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09 Endocrine Glands & Hormones

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  • Q1
    The ___________ produces melatonin, which is responsible for regulating circadian rhythms (sleep/wake cycle)
    hypothalamus
    thyroid gland
    pineal gland
    pituitary gland
    30s
  • Q2
    The ______ is located in the brain above the pituitary gland and releases hormones that control the pituitary's activity.
    hypothalamus
    medulla oblongata
    frontal lobe
    pineal gland
    30s
  • Q3
    The ________ is a butterfly shaped gland in the neck and produces hormones such as T3 (triiodothyronine) and T4 (thyroine) that regulate your metabolism.
    thymus gland
    thyroid gland
    pineal gland
    parathyroid gland
    30s
  • Q4
    The ________ is called the "master gland" because it so many hormones that control other glands and organs in the body.
    pons
    pituitary gland
    brain
    hypothalamus
    30s
  • Q5
    The __________ are a group of glands produces a hormone that balances blood calcium levels.
    adrenal glands
    ovaries
    parathyroid glands
    thymus glands
    30s
  • Q6
    The _____ gland is tucked in the mediastinum with the heart and produces thymosin which stimulates development of T-lymphocytes (WBCs).
    parathyroid
    thymus
    thyroid
    adrenal
    30s
  • Q7
    The _______ produces ANP (atrial-natriuretic hormone) which reduces blood pressure.
    heart
    pituitary gland
    thyroid gland
    pancreas
    30s
  • Q8
    The _________ produces IGF (insulin-like growth factor) which regulates cell growth and development.
    heart
    pancreas
    hypothalamus
    liver
    30s
  • Q9
    The _________ produces gastrin which stimulates the release of "digestive juices" and somatostatin which slows down digestive function.
    pancreas
    liver
    stomach
    thyroid gland
    30s
  • Q10
    Adrenaline which helps your body respond to acute stress by activating the sympathetic nervous system is produced by the ___________.
    adrenal glands
    liver
    parathyroid glands
    spinal cord
    30s
  • Q11
    Erythropoietin (EPO) is produced by the ___________ which stimulates the production of red blood cells in the red bone marrow.
    heart
    kidneys
    liver
    pituitary gland
    30s
  • Q12
    Secretin and cholecystokinin (CCK) stimulate the release of enzymes that assist with digestion and are produced and released from the ___________.
    pancreas
    small intestine
    liver
    stomach
    30s
  • Q13
    The _________ produce both insulin and glucagon which both play a role in balancing blood sugar.
    pancreas
    small intestine
    stomach
    thyroid gland
    30s
  • Q14
    The ________ produce hormones like estrogen and progesterone which help maintain healthy ovulation and pregnancy.
    ovaries
    pineal gland
    testes
    thyroid gland
    30s
  • Q15
    Testosterone is produced in the _________ which is responsible for the secondary sexual characteristics during puberty and sperm production.
    pancreas
    testes
    ovaries
    hypothalamus
    30s

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