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5 Matching questions

  1. Adaptations
  2. Pituitary
  3. Antidiuretic hormone
  4. Central nervous system
  5. Affector neurons
  1. a Neurons that transmit information about changes in external or internal conditions to the central nervous system. Also called sensory neurons.
  2. b Homrone which increases reabsorption of water into the blood from the distal tubules and collecting ducts of nephrons in the kidney.
  3. c The part of the nervous system that is comprised of the brain and spinal cord.
  4. d Endocrine attached to the hypothalamus. Influences the production of thyroxine by the thyroid gland.
  5. e Features that assist an organism to survive in a particular habitat.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Excretory organs involved in osmoregulation.
  2. Waxy outer layer on a leaf.
  3. Neurons which transmit information from the central nervous system to muscle cells or glands. Also called motor neurons.
  4. Part of the neuron that contains the nucleus. Also called the soma.
  5. Extent of variation in an environmental factor within which a species can survive.

5 True/False questions

  1. Countercurrent exchangeArrangement 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.


  2. HormonesIn 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. TranspirationFeatures that assist an organism to survive in a particular habitat.


  4. DendritesBranched extensions of nervve cells that transmit impulses to that cell.


  5. XerophytesPlants with characteristics that enable resistance to drought and life in very arid areas.


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