Endocrine System Practice Test Questions And Answers

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How well do you know about the endocrine system and the hormones secreted by the endocrine glands? Just answer these practice test questions given in this quiz and analyze whether you really know about the anatomy of the endocrine system or not. In this scored quiz, you'll be asked questions related to the thyroid, parathyroid, pancreatic, adrenal, and other important endocrine glands. If you think you can score high here in this quiz, play the quiz then.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The level of hormone in the blood is regulated by the homeostasis mechanism is known as?
    • A. 

      Negative feedback

    • B. 

      Positive feedback

    • C. 

      Neutral feedback

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What is known as adenohypophysis and is characterized as the glandular tissue?
    • A. 

      Thyroid gland

    • B. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • C. 

      Posterior lobe

    • D. 

      Pituitary gland

  • 3. 
    Also known as neurohypophysis, that stores and releases antidiuretic hormone ADH and oxytocin?
    • A. 

      Thyroid gland

    • B. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • C. 

      Posterior lobe

    • D. 

      Pituitary gland

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is known as the master gland?
    • A. 

      Thyroid gland

    • B. 

      Anterior pituitary

    • C. 

      Posterior lobe

    • D. 

      Pituitary gland

  • 5. 
    What are the hormones that anterior pituitary release or produce?
    • A. 

      Thyroid-stimulating hormone or thyrotropin (TSH)

    • B. 

      Antidiuretic hormone or vasopressin (ADH)

    • C. 

      Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)

    • D. 

      Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)

    • E. 

      Oxytocin

    • F. 

      Luteinizing hormone (LH)

    • G. 

      Growth hormone (GH)

    • H. 

      Prolactin

  • 6. 
    What are the hormones that posterior lobe in the pituitary gland release or produce?
    • A. 

      Thyroid-stimulating hormone or thyrotropin (TSH)

    • B. 

      Antidiuretic hormone or vasopressin (ADH)

    • C. 

      Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)

    • D. 

      Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)

    • E. 

      Oxytocin

  • 7. 
    What are the function of Antidiuretic hormone or vasopressin (ADH)?
    • A. 

      Regulation of urinary output.

    • B. 

      Inducement of labor in pregnant women by stimulating contractions in the uterus.

    • C. 

      Role in blood pressure regulation.

    • D. 

      Promotion of milk secretion from the mammary glands.

  • 8. 
    What are the functions of Oxytocin hormone?
    • A. 

      Regulation of urinary output.

    • B. 

      Inducement of labor in pregnant women by stimulating contractions in the uterus.

    • C. 

      Promotion of milk secretion from the mammary glands.

    • D. 

      Role in blood pressure regulation.

  • 9. 
    What statements about Thyroid Gland is correct?
    • A. 

      Anterior to upper part of trachea and inferior to larynx.

    • B. 

      Inducement of labor in pregnant women by stimulating contractions in the uterus.

    • C. 

      Posterior to lower part of trachea and inferior to larynx.

    • D. 

      Maintains metabolic rate, growth and development of all tissues.

  • 10. 
    What are the hormones that Thyroid Gland release or produce?
    • A. 

      Thyroid hormone (T4, T3)

    • B. 

      Calcitonin

    • C. 

      Thyroid-stimulating hormone or thyrotropin (TSH)

    • D. 

      Growth hormone (GH)

  • 11. 
    What statements about Parathyroid Gland is correct?
    • A. 

      Posterior to lower part of trachea and inferior to larynx.

    • B. 

      Maintains metabolic rate, growth and development of all tissues.

    • C. 

      Posterior surface of lobes of thyroid gland.

    • D. 

      Maintains serum calcium levels.

  • 12. 
    What hormone does Parathyroid Gland release or produce?
    • A. 

      Thyroid hormone (T4, T3)

    • B. 

      Antidiuretic hormone or vasopressin (ADH)

    • C. 

      Parathormone (PTH)

    • D. 

      Calcitonin

  • 13. 
    What is the outer part of the adrenal gland, that is controlled by hypothalamus & anterior pituitary, and functions under negative feedback system called?
    • A. 

      Adrenal medulla

    • B. 

      External cortex

    • C. 

      External adrenea

    • D. 

      Adrenal cortex

  • 14. 
    Which inner part of the adrenal gland is not controlled by hypothalamus?
    • A. 

      Adrenal medulla

    • B. 

      External cortex

    • C. 

      Adrenal cortex

    • D. 

      External adrenea

  • 15. 
    What are the hormones that Adrenal Cortex release or produce?
    • A. 

      Gonadocorticoids

    • B. 

      Catecholamines

    • C. 

      Mineralocorticoids

    • D. 

      Glucocorticoids

    • E. 

      Epinephrine

    • F. 

      Steroid hormones

  • 16. 
    What are the hormones that Adrenal Cortex release or produce?
    • A. 

      Gonadocorticoids

    • B. 

      Catecholamines

    • C. 

      Mineralocorticoids

    • D. 

      Norepinephrine

    • E. 

      Epinephrine

    • F. 

      Steroid hormones

  • 17. 
    Gonadocorticoids is what kind of hormone?
    • A. 

      Sex hormones

    • B. 

      Aldosterone (salt) 

    • C. 

      Thyroid-stimulating hormone

    • D. 

      Follicle-stimulating hormone

  • 18. 
    Mineralocorticoids is what kind of hormone?
    • A. 

      Sex hormones

    • B. 

      Aldosterone (salt) 

    • C. 

      Thyroid-stimulating hormone

    • D. 

      Follicle-stimulating hormone

  • 19. 
    Glucocorticoids includes which hormones?
    • A. 

      Cortisol

    • B. 

      Adrenocorticoids

    • C. 

      Cortisone (sex)

    • D. 

      Corticosteroids

  • 20. 
    Steroid hormones includes which hormones?
    • A. 

      Cortisol

    • B. 

      Adrenocorticoids

    • C. 

      Cortisone (sex)

    • D. 

      Corticosteroids

  • 21. 
    Catecholamines hormone includes which hormones?
    • A. 

      Adrenocorticoids

    • B. 

      Epinephrine

    • C. 

      Norepinephrine

    • D. 

      Corticosteroids

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is both an endocrine and exocrine gland?
    • A. 

      Pituitary

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Gonads

  • 23. 
    What cell types does pancreas have?
    • A. 

      Gamma cells

    • B. 

      P cells

    • C. 

      Pancreastatin

    • D. 

      Pancreatic islets (islets of Langerhans)

  • 24. 
    Pancreatic islets includes which cells?
    • A. 

      Gamma cells

    • B. 

      Alpha cells

    • C. 

      Beta cells

    • D. 

      P cells

    • E. 

      Delta cells

    • F. 

      F cells

    • G. 

      Somatostatin

  • 25. 
    This produces the steroid sex hormones?
    • A. 

      Pituitary

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Gonads

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