Biological Organization Levels and Stem Cells Quiz

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What is the function of epithelial tissue?

Protection

Which germ layer gives rise to connective tissue?

Mesoderm

What is a characteristic of columnar epithelial tissue?

It is tall and rectangular

What is the main function of connective tissue?

Protection

Which germ layer does muscle tissue belong to?

Mesoderm

Where is smooth muscle found?

Walls of internal organs

What is the main function of nervous tissue?

Enables communication between body parts

Which part of the body does the peripheral nervous system connect to?

Peripheral organs and muscles

What happens if the ventral root of a spinal nerve is cut off?

Can still feel but can't move

Which cranial nerve is responsible for smell (olfaction)?

Olfactory (I)

What is the primary function of connective tissue?

Support and insulation

Which type of epithelial tissue appears layered but isn't actually layered?

Pseudostratified

If a cell is capable of differentiating into any cell in the body, it is most likely a:

Stem cell

Which level of biological organization includes the integration of sub-organismal systems such as skeleton, muscle, respiratory, and CNS?

Organism level

Which type of muscle tissue is attached to bones and responsible for voluntary movement?

Skeletal muscle

What is the main function of glial cells in nervous tissue?

Supporting and protecting neurons

If a spinal nerve is cut off, what would be the result?

Complete loss of sensory and motor functions

Which cranial nerve is responsible for controlling eye movement?

Abducens nerve (VI)

What is the function of the ventral root of a spinal nerve?

Initiating muscle movement

Where is smooth muscle predominantly found in the body?

In the walls of internal organs

Test your knowledge about the levels of biological organization from chemical and cellular levels to organ systems, as well as the characteristics and potential of stem cells. Explore topics such as tissues, structure, functions, and sub-organismal systems.

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