Hormones Of The Endocrine System

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  • 1. 
    Also called somatotropic hormone, what anterior pituitary hormone stimulates the growth of the musculoskeletal system?
    • A. 

      Growth Hormone

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      Oxytocin

  • 2. 
    What is the only hormone that lowers blood glucose?
    • A. 

      Prolactin

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      ACTH

  • 3. 
    What are cortisol, aldosterone, and testosterone?
    • A. 

      Calcitonin

    • B. 

      ADH

    • C. 

      Steroids

  • 4. 
    What are epinephrine and norepinephrine; sympathomimetic hormones?
    • A. 

      Catecholamines

    • B. 

      Releasing Hormones

    • C. 

      Melanocyte-stimulating hormone (MSH)

  • 5. 
    What is the pancreatic hormone that increases blood glucose?
    • A. 

      Glucagon

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      Calcitonin

  • 6. 
    What is the hormone that acts on 3 target organs (bone, kidneys, and intestine) to increase the blood levels of calcium?
    • A. 

      Gonadotropins

    • B. 

      Growth Hormone

    • C. 

      Parathyroid Hormone

  • 7. 
    What stimulates the melanocytes to secrete a pigment that tans or darkens the skin?
    • A. 

      Catecholamines

    • B. 

      Melanocyte-stimulating hormone (MSH)

    • C. 

      ADH

  • 8. 
    TSH stimulates the thyroid gland to release what hormones?
    • A. 

      T3 and T4

    • B. 

      ACTH

    • C. 

      Prolactin

  • 9. 
    What includes follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and lutenizing hormone (LH)?
    • A. 

      Releasing Hormones

    • B. 

      Glucagon

    • C. 

      Gonadotropins

  • 10. 
    What stimulates the breasts to make milk; also called lactogenic hormone?
    • A. 

      Oxytocin

    • B. 

      Prolactin

    • C. 

      Calcitonin

  • 11. 
    What is the posterior pituitary gland that initiates labor?
    • A. 

      Oxytocin

    • B. 

      Melanocyte-stimulating hormone

    • C. 

      Steroids

  • 12. 
    What are the parafollicular cells, thyroid gland,that stimulates osteoblastic activity?
    • A. 

      Oxytocin

    • B. 

      Catecholamines

    • C. 

      Calcitonin

  • 13. 
    What are the iodine-containing hormones that regulate BMR?
    • A. 

      T3 and T4

    • B. 

      Growth Hormone

    • C. 

      ADH

  • 14. 
    What is the posterior pituitary hormone that is secreted in response to a low blood volume and concentrated blood, as occurs in dehydration?
    • A. 

      T3 and T4

    • B. 

      ADH

    • C. 

      ACTH

  • 15. 
    Also called vasopressin?
    • A. 

      ADH

    • B. 

      ACTH

    • C. 

      T3 and T4

  • 16. 
    A decrease in plasma calcium is the stimulus for what's release?
    • A. 

      Releasing Hormones

    • B. 

      Growth Hormone

    • C. 

      Parathyroid Hormone

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