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Which body system converts food into simpler substances for the body to absorb as nutrients?
a) Digestive system
b) Excretory system
c) Circulatory system
d) Muscular system

Which body system is responsible for exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the body and the atmosphere?
a) Nervous system
b) Excretory system
c) Circulatory system
d) Respiratory system

Which of the following body systems protects the body from the external environment?
a) Integumentary system
b) Reproductive system
c) Nervous system
d) Endocrine system

The main function of which of these body systems is to create the movement a swimmer needs to swim across a swimming pool?
a) Digestive system
b) Excretory system
c) Circulatory system
d) Muscular system

The main function of the skeletal system is to -
a) pump oxygen and nutrients through the blood to every part of the body.
b) exchange gases, mainly carbon dioxide and oxygen, between the atmosphere and the blood.
c) support and protect organs such as the brain, lungs, and heart, and for muscle attachment.
d) send signals in the form of hormones to the body to control growth, reproduction, and metabolism.

The main function of the circulatory system is to -
a) support and protect delicate organs such as the brain, lungs, and heart
b) protect the body against invading organisms and infectious diseases
c) pump oxygen and nutrients through the blood to every part of the body
d) coordinate all actions and reactions of the body using electrical signals

The main function of the nervous system is to -
a) convert food into simpler substances for the body to absorb as nutrients.
b) synthesize vitamin D for use throughout the body.
c) pump oxygen and nutrients through the blood to every part of the body.
d) coordinate all actions and reactions of the body using electrical signals.

Which body system is responsible for the movement of the body, as well as the movement of internal organs?
a) Skeletal system
b) Digestive system
c) Muscular system
d) Integumentary system

The main function of the circulatory system is to -
a) convert food into simpler substances for the body to absorb as nutrients.
b) xchange gases, mostly carbon dioxide and oxygen, between the body and the atmosphere.
c) send signals in the form of hormones to the body to control growth, reproduction, and metabolism.
d) transport blood through the body to supply cells with oxygen and nutrients.

Which body system provides a structural support for the body and its muscles?
a) Skeletal system
b) Digestive system
c) Muscular system
d) Integumentary system

The main function of the respiratory system is to—
a) rapidly communicate specific information using electrical impulses.
b) exchange gases, mostly carbon dioxide and oxygen, between the body and the atmosphere.
c) send signals in the form of hormones to the body to control growth, reproduction, and metabolism.
d) filter body fluids to remove waste products from the bloodstream.

The body system, which filters water and wastes from the blood, is which system?
a) Excretory system
b) Endocrine system
c) Immune system
d) Integumentary system

The digestive system’s main function is to -
a) protect the body against infectious diseases.
b) support and protect the body’s organs.
c) store nutrients until they are absorbed into the bones.
d) break down food to be absorbed in the bloodstream.

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