Trivia Quiz: How Much You Know About Hormones?

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How much do you know about hormones? Do you know a sufficient amount to pass this quiz? Endocrine glands are ductless glands of the endocrine structure that discharge their products, hormones, straight into the blood. The main glands of the endocrine system include the pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, hypothalamus, adrenal glands, thyroid gland, and parathyroid gland. Take this quiz and find out how much you know about hormones.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The hormone released by the posterior pituitary to prevent excessive water loss in the urine is ________.
    • A. 

      Aldosterone

    • B. 

      Cortisol

    • C. 

      Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)

    • D. 

      Insulin

  • 2. 
    The hormone produced by the placenta that causes the pelvic ligaments and pubic symphysis to relax, widen, and become more flexible to ease birth passage is called _______.
    • A. 

      Chorion

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      Relaxin

    • D. 

      Gonadotropin

    • E. 

      Renin

  • 3. 
    The main hormone that acts on the kidneys to regulate sodium ion concentration of the extracellular fluid (ECF) is ________.
    • A. 

      Aldosterone

    • B. 

      Epinephrine

    • C. 

      ADH

    • D. 

      Renin

    • E. 

      Secretin

  • 4. 
    The hormone testosterone is produced by the _______ cells of the testes.
    • A. 

      Seminiferous

    • B. 

      Oogonia

    • C. 

      Spermatogonia

    • D. 

      Interstitial

  • 5. 
    A fertilized egg, which represents the first cell of a new individual, is called a_______.
    • A. 

      Zygote

    • B. 

      Blastocyst

    • C. 

      Fetus

    • D. 

      Embryo

  • 6. 
    The process of emptying the urinary bladder is referred to as voiding or ______.
    • A. 

      Nocturia

    • B. 

      Micturition

    • C. 

      Incontinence

    • D. 

      Filtration

    • E. 

      Urethritis

  • 7. 
    Ovulation occurs in response to the release of an anterior pituitary hormone known as ____ hormone.
    • A. 

      Luteinizing

    • B. 

      Follicle-stimulating

    • C. 

      Antidiuretic

    • D. 

      Thyroid-stimulating

  • 8. 
    The process of emptying the urinary bladder is known as voiding or ______.
    • A. 

      Incontinence

    • B. 

      Nocturia

    • C. 

      Micturition

    • D. 

      Urgency

  • 9. 
    The tube connecting each kidney to the urinary bladder is the ______.
    • A. 

      Ureter

    • B. 

      Calyx

    • C. 

      Ductus (vas) deferens

    • D. 

      Urethra

  • 10. 
    A fertilized egg is known as a ______.
    • A. 

      Secondary oocyte

    • B. 

      Zygote

    • C. 

      Primary oocyte

    • D. 

      Morula

    • E. 

      Blastocyte

  • 11. 
    Each spermatid and each ovum have _______.
    • A. 

      2n chromosomes

    • B. 

      46 chromosomes

    • C. 

      23 chromosomes

    • D. 

      23 pairs of chromosomes

    • E. 

      46 pairs of chromosomes

  • 12. 
    The hormone(s) responsible for secondary sex characteristics in females is/are ________.
    • A. 

      Human chorionic gonadotropin

    • B. 

      Estrogens

    • C. 

      Testosterone

    • D. 

      Follicle-stimulating hormone

    • E. 

      Progesterone

  • 13. 
    How long are the typical female's ovarian and uterine (menstrual) cycles?
    • A. 

      14 days

    • B. 

      28 days

    • C. 

      40 days

    • D. 

      7 days

    • E. 

      60 days

  • 14. 
    Which one of the following terms describes the location of the kidneys?
    • A. 

      Retroperitoneal

    • B. 

      Adrenal

    • C. 

      Intraperitoneal

    • D. 

      Suprarenal

    • E. 

      Retroperineal

  • 15. 
    The gonads produce sex cells, also known as ______.
    • A. 

      Zygotes

    • B. 

      Interstitial cells

    • C. 

      Gametes

    • D. 

      Spermatids

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