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Pituitary, Thyroid and Adrenal Quiz


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Where is the Pituitary gland located?

A. Hypophysial Fossa

B. Dorsum Sellae

C. In the brain

D. Sella Turcica


The key element needed to make thyroxine is

A. Calcium

B. Iron

C. Magnesium

D. Iodine


Calcitonin helps to

A. increase calcium in your bones

B. increase the absorption of calcium from your intestines

C. increase reabsorption of calcium from your kidneys

D. all of these


TSH is a _______.

A. polypeptide

B. homodimer protein

C. heterodimer protein

D. steroid hormone


Neonatal hypothyroidism is called _______.

A. Grave’s disease

B. Myxoedema

C. Gigantism

D. Cretinism


Which of the following is the function of Glucocorticoid?

A. Glycolysis

B. Gluconeogenesis

C. Glycogenesis

D. All of the above


Which of the following is not secreted from the pituitary gland?

A. Oxytocin

B. Prolactin

C. Growth hormone

D. None of the above


Which of the following hormone is a mitogen for certain cells?

A. PRL

B. TSH

C. FSH

D. GH


ACTH acts on the cells of ________.

A. Medullary cells of kidney

B. Medullary cells of adrenal gland

C. Cortical cells of adrenal gland

D. All cells of adrenal gland


What condition will be appear due to excessive secretion of GH during adulthood?

A. Gigantism

B. Acromegali

C. Both Gigantism and Acromegali

D. Remain normal


Iodination of thyroglobulin takes place at

A. Inside the cytoplasm of follicular cells

B. Inside the parafollicular cells

C. Inside the follicle

D. Inside blood


Thyroxine and triiodothyronine help in

A. maintaining calcium level

B. metabolism

C. reproductive cycle

D. blood pressure


Glucocorticoid is a _______.

A. Polypeptide hormone

B. Amono acid derivative hormone

C. Steroid hormone

D. Heterodimer protein


Hypo secretion of which hormone cause diabetic insipidus.

A. ACTH

B. Thyroxine

C. Insulin

D. ADH


Which bone is embedded the pituitary gland?

A. Maxilla

B. Vomer

C. Sphenoid

D. Terigoid


What is the roll of prolactin?

A. Glandular tissue development

B. Milk synthesis

C. Duct proliferation and branching

D. All of the above


Which of the following is not the function of Oxytocin?

A. Milk ejection

B. uterine contraction at the time of birth

C. neuropsychiatric functions

D. Breast development


Which of the following neuro-hormone is not exist?

A. CRH

B. CIH

C. GIH

D. PIH


Which cells of thyroid gland secrete thyroglobulins?

A. follicular cells

B. Parafollicular cells

C. Inside the noncelluar colloid

D. All of the above


Which of the following is not a protein hormone?

A. ACTH

B. Thyroxine

C. TSH

D. GH


The roll of LH is _______.

A. Stimulate testis to secrete testosterone

B. Stimulate ovary to secrete estrogen

C. Stimulate testis to cause spermatogenesis

D. Stimulate ovary to cause ovulation




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