Basics Of Endocrine System!

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Endocrine System Quizzes & Trivia

The endocrine system involves pituitary gland, thyroid gland, parathyroid glands, adrenal glands in your body that make hormones. It controls each and every organ and cell in the body. This quiz has been created to test your knowledge about the basics of the Endocrine system. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The gland(s) most responsible for controlling your growth is
    • A. 

      The endocrine gland.

    • B. 

      The pituitary gland.

    • C. 

      The adrenal glands.

    • D. 

      The thymus gland.

  • 2. 
    Hormones that enter target cells and bind to receptors in the nucleus are called
    • A. 

      Steroid hormones.

    • B. 

      Water soluble hormones

    • C. 

      Peptide hormones

    • D. 

      Second messengers

  • 3. 
    The hormones regulating blood calcium levels are
    • A. 

      Insulin and glucagon

    • B. 

      Glycogen and parathyroid hormone

    • C. 

      Parathyroid hormone and calcitonin

    • D. 

      Estrogen and progesterone

  • 4. 
    All of the following are hormones of the anterior pituitary EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Human growth hormone (GH)

    • B. 

      Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)

    • C. 

      Parathyroid hormone(PTH)

    • D. 

      Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)

  • 5. 
    Antidiuretic hormone and oxytocin are stored and released by the
    • A. 

      Posterior pituitary gland

    • B. 

      Anterior pituitary gland

    • C. 

      Thyroid gland

    • D. 

      Adrenal gland

  • 6. 
     Calcitonin is a hormone of the
    • A. 

      Adrenal cortex

    • B. 

      Thyroid gland

    • C. 

      Pituitary gland

    • D. 

      Thymus gland

  • 7. 
    Mineralocorticoids
    • A. 

      Are produced in the adrenal cortex

    • B. 

      Are steroid hormones

    • C. 

      Help regulate the homeostasis of sodium and potasium

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following hormones are responsible for the "fight-or-flight" response?
    • A. 

      Epinephrine and norepinephrine

    • B. 

      Insulin and glucagon

    • C. 

      Estrogen and progesterone

    • D. 

      Thyroxin and melatonin

  • 9. 
    The gland which can be classified as an endocrine and an exocrine gland is the
    • A. 

      Thyroid

    • B. 

      Thymus

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Pituitary

  • 10. 
    Glucagon
    • A. 

      Accelerates the conversion of glycogen into glucose.

    • B. 

      Slows down glucose formation from lactic acid

    • C. 

      Decreases the conversion of glycogen into glucose

    • D. 

      Speeds up protein synthesis within cells