Endocrine System

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Endocrine System Quizzes & Trivia

Endocrine lecture exam study quiz, there are over 50 questions so set aside sometime to take this one! good luck!


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  • 1. 
    Endocrine system is does not include which component
    • A. 

      Cell tissue

    • B. 

      Hormone secreting organs

    • C. 

      Ductless glands

    • D. 

      Blood

  • 2. 
    What are the characteristics of the endocrine system?
    • A. 

      Communicate with cells using hormones

    • B. 

      Regulatge metobolic process

    • C. 

      Fight infection

    • D. 

      Interpid stimuli

  • 3. 
    Select examples of endocrine glands
    • A. 

      Pituitary

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Adrenal

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 4. 
    Select examples of hormones
    • A. 

      Extra cellular matrix

    • B. 

      Amines

    • C. 

      Peptides

    • D. 

      Glycoprotein

  • 5. 
    Select examples of lipid soluble hormones
    • A. 

      Amines

    • B. 

      Steriods

    • C. 

      Peptides

    • D. 

      Glycoproteins

  • 6. 
    Select examples of water soluble hormones
    • A. 

      Amines

    • B. 

      Protiens

    • C. 

      Peptides

    • D. 

      Glycopeptides

  • 7. 
    What combines with receptor in target cell membrane
    • A. 

      Plasma

    • B. 

      Steriods

    • C. 

      Non steriod hormones

    • D. 

      DAG

  • 8. 
    Which is know as the first messenger
    • A. 

      Adenylate

    • B. 

      Hormone- receptor

    • C. 

      Cyclic AMP

    • D. 

      Diacylgylcerol (DAG)

    • E. 

      Inositol troposphere (ISP)

  • 9. 
    Which is know as the second messenger?
    • A. 

      Adenylate cyclase

    • B. 

      Hormone-receptor

    • C. 

      Cyclic AMP

    • D. 

      Diacylgylcerol (DAG)

    • E. 

      Inositol troposphere (ISP)

  • 10. 
    Which is used instead of cAMP in some non-steroid hormones?
    • A. 

      Adenylate cyclase

    • B. 

      Hormone-receptor

    • C. 

      Cyclic AMP

    • D. 

      Diacylgylcerol (DAG)

    • E. 

      Inositol troposphere (ISP)

  • 11. 
    What are locally produced lipids that affect the organ in which they are produced?
    • A. 

      Prostaglandins

    • B. 

      Tropic hormones

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Acylgylcerol

  • 12. 
    What control the secretions of the anterior pituitary?
    • A. 

      Prostaglandins

    • B. 

      Tropic hormones

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Acylgylcerol

  • 13. 
    Negative feedback system controls hormonal concentration by
    • A. 

      Releasing hormones

    • B. 

      Reducing stimuli

    • C. 

      Inhibiting hormone production

    • D. 

      Creating RBC’s

  • 14. 
    Positive feedback system controls hormonal concentration by
    • A. 

      Releasing hormones

    • B. 

      Reducing stimuli

    • C. 

      Inhibiting hormone production

    • D. 

      Creating RBC’s

  • 15. 
    Which only stores and releases hormones?
    • A. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Thyroid

    • D. 

      Posterior pituitary

  • 16. 
    Which structure consists of follicles filled with hormone storing colloid?
    • A. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Thyroid

    • D. 

      Posterior pituitary

  • 17. 
    Which hormones are produced by the anterior pituitary?
    • A. 

      Growth

    • B. 

      Oxytocin

    • C. 

      Prolactin

    • D. 

      Thyroid stimulating

    • E. 

      Does not produce hormones

  • 18. 
    Which hormones are produced by the posterior pituitary?
    • A. 

      Growth

    • B. 

      Oxytocin

    • C. 

      Prolactin

    • D. 

      Thyroid stimulating hormone

    • E. 

      Does not produce hormones

  • 19. 
    Which hormones are not present in the posterior pituitary?
    • A. 

      Growth

    • B. 

      Oxytocin

    • C. 

      Prolactin

    • D. 

      Adrenocorticotrophic hormone

    • E. 

      Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)

  • 20. 
    Which hormones controls the secretions in the adrenal cortex?
    • A. 

      Growth

    • B. 

      Oxytocin

    • C. 

      Prolactin

    • D. 

      Adrenocorticotrophic hormone

    • E. 

      Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)

  • 21. 
    Which hormones promotes the production of milk after the birth of an infant?
    • A. 

      Growth

    • B. 

      Oxytocin

    • C. 

      Prolactin

    • D. 

      Adrenocorticotrophic hormone

    • E. 

      Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)

  • 22. 
    Which hormones causes the kidneys to conserve water?
    • A. 

      Growth

    • B. 

      Oxytocin

    • C. 

      Prolactin

    • D. 

      Adrenocorticotrophic hormone

    • E. 

      Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)

  • 23. 
    Which hormones contract the uterine walls and releases milk from the breast?
    • A. 

      Growth

    • B. 

      Oxytocin

    • C. 

      Prolactin

    • D. 

      Adrenocorticotrophic hormone

    • E. 

      Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)

  • 24. 
    Which hormones speeds the rate cells use carbohydrates and fats?
    • A. 

      Growth

    • B. 

      Oxytocin

    • C. 

      Prolactin

    • D. 

      Adrenocorticotrophic hormone

    • E. 

      Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)

  • 25. 
    Throtropin is released to regulate which anterior pituitary hormone?
    • A. 

      Growth

    • B. 

      Oxytocin

    • C. 

      Prolactin

    • D. 

      Thyroid stimulating hormone

    • E. 

      Antidiuretic hormone

  • 26. 
    Which hormones regulates the production of Adrenocorticotrophic hormones?
    • A. 

      Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)

    • B. 

      Thyroid stimulating hormone

    • C. 

      Progesterone

    • D. 

      Corticotrophin releasing hormone

  • 27. 
    Follicular cells that produce two iodine-containing hormones are
    • A. 

      Pituitary hormones

    • B. 

      Pancreatic hormones

    • C. 

      Adrenal hormones

    • D. 

      Thyroid hormones

  • 28. 
    Follicular cells that produce two iodine-containing hormones are
    • A. 

      Pituitary hormones

    • B. 

      Pancreatic hormones

    • C. 

      Adrenal hormones

    • D. 

      Thyroid hormones

  • 29. 
    Which are iodine-containing hormones?
    • A. 

      Oxytocin

    • B. 

      Thyroxine

    • C. 

      Insulin

    • D. 

      Thiiodothyronine

  • 30. 
    Which regulate energy metabolism, normal growth and development?
    • A. 

      Progesterone

    • B. 

      Thyroxine

    • C. 

      Insulin

    • D. 

      Thiiodothyronine

  • 31. 
    What secretes calcitonin in the thyroid?
    • A. 

      Phosphate ions

    • B. 

      Thyroxine

    • C. 

      Extra follicular cells

    • D. 

      Thiiodothyronine

  • 32. 
    What does calcitonin reduce the levels of what in the blood?
    • A. 

      Phosphate ions

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      Calcium ions

    • D. 

      Insulin

  • 33. 
    What are the 4 tiny masses located on top of the thyroid?
    • A. 

      Adrenal glands

    • B. 

      Pinal glands

    • C. 

      Prostaglandins

    • D. 

      Parathyroid glands

  • 34. 
    What results from the release of parathyroid hormones?
    • A. 

      Increase in blood calcium

    • B. 

      Stimulate bone resorption through osteoclasts

    • C. 

      Lowers calcium ions

    • D. 

      Lowers potasium ions

  • 35. 
    How do parathyroid hormones and thyroid hormones relate towards each other?
    • A. 

      Compliment

    • B. 

      Asssist

    • C. 

      Opposite effect

    • D. 

      No change

  • 36. 
    Which is connected to the sympathetic nerve system through modified postganglionic neurons?
    • A. 

      Thyroid gland

    • B. 

      Pinal glands

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Adrenal glands

  • 37. 
    Which is an amphipathic gland?
    • A. 

      Thyroid gland

    • B. 

      Pinal gland

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Adfrenal glands

  • 38. 
    Which secretes melatonin to control your biological clock (sleep function)?
    • A. 

      Thyroid gland

    • B. 

      Pinal gland

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Adrenal gland

  • 39. 
    Which secretes thymosins for the maturation of T lymphocytes?
    • A. 

      Thymus gland

    • B. 

      Digestive glands

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 40. 
    Which secretes hormones associated with digestion?
    • A. 

      Thymus gland

    • B. 

      Digestive glands

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 41. 
    Which secretes erythropoietin to stimulate RBM for RBC production?
    • A. 

      Thymus gland

    • B. 

      Digestive glands

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 42. 
    Which secretes atrial natriuretic peptides (ANP) like antagonile aldosterone (ADP)?
    • A. 

      Thymus gland

    • B. 

      Digetsive galnds

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 43. 
    Which hormones are secreted in association with “fight or flight”?
    • A. 

      Corisol

    • B. 

      Epinephrine

    • C. 

      Aldoserone

    • D. 

      Norepinephrine

  • 44. 
    Which hormones are secreted from the adrenal medulla?
    • A. 

      Corisol

    • B. 

      Epinephrine

    • C. 

      Aldoserone

    • D. 

      Norepinephrine

  • 45. 
    Which hormones last 10 times longer as neurotransmitters?
    • A. 

      Corisol

    • B. 

      Epinephrine

    • C. 

      Aldoserone

    • D. 

      Norepinephrine

  • 46. 
    Which hormone does not come from the adrenal cortex?
    • A. 

      Corisol

    • B. 

      Adrenal sex

    • C. 

      Aldoserone

    • D. 

      Norepinephrine

  • 47. 
    Which hormone is produced in the zona reticularis?
    • A. 

      Corisol

    • B. 

      Adrenal sex

    • C. 

      Aldoserone

    • D. 

      Norepinephrine

  • 48. 
    Which causes the kidney to conserve sodium and excrete potassium ions?
    • A. 

      Corisol

    • B. 

      Adrenal sex

    • C. 

      Aldoserone

    • D. 

      Norepinephrine

  • 49. 
    Which is produced in the zona glomgruulosa and responds to low blood pressure?
    • A. 

      Corisol

    • B. 

      Adrenal sex

    • C. 

      Aldoserone

    • D. 

      Norepinephrine

  • 50. 
    Which is and anti-inflammatory produced in the zona asciulata?
    • A. 

      Corisol

    • B. 

      Adrenal sex

    • C. 

      Aldoserone

    • D. 

      Norepinephrine

  • 51. 
    The islets of langerhans secrete
    • A. 

      As digestive endocrine glands

    • B. 

      As digestive exocrine glands

    • C. 

      Insulin as endocrine glands

    • D. 

      Glucagons as exocrine glands

  • 52. 
    Which stimulate glycogenesis and converts carbohydrates into glucose?
    • A. 

      Glucagon

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      Melatonin

    • D. 

      Thymosins

  • 53. 
    Which stimulate the liver to form glycogen?
    • A. 

      Glucagon

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      Melatonin

    • D. 

      Thymosins

  • 54. 
    Which regulates the sleep/wake cycle?
    • A. 

      Glucagon

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      Melatonin

    • D. 

      Thymosins

  • 55. 
    Which promotes maturation of lymphocyctes?
    • A. 

      Glucagon

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      Melatonin

    • D. 

      Thymosisns

  • 56. 
    Which produces estrogen and progesterone?
    • A. 

      Ovaries

    • B. 

      Adrenal glands

    • C. 

      Placenta

    • D. 

      Testes

  • 57. 
    Which affect the male and female gonads?
    • A. 

      Follicle stimulating hormones (FSH)

    • B. 

      Luteinizing hormone (LH)

    • C. 

      Melatonin

    • D. 

      Thymosins