Can You Pass The Endocrinology Exam? Quiz

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Can You Pass The Endocrinology Exam? Quiz

Can you pass the endocrinology exam quiz? Hormones help to regulate a person’s bodytemperature, sleep, mood, stress, growth and more. The endocrine system is charged with producing hormone to help with the said tasks. Endocrinology is the study of hormones, their production, diseases that affect them and how to treat them. Take the quiz and review your understanding of the study as well as the hormones in the human body!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Endocrine glands secrete products into ducts which empty into body cavities (such as sweat, oil, mucous)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    An example of negative feedback would be 
    • A. 

      A deficiency of a hormone that leads to an increase in the number of receptors for that hormone

    • B. 

      Increase hormones causing an organ to produce even more of the same hormone

    • C. 

      The oxytocin feedback loop

    • D. 

      Excess hormone leading to a decrease in the number of receptors

  • 3. 
    Hormones that enter the bloodstream to act on a distant effector are called
    • A. 

      Endocrines

    • B. 

      Exocrines

    • C. 

      Paracrines

    • D. 

      Autocrines

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are lipid-soluble hormones? 
    • A. 

      Thyroid hormone

    • B. 

      Estrogen

    • C. 

      Adrenalin

    • D. 

      Thyroid stimulating hormone

  • 5. 
    The hypothalamus is the major integrating link between nervous and endocrine systems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Gonadotrophs produce
    • A. 

      FSH and LH

    • B. 

      GH

    • C. 

      TSH

    • D. 

      PRL

  • 7. 
    The anterior lobe of the pituitary is derived from neural tissue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    ADH and Oxytocin are produced by
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Posterior pituitary

    • C. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • D. 

      Chromaffin cells

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are adenohypophyseal hormones?
    • A. 

      FSH

    • B. 

      ADH

    • C. 

      MSH

    • D. 

      Oxytocin

    • E. 

      TSH

    • F. 

      PRL

    • G. 

      Adrenaline

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not true regarding IGFs?
    • A. 

      IGF secretion is increased by obesity

    • B. 

      IGFs stimulate general body growth

    • C. 

      IGF secretion is increased in sleep, stress, starvation, and puberty

    • D. 

      GH promotes synthesis and secretion of IGFs

  • 11. 
    Suckling reduces levels of inhibition on PRL and causes an increase in milk production. Dopamine inhibits PRL.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Hyposecretion of ADH will cause
    • A. 

      Diabetes Insipidus

    • B. 

      Diabetes Mellitus

    • C. 

      Type 1 Diabetes

    • D. 

      Increased arteriolar constriction

  • 13. 
    T3 is 10X more active than T4.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Low blood pressure stimulates the kidneys to release renin, ultimately leading to 
    • A. 

      An increase in angiotensin 2, Na reabsorption, and blood pressure

    • B. 

      A decrease in angiotensin 2, Na reabsoprtion, but an increase in blood pressure

    • C. 

      An increase in K excretion

    • D. 

      A decrease in K excretion

  • 15. 
    Increased blood glucose would result in which hormone to be release.
    • A. 

      Glucagon

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      Epinephrine

    • D. 

      Glycogen

  • 16. 
    Glucagon is released in states of fasting to trigger glycogenolysis and gluconeogenesis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    In the menstrual cycle, estrogen acts to both decrease FSH & LH as well as increase levels of FSH & LH
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The thymus remains constant in size and function throughout a person's life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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