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2. What is the suprachiasmatic nucleus?

  • The master clock, part of the hypothalamus
  • The master clock, part of the pituitary gland
  • The master clock, part of the cerebellum
  • The master clock, part of the cerebrum

3. Which two parts of the brain link the nervous system to maintain homeostasis?

  • The Hypothalamus and Cerebrum
  • The Cerebellum and Cerebrum
  • The Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland
  • The Cerebellum and Pituitary Gland

4. How do clock genes switch off transcription?

  • Trigger negative feedback response
  • Accumulate in suprachiasmatic nucleus neurones.
  • Stop in light
  • Cause the release of an inhibitor

5. What is an exogenous biological rhythm?

  • Generated by the external environment, requires a pacemaker
  • Generated by the internal environment, requires a pacemaker
  • Generated by the external environment
  • Generated by the internal environment

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