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Revision Quiz - Urinary, Endocrine & Reproductive System

30 Questions
Endocrine System Quizzes & Trivia
Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The endocrine system is ductless and hormones pass directly into the lymphatic system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which endocrine gland produces adrenaline?
    • A. 

      Pituitary

    • B. 

      Ovaries / testes

    • C. 

      Adrenals

    • D. 

      Thyroid

  • 3. 
    Diabetes mellitus is a pathology of which endocrine gland?
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Pineal

    • C. 

      Ovaries / testes

    • D. 

      Thyroid

  • 4. 
    Which gland produces a hormone which regulates circardian rhythems e.g. sleep and wake patterns and also influences mood ?
    • A. 

      Pineal

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Thymus

    • D. 

      Pituitary

  • 5. 
    Which gland is referred to as the 'master gland'?
    • A. 

      Pineal

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Pituitary

    • D. 

      Adrenals

  • 6. 
    Increased metabolic rate, increased appetite, raised temperature, weight loss and sweating indicate which pathology?
    • A. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • B. 

      Hypothyroidsim

    • C. 

      Diabetes

    • D. 

      Seasonal affective disorder

  • 7. 
    Hyposecretion of the thyroid gland in an adult can lead to a condition called :
    • A. 

      Cretinism

    • B. 

      Addison's disease

    • C. 

      Myxodema

    • D. 

      Cushing's syndrome

  • 8. 
    The main function of the ovaries is to:
    • A. 

      Accomodate a growing foetus during pregnancy

    • B. 

      Serve as a site for fertilisation

    • C. 

      Produce mature ova

    • D. 

      Receive male sperm

  • 9. 
    The function of the fallopian tubes is to :
    • A. 

      Convey the ovum from the ovary to the uterus

    • B. 

      Convey the ovum from the ovary to the vulva

    • C. 

      Prepare for the implantation of a fertilised ovum

    • D. 

      Secrete mucus

  • 10. 
    The cervix is :
    • A. 

      An outer covering of the uterus

    • B. 

      The largest and main part of the uterus

    • C. 

      The dome-shaped part of the uterus

    • D. 

      A thick-muscular structure that opens into the vagina

  • 11. 
    The inner mucous membrane lining of the uterus is called the :
    • A. 

      Perimetrium

    • B. 

      Perineum

    • C. 

      Myometrium

    • D. 

      Endometrium

  • 12. 
    The absence or stopping of menstrual periods is known as :
    • A. 

      Endometriosis

    • B. 

      Dysmenorrhoea

    • C. 

      Amenorrhoea

    • D. 

      Premenstrual syndrome

  • 13. 
    The function of the vagina is to :
    • A. 

      Receive sperm

    • B. 

      Provide a passageway for childbirth and menstruation

    • C. 

      Provide an acid environment to prevent the growth of microbes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Which part of the male reproductive system stores & nourishes sperm until maturation ?
    • A. 

      Prostate gland

    • B. 

      Penis

    • C. 

      Testes

    • D. 

      Epididymis

  • 15. 
    Which part of the male reproductive system produces sperm?
    • A. 

      Testes

    • B. 

      Prostate

    • C. 

      Vas deferens

    • D. 

      Seminal vesicles

  • 16. 
    Which part of the male reproductive system produces a milky fluid to enhance the mobility of sperm and neutralise semen and vaginal secretions?
    • A. 

      Penis

    • B. 

      Seminal vesicles

    • C. 

      Cowper's glands

    • D. 

      Prostate gland

  • 17. 
    Which pathology is defined as painful and difficult menstruation?
    • A. 

      Amenorrhoea

    • B. 

      Dysmenorrhoea

    • C. 

      Premenstrual syndrome

  • 18. 
    Which sexually transmitted disease often has no symptoms?
    • A. 

      Chlamydia

    • B. 

      Ghonorrhoea

  • 19. 
    Which pathology causes symptoms which include depression (often at onset of winter), a general slowing down of the mind and body, excessive sleeping and overeating?
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      Seasonal affective disorder

    • C. 

      Underactive thyroid

  • 20. 
    Increased thirst & urination is a symptom of diabetes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The thyroid gland is located in the neck.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The adrenal glands lie on top of (superior) to the pancreas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Which part of the urinary system connects the kidneys to the bladder?
    • A. 

      Urethra

    • B. 

      Ureter tubes

    • C. 

      Sphincter muscle

    • D. 

      Rectum

  • 24. 
    Through which part of the urinary system do people urinate?
    • A. 

      Ureter tube

    • B. 

      Urethra

    • C. 

      Bladder

    • D. 

      Anus

  • 25. 
    In which gender is the urethra shorter?
    • A. 

      Male

    • B. 

      Female

  • 26. 
    The urinary system helps to regulate blood pressure?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    The condition cystitis commonly affects women because :
    • A. 

      Women tend to have weaker bladders than men

    • B. 

      Women have a shorter urethra

    • C. 

      Women have shorter ureters

    • D. 

      Women have smaller kidneys

  • 28. 
    Which of the following also serves as a conducting channel for semen in the male ?
    • A. 

      Ureter

    • B. 

      Urethra

    • C. 

      Bladder

    • D. 

      Anus

  • 29. 
    The kidneys are responsible for regulating the amount of water in blood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    The following pathology is a bacterial infection of the bladder.
    • A. 

      Kidney stones

    • B. 

      Cystitis

    • C. 

      Bladder stones

    • D. 

      Dysmenorrhoea