Bio 202 First Half Of Exam 2

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Endocrine System Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ______ are secreted by one cell into the tissue fluid, diffuse to nearby cells in the same tissue, and stimulate their physiology
    • A. 

      Paracrine hormones

    • B. 

      Neurotransmitters

    • C. 

      Cholinesterases

    • D. 

      Hormones

    • E. 

      Neuromodulators

  • 2. 
    What makes a cell a target of a particular hormone?
    • A. 

      The chemical properties of the hormones

    • B. 

      The presence of a receptor for that particular hormones

    • C. 

      The site where the hormone is secreted

    • D. 

      The location of the target cell in the body

  • 3. 
    The neurophypophysis (posterior Pituitary)  secretes  Oxytocine (OT)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Luteinizing hormones are not hypothalmic hormones
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    _____ has more target cells in the body than any of the others
    • A. 

      Growth hormone (GH_

    • B. 

      Oxytocine OT

    • C. 

      Antidiuretic hormones

  • 6. 
    The ________ secretes several hormones that stimulate the develipment of lymphatic organs and regulates development and activity of T cells (white blood cells)
    • A. 

      Spleen

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Parathyroid

    • D. 

      Adrenal gland

    • E. 

      Thymus

  • 7. 
    The target of ACTH is the
    • A. 

      Adrenal medulla

    • B. 

      Adrenal cortex

    • C. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • D. 

      Kidney

    • E. 

      Posterior pituitary

  • 8. 
    Many hours after a meal alpha cells in the pancreatic islets (islets of langerhans)  secrete
    • A. 

      Glucagon, which raises blood glucose

    • B. 

      Insulin, which lowers blood glucose

    • C. 

      Glucagon, which lowers blood glucose

  • 9. 
    These are all secreted by the pancreas except
    • A. 

      Somatostatin (growth hormone- inhibiting hormone)

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      Glucagon

    • D. 

      Growth hormone

    • E. 

      Pancreatic enzymes

  • 10. 
    ________ is synthesized in the rough endoplasmic reticulim
    • A. 

      Glucagon

    • B. 

      Calcitriol

    • C. 

      Aldosterone

    • D. 

      Cortisol

    • E. 

      Testosteron

  • 11. 
    T4 and T3 are __ hormones that are mainly transported ______ in the blood.
    • A. 

      Monoamine; unbound fre

    • B. 

      Monoamine; bound to proteins

    • C. 

      Steroid; bound to proteins

  • 12. 
    When a cell decreases the number of receptors to a hormone, this causes the hormone
    • A. 

      To decrease its effects on the cell

    • B. 

      To increase in its metabolic clearance rate

    • C. 

      To use receptors in the golgi apparatus

  • 13. 
    Aspirin and ibuprofen block
    • A. 

      The action of phospholpase A2

    • B. 

      The action of cyclooxygenase COX

    • C. 

      The action of lipozxgenase

  • 14. 
    The blow to the head may result in
    • A. 

      Diabetes melitus

    • B. 

      Addison's disease

    • C. 

      Lactation

    • D. 

      Myxedema

    • E. 

      Diabetes insipids

  • 15. 
    The control of calcium by the parathyroid gland is an example of calcium exhibiting _________ of parathyroid secretion
    • A. 

      Humoral conrol

    • B. 

      Neuroendocrine control

    • C. 

      Limited control

    • D. 

      Neural control

    • E. 

      Hormonal control

  • 16. 
    Which compound is not a catecholamine
    • A. 

      Acethylcholine

    • B. 

      Dopamoine

    • C. 

      Norepinephrine

    • D. 

      Adrenaline

    • E. 

      Epinephrine

  • 17. 
    This hormone controles the generation of testosterone in males.
    • A. 

      FSH

    • B. 

      OT

    • C. 

      PRL

    • D. 

      LH

    • E. 

      ACTH

  • 18. 
    Ketone bodies are made by the ______ and are derived from ________
    • A. 

      Pancreas; cholesterol

    • B. 

      Pancreas; proteins

    • C. 

      Liver; fatty acids

    • D. 

      Liver; glycogen

    • E. 

      Pancreas; fatty acids

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