Quiz: Homeostatic Mechanisms Questions!

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Quiz: Homeostatic Mechanisms Questions!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Homeostasis is also termed a dynamic equilibrium because
    • A. 

      The body maintains an internal balance, within fluctuating limits

    • B. 

      In homeostasis parts of the system change but the overall system stays constant

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    How would the body respond to an increased environmental temperature?
    • A. 

      Hairs on body erect

    • B. 

      Sweating

    • C. 

      Shivering

    • D. 

      Dilation of blood vessels

    • E. 

      Only A and D are correct

  • 3. 
    What component of all homeostatic control systems relays the information back to the appropriate regulator?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Sensor

    • C. 

      Regulator

    • D. 

      Coordinating center

  • 4. 
    Osmoreceptors detect changes in
    • A. 

      Blood pressure

    • B. 

      Osmotic pressure

    • C. 

      Blood viscosity

  • 5. 
    PH balance is maintained by:
    • A. 

      Kidneys

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 6. 
    Which hormone regulate the amount of glucose in the blood?
    • A. 

      Pepsin

    • B. 

      Trypsin

    • C. 

      Insulin

    • D. 

      Glycine

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