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1

Which organ of the excretory system stores urine until the body is ready to eliminate it?

Urinary Bladder

2

Under normal conditions, which of the following substances is found in urine?

Urea

3

What function do the kidneys perform?

Remove urea and excess water

4

The endocrine system acts on the body through chemical products called

Hormones

5

A change or signal in the environment that can make an organism react is called an

Stimulus

6

What part of a neuron carries nerve impulses away from the cell body

Axon

7

A motor neuron sends an impulse to

A muscle or gland

8

A cell that carries information through your nervous system is a

Neuron

9

The thick column of nerve tissue that links the brain to most of the nerves in the peripheral nervous system is

Spinal cord

10

An automatic response is of the body that occurs very rapidly and without conscious control is called a

Reflex

11

The chemical product of an endocrine gland is called a

Hormone

12

Gassed pass in and out of a plant through the

Leaves

13

What part of a plant carries substances between the roots and the leaves

Stem

14

What is NOT a root function in a plant

Does not produce food.

15

A flowers female reproductive parts are called

Pistils

16

Which of these is NOT a function of the cardiovascular system?

Controlling many body processes by means of chemicals

17

What is the main function of the excretory system?

To collect and remove wastes from the body

18

The process by which an organisms internal environment is kept stable in spite of changes in the external environment is called

Homeostasis

19

What structure directs the activities of a cell?

Nucleus

20

Messages are carried back and forth between the brain and other parts of the body by

Nervous tissu

21

Which organ system makes blood cells

Skeletal tissue

22

Which of the following is NOT a function of the skeleton?

Obtaining oxygen

23

Much of a newborn baby's skeleton is made of

Cartilage

24

What kind of motion is possible with a hinge joint?

Backward or forward

25

Which type of muscle is found only in the heart

Cardiac muscle

26

Which of the following is in the correct order from smallest to largest

Cells, tissues, organs, organ systems

27

Skeletal muscles must work in pairs because

Muscle cells an only contract

28

How does the skin protect the body from disease

By keeping disease-causing microorganisms from entering the body

29

Which of the following if the smallest level of organization in the body

Cells

30

The bones that form the backbone are called

Vertebrae