary nervous system

    • D. 

      Central nervous system

    • E. 

      Circulatory system

  • 4. 
    Any change in your environment that is perceived by your senses.
    • A. 

      Stimulus

    • B. 

      Neurons

    • C. 

      Sensory organs

    • D. 

      Synapse

    • E. 

      Aorta

  • 5. 
    The collection of sensory and motor nerves in the body.
    • A. 

      Central nervous system

    • B. 

      Peripheral nervous system

    • C. 

      Voluntary nervous system

    • D. 

      Autonomic nervous system

    • E. 

      Nerves

  • 6. 
    This includes the eyes, the ears and the skin.
    • A. 

      Sensory organs

    • B. 

      Circulatory organs

    • C. 

      Stimulus

    • D. 

      Neurons

    • E. 

      Voluntary nervous system

  • 7. 
    The system that controls skeletal muscles.
    • A. 

      Circulatory organs

    • B. 

      Central nervous system

    • C. 

      Voluntary nervous system

    • D. 

      Peripheral nervous system

    • E. 

      Autonomic nervous system

  • 8. 
    Give an example of a physical  stimulus for touch, sight, or hearing. Name the organ this sense is associated with. Describe your body's response to the stimulus.