Worksheet: Negative Feedback

In this worksheet, we will practice explaining the role of thyroxine in the body, and using the control of thyroxine as an example of negative feedback.


From which endocrine gland is thyroxine released?

  • AAdrenal
  • BPituitary
  • CTestes
  • DPancreas
  • EThyroid


How would negative feedback help the body respond to an increase in core body temperature above 37C?

  • ANegative feedback would initiate responses that decrease core body temperature.
  • BNegative feedback would initiate responses that increase core body temperature.
  • CNegative feedback would not control responses to a change in body temperature.

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