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Chapter 7 Self Quiz



Part A

True/False

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

The brain has three main parts.
 

 2. 

The brain controls balance.
 

 3. 

The sense organs are all in the head.
 

 4. 

Nerves are found only in the brain.
 

Part B

Matching
Match each part of the body with the correct description. Identify the letter for the correct description on the line beside the organ.
 
 
a.
include skin, nose, tongue, eyes, and ears
c.
connect the brain to the rest of the body
b.
is attached to the base of the brain
 

 5. 

spinal cord
 

 6. 

sense organs
 

 7. 

nerves
 

Part C

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 8. 

What does the largest part of the brain control?
a.
breathing
b.
thinking
c.
digestion
 

 9. 

What protects the spinal cord?
a.
the rib cage
b.
the skull
c.
the spinal column
 

 10. 

Which type of cells make up the brain?
a.
muscle cells
b.
blood cells
c.
nerve cells
 

 11. 

Which sense organ picks up vibrations?
a.
the eyes
b.
the ears
c.
the nose
 

Part D

Answer the Question
Use sentences to answer the question.
 

 12. 

What is reaction time? What is the difference between reaction time and a reflex?
 



 
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