What Is An Organ System In Biology?

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What Is An Organ System In Biology?

A quiz designed to test the knowledge of students who have done some learning for NZQA Unit Standard. Demonstrate knowledge of the characteristics of living things, organs, and organ systems


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
                The function of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM is to....
    • A. 

      Break down our food so that we can absorb (take in) the nutrients

    • B. 

      Get oxygen into the blood

    • C. 

      Get blood to and from the cells of our body

  • 2. 
                                     The function of the CIRCULATORY SYSTEM is to.... [pick the best answer]
    • A. 

      Deliver nutrients and oxygen to cells by circulating blood around the lungs

    • B. 

      Circulate blood around the entire body; delivering nutrients and oxygen AND carrying away waste products

    • C. 

      Circulate blood around our legs

  • 3. 
    The function of the GAS EXCHANGE SYSTEM is to ...
    • A. 

      Ensure excess gas leaves the intestine

    • B. 

      Remove waste products from everywhere in your body

    • C. 

      Maintain the sugar level in your blood

    • D. 

      Get oxygen into the blood for our cells, and carbon dioxide out of the blood

  • 4. 
    The function of something is its....
    • A. 

      Location (place)

    • B. 

      Gas exchange

    • C. 

      Job or purpose; what it is for

    • D. 

      Top

  • 5. 
    Some organs or body parts are involved in more than one  ORGAN SYSTEM. Which of the following are involved in BOTH the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM and the GAS EXCHANGE SYSTEM?
    • A. 

      The mouth and the trachea

    • B. 

      Just the mouth

    • C. 

      The mouth and the oesophagus

    • D. 

      Just the trachea

  • 6. 
    I am an organ system.Food enters me at the mouth and is chewed by the teeth; in the stomach acid breaks down the food further; many more organs process the food ensuring that nutrients from it are passed into the blood. I am the ___________ ____________
  • 7. 
    I am an organ system.Smoking can damage my delicate balloon-like alveoli (air sacs),filling them with tar.The less alveoli are working, the less air I can take in. The less air I can take in, the less oxygen gets to the blood for use by the cells of the body.I am the ____________ _____________ _____________
  • 8. 
    The ORGAN that pumps the blood around the body in the circulatory system is the ____________
  • 9. 
    In the GAS EXCHANGE SYSTEM:The large tubes that go from the trachea to the lungs are called the ...
    • A. 

      Bronchos

    • B. 

      Bronchoes

    • C. 

      Bronchimoles

    • D. 

      Bronchioles

    • E. 

      Branches

  • 10. 
    In the CIRCULATORY SYSTEM:The blood goes from the heart ....
    • A. 

      Into the body

    • B. 

      Into the body and back to the heart

    • C. 

      Just into the lungs

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