6.2 Major Glands & Hormones

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Anatomy & Physiology Unit 6 - Endocrine System 6. 2 - I CAN identify the major glands and the effects of the hormones they create.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What gland is shown below?
    • A. 

      Thyroid gland

    • B. 

      Pineal gland

    • C. 

      Testes

    • D. 

      Pituitary gland

  • 2. 
    The organ that secretes insulin to help regulate blood sugar is the:
    • A. 

      Pineal gland

    • B. 

      Thyroid gland

    • C. 

      Adrenal gland

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 3. 
    Sometimes, a person who is overweight has trouble regulating their metabolism. This person has an issue with which organ?
    • A. 

      Testes

    • B. 

      Pineal gland

    • C. 

      Adrenal gland

    • D. 

      Thyroid gland

  • 4. 
    Letter D shows which gland?
    • A. 

      Testes

    • B. 

      Ovaries

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Adrenal gland

  • 5. 
    Letter C shows which gland?
    • A. 

      Thyroid gland

    • B. 

      Pineal gland

    • C. 

      Adrenal gland

    • D. 

      Ovaries

  • 6. 
    The female sex hormones released by the ovaries are:
    • A. 

      Testosterone and cortisol

    • B. 

      Estrogen and progesterone

    • C. 

      Melatonin and insulin

    • D. 

      Thyroxine and testosterone

  • 7. 
    This couple have less of the growth hormone in their body, which explains their short stature. Which gland is responsible for producing this growth hormone?
    • A. 

      Adrenal gland

    • B. 

      Thyroid gland

    • C. 

      Pituitary gland

    • D. 

      Testes

  • 8. 
    The hypothalamus (shown below) is so important because it:
    • A. 

      Helps control the function of many other glands

    • B. 

      Produces all the hormones in the body

    • C. 

      Controls all nerve function in the body

    • D. 

      Controls all sex hormones in the body

  • 9. 
    This guy is exhausted! What hormone is responsible for helping control his sleep patterns?
    • A. 

      Thyroxine

    • B. 

      Melatonin

    • C. 

      Testosterone

    • D. 

      Insulin

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