Endocrine System (Practice Mode)

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following hormones causes increased atrial pressure and decreases sodium reabsorption in the kidneys? 
    • A. 

      Atrial natriuretic peptide

    • B. 

      PTH

    • C. 

      Aldosterone

    • D. 

      Vasopressin

  • 2. 
    Angiotensin I is changed by which of the following into Angiotensin II? 
    • A. 

      ACE

    • B. 

      AVT

    • C. 

      Pepsin

    • D. 

      Adenosine

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a cause of peripheral edema? 
    • A. 

      Increased capillary permeability

    • B. 

      Reduced levels of plasma proteins

    • C. 

      Heart failure

    • D. 

      Decreased capillary output

  • 4. 
    Which of the following during an electrocardiogram is associated with hypokalemia? 
    • A. 

      QRS complex

    • B. 

      U wave

    • C. 

      PR segment

    • D. 

      ST segment

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not generally associated with a 2nd degree (Mobitz Type 1) AV block? 
    • A. 

      Usually asymptomatic

    • B. 

      Nonsequential (P wave then QRS complex)

    • C. 

      Increased PR segment/interval

    • D. 

      70% Fatal

  • 6. 
    An S3 heart sound is often associated with? 
    • A. 

      CHF

    • B. 

      COPD

    • C. 

      Atrial fib.

    • D. 

      Ventricular fib.

  • 7. 
    Mean arterial pressure is the product of: 
    • A. 

      TPR x SV

    • B. 

      TPR x CO

    • C. 

      CO/SV

    • D. 

      SV/EDV

  • 8. 
    During phase 3 of the myocardial action potential which ion is moving the most? 
    • A. 

      K+

    • B. 

      Ca+

    • C. 

      Na+

    • D. 

      Ca2+

  • 9. 
    An ejection fraction can be calculated as: 
    • A. 

      SV/TPR

    • B. 

      CO/TPR

    • C. 

      SV/EDV

    • D. 

      CO/EDV

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a bradykinin effect? 
    • A. 

      Elevated capillary permeability

    • B. 

      Elevated pain levels

    • C. 

      Elevated vasodilation response

    • D. 

      Elevated prothrombin secretion

  • 11. 
    PAH is secreted in which of the following locations? 
    • A. 

      Distal tubule

    • B. 

      Loop of Henle

    • C. 

      Collecting tubule

    • D. 

      Proximal tubule

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not an anterior pituitary gland secretion? 
    • A. 

      TSH

    • B. 

      GH

    • C. 

      Vasopressin

    • D. 

      Prolactin

  • 13. 
    Thyroid Hormone T3 does not have which of the following functions? 
    • A. 

      Stimulate bone development and growth

    • B. 

      Create beta-adrenergic responses

    • C. 

      Cause brain development

    • D. 

      Decrease calcium re-absorption

  • 14. 
    Hypercalemia has not been linked with which of the following? 
    • A. 

      Paget's disease

    • B. 

      Aldosterone

    • C. 

      Sarcoidosis

    • D. 

      Malignancy

  • 15. 
    Which of the following does not require the pre-cursor progesterone? 
    • A. 

      Cortisol

    • B. 

      Testosterone

    • C. 

      ACTH

    • D. 

      Aldosterone

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is the source cell for the secretion Pepsinogen? 
    • A. 

      Chief cell

    • B. 

      Plasma cell

    • C. 

      G cell

    • D. 

      Parietal cell

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is the primary activator of zymogen secretion? 
    • A. 

      Somatostatin

    • B. 

      Secretin

    • C. 

      Acetylcholine

    • D. 

      Gastrin

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is not a function of Angiotensin II? 
    • A. 

      Causes release of aldosterone

    • B. 

      Causes vasodilation

    • C. 

      Causes increased posterior pituitary activation

    • D. 

      Elevates blood pressure

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is not a function of Progesterone? 
    • A. 

      Causes increased body temperature.

    • B. 

      Causes some smooth muscle relaxation.

    • C. 

      Causes increased spiral artery growth

    • D. 

      Causes activation of FSH

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is not a function of Estrogen? 
    • A. 

      Causes breast growth.

    • B. 

      Causes inhibition of FSH

    • C. 

      Increased follicle development

    • D. 

      Decreased overall transport proteins

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