Biology quiz - the body 1

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Question 1

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What is the function of the oesophagus?
Answer
  • carries food to the stomach
  • stops food getting into the lungs when you swallow

Question 2

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How is the alveoli adapted for gas exchange?
Answer
  • It has fix walls so it doesn't lose its shape, it is protected.
  • It has a large surface area and short diffusion distances between the air and the blood.

Question 3

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During inhalation: the diaphragm muscles relax and the internal intercostal muscles contract
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 4

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What is Vitamin A's role in the body?
Answer
  • sticks together cells lining surfaces in the body, eg. mouth
  • makes chemicals in retina, protects surface of eye and connective tissue

Question 5

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Where is lipase found in the body?
Answer
  • Pancreas
  • Stomach

Question 6

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The blood has four main components: white blood cells, red blood cells, capillaries, plasma
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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Systemic circulation is when:
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  • The heart pumps blood to the lungs to pick up oxygen
  • The oxygenation blood flows to the heart and is then pumped around the body

Question 8

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What is the role of plasma?
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  • Helps clot the blood
  • Transports dissolved food molecules, carbon dioxide, urea and all the blood cells

Question 9

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Sensory neurons carry information from sense organs to the central nervous system (CNS)
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 10

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Which is the correct series of events?
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  • stimulus ----> receptor ----> coordination -----> effector -----> response
  • stimulus -----> effector -----> coordination -----> response