Cohort 29 - Endocrine System Quiz

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Cohort 29 - Endocrine System Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does ADH stand for?  
    • A. 

      Antidiuretic hormone

    • B. 

      Adrenoduretic hormone

    • C. 

      Antidiabetic hormone

    • D. 

      Acroduretic hormone

  • 2. 
    What hormone is released by the pineal gland?  
    • A. 

      Oxytocin

    • B. 

      Thyroxin

    • C. 

      Melatonin

    • D. 

      Calcitonin

  • 3. 
    What happens when blood sugar is low? 
    • A. 

      Glucagon is released by the alpha cells which stimulate stored glycogen to be transformed into glucose again

    • B. 

      Glucagon is released by the beta cells which stimulate stored glycogen to be transformed into glucose again

    • C. 

      Insulin is released by the beta cells which stimulate the glucose to be sent to the body’s cells and convert unused glucose to glycogen

    • D. 

      Insulin is released by the alpha cells which stimulate the glucose to be sent to the body’s cells and convert unused glucose to glycogen

  • 4. 
    What hormones do the ovaries produce?  
    • A. 

      Estrogen

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      Testosterone

    • D. 

      A & b

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an example of a steroid? 
    • A. 

      Prednisone/ cortisone

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      ACTH

    • D. 

      Prolactin

  • 6. 
    _____ cells secrete hormones into the bloodstream. 
    • A. 

      Exocrine

    • B. 

      Target

    • C. 

      Endocrine

    • D. 

      Hormone

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are true of the pancreas? Select all the answers that apply.  
    • A. 

      It helps maintain proper glucose levels.

    • B. 

      It is both an endocrine and exocrine gland.

    • C. 

      The islets of Langerhans serve its exocrine functions.

    • D. 

      Two types of cells, alpha and beta, present in the islets of Langerhans.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are correct matches of combining form and meaning?
    • A. 

      Aden(o): gland

    • B. 

      Adren(o): pancreas

    • C. 

      Thyr(o): parathyroid

    • D. 

      Gluc(o): glycogen

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are correct matches of abbreviation and meaning? Select all the answers that apply. 
    • A. 

      ACTH: adrenocorticotropic hormone

    • B. 

      ADH: antidiuretic hormone

    • C. 

      GH: growth hormone

    • D. 

      GTT: glucose tolerance test

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are pituitary abnormalities? Select all the answers that apply.  
    • A. 

      Acromegaly

    • B. 

      Dwarfism

    • C. 

      Diabetes mellitus

    • D. 

      Symptom of inappropriate ADH

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are thyroid conditions? Select all the answers that apply. 
    • A. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • B. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • C. 

      Cushing syndrome

    • D. 

      Acromegaly

  • 12. 
    True or False: Exocrine glands are ductless glands. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    True or False: The pituitary gland is located in the sella turcica.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    True or False: The thymus gland is part of the immune system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The parathyroid gland is made up of five glands on the dorsal slide of the thyroid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which type of diabetes results from deficiency of insulin? 
    • A. 

      Type I

    • B. 

      Type II

  • 17. 
    Slow pulse, sluggishness, and obesity may indicate hyperthyroidism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which gland is considered “the master gland”? 
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Pituitary

    • C. 

      Pineal

    • D. 

      Thymus

  • 19. 
    A Type I diabetic patient is slow to respond to questions, slightly confused, and has a blood sugar of 52. What is your first priority?
    • A. 

      Give her orange juice

    • B. 

      Give her insulin

    • C. 

      Call the doctor

    • D. 

      Reassess in 30 minutes

  • 20. 
    Which type of diabetes occurs during adulthood, usually in overweight people? 
    • A. 

      Type I

    • B. 

      Type II

  • 21. 
    How is Type I diabetes managed?
    • A. 

      Oral medications

    • B. 

      Diet and exercise

    • C. 

      Weight loss

    • D. 

      Diet and insulin injections

  • 22. 
    Medication prescribed for hypothyroidism?
    • A. 

      Thyroxane

    • B. 

      Synthroid

    • C. 

      Synthroid

    • D. 

      Synthyroid

  • 23. 
    Medications used for treating HTN(Hypertension)
    • A. 

      Nitrofurantoin

    • B. 

      HCTZ

    • C. 

      Water pill

    • D. 

      Albuterol

    • E. 

      Naprosyn

    • F. 

      Atenolol

  • 24. 
    Following is a sensory test
    • A. 

      Grip strength

    • B. 

      Bicep jerk

    • C. 

      Monofilament test

    • D. 

      Amputation

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