Bio Quiz--nervous And Endocrine Systems

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  • 1. 
    The large gland in your neck that control your metabolism (as well as your calcium levels) is called the 
    • A. 

      Pituitary

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      CNS

  • 2. 
    A cell in the nervous system that transmits electrical / chemical signals is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Axon

    • B. 

      Dendrite

    • C. 

      Neuron

    • D. 

      Cell body

    • E. 

      Peripheral nerve

    • F. 

      Ganglion

  • 3. 
    This organ could be considered the gateway between the nervous and endocrine systems because it can send and receive nerve signals as well and chemical signals
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Pituitary gland

    • C. 

      Brain

    • D. 

      Spinal cord

    • E. 

      Pancreas

    • F. 

      Neuron

  • 4. 
    A problem with this gland can lead to a disease of uncontrolled blood sugar called diabetes.  
    • A. 

      Thyroid

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Ganglion

    • D. 

      Dendrite

    • E. 

      Liver

    • F. 

      Glucose

    • G. 

      Insulin

  • 5. 
    This organ can direct a reflex (like moving your limbs) without direction from your brain in circumstances where you might need an especially quick response
    • A. 

      Adrenal gland

    • B. 

      Peripheral nerve

    • C. 

      Motor nerve

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus

    • E. 

      Spinal cord

  • 6. 
    Adrenaline (also known as epinephrine) is a chemical signal released by a specialized gland in your body that causes a number of different organs to respond.  Chemicals that control a response in your body like this are called
    • A. 

      Hormones

    • B. 

      Neurons

    • C. 

      Fight or flight

    • D. 

      Secretions

    • E. 

      Axons

    • F. 

      Sensors

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