Endocrine System Test C

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Endocrine System Test C

Anatomy & Physiology Endocrine System Assessment


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The main purpose of the endocrine system is to:
    • A. 

      Help fight diseases

    • B. 

      Regulate body function through hormones

    • C. 

      Control blood pressure levels

  • 2. 
    When a hormone's levels are too high, negative feedback causes:
    • A. 

      The glands to stop producing the hormone

    • B. 

      The glands to produce more of the hormone

  • 3. 
    What gland is shown below?
    • A. 

      Thyroid gland

    • B. 

      Pineal gland

    • C. 

      Testes

  • 4. 
    The organ that secretes insulin to help regulate blood sugar is the:
    • A. 

      Pineal gland

    • B. 

      Thyroid gland

    • C. 

      Pancreas

  • 5. 
    Sometimes, a person who is overweight has trouble regulating their metabolism. This person has an issue with which organ?
    • A. 

      Testes

    • B. 

      Pineal gland

    • C. 

      Thyroid gland

  • 6. 
    Letter D shows which gland?
    • A. 

      Testes

    • B. 

      Ovaries

    • C. 

      Pancreas

  • 7. 
    Caffeine blocks the receptors for what hormone?
    • A. 

      Adenosine

    • B. 

      Adrenaline

    • C. 

      Estrogen

  • 8. 
    What does adenosine do in the brain?
    • A. 

      Builds up as we use energy, which makes you tired

    • B. 

      Indicates that we are stressed

    • C. 

      Indicates that we are sick

  • 9. 
    This person probably has:
    • A. 

      Low levels of adenosine

    • B. 

      High levels of cortisol

    • C. 

      Low levels of cortisol

  • 10. 
    The caffeine in this beverage will help a person stay up late because:
    • A. 

      Caffeine blocks adenosine from being received in the brain

    • B. 

      Caffeine increases the amount of adenosine

    • C. 

      Caffeine increases our cortisol levels

  • 11. 
    Type II diabetes is caused by:
    • A. 

      Genetics and lifestyle choices

    • B. 

      An autoimmune disorder

    • C. 

      A viral infection

  • 12. 
    Which type of diabetes tends to affect children and is referred to as "juvenile diabetes"?
    • A. 

      Type I

    • B. 

      Type II

  • 13. 
    Which type of diabetes is most common?
    • A. 

      Type I

    • B. 

      Type II

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for Type II diabetes?
    • A. 

      Being overweight

    • B. 

      Lack of exercise

    • C. 

      Dry skin

  • 15. 
    These boys have dwarfism because of low levels of which hormone?
    • A. 

      Adrenaline

    • B. 

      Growth hormone

  • 16. 
    A patient comes in complaining about the timing of her periods.  She says they only happen every few months.  She has some acne on her face and upper back and appears to be overweight. Diagnose this patient.
    • A. 

      Addison's disease

    • B. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • C. 

      Polycystic ovary syndrome

  • 17. 
    Holly has had a hard time concentrating and is feeling really anxious.  Her hand is starting to shake and she says she hasn’t eaten all day.  You measure her blood sugar and find it is low. Diagnose this patient.
    • A. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • B. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • C. 

      Addison's disease

  • 18. 
    Thomas comes in complaining about feeling sick and tired.  He has lost a lot of weight, seems to feel pain in his muscles, and has been throwing up.  His muscles seem weak and he has difficulty standing up.  Diagnose this patient.
    • A. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • B. 

      Addison's disease

    • C. 

      Hypoglycemia

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