Body Balance - Diagnostic Test

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How do you think your body gets to balance on your two legs without falling down? The ears and hands enable body balance. Take up the quiz on the diagnostic tests on body balance and find out more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Explain why when Cathy took antibiotics for the flu, she did not get better.
  • 2. 
    Harmful microscopic organisms are commonly referred to as...
    • A. 

      Imunigens

    • B. 

      Antibodies

    • C. 

      Pathogen

    • D. 

      Microbes

  • 3. 
    The interface between the endrocrine system and the nervous system is known as the hypothalamus
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Cath's brother John hid under the couch and grabbed her legs when she sat down. She accidentally kick him in the face. This is known as a...
    • A. 

      Negative feedback loop

    • B. 

      Reflex action

    • C. 

      Immune response

    • D. 

      Reflex feedback loop

  • 5. 
    A _________ neuron cell detects external stimuli and sends the message to the brain.
  • 6. 
    Antibiotics are lease effective against
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Virus

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      All options shown

  • 7. 
    John ate a chocolate hot cross bun and tested his blood sugar levels five minutes later. He waited another half an hour and tested his sugar level again. It had dropped. What hormone is responsible for the drop in glucose (blood sugar level)?
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Glucagon

    • C. 

      Insulin

    • D. 

      Glycogen

  • 8. 
    Microbes are found within our body
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Miss Theobald heard a sound that frightened her. She recorded the reflex pathway that followedSensory nerve receives -> sensory nerve sends -> brain receives -> brain sends -> motor neuron receives -> muscles receive -> motor neuron sends -> muscles cause movementMiss Theobald recorded it incorrectly!! Which two actions need to be swapped?
    • A. 

      Brain receives, brain sends

    • B. 

      Muscles receive, motor neuron sends

    • C. 

      Brain receives, sensory nerve receives

    • D. 

      Muscles receive, muscles cause movement

  • 10. 
    The pituitary gland controls the hypothalamus 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Drugs that effect the nervous system typically do not have any impact on our body's neurotransmitters
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What are the three main regions of the brain?
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus, Cerebellum, Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Brain stem, Hypothalamus, Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Brain stem, Hypothalamus, Cerebrum

    • D. 

      Brain stem, Cerebellum, Cerebrum

  • 13. 
    Good personal hygiene is an excellent way of protecting ourselves from harmful microbes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When drink my milkshake, what is it that tells me it is strawberry flavoured? Pick the most correct answer
    • A. 

      Taste buds

    • B. 

      Sensory neuron and motor neuron

    • C. 

      Taste buds and sensory neuron

    • D. 

      Sensory neuron and brain

    • E. 

      Taste buds, sensory neuron, brain

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    When we exercise, our bodies kick in a negative feedback loop to regulate our body temperature.Given the definition you know that describes a negative feedback loop, which of the following best describes what is happening to our body in terms of a negative feedback loop?
    • A. 

      Cellular respiration increases, temperature increases

    • B. 

      Temperature increases, sweat production increases

    • C. 

      Cellular respiration increases, sweat production decreases

    • D. 

      Temperature increases, cellular respiration increases

  • 16. 
    How many main glands are there in the endocrine system?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      7

  • 17. 
    The only difference between a sensory neuron and a motor neuron is the direction the signal travels
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    DN is a disease that can be described as a condition where the person suffering from it knows what is going on around them, but cannot act in response. If this is the case, what type of neuron (sensory or motor) is damaged by DN?
  • 19. 
    The fatty shield that protects the axon in a neuron is known as the ______?
  • 20. 
    Bacteria can be harmful
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Hormone responses cannot be influenced by a message received by the nervous system
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A hormone is activated by
    • A. 

      Lock and key mechanisms

    • B. 

      Target cells

    • C. 

      Endocrine glands

  • 23. 
    Which gland is predominantly used by the body during "fight or flight"?
    • A. 

      Pituitary

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Thyroid

    • D. 

      Adrenal

  • 24. 
    All microbes are harmful
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    All pathogens are harmful?
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

    • C. 

      Partially true

    • D. 

      Option 4

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