MULTIPLE CHOICE HORMONE QUIZ!


1. Which two hormones are released from the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland?
    A) ADH and GH
    B) ACTH and TSH
    C) ADH and oxytocin
    D) TRH and CRH


2. Hormones released by nerve cells of the _______ regulate hormones secreted by the ____________.

    A) hypothalamus, anterior pituitary
    B) hypothalamus, posterior pituitary
    C) anterior pituitary, hypothalamus
    D) cerebellum, posterior pituitary


3. What is the function of insulin?

    A) agonistic to glucagon
    B) decreases glycogen storage in liver and muscle
    C) reduces hyperglycemia
    D) all of the above


4. Which of these hormones is secreted in the liver?

    A) renin
    B) somatomedin
    C) erythropoietin
    D) estrogen


5. What is the name of the stalk that connects the hypothalamus to the pituitary?

    A) cerebral cortex
    B) anterior
    C) corpus callosum
    D) infundibulum


6. What is the ultimate purpose of hormones?

    A) to maintain growth
    B) to keep the brain functioning
    C) to stimulate metabolism
    D) none of the above


7. Which statement is false?

    A) the endocrine system is composed of ductless glands
    B) contents of the endocrine system are released into the bloodstream
    C) the mammory gland is part of the endocrine system
    D) exocrine glands are not part of the endocrine system


8. What is another name for thyroxine?

    A) tetraiodothyronine
    B) thyroid
    C) thymus
    D) triiodothyronine


9. What is the target of ACTH?

    A) most cells
    B) thyroid gland
    C) mammary glands
    D) adrenal cortex


10. Adrenaline is...

    A) produced by the adrenal cortex
    B) also called epinephrine
    C) released when the parasympathetic nervous system is stimulated
    D) none of the above