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What is the correct order of organization in the human body, from SMALLEST to LARGEST?
a) Cell, tissue, organ, organ system, organism
b) Organism, organ system, organ, tissue, cell
c) Organ system, organism, tissue, organ, cell
d) Cell, organ, tissue, organism, organ system

The skeletal system gives us shape and support and helps protect our internal organs. What is one other important function of the skeletal system?
a) To transport materials around the body.
b) To obtain nutrients from our food.
c) To produce blood cells.
d) To exchange carbon dioxide and oxygen.

Tendons are strong white bands of tissue that connect what two body parts?
a) Muscles and muscles
b) Bones and bones
c) Bones and ligaments
d) Muscles and bone

What is the correct path of air through the respiratory system?
a) Nose, pharynx, trachea, bronchial tubes, lungs
b) Nose, trachea, pharynx, lungs, bronchial tubes
c) Nose, bronchial tubes, lungs, trachea, pharynx
d) Nose, lungs, trachea, pharynx, bronchial tubes

Which part of the digestive system is correctly paired with its function?
a) Stomach - releases bile
b) Large intestines - absorb water
c) Liver - mechanical digestion
d) Esophagus - prepares waste for elimination

Why is the left ventricle the most muscular chamber of the heart?
a) It receives blood from the entire body.
b) It pumps faster than the rest of the heart.
c) It pumps blood out to the lungs.
d) It must pump blood out to the entire body.

Why does your pulse rate increase when you are exercising?
a) Your heart is trying to pump more calcium to your bones.
b) Your immune system needs to reach your legs faster to repair damage.
c) Your heart is trying to pump more oxygen to your muscles for energy.
d) Your capillaries can close up during exercise unless blood pumps quickly.

Which type of muscle makes up your digestive system?
a) Smooth muscle
b) Cardiac muscle
c) Skeletal muscle
d) Voluntary muscle

What is the main function of the nervous system?
a) To transport needed materials around your body.
b) To receive information from inside and outside the body and direct your body's response.
c) To produce hormones which help control your mood and behavior.
d) To give your body shape and support.

What is one example of your body maintaining homeostasis?
a) Growing taller from infancy to adulthood.
b) Jerking your hand back after touching a hot stovetop.
c) Keeping the same body temperature regardless of outside temperatures.
d) Gaining muscle mass after workouts at the gym.

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