Hormones: Functions And Types! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Hormones: Functions And Types! Trivia Questions Quiz

These trivia questions have centered on Hormones, their functions, and types. Hormones are basically produced in the pituitary glands and then released to the bloodstream. They are of different types and are of importance to the normal functioning of the body. Take up this test and get to see just how much you know about their products to their functions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Gland from which aldosterone comes?
    • A. 

      Adrenal medulla

    • B. 

      Adrenal cortex

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Heart

    • E. 

      Endocrine pancreas

  • 2. 
    Gland from which atrial natriuretic factor comes?
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Come on.

  • 3. 
    Gland from which cortisol comes?
    • A. 

      Thymus

    • B. 

      Adrenal medulla

    • C. 

      Adrenal cortex

    • D. 

      Kidney

    • E. 

      Posterior pituitary

  • 4. 
    Gland from which epinephrin comes?
    • A. 

      Kidney

    • B. 

      Endocrine pancreas

    • C. 

      Adrenal medulla

    • D. 

      Adrenal cortex

    • E. 

      Posterior pituitary

  • 5. 
    Gland from which erythropoetin comes?
    • A. 

      Thyroid

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Adrenal cortex

    • D. 

      Blood

    • E. 

      Kidney

  • 6. 
    Gland from which estrogen comes?
    • A. 

      Ovaries/placenta

    • B. 

      Come on.

  • 7. 
    Gland from which glucagon comes?
    • A. 

      Endocrine pancreas, alpha cells

    • B. 

      Endocrine pancreas, beta cells

    • C. 

      Endocrine pancreas, gamma cells

  • 8. 
    Gland from which insulin comes?
    • A. 

      Endocrine pancreas, alpha cells

    • B. 

      Endocrine pancreas, beta cells

    • C. 

      Endocrine pancreas, delta cells

  • 9. 
    Gland from which progesterone comes?
    • A. 

      Ovaries/placenta

    • B. 

      Come on.

  • 10. 
    Gland from which sex steroids come?
    • A. 

      Adrenal cortex

    • B. 

      Adrenal medulla

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Testes

    • E. 

      Ovaries/placenta

  • 11. 
    Gland from which testosterone comes?
    • A. 

      Testes

    • B. 

      Come on.

  • 12. 
    Gland from which adrenocorticotropic hormone comes?
    • A. 

      Endocrine pancreas

    • B. 

      Posterior pituitary

    • C. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • D. 

      Kidney

    • E. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 13. 
    Gland from which calcitonin comes?
    • A. 

      Endocrine pancreas

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Thymus

    • D. 

      Parathyroid

    • E. 

      Adrenal medulla

  • 14. 
    Gland from which follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) comes? 
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Posterior pituitary

    • C. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • D. 

      Kidney

    • E. 

      Thymus

  • 15. 
    Gland from which growth hormones come?
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • D. 

      Adrenal cortex

    • E. 

      Posterior pituitary

  • 16. 
    Gland from which luteinizing hormone (LH) comes? 
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • C. 

      Thymus

    • D. 

      Adrenal cortex

    • E. 

      Posterior pituitary

  • 17. 
    Gland from which oxytocin comes?
    • A. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Posterior pituitary

    • D. 

      Kidney

    • E. 

      Thymus

  • 18. 
    Gland from which parathyroid hormone (PTH) comes?
    • A. 

      Parathyroids

    • B. 

      Come on.

  • 19. 
    Gland from which prolactin comes?
    • A. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • B. 

      Adrenal cortex

    • C. 

      Thyroid

    • D. 

      Posterior pituitary

    • E. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 20. 
    Gland from which releasing and inhibiting factors come?
    • A. 

      Adrenal cortex

    • B. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Posterior pituitary

    • E. 

      Thyroid

  • 21. 
    Gland from which somatostatin (SS) comes?
    • A. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • B. 

      Posterior pituitary

    • C. 

      Endocrine pancreas

    • D. 

      Adrenal cortex

    • E. 

      Thyroid

  • 22. 
    Gland from which thymosin comes?
    • A. 

      Come on.

    • B. 

      Thymus

  • 23. 
    Gland from which thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) comes?
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Posterior pituitary

    • C. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • D. 

      Kidney

    • E. 

      Thyroid

  • 24. 
    Gland from which thyroxine/thyroid hormone comes?  
    • A. 

      Come on.

    • B. 

      Thyroid

  • 25. 
    Gland from which vasopressin/antidiuretic hormone (ADH) comes? 
    • A. 

      Posterior pituitary

    • B. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Thymus

    • E. 

      Endocrine pancreas

  • 26. 
    What do releasing and inhibiting factors target?
    • A. 

      Kidney

    • B. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • C. 

      Posterior pituitary

    • D. 

      Bone

  • 27. 
    What does thyroid stimulating hormone target?
    • A. 

      Thyroid

    • B. 

      Come on.

  • 28. 
    What does luteinizing hormone target?
    • A. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • B. 

      Breast

    • C. 

      Ovary or testes

    • D. 

      Kidney

  • 29. 
    What does follicle stimulating hormone target?
    • A. 

      Ovaries/testes

    • B. 

      Kidneys

    • C. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • D. 

      Bone marrow

  • 30. 
    What does vasopressin/antidiuretic hormone stimulate? 
    • A. 

      Ovaries/testes

    • B. 

      Kidneys

    • C. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • D. 

      Thyroid

  • 31. 
    What does oxytocin stimulate? (2)
    • A. 

      Kidney

    • B. 

      Breast

    • C. 

      Uterus

    • D. 

      Testes

  • 32. 
    What does calcitonin target? (2)
    • A. 

      Bone

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Bone marrow

  • 33. 
    What does parathyroid hormone target? (3)
    • A. 

      Bone

    • B. 

      Parathyroid

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Small intestine

  • 34. 
    What does aldosterone target?
    • A. 

      Bone

    • B. 

      Ovaries/testes

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Anterior pituitary

  • 35. 
    What does atrialnatriuretic factor target? 
    • A. 

      Ovary

    • B. 

      Bone marrow

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Thyroid

  • 36. 
    What does erythropoeitin target?
    • A. 

      Bone

    • B. 

      Bone marrow

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Blood

  • 37. 
    Which raises blood glucose concentration?
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Glucagon

  • 38. 
    Which lowers blood glucose concentration?
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Glucagon

  • 39. 
    Which increases glycogen and fat storage?
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Glucagon

  • 40. 
    Which decreases glucose and fat storage?
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Glucagon

  • 41. 
    Luteinizing hormone...
    • A. 

      Causes milk prod in mammary glands

    • B. 

      Causes ovulation and testosterone synthesis

    • C. 

      Causes follicle development and spermatogenesis

    • D. 

      Causes milk letdown and uterine contractions

  • 42. 
    Prolactin...
    • A. 

      Causes milk prod in mammary glands

    • B. 

      Causes milk letdown and uterine contractions

  • 43. 
    Oxytocin...
    • A. 

      Inhibits many digestive processes

    • B. 

      Increases water retention

    • C. 

      Helps body to reabsorb Na to increase blood pressure

    • D. 

      Causes milk letdown and uterine contractions

    • E. 

      Raises metabolic rate and temperature