Endocrine System

43 Questions  I  By Failatlife
These are test questions

  
Changes are done, please start the quiz.


Question Excerpt

Removing question excerpt is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
1.  This hormone plays an important tole in synchronizing physiological function with the cycle of daylight and darkness
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
2.  ___ are secreted by one cell into the tissue fluid, diffuse to nearby cells in the same tissue, and stimulate physiology
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
3.  The infundibulum is
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
4.  The nervous system reacts to stimuli ___ compared to the endocrine system, adapts_____ compared to the endocrine system, and has ____ effects compared to the endocrine system
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
5.  ___ enters the target cell's nucei and acts directly on the genes
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
6.  The ___ secretes a hormone as a response to hypocalcemia
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
7.  Aspirin and ibuprofen block
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
8.  Many hours after a meal, alpha cells in the pancreatic islets (islets of Langerhans) secrete
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
9.  The ___ secretes several hormones that stimulate the developement of lymphatic prgans and regulates developement and activity of T cells (white blood cells)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
10.  What makes a cell target of a particular hormone?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
11.  All these can cause Cushing syndrome except
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
12.  Cortisol
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
13.  ___ secretion is controlled by neuroendocrine reflexes, whereas ___ secretion is controlled by negative feedback mechanism
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
14.  Even a small quantity of hormone can have a strong effect on its target cell because of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
15.  ___ has more target cells in the body than any of the others
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
16.  Diabetes mellitus is characterized by the following execpt
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
17.  Target organs most often regulate the pituitary gland via
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
18.  Prostaglandins have all the following roles except
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
19.  T4 and T3 are ___ hormones that are mainly transported___ in the blood.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
20.  This zona fasiculata in the adrenal gland secretes
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
21.  The neurohypophysis (posterior pituitary) secrets
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
22.  Endocrine gland(s)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
23.  During the exhaustin stage of the general adaptation syndrome (stress response) stress overwhelms homestasis. A characteristics of this stage is that 
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
24.  This is the last step in the sequence of events when cyclic AMP acts as a second messenger.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
25.  This gland has both endocrine and exocrine function
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
26.  Absence of iodine in the diet leads to
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
27.  These are all secreted bu the pancreas except
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
28.  Thyrotropin-releasing hormone targets the
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
29.  Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) targets the
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
30.  Neither follicle stimulating (FSH) hormone nor testosterone along can stimulate significant sperm production whereas when they act together, the testes produce some 300,000 sperm per minute. This exemplifies
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
31.  The resistance stage in the general adaptation syndrome (stress response) is dominated by
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
32.  The initial response to stress is called ___ and is mediated mainly by ___ .
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
33.  Diabetes insipidus is caused by
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
34.  The hypophyseal portal system connects
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
35.  Growth hormone (GH) hypersecretion causes gigantism when it begins in childhood, but it is more likely to cause ____ when it begins in adulthood
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
36.  The___ is not an endocrine gland but it has a role in endocrine function
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
37.  ____synthesized in the rough endoplasmic reticulum
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
38.  ___is not a steroid hormone
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
39.  Eicosanoids are derived from
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
40.  Negative feedback inhibition occurs when
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
41.  The ___ secretes a hormone that increases the body's metabolic rate, promotes alertness and quickness reflexes, and stimulates the fetal nervous system
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
42.  The ____ secrete(s)___, which promotes Na+ and water retention
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
43.  These are all hypothalamic hormones except
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Back to top


to post comments.

Removing ad is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Take Another Quiz