Homeostasis Quiz: Human Body System Questions

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Homeostasis Quiz: Human Body System Questions

Homeostasis quiz: Human body system questions. Homeostasis is basically the body’s ability to maintain its internal processes taking into account what is happening in the environment that a living thing exists. The main mechanisms of homeostasis are body temperature, body fluid composition, blood sugar, gas concentrations, and blood pressure. Learn more about this by taking the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If the environment gets cold, we will often shiver in order to:
    • A. 

      Lower the body temperature

    • B. 

      Get frost bite

    • C. 

      Increase body temperature

  • 2. 
     The maintenance of an organism’s internal environment is called
    • A. 

      Homeostasis

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Cell transport

  • 3. 
    Find all the words that could describe homeostasis (click all that apply)
    • A. 

      Stable

    • B. 

      Balance

    • C. 

      Equal

    • D. 

      Over

  • 4. 
    Homeostasis in the human body is often maintained by a:
    • A. 

      Negative feed back loop

    • B. 

      Positive feed back loop

    • C. 

      Brain loop

  • 5. 
    The "cause" for something to happen is the
    • A. 

      Stimulus

    • B. 

      Response

    • C. 

      Effect

  • 6. 
    What is the evaporation of a liquid to cool the body?
    • A. 

      Sweating

    • B. 

      Shivering

    • C. 

      Breathing

  • 7. 
    Homeostasis is maintaining a stable external environment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Find all the examples of the body showing homeostasis. (click all that apply)
    • A. 

      Maintaining the body temperature of 98.6

    • B. 

      Body regulating sugar in the body

    • C. 

      Thinking

    • D. 

      The body making you thirsty when you are dehydrated

  • 9. 
    Temperature, exercise, hydration, sugar levels, nourishment, and diseases all affect homeostasis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What happens to your body and homeostasis when you work out? Click all that are true
    • A. 

      Muscles need more oxygen, so your heart beats faster increasing his heart rate, which pumps more blood, and then the blood delivers oxygen to the organs

    • B. 

      You start to shiver to warm the body up

    • C. 

      You start to sweat to cool the body down

    • D. 

      The muscles get pumped from you pumping iron

  • 11. 
    What describes a lack of water in the blood?
    • A. 

      Dehydration

    • B. 

      Hydration

    • C. 

      Nutrition

  • 12. 
    Diabetes is a disease where sufferers cannot control their blood glucose levels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Most bacteria that cause sickness in humans grow best at 98.6oF. Sometimes a fever is the body's response to the bacteria. What is the reason for developing a fever?
    • A. 

      The increase the temperature of the body to kill the bacteria

    • B. 

      To lower the temperature of the body to kill the bacteria

    • C. 

      To make you feel miserable

  • 14. 
    Balanced internal conditions inside the body is called ____________. 
  • 15. 
    Maintaining homestasis is the difference between .... click all that apply
    • A. 

      Life

    • B. 

      Death

    • C. 

      Cell transport

    • D. 

      Diffusion