Endocrine System - 2

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Endocrine system part 2


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  • 1. 
    Hunger and thirst is controlled by____
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Pituitary

    • D. 

      Gi system

  • 2. 
    Commander-in-chief of the endocrine system is____
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Pituitary

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Nervous system

  • 3. 
    Pituitary is known as____of endocrine glands
    • A. 

      Commander-in-chief

    • B. 

      Master gland

    • C. 

      Setpoint

    • D. 

      Thermoregulatory system

  • 4. 
    Pituitary acts under the orders from____
    • A. 

      Master cells

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Nervous system

    • D. 

      Hormones

  • 5. 
    Vasopressin and oxytocin are secreted by____part of pituitary
    • A. 

      Anterior

    • B. 

      Posterior

    • C. 

      Lateral

    • D. 

      Adenohypophysis

  • 6. 
    As an effect of antidiuretic hormone[vasopressin] urine production____
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Stabilizes

    • D. 

      Doesn't affect

  • 7. 
    ____hormones are secreted during dehydration
    • A. 

      ADH

    • B. 

      Oxytocin

    • C. 

      Renin

    • D. 

      Insulin

  • 8. 
    Uterine contraction during labour and milk ejection in nursing mothers are controlled by____
    • A. 

      ADH

    • B. 

      Vasopressin

    • C. 

      Oxytocin

    • D. 

      Insulin

  • 9. 
    The hormone levels are controlled by ____feed back to both pituitary and hypothalamus
    • A. 

      Positive feed back

    • B. 

      Negative feed back

    • C. 

      Homeostasis

    • D. 

      Setpoint

  • 10. 
    Growth hormones are secreted by____pituitary
    • A. 

      Adenohypopysis[anterior]

    • B. 

      Neurohypophysis[posterior[

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Not by pituitary

  • 11. 
    Gigantism and dwarfism occurs due to the abnormal secretions of____hormons
    • A. 

      TESTOSTERONES

    • B. 

      ADH

    • C. 

      GROWTH HORMONE

    • D. 

      OXYTOCIN

  • 12. 
    Butterfly shaped gland located in the anterior part of neck is called____
    • A. 

      Thymus

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Posterior pituitary

  • 13. 
    Thyroxin,tri iodothyronin and calcitonin are secreted by____under orders from pituitary
    • A. 

      Thymus

    • B. 

      Thyroid glands

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Iodine

  • 14. 
    Iodine is necessary to make ____hormones
    • A. 

      Pituitary

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Gonalds

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 15. 
    Parathyroid hormones regulate the levels of ____in blood stream
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Sodium

    • C. 

      Potassium

    • D. 

      Minerals

  • 16. 
    Thymosin helps with maturation of ____in childhood to fight infection
    • A. 

      WBC

    • B. 

      RBC

    • C. 

      T CELLS

    • D. 

      B CELLS

  • 17. 
    Normal blood sugar level is____
    • A. 

      100-180mg/dl

    • B. 

      70-105mg/dl

    • C. 

      80-180mg/dl

    • D. 

      >100mg/dl

  • 18. 
    ____is vital for cellular respiration to make energy for body
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      Glucagon

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 19. 
    Testis and ovaries are collectively called____
    • A. 

      Glands

    • B. 

      Sexual hormones

    • C. 

      Gonads

    • D. 

      Reproductive organs

  • 20. 
    Goitre is a result of overactive thyroid gland due to____
    • A. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • B. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • C. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • D. 

      Addison disease