Organ Systems Question Preview (ID: 43151)


Your ____________ are responsible for detecting the wonderful smell that makes your mouth water when you enter a bakery.
a) motor neurons
b) interneurons
c) sensory neurons
d) none of the above

The ___________ system is responsible for protection as well as support of the body’s weight.
a) integumentary
b) immune
c) endocrine
d) skeletal

The _________, which regulates and prevents water loss, is the primary organ of the integumentary system.
a) kidneys
b) skin
c) skeleton
d) brain

The endocrine system regulates ________________.
a) involuntary muscle contractions
b) hormone and glandular secretions
c) blood flow
d) voluntary muscle contractions

In the ___________, water is absorbed from digested food and any undigested food to prepare for elimination from your body.
a) small intestine
b) large intestine
c) pancreas
d) stomach

The function of the nervous system is to ________________________.
a) coordinate the body's response to changes in its environment.
b) control growth, development, metabolism and reproduction.
c) bring oxygen, nutrients and hormones to cells.
d) help protect the body from disease.

One organ, the brain, controls the functioning of all other organs and organ systems. This organ is part of the ______ system.
a) circulatory
b) respiratory
c) nervous
d) None of the above

What level of organization is made up of a group of similar cells that perform a specific function?
a) organ
b) organ system
c) tissue
d) organelle

The next digestive system organ in this sequence is: mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, ________.
a) kidneys
b) large intestine
c) liver
d) small intestine

Which organ system breaks down food into the nutrients cells need?
a) digestive
b) excretory
c) reproductive
d) nervous

Which of these organ systems controls and coordinates most body functions?
a) digestive
b) excretory
c) reproductive
d) nervous

Which structure is the simplest level of organization in humans?
a) tissue
b) cell
c) organ system
d) organ

Which organ system in humans makes sperm cells?
a) the female reproductive system
b) the excretory system
c) the male reproductive system
d) the nervous system

What is formed by a group of cell s and tissues that work together to carry out a specific function?
a) organelle
b) organ system
c) organ
d) organism

One organ system includes the kidneys, bladder, and urethra. What is the purpose this system?
a) protect the body from disease
b) produce offspring
c) transport materials to cells
d) remove wastes from the body

Which list below correctly shows the levels of organization in an organism from left to right?
a) cells - tissues - organs - organ systems
b) organ systems - cells - tissues - organs
c) tissues - cells - organ systems - organs
d) organs - tissues - organ systems - cells

Which organ system carries oxygen to the cells of the body?
a) circulatory
b) nervous
c) digestive
d) respiratory

What is the main function of the circulatory system?
a) secrete enzymes
b) digest proteins
c) produce hormones
d) transport materials

Which human body systems are directly involved in reflex actions, such as knee jerk, blinking, and jumping when startled?
a) circulatory and respiratory
b) digestive and excretory
c) nervous and muscular
d) reproductive and skeletal

The endocrine system produces chemicals that affect organ functions. These chemicals are called
a) nutrients
b) hormones
c) microbes
d) waste

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