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5 Matching questions

  1. Effector neurons
  2. Hypothalamus
  3. Countercurrent exchange
  4. Dendrites
  5. Xerophytes
  1. a Plants with characteristics that enable resistance to drought and life in very arid areas.
  2. b Region of the brain responsible for essential fuctions associated with the autonomic nervous system.
  3. c Arrangement of vascular tissues that enable heat to be transferred from a vessel carrying fluid from the core to an extremity, to a vessel carrying fluid from an extremity to the core.
  4. d Neurons which transmit information from the central nervous system to muscle cells or glands. Also called motor neurons.
  5. e Branched extensions of nervve cells that transmit impulses to that cell.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Endocrine attached to the hypothalamus. Influences the production of thyroxine by the thyroid gland.
  2. The maintentance of a relatively stable internal environment.
  3. Features that assist an organism to survive in a particular habitat.
  4. Extent of variation in an environmental factor within which a species can survive.
  5. Organism that is able to maintain an internal body temperature within a narrow range. Endothermic.

5 True/False questions

  1. EctothermicOrganism whose body temperature fluctuates with its surroundings.

          

  2. NeuronsIn animals, chemicals produced in endocrine glands that are released into and transported via that bloodstream to other parts of the body where they act.

          

  3. OsmosisIn animals, chemicals produced in endocrine glands that are released into and transported via that bloodstream to other parts of the body where they act.

          

  4. CuticleCompound that when added to a fluid loewrs the freezing point of the fluid.

          

  5. Endocrine systemSytstem of ductuless glands that produce hormones which are released directly into the bloodstream.

          

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