Warm Up Quiz #6
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by Brooke Passmore
| 20 Questions
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What does your body use to send signals back and forth from your brain to other parts of your body?
A. Messengers
B. Bones
C. Nerves
D. Neurons
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5
Messages are carried back and forth between the brain and other parts of the body by
A. respiratory tissue​
B. nervous tissue​
C. the circulatory system​
D. digestive tissue
3
5
A tendon is a
A. type of involuntary muscle.​
B. type of voluntary muscle.​
C. strong connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone.​
D. contraction of a muscle that makes it shorter and thicker.
4
5
The brain is composed of many cells and different tissues. At what level of organization is the brain?
A. Cell
B. Tissue
C. Organ
D. Organ System
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5
The part of the nervous system that contains your brain and spinal cord is called the​
A. peripheral nervous system
B. brain stem​
C. central nervous system​
D. somatic nervous system
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5
The thick column of nerve tissue that links the brain to most of the nerves in the peripheral nervous system is the​
A. Brain
B. Spinal cord
C. Cerebellum
D. Cornea
7
5
A change or signal in the environment that can make an organism react is called a(an)​

A. Stimulus
B. Reaction
C. Impulse
D. Response
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5
Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart are called​ 
A. Veins
B. Arteries
C. Capillaries
D. Lymphatic Vessels
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5
What is the main function of the circulatory system?​
A. To control and coordinate all the functions of the body​
B. To circulate nutrients, gases and waste around the body​     
C. To circulate nutrients in the digestive system ​
D. To move gages into and out of the lungs
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5
Which of these is NOT a function of the cardiovascular system?​
A. transporting cells that attack disease-causing microorganisms ​
B. carrying oxygen, glucose, and other needed materials to cells
C. carrying waste products away from cells
D. controlling many body processes by means of chemicals
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5
If a person’s blood lacked platelets, what process could not take place?​
A. carrying oxygen to cells
B. carrying glucose to cells
C. clotting of blood
D. transfusing of blood​
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5
What happens to blood in the lungs?​
A. Oxygen and carbon dioxide enter the blood
B. Oxygen enters the blood and carbon dioxide leaves the blood​
C. Carbon dioxide enters the blood and oxygen leaves the blood​
D. Oxygen and carbon dioxide leave the blood
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5
Blood that leaves the LEFT side of the heard is pumped to:​
A. the body
B. the lungs
C. the right side of the heart
D. none of the above
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5
What branch of the nervous system receives information from the environment and relays commands to parts of the body?​
A. central nervous system​
B. autonomic nervous system​
C. somatic nervous system​
D. peripheral nervous system 
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5
When the nervous system makes you feel hungry or thirsty, what body process is it helping to carry out?​
A. delivering oxygen to cells
B. maintaining homeostasis
C. moving the body ​
D. supporting the body
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5
The somatic nervous system works with the skeletal system because​
A. it controls automatic responses​
B. it is in charge of bones​
C. it contains muscles​
D. it controls voluntary movements
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5
Which two systems work together to enable you to bend your arm?​
A. Muscular and skeletal ​
B. Lymphatic and endocrine​
C. Circulatory and respiratory​
D. Integumentary and immune 
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5
Which part of your nervous system is responsible for balance and coordination?​
A. Spinal cord​
B. Brain stem​
C. Cerebrum​
D. Cerebellum
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5
Skeletal muscles must work in pairs because​
A. muscle cells can only contract​
B. muscle cells can only extend​
C. it takes two muscles to move a bone in one direction. ​
D. when muscles work in pairs, they tire less quickly. 
20
5
The muscles that you use to lift a book are ​
A. cardiac muscles. ​
B. involuntary muscles.
C. smooth muscles. ​
D. skeletal muscles. 
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