The Endocrine System Practice Quiz For Anatomy

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The Endocrine System Practice Quiz For Anatomy

The human endocrine system includes all the glands used to make hormones that ensure one can be able to go through puberty, get pregnant, and even manage stress effectively. The quiz below is designed to test out how well you understand this important system and how it functions. Give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The stalk that connects the hypothalamus to the pituitary gland:
    • A. 

      Thyrotropic

    • B. 

      Infundibulum

    • C. 

      ACTH

  • 2. 
    Which hormone: Stimulates body growth, causes an increase in size and height in youth?
    • A. 

      STH (Somatotropic Hormone)

    • B. 

      TSH--Thyrotropic Hormone

    • C. 

      ACTH--Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

    • D. 

      Gonadotropic Hormone

    • E. 

      FSH--Follicle Stimulating Hormone

    • F. 

      LH--Luteinizing Hormone

    • G. 

      Lactogenic Hormone

  • 3. 
    Which hormone: Stimulates milk production?
    • A. 

      STH (Somatotropic Hormone)

    • B. 

      TSH--Thyrotropic Hormone

    • C. 

      ACTH--Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

    • D. 

      Gonadotropic Hormone

    • E. 

      FSH--Follicle Stimulating Hormone

    • F. 

      LH--Luteinizing Hormone

    • G. 

      Lactogenic Hormone

  • 4. 
    Which hormone: Causes ovulation (called ICSH in males)?
    • A. 

      STH (Somatotropic Hormone)

    • B. 

      TSH--Thyrotropic Hormone

    • C. 

      ACTH--Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

    • D. 

      Gonadotropic Hormone

    • E. 

      FSH--Follicle Stimulating Hormone

    • F. 

      LH--Luteinizing Hormone

    • G. 

      Lactogenic Hormone

  • 5. 
    Which hormone: Stimulates Development of Eggs and Sperm?
    • A. 

      STH (Somatotropic Hormone)

    • B. 

      TSH--Thyrotropic Hormone

    • C. 

      ACTH--Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

    • D. 

      Gonadotropic Hormone

    • E. 

      FSH--Follicle Stimulating Hormone

    • F. 

      LH--Luteinizing Hormone

    • G. 

      Lactogenic Hormone

  • 6. 
    Which hormone: Controls development of the male and female reproductive system?
    • A. 

      STH (Somatotropic Hormone)

    • B. 

      TSH--Thyrotropic Hormone

    • C. 

      ACTH--Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

    • D. 

      Gonadotropic Hormone

    • E. 

      FSH--Follicle Stimulating Hormone

    • F. 

      LH--Luteinizing Hormone

    • G. 

      Lactogenic Hormone

  • 7. 
    Which hormone: Stimulates adrenal glands to function?
    • A. 

      STH (Somatotropic Hormone)

    • B. 

      TSH--Thyrotropic Hormone

    • C. 

      ACTH--Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

    • D. 

      Gonadotropic Hormone

    • E. 

      FSH--Follicle Stimulating Hormone

    • F. 

      LH--Luteinizing Hormone

    • G. 

      Lactogenic Hormone

  • 8. 
    Which hormone: Stimulates thyroid gland to function?
    • A. 

      STH (Somatotropic Hormone)

    • B. 

      TSH--Thyrotropic Hormone

    • C. 

      ACTH--Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

    • D. 

      Gonadotropic Hormone

    • E. 

      FSH--Follicle Stimulating Hormone

    • F. 

      LH--Luteinizing Hormone

    • G. 

      Lactogenic Hormone

  • 9. 
    Which hormone: Is known as the growth hormone?
    • A. 

      STH (Somatotropic Hormone)

    • B. 

      TSH--Thyrotropic Hormone

    • C. 

      ACTH--Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

    • D. 

      Gonadotropic Hormone

    • E. 

      FSH--Follicle Stimulating Hormone

    • F. 

      LH--Luteinizing Hormone

    • G. 

      Lactogenic Hormone

  • 10. 
    Stores Hormones produced by hypothalamus, oxytocin, and antidiuretic hormone.
    • A. 

      Anterior lobe

    • B. 

      Posterior lobe

    • C. 

      Exocrine

  • 11. 
    Stimulates contraction of uterine muscles:
    • A. 

      STH (Somatotropic Hormone)

    • B. 

      TSH--Thyrotropic Hormone

    • C. 

      ACTH--Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

    • D. 

      Gonadotropic Hormone

    • E. 

      Oxytocin

    • F. 

      LH--Luteinizing Hormone

    • G. 

      Lactogenic Hormone

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      STH (Somatotropic Hormone)

    • B. 

      TSH--Thyrotropic Hormone

    • C. 

      ACTH--Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

    • D. 

      Gonadotropic Hormone

    • E. 

      Oxytocin

    • F. 

      LH--Luteinizing Hormone

    • G. 

      Lactogenic Hormone

  • 13. 
    Caused by a tumor of the pituitary:
    • A. 

      Hyperpituitarism

    • B. 

      Hypopituitarism

    • C. 

      Hyperadrenalism

  • 14. 
    Gigantism is:
    • A. 

      Hyperpituitarism

    • B. 

      Hypopituitarism

    • C. 

      Hyperadrenalism

  • 15. 
    Acromegaly is:
    • A. 

      Hyperpituitarism

    • B. 

      Hypopituitarism

    • C. 

      Hyperadrenalism

  • 16. 
    Dwarfism is:
    • A. 

      Hyperpituitarism

    • B. 

      Hypopituitarism

    • C. 

      Hyperadrenalism

  • 17. 
    Simmond's Disease is:
    • A. 

      Hyperpituitarism

    • B. 

      Hypopituitarism

    • C. 

      Hyperadrenalism

  • 18. 
    Diabetes insipidus:
    • A. 

      Hyperpituitarism

    • B. 

      Hypopituitarism

    • C. 

      Hyperadrenalism

  • 19. 
    Less than usual growth hormone before puberty and sexually undeveloped:
    • A. 

      Dwarfism

    • B. 

      Simmond's Syndrome

    • C. 

      Progeria

  • 20. 
    Premature senility--atrophy of the pituitary gland:
    • A. 

      Dwarfism

    • B. 

      Simmond's Syndrome

    • C. 

      Progeria

  • 21. 
    A genetic disorder where young children look older because they are aging quicker:
    • A. 

      Dwarfism

    • B. 

      Simmond's Syndrome

    • C. 

      Progeria