Endocrine Glands And Hormones

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Endocrine Gland Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What is another name for the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland?
  • 2. 
    What is another name for the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland?
  • 3. 
    What is the class of hormones secreted by the anterior pituitary called?
  • 4. 
    Which hormone promotes overall tissue and organ growth?
  • 5. 
    Which hormone stimulates the thyroid gland to produce and secrete T4 and T3
  • 6. 
    Which hormone stimulates the adrenal cortex to secrete glucocorticoids like hydrocortisone (aka cortisol)?
  • 7. 
    Which hormone stimulates the growth of ovarian follicles in women and production of sperm in men?
  • 8. 
    Which hormone stimulates ovulation and conversion of ovulated ovarian structure into the corpus luteum?
  • 9. 
    Which hormone stimulates milk production?
  • 10. 
    What hormones are released (but not produced) by the posterior pituitary?
  • 11. 
    Which hormone promotes the retention of water?
  • 12. 
    Which hormone stimulates the contractions of the uterus during labor?
  • 13. 
    The hypothalamo-hypophyseal tract is a neural connection between the hypothalamus and the posterior pituitary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The hypothalamo-hypophyseal tract is a vascular connection between the hypothalamus and the posterior pituitary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The hypothalamo-hypophyseal portal system is a vascular link between the hypothalamus and the anterior pituitary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The hypothalamo-hypophyseal portal system is a neural link between the hypothalamus and the anterior pituitary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which of the following are hormones secreted by the anterior pituitary?
    • A. 

      Luteinizing Hormone

    • B. 

      Oxytocin

    • C. 

      Growth Hormone

    • D. 

      Follicle-Stimulating Hormone

    • E. 

      Antidiuretic Hormone

    • F. 

      Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone

    • G. 

      Epinephrine

    • H. 

      Calcitonin

    • I. 

      Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone

    • J. 

      Prolactin

  • 18. 
    Hypothalamus and anterior pituitary are controlled by the target glands they regulate via negative feedback inhibition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The adrenal glands are located:
    • A. 

      Below the hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Above the kidneys

    • C. 

      Embedded in the thyroid glands

  • 20. 
    The adrenal medulla secretes steroid hormones called corticosteroids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What are the three types of corticosteroids?
  • 22. 
    What type of steroid is aldosterone?
  • 23. 
    Glucocorticoids regulate the metabolism of glucose and other organic molecules.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Epinephrine and Norepinephrine are secreted by the:
  • 25. 
    Epiniphrine and norepinephrine constrict coronary blood vessels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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