B1 - Understanding Organisms Revision

1. What is the name of the gland in the brain that detects when the blood is too hot or too cold?

  • Hypothalamus
  • Haemoglobin
  • Homeostasis
  • Hypothermia
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2. Which of the following is NOT an example of how the body tries to gain or keep heat?

  • Releasing energy from food (respiration)
  • Reduced sweating
  • More blood flow to the surface of the skin
  • Shivering

3. What is the central nervous system made up of?

  • The spinal cord and nerves to and from it
  • The brain and spinal cord
  • The brain, spinal cord and nerves to and from them
  • The brain and nerves to and from it

4. What are proteins made up of?

  • Amino acids
  • Simple sugars
  • Glycerol
  • Adipose tissue

5. What is the final stage in a spinal reflex?

  • Response
  • Stimulus
  • Effector
  • Receptor


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