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LAM AQA GCSE Combined B11 Hormonal coordination

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  • Q1
    What is a hormone?
    Chemicals secreted into the bloodstream by target organs which have an effect on glands.
    Chemicals which send messages to the bloodstream
    Chemicals secreted into the bloodstream by glands, which have an effect on a target organ.
    30s
  • Q2
    What are roles of the hormones secreted by the pituitary gland?
    Controls growth in children; stimulates thyroid gland to make thyroxine to control metabolic rate; in women - stimulates the ovaries to mature and release eggs and make oestrogen; in men - stimulates the testes to make sperm and testosterone.
    Prepares the body for stressful situations - fight or flight response
    Controls the levels of glucose in the blood
    Controls body temperature
    30s
  • Q3
    What are the roles of the hormones secreted by the thyroid?
    Controls the metabolic rate of the body
    Controls body temperature
    Controls the levels of glucose in the blood
    Controls growth in children; in women - stimulates the ovaries to mature and release eggs and make oestrogen; in men - stimulates the testes to make sperm and testosterone.
    30s
  • Q4
    What are the roles of the hormones secreted by the pancreas
    Controls body temperature
    Controls growth in children; stimulates thyroid gland to make thyroxine to control metabolic rate; in women - stimulates the ovaries to mature and release eggs and make oestrogen; in men - stimulates the testes to make sperm and testosterone.
    Controls the levels of glucose in the blood
    Controls the metabolic rate of the body
    30s
  • Q5
    When your blood glucose level rises too high your pancreas releases which hormone?
    Insulin
    Glucose
    Glycogen
    Glucagon
    30s
  • Q6
    When your blood glucose level falls too low your pancreas releases which hormone?
    Insulin
    Glucagon
    Glucose
    Glycogen
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the name of the storage carbohydrate found in the liver and muscles?
    Insulin
    Glucagon
    Glucose
    Glycogen
    30s
  • Q8
    What is the name of the hormone that stimulates the liver to break down stored carbohydrate and use it to raise blood sugar levels?
    Glucagon
    Insulin
    Glycogen
    Oestrogen
    30s
  • Q9
    In which type of diabetes does the pancreas not secrete enough insulin?
    Type 4 diabetes
    Type 1 diabetes
    Type 3 diabetes
    Type 2 diabetes
    30s
  • Q10
    In which type of diabetes does the body stop responding to the insulin it produces?
    Type 2 diabetes
    Type 4 diabetes
    Type 1 diabetes
    Type 3 diabetes
    30s
  • Q11
    Which type of diabetes is normally controlled by injecting insulin?
    Type 2 diabetes
    Type 4 diabetes
    Type 1 diabetes
    Type 3 diabetes
    30s
  • Q12
    What type of diabetes is often treated by a carbohydrate controlled diet and taking more exercise?
    Type 4 diabetes
    Type 1 diabetes
    Type 2 diabetes
    Type 3 diabetes
    30s
  • Q13
    Which of the following hormones are controlled by negative feedback?
    Adrenaline
    Thyroxine
    30s
  • Q14
    Which hormone causes the eggs in the ovaries to mature?
    Oestrogen
    Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)
    Lutenising hormone (LH)
    Progesterone
    30s
  • Q15
    Which hormone stimulates the release of the egg at ovulation?
    Lutenising hormone (LH)
    Oestrogen
    Progesterone
    Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)
    30s

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