Endocrine System Quiz: MCQ Trivia!

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Endocrine System Quiz: MCQ Trivia!

What do you know about the endocrine system? This quiz involves an understanding of what type of gland secretes hormones, the type of glands secrete into ducts, what describes a hormone secretion pattern, when is cortisol secretion at its highest point, and what represents a specific tissue or organ to which a hormone will bind. You have to take this fascinating quiz if you wish to learn all about the endocrine system.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the type of glands that secrete hormones: called ductless glands?
    • A. 

      Endocrine Glands

    • B. 

      Exocrine Glands

    • C. 

      Bio-rhythms

  • 2. 
    What are the types of glands that secrete into ducts: examples include sweat glands, sebaceous glands, and glands that secrete digestive enzymes?
    • A. 

      Receptor

    • B. 

      Tropic Hormones

    • C. 

      Exocrine Glands

  • 3. 
    What are the hormones that are "aimed at" a target?
    • A. 

      Biorhythms

    • B. 

      Tropic Hormones

    • C. 

      Receptor

  • 4. 
    What describes this pattern of hormone secretion: cortisol secretion is highest in the morning and lowest in the evening?
    • A. 

      Negative Feedback Control

    • B. 

      Biorhythms

    • C. 

      Second Chemical Messenger

  • 5. 
    What are endocrine seretions that are classified as proteins, protein-like substances, or steroids?
    • A. 

      Endocrine Glands

    • B. 

      Target Tissue

    • C. 

      Hormones

  • 6. 
    What describes a specific tissue or organ to which a hormone binds?
    • A. 

      Target Tissue

    • B. 

      Hormones

    • C. 

      Receptor

  • 7. 
    What describes, for example, this sequence of events: corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) stimulates the release of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), which in turn stimulates the secretion of cortisol; as the blood level of cortisol increases, it shuts off the further secretion of ACTH and CRH?
    • A. 

      Second Chemical Messenger

    • B. 

      Tropic Hormones

    • C. 

      Negative Feedback Control

  • 8. 
    Circadian rhythm is an example of:
    • A. 

      Biorhythm

    • B. 

      Tropic Hormones

    • C. 

      Receptor

  • 9. 
    Jet lag and night shift work alter what pattern of hormone secretion?
    • A. 

      Second Chemical Messenger

    • B. 

      Biorhythm

    • C. 

      Negative Feedback Control

  • 10. 
    Hormones bind to what special areas in the cell or on the surface of the cell membrane of the target tissue?
    • A. 

      Receptor

    • B. 

      Target Tissue

    • C. 

      Tropic Hormones

  • 11. 
    The menstrual cycle is an example of:
    • A. 

      Tropic Hormones

    • B. 

      Endocrine Glands

    • C. 

      Biorhythms

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