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Trivia Quiz - Human Body Systems & Functions


This is about all the human body systems which include the endocrine system, the immune System, and the nervous system.

Quiz Number: 867
Date Submitted: February 15, 2007
Quiz Categories: Science & Nature
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: BubblyJolie
Average Score: 64.1 percent
Times Taken: 425 times
Taken by Registered Users: 44

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1. What is the purpose of the endocrine system?
  A.   eliminates waste from the body
  B.   regulates the rate of metabolism
  C.   secretes chemical messengers called hormones
  D.   regulates muscle contraction and relaxation

2. What is the purpose of the thyroid gland?
  A.   mantains tempature in body
  B.   regulates the rate of metabolism
  C.   makes proteins
  D.   collects viruses and bacteria

3. What is the purpose of the immune system?
  A.   protects the body from infection by identifying and killing pathogens
  B.   regulates the rate of metabolism
  C.   regulates sleep cycles
  D.   makes proteins

4. What is the function of bone marrow?
  A.   makes proteins
  B.   make chemicals
  C.   makes digestive juices
  D.   makes new blood cells

5. What is the function of the spleen?
  A.   makes new blood cells
  B.   destroys old blood cells
  C.   hold a reservoir of blood
  D.   b and c

6. What is the function of the adrenal gland?
  A.   makes blood
  B.   makes hormones
  C.   makes proteins
  D.   makes sepalitisous

7. What is the function of the parathyroid gland?
  A.   regulates temperature
  B.   regulates calcium levels
  C.   regulates blood
  D.   regulates the rate of metaboli

8. What is the function of the brain?
  A.   brings calcium into your body
  B.   brings oxygen into your body
  C.   circulates blood
  D.   gives messages to all the nerves in your body and tell them what to do

9. What is the function of the spinal cord?
  A.   pathway for nerves to get to the brain
  B.   makes calcium
  C.   makes blood
  D.   supports the body

10. What does the autonomic system do?
  A.   moves glands
  B.   controls smooth muscle
  C.   regulates breathing
  D.   a and b


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