Multiple Choice Endocrine System Quiz


1. Which hormone works antagonistically to parathormone:
    A) Triiodothyronine
    B) Insulin
    C) Estrogen
    D) Calcitonin


2. The pituitary gland is controlled by the:

    A) Anterior Lobe
    B) Hypothalamus
    C) Posterior Lobe
    D) Frontal Cortex


3. Choose the pair of hormones that have agonistic effects on blood sugar levels:

    A) Calcitonin and PTH
    B) Adrenalin and Glucagon
    C) Glucagon and Glucose
    D) ADH and Aldosterone


4. The Pancreas produces which 2 hormones:

    A) Epinephrine and Insulin
    B) Melatonin and Glucagon
    C) Insulin and Glucagon
    D) Glucagon and Norepinephrine


5. Hypersecretion of Thyroxin would be caused by an increase in the release of:

    A) FSH or LH
    B) STHRH or STH
    C) TSH or ACTH
    D) TRH or TSH


6. Prostaglandins are synthesized from:

    A) Cholesterol
    B) Amino Acids
    C) Carbohydrates
    D) Fatty Acids


7. Which hormone is produced in the Beta cells of the islets of Langerhans:

    A) Melatonin
    B) Glucagon
    C) Insulin
    D) Calcitonin


8. The target of the hormone Erythropoietin is:

    A) White Blood Cells
    B) The Kidneys
    C) Bone Marrow
    D) Right Atrium of the Heart


9. In the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland is controlled by hormones made where?

    A) In the Hypothalamus
    B) In the Adrenal Gland
    C) In the Pancreas
    D) In the Parathyroid


10. The hormone Progesterone causes what to occur in women?

    A) Follicle Development
    B) Development of the Uterine Lining
    C) Spermatogenesis
    D) Female Secondary Sex Characteristics