Endocrine Quizzes & Trivia

From reproduction to bone, muscle strength, and sexual development to body energy levels, the endocrine system controls the way a human body functions by secreting hormones into the circulatory system. Did you know that 19th century medical researchers conducted endocrine studies on dogs instead of mice or guinea pigs? Or that your work and exam stress may be pushing your endocrine system to dysfunction?

Explore the anatomy of the endocrine system, fill yourself up with useful information on its possible disorders and learn all about the ‘secret-ed’ agents that run the human body. If these seem too basic for your erudite mind, you may want to check out our quizzes to challenge yourself! Your take on medical wisdom are just a few quizzes away!

Take this health care and test your knowledge on endocrine disorder and the hormones that affect your body on a daily basis

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    This results from an iodine-deficient diet, which causes a hyperplasia or overgrowth of the thyroid gland.....

Test your knowledge of the endocrine and reproductive systems

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    Which of these statements is correct?

The endocrine system is a control system of ductless glands that secrete hormones within specific organs. The parts of the endocrine system transfer information from one set of cells to another to coordinate the functions of...

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    The increase shown at point A is caused by the effect of

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    Hyperkalemic is

Endocrine system

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    ADH has opposite effects on urine and plasma osmolality.

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Endocrine Questions & Answers

Which of the following structures is found in both male and female bodies?
The correct answer to this question is C. The urethra is a tube that connects the urinary bladder to the urinary meatus for the removal of urine from the body. In males, the urethra travels through the phallus and also carries semen. In females, the
The increase shown at point A is caused by the effect of
Progesterone on the hypothalamusCurve A shows basal body temperature. The increase in temperature occurs as a result of elevated progesterone levels during the luteal (secretory) phase of the menstrual cycle. Progesterone increases the set-point temp
When providing postoperative care for a patient who had a bilateral adrenalectomy, which assessment information requires the most rapid action by the nurse?
The patient’s BP is 88/50 mm Hg. ANS: C The decreased BP indicates possible adrenal insufficiency. The nurse should immediately notify the health care provider so that corticosteroid medications can be administered. The nurse should also address