GCSE AQA Biology Test: Homeostasis! Trivia Quiz

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What do you know about homeostasis? Do you think you could pass a Homeostasis trivia quiz? Take 'The GCSE AQA Biology Test' to prove your knowledge. Homeostasis is an automatic process by which an individual tends to maintain stability while adjusting to the environment that keeps them alive. The homeostasis state will endure while there are constant changes in the outside world. Unsuccessful homeostasis results in the organism's death, while successful homeostasis results in survival. Take this quiz and put your knowledge of homeostasis to the test. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 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. 
    Which of the following is an example of a receptor?
    • A. 

      Muscle

    • B. 

      Enzymes

    • C. 

      Cutaneous receptors

    • D. 

      Tendons

  • 3. 
    Which of the following factor can have a drastic effect on homeostasis? 
    • A. 

      Physical condition of the body

    • B. 

      Medications administered.

    • C. 

      Diet

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What part of the brain monitors water, temperature and carbon dioxide levels in the blood?
  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    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

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ is where blood is pumped through a machine to be cleaned.
  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    What artery does blood enter the kidney by?
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