Endocrine System Quiz: MCQ Trivia!

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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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