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ENDOCRINE SYSTEMS

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  • Q1
    1. Which of these is true of the endocrine system?
    causes changes in metabolic activities
    secretes hormones that are transported to target cells by blood
    All of above are true.
    effects are prolonged
    30s
  • Q2
    2. Name the gland in the diagram.
    Question Image
    Pineal gland.
    Thyroid.
    Hypothalamus.
    Pituitary.
    120s
  • Q3
    3. What gland is located just superior to the kidneys?
    Pancreas.
    ovaries
    Pituitary.
    Adrenal.
    30s
  • Q4
    4. In the pancreas, which are the cells that secrete insulin, decrease the blood levels of glucose.
    alpha.
    gama.
    beta
    delta.
    30s
  • Q5
    no 1. in the diagram is responsible for the body's circadian rhythm is the:
    Question Image
    Parathyroid gland.
    Pituitary gland.
    Pineal gland.
    Adrenal gland.
    60s
  • Q6
    6. Endocrine glands differ from exocrine glands in that:
    Endocrine glands are formed by epithelial tissue, but exocrine glands are primarily connective tissue.
    Endocrine glands release hormones, whereas exocrine glands release waste.
    Endocrine glands are all interconnected; whereas exocrine glands act completely independently.
    Endocrine glands are ductless and exocrine glands release secretions at the body's surface or into ducts.
    30s
  • Q7
    7. Which of these is not an endocrine property?
    effects caused by chemicals.
    effects are slow and cyclic
    rapid acting effects
    hormones reach targets through the blood
    30s
  • Q8
    8. The primary target of the releasing and inhibiting hormones of the hypothalamus is the:
    Question Image
    Anterior pituitary
    Gonads
    Liver and adipose tissue
    Bone marrow
    30s
  • Q9
    9. Which of these is not an endocrine gland?
    Testes.
    Salivary gland.
    Parathyroid.
    Pancreas.
    30s
  • Q10
    10.Which is not a function of the hypothalamus?
    Secrete FSH
    Affect heart rate
    Affect water balance
    Control temperature
    30s
  • Q11
    11.Which if the following gland which can be classified as an endocrine and an exocrine gland?
    Thyroid
    Thymus.
    Pancreas.
    Pituitary.
    30s
  • Q12
    12.Which of these hormones is made by the posterior pituitary?
    LH
    ADH
    ACTH
    FSH
    30s
  • Q13
    13.Which gland controls basal metabolic rate (BMR)?
    Testes.
    Pancreas.
    Thyroid.
    Parathyroid.
    30s
  • Q14
    14. How do hormones from the thyroid and parathyroid regulate the calcium concentration of the blood?
    Thyroxine and triiodothyronine together regulate calcium levels, as needs dictate.
    Both parathroid hormone and the three thyroid hormones function to regulate blood calcium levels.
    Calcitonin lowers blood calcium; parathyroid hormone raises blood calcium.
    Parathyroid hormone lowers blood calcium; calcitonin raises blood calcium.
    30s
  • Q15
    15. The posterior pituitary stores and releases:
    ADH and growth hormone.
    Growth hormone and prolactin.
    Oxytocin and antidiuretic hormone (ADH).
    Prolactin and oxytocin.
    30s

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