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B10 CS The human nervous system

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  • Q1

    What does homeostasis mean?

    Keeping internal conditions in the body the same

    Keeping external conditions of the body the same

    30s
  • Q2

    What things are regulated by homeostasis?

    movement, brain activity

    body temperature, control of blood glucose levels, water levels

    30s
  • Q3

    Homeostasis consists of sensing changes and responding to them using the nervous and hormonal systems.

    true
    false
    True or False
    30s
  • Q4

    What is a stimulus?

    A change in the environment

    A respond to the environment

    30s
  • Q5

    What is an effector?

    a cell which detects changes in the internal/external environment

    a muscle/gland which brings about a response to the stimulus it has received

    a muscle/gland which brings about a response to the stimulus it has received

    30s
  • Q6

    What is a receptor?

    a cell which detects changes in the internal/external environment

    a muscle/gland which brings about a response to the stimulus it has received

    30s
  • Q7

    what are the receptors in our sense organs sensitive to?

    receptors in eyes to light, receptors in ears to sound, receptors in tongue to chemicals in food, receptors in nose to chemicals in the air, receptors in the skin to pressure, touch and temperature.

    receptors in eyes to sound, receptors in ears to light, receptors in tongue to chemicals in food, receptors in nose to chemicals in the air, receptors in the skin to pressure, touch and temperature.

    30s
  • Q8

    how do electrical impulses travel from one place of the body to another?

    along neurones which make up nerves

    along nerves which make up neurones

    30s
  • Q9

    what is the peripheral nervous system?

    the nerves which branch out of the spinal cord

    the nerves which branch out of the spinal cord

    the brain and the spinal cord

    30s
  • Q10

    what is the central nervous system?

    the nerves which branch out of the spinal cord

    the brain and the spinal cord

    30s
  • Q11

    which neurone takes electrical impulses from the CNS to the effector?

    motor neurone

    relay neurone

    sensory neurone

    motor neurone

    30s
  • Q12

    which neurone takes electrical impulses from the receptor to the CNS?

    motor neurone

    sensory neurone

    relay neurone

    30s
  • Q13

    which neurone takes electrical impulses around inside the CNS?

    relay neurone

    sensory neurone

    motor neurone

    relay neurone

    30s
  • Q14

    what do effectors do?

    glands contract / muscles secrete hormones to bring about a response

    muscles contract / glands secrete hormones to bring about a response

    30s
  • Q15

    what are some adaptations of neurones?

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    they have long axons along which electrical impulses travel, myelinated sheath to insulate and increase the speed of which electrical impulses travel, branched dendrites to make connections with other neurones

    long and thin

    30s

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