Cells And Body Systems

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Cells Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz for gr. 7/8 on cells and their functions, as well as systems in the body.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The brain of the cell is the...
    • A. 

      Golgi Apparatus

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Nucleolus

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 2. 
    This is the jelly-like cushioning that carries particles around the cell.
    • A. 

      Endoplasmic Reticulum

    • B. 

      Lysosome

    • C. 

      Mitochondria

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 3. 
    This stores water, nutrients and other substances for the cell to use at a later time.
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Vacuole

    • C. 

      Golgi Apparatus

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 4. 
    This component allows some materials to enter the cell and keeps other out.
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Lysosome

    • C. 

      Endoplasmic Reticulum

    • D. 

      Cell Membrane

  • 5. 
    This part of the cell converts sugar and fat into energy to be used by the cell.
    • A. 

      Golgi Apparatus

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

  • 6. 
    Ribosomes are found here.
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Golgi Apparatus

    • C. 

      Endoplasmic Reticulum

    • D. 

      Cell Membrane

  • 7. 
    Lysosomes do this job in the cell.
    • A. 

      Destroy dead cell parts and other debris.

    • B. 

      Process proteins and fats.

    • C. 

      Aid in cell reproduction.

  • 8. 
    What is the overall function function of the respiratory system?
    • A. 

      To bring in oxygen to feed the cells in the body.

    • B. 

      To help expel waste.

    • C. 

      To circulate blood and nutrients to the body.

  • 9. 
    The following components are all part of the respiratory system:
    • A. 

      Diaphragm, mouth, larynx, trachea, stomach

    • B. 

      Alveoli, larynx, esophagus, heart

    • C. 

      Mouth, larynx, diaphragm, lungs

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    The circulatory and respiratory systems work hand-in-hand with each other.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The diaphragm expands or contracts to bring air into the lungs, or push air out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    These vessels carry blood to the heart.
    • A. 

      Veins

    • B. 

      Arteries

    • C. 

      Capillaries

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    The overall function of the circulatory system is to provide the body with nutrients and remove solid waste.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    These are components of the circulatory system:
    • A. 

      Left ventricle, lower vena cava, stomach, blood

    • B. 

      Aorta, right atrium, pulmonary vein, blood

    • C. 

      Right ventricle, left ventricle, aorta, esophagus

  • 15. 
    Veins are blue under your skin because the blood is oxygen-rich and returning to the heart.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    This chamber of the heart pumps blood to the lungs to pick up oxygen.
    • A. 

      Left Ventricle

    • B. 

      Left Atrium

    • C. 

      Right Ventricle

    • D. 

      Right Atrium

  • 17. 
    This chamber of the heart receives all of the blood from the body that is oxygen depleted.
    • A. 

      Left Ventricle

    • B. 

      Left Atrium

    • C. 

      Right Ventricle

    • D. 

      Right Atrium

  • 18. 
    The heart pumps blood around the body that carries oxygen and _____________ to feed various parts of the body.
  • 19. 
    The endocrine system includes the following organs:
    • A. 

      Testes and/or Ovaries

    • B. 

      Parathyroids, Pancreas and Thymus glands

    • C. 

      Adrenal glands, Pituitary gland,and Thyroid glands

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    The endocrine system produces hormones that control many body functions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The following organs are part of the excretory system:
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Bladder

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      Heart

    • E. 

      Brain

    • F. 

      Urethra

  • 22. 
    The excretory system's main function is to remove waste from the body and release excess liquids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The brain controls the following functions:
    • A. 

      The heart beating

    • B. 

      Food being digested and processed

    • C. 

      Lungs inhaling and exhaling

    • D. 

      Body movement

    • E. 

      Processing what we see, say, hear, smell and do

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    The nervous system is the main system controlling all others because without the brain, all other system functions will cease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The following organs are components of the nervous system:
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Spinal cord

    • D. 

      Medulla

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 26. 
    The digestive system contains these organs:
    • A. 

      Stomach, teeth, pituitary gland

    • B. 

      Esophagus, stomach, small intestine

    • C. 

      Anus, large intestine, brachial artery

  • 27. 
    The digestive system's main function is to:
    • A. 

      Push waste along and remove it from the body

    • B. 

      Grind up food particles and create a mash that the body can process

    • C. 

      Change food into nutrients that feeds the cells in the body, and eliminate waste

  • 28. 
    What part of the digestive system is labelled 'D'?
    • A. 

      The large intestine

    • B. 

      The small intestine

    • C. 

      The stomach

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 29. 
    This section of the heart pumps oxygenated blood out to all parts of the body:
    • A. 

      #2 - Right Atrium

    • B. 

      #3 - Right Ventricle

    • C. 

      #6 - Left Atrium

    • D. 

      #5 - Left Ventricle

  • 30. 
    The tiniest part of the respiratory system, shown as #11 in the diagram, that brings oxygen to the blood vessels, is called the:
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Bronchi

    • C. 

      Alveoli

    • D. 

      Larynx

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