Quiz: Take The Trivia Quiz On Endocrine Glands And Hormone Functions

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Quiz: Take The Trivia Quiz On Endocrine Glands And Hormone Functions

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  • 1. 
    Promotes protein anabolism (growth, tissue repair) and lipid mobilization and catabolism. Stimulates the growth of all tissues in the body, including bones.
    • A. 

      Growth hormone (GH) or Somatotropin

    • B. 

      Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) or thyrotropin

    • C. 

      Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)

    • D. 

      Gonadotropic hormones (FSH & LH)

  • 2. 
    Stimulates synthesis and release of thyroid hormones, growth and function of thyroid gland.
    • A. 

      Oxytocin

    • B. 

      Thyroxine

    • C. 

      Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)

    • D. 

      Calcitonin

  • 3. 
    Foster growth of adrenal cortex. Stimulates secretion of corticosteroids.
    • A. 

      Gonadotropic hormones

    • B. 

      Epinephrine

    • C. 

      Thyroxine

    • D. 

      Adrenocorticotropic hormones (ACTH)

  • 4. 
    Stimulates sex hormone secretion, reproductive organ growth, reproductive processes.
    • A. 

      Calcitonin

    • B. 

      Parathyroid hormone (PTH)

    • C. 

      Gonadotropic hormones (FSH & LH)

    • D. 

      Oxytocin

  • 5. 
    Increases melanin production in melanocytes to make skin darker.
    • A. 

      Melanocyte- Stimulating hormone (MSH)

    • B. 

      Prolactin

    • C. 

      Oxytocin

    • D. 

      Growth hormone (GH)

  • 6. 
    Stimulates milk production in lactating women. Increases responses of follicles to Lutenizing Hormone (LH) and Follicle-stimulating Hormone (FSH).  Also stimulates testicular formation in men.
    • A. 

      Prolactin

    • B. 

      Oxytocin

    • C. 

      Corticosteroids

    • D. 

      Thyroxine

  • 7. 
    Promotes re-absorption of water, and causes vasoconstriction.
    • A. 

      Thyroxine

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      Anti-diuretic hormone (ADH)

    • D. 

      Calcitonin

  • 8. 
    This is known as a pre-cursor to T3
    • A. 

      Thyroxine (T4)

    • B. 

      Calcitonin

    • C. 

      Parathyroid hormone (PTH)

    • D. 

      Melatonin

  • 9. 
    Regulates calcium and phosphorus blood levels. It also decreases serum calcium levels.
    • A. 

      Estrogen

    • B. 

      Testosterone

    • C. 

      Calcitonin

    • D. 

      Prolactin

  • 10. 
    Regulates calcium and phosphorus blood levels. Promotes bone demineralization and increases intestinal absorption of calcium, therefore, INCREASING the serum levels of calcium.
    • A. 

      Thyroxine (T4)

    • B. 

      Calcitonin

    • C. 

      Parathyroid hormone (PTH) AKA parathormone

    • D. 

      Triiodothyronine (T3)

  • 11. 
    Regulates metabolic rate of all cells and processes of cell growth and tissue differentiation. 
    • A. 

      Triiodothyronine (T3)

    • B. 

      Thyroxine (T4)

    • C. 

      Oxytocin

    • D. 

      Growth hormone (GH)

  • 12. 
    Increases in response to stress. Enhances and prolongs effects of sympathetic nervous system.
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Amylin

    • C. 

      Epinephrine (adrenaline) or Norepineprhine (noradrenaline)

    • D. 

      Androgens

  • 13. 
    Promotes metabolism. Increased in response to stress and acts as an anti-inflammatory.
    • A. 

      Corticosteroids

    • B. 

      Androgrens

    • C. 

      Epinephrine (adrenaline) or Norepinephrine (noradrenaline)

    • D. 

      Mineralocorticoids

  • 14. 
    Promotes growth spurt in adolescence, secondary sex characteristics, and libido in both sexes.
    • A. 

      Aldosterone

    • B. 

      Thyroxine (T3)

    • C. 

      Prolactin

    • D. 

      Androgens (DHEA, Androsterone, estradiol)

  • 15. 
    Regulates sodium and potassium balance and thus water balance.
    • A. 

      Anti-diuretic hormone (ADH)

    • B. 

      Somatotropin

    • C. 

      Mineralocorticoids (Aldosterone)

    • D. 

      Androgens ( DHEA, Androsterone, Estradiol)

  • 16. 
    Promotes the movement of glucose out of the blood and into cells
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Amylin

    • C. 

      Glucagon

    • D. 

      Pancreatic polypeptides

  • 17. 
    Decreases gastric motility, glucagon secretion, and endogenous glucose release from the liver. Increases satiety (the feeling of fullness)
    • A. 

      Amylin

    • B. 

      Glucagon

    • C. 

      Insulin

    • D. 

      Melanin

  • 18. 
    Stimulates glycogenolysis (break down of glycogen) and gluconeogenesis (making new glucose).
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Amylin

    • C. 

      Oxytocin

    • D. 

      Glucagon

  • 19. 
    Inhibits insulin and glucagon secretion
    • A. 

      Amylin

    • B. 

      Somatostatin

    • C. 

      Pancreatic polypetide

    • D. 

      Estrogen

  • 20. 
    Influences regulation of pancreatic exocrine function and metabolism of absorbed nutrients
    • A. 

      Parathyroid hormone (PTH)

    • B. 

      Thyroxine (T3)

    • C. 

      Pancreatic polypeptide

    • D. 

      Amylin

  • 21. 
    Stimulates development of secondary sex characteristics, preparation of uterus for fertilization and fetal development. Also stimulates bone growth.
    • A. 

      Estrogen

    • B. 

      Progesterone

    • C. 

      Oxytocin

    • D. 

      Prolactin

  • 22. 
    Stimulates development of secondary sex characteristics, spermatogenesis
    • A. 

      Estrogen

    • B. 

      Prolactin

    • C. 

      Testosterone

    • D. 

      Aldosterone

  • 23. 
    Stimulates millk secretion, and promotes uterine contractility
    • A. 

      Oxytocin

    • B. 

      Prolactin

    • C. 

      Estrogen

    • D. 

      Testosterone

  • 24. 
    Maintains lining of the uterus necessary for successful pregnancy.
    • A. 

      Oxytocin

    • B. 

      Estrogen

    • C. 

      Progesterone

    • D. 

      Prolactin

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