Maintaining stable body conditions test questions

1

What is the name for an environmental change that an organism can detect?

2

What name is used to describe the maintenance of body factors, such as blood glucose and temperature, at a constant level?

3

Which of the following are affected by both an increase and a decrease in body temperature away from the set point?

4

Which part of the body contains the temperature-monitoring centre?

5

How does the brain communicate with sweat glands in the skin?

6

What response is made by the body to stop its temperature decreasing?

7

What effect does vasoconstriction have on how much heat is lost from the body?

8

Where in the body can excess glucose be stored?

9

What is the effect of the hormone insulin on the body?

10

What happens to the rate of movement of a woodlouse as it moves into a more humid environment?