Endocrinology MCQs

Endocrinology MCQs

1. Which of these is true of the endocrine system?

A. Secretes hormones that are transported to target cells by blood
B. Causes changes in metabolic activities
C. Effects are prolonged
D. All of above is true
E. None of the above

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D

2. Name the gland that is located at the base of the throat, just inferior to the laryngeal prominence (Adam’s apple).

A. Thyroid
B. Pineal gland
C. Hypothalamus
D. Pituitary
E. None of the above

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A

3. What gland is located just superior to the kidneys?

A. Pituitary
B. Adrenal
C. Pancreas
D. Ovaries
E. None of the above

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D

4. In the pancreas, which are the cells that secrete insulin, decrease the blood levels of glucose.

A. Delta
B. Alpha
C. Beta
D. Beta
E. None of the above

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B

5. Calcitonin is a hormone of which of following:

A. Adrenal cortex
B. Thymus gland
C. Pituitary gland
D. Thyroid gland
E. None of the above

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D

6. Calcium level in the blood is regulated by the:

A. Thyroid
B. Parathyroid
C. Posterior pituitary
D. Adrenal medulla
E. A and B

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E

7. All of the following are hormones of the anterior pituitary except:

A. Human growth hormone (GH)
B. Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
C. Parathyroid hormone(PTH)
D. Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
E. None of the above

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C

8. The secretions from which of these glands differs between males and females?

A. Adrenal
B. Parathyroid
C. Gonadal
D. Pancreas
E. None of the above

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C

9. The posterior pituitary stores and releases:

A. Oxytocin and antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
B. Prolactin and oxytocin
C. Growth hormone and prolactin
D. ADH and growth hormone
E. None of the above

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A

10. Which of the following hormones are responsible for the “fight-or-flight” response?

A. Epinephrine and norepinephrine
B. Insulin and glucagon
C. Estrogen and progesterone
D. Thyroxin and melatonin
E. None of the above

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A

11. Which if the following gland which can be classified as an endocrine and an exocrine gland?

A. Thyroid
B. Thymus
C. Pancreas
D. Pituitary
E. None of the above

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C

12. Which of these hormones is made by the posterior pituitary?

A. FSH
B. LH
C. ACTH
D. ADH
E. None of the above

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D