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Endocrine system is a series of organs and glands in your body that secret chemical messengers called hormones in to your blood stream.


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  • 1. 
    The chemical messengers released by endocrine glands are called____
    • A. 

      Hormones

    • B. 

      Exocrine glands

    • C. 

      Enzymes

    • D. 

      Neurons

  • 2. 
    Which of the following hormones control cellular metabolism?
    • A. 

      Thyroxin

    • B. 

      Calcitonin

    • C. 

      Insulin

    • D. 

      Epinephrine

  • 3. 
    Which hormone is believed to regulate sleep?
    • A. 

      Melatonin

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Norepinephrine

    • D. 

      Calcitonin

  • 4. 
    Which hormone lowers blood sugar?
    • A. 

      Glucagon

    • B. 

      Estrogen

    • C. 

      Calcitonin

    • D. 

      Insulin

  • 5. 
    Which hormone raises blood sugar?
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Epinephrine

    • C. 

      Glucagon

    • D. 

      Melatonin

  • 6. 
    Insulin and glucagon are secreted by ____
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Adrenal glands

    • C. 

      Parathyroid

    • D. 

      Progesterone

  • 7. 
    Flight/fight response of the body is due to the effect of____hormones
    • A. 

      Epinephrine/norepinephrine

    • B. 

      Adrenocorticosteroids

    • C. 

      Pitutary

    • D. 

      Parathyroid

  • 8. 
    Hormones control sexual reproduction are____
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Adrenalin/noradrenalin

    • C. 

      Estrogen/progestron

    • D. 

      Testosteron

  • 9. 
    Secondary sexual charecteristics are influenced by____hormones
    • A. 

      Estrogen/progestron

    • B. 

      Testosterone

    • C. 

      Epinephrine/norepinephrine

    • D. 

      Ovaries

  • 10. 
    Effects of calcitonin are____
    • A. 

      Decreases blood sugar

    • B. 

      Increases blood sugar

    • C. 

      Decreases blood calcium

    • D. 

      Increases blood calcium

  • 11. 
    Which hormone increases blood calcium levels?
    • A. 

      Thyroid hormones

    • B. 

      Pituitary hormones

    • C. 

      Parathyroid hormones

    • D. 

      Calcitonin

  • 12. 
    Glands secrete hormones in to the blood stream are called____
    • A. 

      Exocrine glands

    • B. 

      Pituitary

    • C. 

      Endocrine glands

    • D. 

      Adrenal glands

  • 13. 
    Gland that secrete outside the body and their secretions leave the body are called____
    • A. 

      Pituitary glands

    • B. 

      Gonads

    • C. 

      Exocrine glands

    • D. 

      Endocrine glands

  • 14. 
    Thymus gland secrets____
    • A. 

      Thyroid hormones

    • B. 

      Tsh

    • C. 

      Thymosin

    • D. 

      Thalamus

  • 15. 
    Steroids are secreted by____glands
    • A. 

      Pituitary gland

    • B. 

      Thymus gland

    • C. 

      Adrenal glands

    • D. 

      Ovaries

  • 16. 
    Which hormones directly interact with cell's DNA?
    • A. 

      Steroids

    • B. 

      Epinephrine/norepinephrine

    • C. 

      Thyroxin

    • D. 

      Testosterones

  • 17. 
    Body temperature is measured by____
    • A. 

      Setpoint

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Neurons

    • D. 

      Thalamus

  • 18. 
    The setpoint stores in the____
    • A. 

      Neurones

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Posterior pituitary

    • D. 

      Adrenal glands

  • 19. 
      positive and negative feed back are body's response to maintain____
    • A. 

      Setpoint

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Hormone levels

    • D. 

      Control systems

  • 20. 
    Which glands are situated over the kidneys?
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Rennin,epo

    • C. 

      Adrenal glands

    • D. 

      Cortex

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