The Endocrine System Quiz

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The Endocrine System Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Glands are small organs located throughout your body that secrete (that means release) substances called:
    • A. 

      Plasma

    • B. 

      Hormones

    • C. 

      Enzymes

    • D. 

      Bile

  • 2. 
    Hormones help your body by:
    • A. 

      Telling your cells what to do

    • B. 

      Helping you breath

    • C. 

      Sending nerve messages 

    • D. 

      Oxidizing your blood 

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the endocrine system?
    • A. 

      Thyroid

    • B. 

      Adrenals

    • C. 

      Appendix 

    • D. 

      Pituitary

  • 4. 
    Where are the major endocrine glands located
    • A. 

      In the head, shoulder, knees, and toes

    • B. 

      In the abdomen, joints,brain, and spinal cord

    • C. 

      In the brain, neck abdomen, and groin

    • D. 

      In the gallbladder, appendix, tonsils, and spleen

  • 5. 
    This gland is called the "master gland" even though it is as small as a pea:
    • A. 

      Pituitary

    • B. 

      Adrenal

    • C. 

      Pineal

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 6. 
    What is your largest endocrine gland?
    • A. 

      Adrenal

    • B. 

      Tummy

    • C. 

      Pituitary

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 7. 
    What is a common problem of the endocrine system?
    • A. 

      Hemophilia

    • B. 

      Diabetes 

    • C. 

      Lung cancer

    • D. 

      Bad gas 

  • 8. 
    What hormone does the pancreas make?
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Adrenaline

    • C. 

      Growth hormones

    • D. 

      Sugar

  • 9. 
    Where can you find the pituitary gland?
    • A. 

      In your left foot

    • B. 

      Next to your liver

    • C. 

      At the base of your brain

    • D. 

      Near your heart and lungs

  • 10. 
    Which gland makes hormones that help you grow and stay full of energy?
    • A. 

      Thyroid

    • B. 

      Adrenal

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Pituitary

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