Thyroid & Thyroid Disease Assessment

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Thyroid Disease Quizzes & Trivia


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Women are more likely than men to have a thyroid imbalance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The thyroid produces hormones that regulate what bodily function?
    • A. 

      Blood Production

    • B. 

      Temperature regulation

    • C. 

      Cholesterol Production

    • D. 

      Metabolism

  • 3. 
    Which hormone has the greatest effect on metabolism?
    • A. 

      Human Growth Hormone

    • B. 

      Thyroxine

    • C. 

      TSH

    • D. 

      ACTH

  • 4. 
    What hormone acts to lower blood calcium levels, and from what cells is it released?
    • A. 

      Parafollicular hormone/parafollicular cells

    • B. 

      Thyroxine/follicular cells

    • C. 

      Parathyroid hormone/parathyroid cells

    • D. 

      Calcitonin/parafollicular cells

    • E. 

      ACTH/pituicytes

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a hormone released from the thyroid gland?
    • A. 

      Triiodothyronine

    • B. 

      Thyroxine

    • C. 

      TSH

    • D. 

      Calcitonin

    • E. 

      All of the above are released by the thyroid gland

  • 6. 
    What is another name for parafollicular cells?
    • A. 

      "C" cells

    • B. 

      Parathyroid cells

    • C. 

      Follicle cells

    • D. 

      Colloid cells

  • 7. 
    Where is the thyroid located in the body?
    • A. 

      Upper chest under the breastbone

    • B. 

      Atop the kidneys

    • C. 

      Posterior to the stomach

    • D. 

      Below the larynx and partially wrapped around trachea

  • 8. 
    One condition relating to the thyroid is goiter. This is due to a lack of iodine in the diet. Which of the below is affected by a lack of iodine in the diet?
    • A. 

      T3 and T4

    • B. 

      Follicle cells

    • C. 

      Colloid

    • D. 

      TSH in the pituitary

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Hypothyroidism is when your thyroid does not make enough thyroid hormones. It is also called underactive thyroid. Common symptoms include all of the following except: Check all that apply
    • A. 

      Weight gain, even though you are not eating more food

    • B. 

      Increased sensitivity to cold

    • C. 

      Constipation

    • D. 

      Muscle weakness

    • E. 

      Rapid Heart beat

    • F. 

      Depression

  • 10. 
    Grave’s disease is a form of:
    • A. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • B. 

      Hashimoto's disease

    • C. 

      Thyroid Cancer

    • D. 

      Thyroid Nodules

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