Endocrine Disorders Quiz Questions

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Endocrine Disorders Quiz Questions

Take this health care and test your knowledge on endocrine disorder and the hormones that affect your body on a daily basis


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This results from an iodine-deficient diet, which causes a hyperplasia or overgrowth of the thyroid gland.....
    • A. 

      Goiter

    • B. 

      Cretinism

    • C. 

      Tetany

  • 2. 
    Results from a deficiency of insulin; the person becomes hyperglycemic and glucosuric.
    • A. 

      Addison's Disease

    • B. 

      Diabetes Mellitus

    • C. 

      Cretinism

  • 3. 
    Condition that is due to a deficiency of adrenal cortical steroids.
    • A. 

      Addison's Disease

    • B. 

      Pheochromocytoma

    • C. 

      Giantism

  • 4. 
    Results from a deficiency of ADH that causes the person to urinate up to 25 liters of pale urine per day...
    • A. 

      Acromegaly

    • B. 

      Myxedema

    • C. 

      Diabetes Insipidus

  • 5. 
    Condtiton that is treated with replacement doses of insulin....
    • A. 

      Diabetes Insipidus

    • B. 

      Diabetes Mellatus

    • C. 

      Grave's Disease

  • 6. 
    The adult form of hypothyroidism that is treated with thyroid hormone....
    • A. 

      Myxedema

    • B. 

      Tetany

    • C. 

      Acromegaly

  • 7. 
    Antithyroid drugs and surgery are used to treat this form of hyperthyroidism....
    • A. 

      Addison's Disease

    • B. 

      Pheochromocytoma

    • C. 

      Grave's Disease

  • 8. 
    An infant born with a deficiency of thyroid hormones develops this condition, characterized by a severe delay in both physical and mental development...
    • A. 

      Acromegaly

    • B. 

      Cretinism

    • C. 

      Giantism

  • 9. 
    A deficiency of parathyroid hormone causes this life-threatening hypocalcemic condition...
    • A. 

      Tetany

    • B. 

      Exophthalmos

    • C. 

      Phenochromocytoma

  • 10. 
    Condition that is caused by a hypersecretion of growth hormone in an adult (after fusion of the epiphyseal discs)
    • A. 

      Giantism

    • B. 

      Acromegaly

    • C. 

      Cretinism

  • 11. 
    Condition that is caused by a hypersecretion of somatotropic hormone in a child....
    • A. 

      Myxedema

    • B. 

      Dwarfism

    • C. 

      Giantism

  • 12. 
    Condition that is caused by hyposecretion of somatotropic hormone in a child...
    • A. 

      Giantism

    • B. 

      Dwarfism

    • C. 

      Acromegaly

  • 13. 
    Condition that results from a tumor of the adrenal medulla, which causes a very high (and dangerous) blood pressure....
    • A. 

      Grave's Disease

    • B. 

      Pheochromocytoma

    • C. 

      Cushing's Syndrome

  • 14. 
    Describes the bulging or protruding eyes that characterize hyperthyroidism....
    • A. 

      Exophthalmos

    • B. 

      Goiter

    • C. 

      Acromegaly

  • 15. 
    A person who takes high doses of steroids over an extended period of time will develop this group of signs and symptoms...
    • A. 

      Cushing's Syndrome

    • B. 

      Diabetes mellitus

    • C. 

      Diabetes insipidus

  • 16. 
    If untreated, this deficiency disease will progress to adrenal shock...
    • A. 

      Cushing's Syndrome

    • B. 

      Grave's Disease

    • C. 

      Addison's Disease

  • 17. 
    If untreated, this condition progresses to adrenal shock...
    • A. 

      Giantism

    • B. 

      Addison's Disease

    • C. 

      Exophthalmos

  • 18. 
    If untreated this condition progresses to ketoacidosis...
    • A. 

      Diabetes Mellitus

    • B. 

      Grave's Disease

    • C. 

      Acromegaly

  • 19. 
    Characterized by sustained muscle contraction and an inability to ventilate (breathe)...
    • A. 

      Cretinism

    • B. 

      Myxedema

    • C. 

      Tetany

  • 20. 
    Requires replacement doses of steroids, especially mineralocorticoid....
    • A. 

      Addison's Disease

    • B. 

      Cushing's Syndrome

    • C. 

      Grave's Disease

  • 21. 
    Requires replacement doses of T3 and T4.....
    • A. 

      Myxedema and Dwarfism

    • B. 

      Myxedema and Cretinism

    • C. 

      Myxedema and Tetany

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