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Endocrinology Quiz


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Too much release of thyroid hormone in the body causes:

A. Hypothyroidism

B. Hyperthyroidism

C. Goitre

D. None of the above


What effect does adrenaline have on the body?
A. Causes heart and breathing rate to increase.
B. Causes heart and breathing rate to decrease.
C. Has no effect on heart and breathing rate.


The production of luteinising hormone stimulates the production of which hormone?
A. progestrone
B. gonadotrophin releasing hormone
C. oestrogen
D. follicle stimulating hormone


Which cells produce calcitonin?

A. C cells

B. B cells

C. A cells

D. T cells


Secreted in endocrine cells and remains in relation to plasma membrane; acts on immediately adjacent cell by direct cell-to-cell contact

A. Juxtacrine

B. Endocrine

C. Paracrine

D. Exocrine


The picture below best describes the activity of what type of hormone…
A. Lipid-Soluable Hormones
B. Water-Soluable Hormones


Where are hormones produced (made)
A. Glands
B. Bloodstream
C. Target organs


What hormone is responsible for the production of milk in the breast?
A. prolactin
B. oxytocin
C. estrogen
D. follicle stimulating hormone


The thyroid gland is said to be

A. Pear shaped

B. Butterfly shaped

C. Bean shaped

D. Crescent shaped


what are the cells in the thyroid which produce the calcitonin ?

A. Follicular cells

B. T cells

C. C cells

D. None of these


What is it

A. Goiter

B. Thyroid nodule

C. Thyroid cancer

D. None of these


How is hypothyroidism treated?

A. With radiation

B. With surgery

C. With a synthetic hormone

D. The condition can’t be treated


The picture below best describes the activity of what type of hormone…
A. Lipid-Soluble Hormones
B. Water-Soluble Hormones


What hormone is secreted from the ovaries ?
A. oestrogen 
B. testosterone 
C. eggstrone
D. ADH


Which hormones is secreted from the Testis?

A. testosterone, progesterone

B. progesterone

C. oestrogen

D. testosterone,


How many lobes are present in the thyroid?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4


Endocrine glands

A. hormones secreted into blood

B. glands secretes into blood

C. blood secretes into glands.

D. secretes into the glands.

E. crying inside glands


Which of the following is not a hormone?

A. Insulin

B. TSH

C. Estrogen

D. Pancreatic amylase


The pituitary is mostly controlled by:
A. the pineal gland
B. the thalamus
C. the thyroid
D. the hypothalamus


Iodine deficiency can cause

A. Goitre

B. Thyroid cancer

C. Solitary thyroid nodules

D. Thyroiditis


The left and right lobes are joined by _________

A. Levator

B. Isthmus

C. Pyramidal lobe

D. Valve


Which gland produces these hormones: Growth Hormone, Prolactin, ACTH, TSH, FSH, LH?
A. Anterior pituitary
B. Posterior pituitary
C. Thyroid
D. Parathyroid


Where is the thyroid gland located?

A. At the base of the spine

B. In the abdomen

C. In the neck

D. In the brain


The pancreas produces _____ when your blood sugar level is low.

A. GH

B. ADH

C. Glucagon

D. Insulin


The main hormone secreted by the Thyroid gland

A. T4

B. T3

C. Both T4 & T3

D. Calcitonin




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