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HUMAN BIOLOGY SECTION EXAM PREP GUIDE BIOL 164, Winter 2012, Section Exam 2 : Ch. 4 (Body Organization, Homeostasis, and the Integumentary System), Ch. 5 (The Skeletal System), and Ch. 15 (The Digestive System) KEY TO MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS – The correct answers are highlighted in yellow. CHAPTER 4 1. A group of similar cells that work together for a common function is called a(n) a. organism b. organ c. organ system d. molecule e. tissue 2. Which of the following is NOT one of the four general types of tissue? a. connective b. epithelial c. muscle d. osseous e. nervous 3. Which tissue is responsible for rapid communication and control due to its ability to conduct electrical impulses? a. muscle b. connective c. nervous d. epithelial e. osseous 4. Glands are made up of which of the following types of tissue? a. nervous b. muscle c. osseous d. connective e. epithelial 5. Which of the following types of tissue protects and supports (both physically and physiologically) organs, and contains a nonliving extracellular matrix? a. connective b. epithelial c. nervous d. muscle 6. Which organ system helps regulate body temperature and protects underlying tissues from abrasion and dehydration? a. urinary b. respiratory c. skeletal d. reproductive e. integumentary 7. When an organism loses control of its ability to maintain overall homeostasis it will soon be _____. a. diseased or dead b. dormant c. hibernating d. shivering 8. What are the major organ systems of the body that control homeostasis? a. respiratory and digestive b. skeletal and muscular c. urinary and reproductive d. nervous and endocrine 9. Which of the following is NOT part of a control system? a. control center b. factor c. receptor d. effector 10. In a negative feedback mechanism, when blood pressure increases, the body will respond by causing a number of changes which tend to a. lower blood pressure. b. raise blood pressure further. 11. The only function of our skin is that it protects us. a. true b. false 12. Someone who lost a large amount of skin due to a severe injury or burn would be at risk of which of the following? a. dehydration
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course BIOL 164 taught by Professor Tonychennault during the Winter '12 term at Clark College.

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