A&p II Chapt 10 Test

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A&p II Chapt 10 Test - Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Tremors, increase heart rate, weight loss, and heat intolerance are symptoms of:
    • A. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • B. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • C. 

      Hyperadrenalism

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Gigantism is an excess growth hormone that occurs in:
    • A. 

      Children

    • B. 

      Adults

    • C. 

      Any age

    • D. 

      Males only

  • 3. 
    The gland is divided into anterior and posterior segments:
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Adrenal gland

    • C. 

      Pituitary

    • D. 

      Thyroid

  • 4. 
    The glands that are responsible for the production of milk are called the
    • A. 

      Gonads

    • B. 

      Adrenals

    • C. 

      Mammary glands

  • 5. 
    Which of the endocrine organs can effectively control the pituitary gland?
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Pineal

    • C. 

      Thyroid

  • 6. 
    Chemical messengers released directly into the bloodstream, with the ability to affect cells for hours or days, are called ________.  
    • A. 

      Transmitters

    • B. 

      Hormones

    • C. 

      Enzymes

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    The ________ gland is important in regulating blood glucose.
    • A. 

      Thyroid

    • B. 

      Adrenals

    • C. 

      Pancrease

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 8. 
    _______  steroids are a class of molecules that cause an increase in muscle mass
    • A. 

      NSAIDS

    • B. 

      Prednisone

    • C. 

      Anabolic

    • D. 

      Any of these

  • 9. 
     Insulin and glucagon are produced by the ________.
    • A. 

      Thyroid

    • B. 

      Pancrease

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Pineal

  • 10. 
    Melatonin is produced by the:
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Pituitary

    • D. 

      Pineal

  • 11. 
    A condition that is characterized by the need to drink excessive water and normal ADH levels is known as?
    • A. 

      DM

    • B. 

      DM type II

    • C. 

      Psychognic diabetes

    • D. 

      Diabetes insipidus

  • 12. 
    Diabetes insipidus is an endocrine disorder characterized by too little ADH
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    In Graves disease there is an overproduction of thyroid hormone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Thymus sits behind the sternum.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The adrenals are located on top of the kidneys.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The adrenals are divided into 2 layers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The adrenal cortex produces cortisol as of of its hormones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The adrenal cortex produces epinephrine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Prolactin is produced in the anterior pituitary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The hypothalamus produces LH and FSH.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Diabetes type II is an autoimmune disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The pituitary gland is located _________to the hypothalamus.
    • A. 

      Superior

    • B. 

      Inferior

    • C. 

      Lateral

    • D. 

      Medial

  • 23. 
    The thyroid is located in the:
    • A. 

      Base of the brain

    • B. 

      Mid-neck

    • C. 

      Behind the sternum

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 24. 
    A 45 year-old patient with insulin resistance, obesity, using medications for diabetes, and is on a diet and exercise program most likely has: 
    • A. 

      Diabetes type II

    • B. 

      Diabetes insipidus

    • C. 

      Diabetes type II

    • D. 

      Hyperadrenalism

  • 25. 
    In homeostasis, the process that opposes or shutsdown a stimulus is known as____________
    • A. 

      Positive feedback

    • B. 

      Negative feedback

    • C. 

      Homeostasis

    • D. 

      Set point

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