Homeostasis and Integration Quiz

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Question 1

In response to high levels of ________ in the blood, the skeletal system will build new bone.

a. vitamin D
b. glucose
c. calcium


Question 2

When you drink excess water, the ________ system is involved in sensing solute and water levels in your body.

a. lymphatic
b. nervous
c. urinary


Question 3

The ________ gland detects low calcium levels in the body.

a. parathyroid
b. thyroid
c. pancreas


Question 4

The integumentary system is responsible for ________.

a. rapid breathing that eliminates excess heat
b. the body shivering in extreme cold
c. visible reactions to the cold, like goose bumps


Question 5

The ________ monitors blood glucose levels in the body.

a. parathyroid
b. thyroid
c. pancreas


Question 6

The pancreas monitors ________.

a. low glucose levels in the body
b. both high and low levels of glucose in the blood
c. high levels of glucose in the blood

Question 7

The ________ system is responsible for movement.

a. nervous
b. integumentary
c. muscular


Question 8

Responses to changes in blood calcium levels are controlled by the ________ system.

a. digestive
b. endocrine
c. urinary


Question 9

In advanced animals, homeostasis and ________ are centered in the hypothalamus.

a. alteration
b. temperature control
c. acclimatization


Question 10

Endotherms use their ________ to help maintain body temperature.

a. circulatory system
b. behavior
c. fur


Question 11

A negative feedback loop ________.

a. shifts the direction of a stimulus down
b. changes the direction of a stimulus
c. continues the direction of a stimulus


Question 12

A homeostatic response that changes the direction of a stimulus is a ________.

a. downregulation
b. positive feedback loop
c. negative feedback loop


Question 13

Evaporation is the process of ________.

a. dissipating heat using water on a surface
b. heat transfer between objects through physical contact
c. dissipating heat using air on a surface



Question 14

Homeostatic regulation adjusts ________ within the body.

a. anatomical systems
b. biochemical systems
c. physiological systems



Question 15

Acclimatization occurs when ________.

a. changes are made in one body system to maintain set point in a different body system
b. the set point for multiple body systems are shifted at the same time
c. the set point for a body system is shifted


Question 16

________ utilize internal energy sources to control their body temperature.

a. Endotherms
b. Ectotherms
c. Poikilotherms