SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

  • question_answer
    The gland that contains the body's thermostat is:

    A)  Thyroid

    B)  pituitary

    C)  Pineal  

    D)  hypothalamus

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

     The hypothalamus is a section of the brain responsible for the production of many of the body's essential hormones, chemical substances that help control different cells and organs. The hormones from the hypothalamus govern physiologic functions such as temperature regulation, thirst, hunger, sleep, mood, sex drive, and the release of other hormones within the body. This area of the brain houses the pituitary gland and other glands in the body.

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