What Do You Know About Endocrine Glands And Hormones? Quiz

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What Do You Know About Endocrine Glands And Hormones? Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which system produces chemical messengers known as hormones?
    • A. 

      Nervous

    • B. 

      Immune

    • C. 

      Integumentary

    • D. 

      Endocrine

    • E. 

      Muscular

  • 2. 
    The majority of hormones are...
    • A. 

      Regulated by a positive feedback mechanism

    • B. 

      Classified as steroids

    • C. 

      Released upon stimulation by other hormones

    • D. 

      Controlled by blood levels of ions or nutrients

    • E. 

      Able to diffuse through the plasma membrane of their target cell

  • 3. 
    Growth hormone is secreted by:  
    • A. 

      The thymus

    • B. 

      The pituitary

    • C. 

      The thyroid

    • D. 

      The ovaries

  • 4. 
    The hormone that stimulates follicle development by female ovaries and sperm development by male testes is:
    • A. 

      Luteinizing hormone

    • B. 

      Prolactin

    • C. 

      Progesterone

    • D. 

      Follicile stimulating hormone

  • 5. 
    The body's major metabolic hormone is _______________and produced by the _______________.
    • A. 

      Thyroxine;thyroid

    • B. 

      Thyroxine; thymus

    • C. 

      ACTH; thyroid

    • D. 

      ACTH; ovaries

  • 6. 
    Which of these hormones regulate calcium levels in the body?
    • A. 

      T3 and T4

    • B. 

      Calcitonin and parathyroid

    • C. 

      Oxytocin and prolactin

    • D. 

      Insulin and glucagon

  • 7. 
    In direct control of the pituitary gland; contains neurosecretory cells that make hormones like oxcytocin, ADH...
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Thymus

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Pineal

  • 8. 
    A gland that is responsible for secreting melatonin that helps you maintain your circadian cycles. 
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Thymus

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Pineal

  • 9. 
    Nervous tissue that is made of secretory cells that secrete oxcytocin and ADH.
    • A. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • B. 

      Posterior pituitary

    • C. 

      Parathyroid gland

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 10. 
    A true gland that is triggered by the hypothalamus.  It produces the following hormones:  TSH, ACTH, FSH, LH, HGH, PRL
    • A. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • B. 

      Posterior pituitary

    • C. 

      Parathyroid gland

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 11. 
    A hormone that triggers uterine contractions during childbirth and the release of breast milk during feeding.
    • A. 

      Prolactin

    • B. 

      ADH

    • C. 

      FSH

    • D. 

      Oxcytocin

  • 12. 
    A hormone that stimulates the gonads (testes and ovaries) to produce sex hormones.
    • A. 

      LH

    • B. 

      ADH

    • C. 

      FSH

    • D. 

      Oxcytocin

  • 13. 
    A hormone that stimulates the mammary glands.
    • A. 

      Prolactin

    • B. 

      ADH

    • C. 

      FSH

    • D. 

      Oxcytocin

  • 14. 
    Affects many cells by triggering their growth, repair, and reproduction.
    • A. 

      Prolactin

    • B. 

      HGH

    • C. 

      FSH

    • D. 

      LH

  • 15. 
    This hormone prevents water loss in the body by increasing the uptake of water by the kidneys and reducing blood flow to sweat glands.
    • A. 

      LH

    • B. 

      HGH

    • C. 

      FSH

    • D. 

      ADH

  • 16. 
    Pineal Gland
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

    • F. 

      F

    • G. 

      G

    • H. 

      H

  • 17. 
    PANCREAS
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

    • F. 

      F

    • G. 

      G

    • H. 

      H

  • 18. 
    HYPOTHALAMUS
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

    • F. 

      F

    • G. 

      G

    • H. 

      H

  • 19. 
    PITUITARY
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

    • F. 

      F

    • G. 

      G

    • H. 

      H

  • 20. 
    THYMUS
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

    • F. 

      F

    • G. 

      G

    • H. 

      H

  • 21. 
    ADRENAL
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

    • F. 

      F

    • G. 

      G

    • H. 

      H

  • 22. 
    PARATHYROID
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

    • F. 

      F

    • G. 

      G

    • H. 

      H

  • 23. 
    THYROID
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

    • F. 

      F

    • G. 

      G

    • H. 

      H