Homeostasis Quiz

controlling body temperature specifically for OCR B1

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  • Created by: Emma
  • Created on: 27-03-11 16:37
What devices are there, to measure body tempraterature?
heat-sensitive *****, clinical thermometer,digital recording probe & hospitals use thermal imaging
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What temperature do enzymes in the body work best?
37 degrees Celsius
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Body temperature is controlled by what?
The thermo-regulatory centre in the brain
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The body works to maintain steady levels of three essential things. What are they?
temperature, water & carbon dioxide
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How does the body lose heat?
Through sweating and blood flowing nearer to the surface of the skin
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The body gains or keeps heat by:
Exercising , shivering, releasing energy from food & reducing blood flow near the skin
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What are the dangers of extremely low body temperatures to humans?
Can cause hypothermia, which causes unconsciousness & sometimes death
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What are the dangers of extremely high body temperatures to a human?
Too much water can be lost through sweating causing dehydration, which may lead to heat stroke & even death
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What is homeostasis?
Maintenance of constant internal conditions
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Where can body temprature readings be taken from?
eyes, ears, mouth, nose or throat
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What temperature do enzymes in the body work best?

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Body temperature is controlled by what?

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The body works to maintain steady levels of three essential things. What are they?

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How does the body lose heat?

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Zoeeee

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Thanks Emma, your Questions helped me remember the things that I had learnt in class. Its a shame there are only ten questions. Thanks again. :) 

Stormy Music

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Good quiz, but I'm not sure if the last question is correct:

Where can body temprature readings be taken from?

The correct answer is: eyes, ears, mouth, nose or throat

How can you take temparature from your eyes? Personally I would think a combination of the last two answers .

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