5 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- The part of the peripheral nervous system that controls the glands and the muscles of the internal organs (such as the heart). Its sympathetic division arouses; its parasympathetic division calms.
- a pair of endocrine glands just above the kidneys. the adrenals secrete the hormones epinephrine (adrenaline) and norepinephrine (noradrenaline), which help to arouse the body in times of stress.
- the endocrine system's most influential gland. Under the influence of the hypothalamus, the pituitary regulates growth and controls other endocrine glands
- the division of the peripheral nervous system that controls the body's skeletal muscles. Also called the skeletal nervous system
4 True/False questions
sympathetic nervous system → the division of the autonomic nervous system that arouses the body, mobilizing its energy in stressful situations
peripheral nervous system (PNS) → the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervous system to the rest of the body.
hormones → a simple, automatic, inborn response to a sensory stimulus, such as the knee-jerk response
central nervous system (CNS) → the body system composed of the brain and the spinal cord