Endocrine system by admin_massage2 | Jan 9, 2022 | 0 comments Welcome to your Endocrine system 1. Where is the pineal body located?Deselect AnswerEither side of the neckBehind the scrotumIn the thoraxCentre of the brain2. Hypersecretion can be defined as?Deselect AnswerNot enough of a hormone is producedNo hormones are producedToo much of a hormone is producedA balance of hormones are produced3. Hypersecretion of glucocorticoids causes?Deselect AnswerCushings syndromeDiabetes insipidusAddison's DiseaseGraves disease4. Hypersecretion of mineralocorticoids causes?Deselect AnswerAddison's diseaseHigh blood pressureCusings syndromeMuscle atrophy5. A hormone is a?Deselect AnswerChemical reactionChemical messengerChemical enzymeChemical catalyst6. The thymus is located?Deselect AnswerIn the thoraxCentre of the brainBase of the brainEither side of the neck7. Where are the pituitary glands located?Deselect AnswerOn top of the kidneysEither side of the uterusBase of the brainEither side of the neck8. Which stage of the menstrual cycle does ovulation occur?Deselect AnswerSecretory phaseProliferative phaseMenstrual cycleMenopause9. Which one of the following is a function of melatonin?Deselect AnswerSexual developmentStimulates tissue metabolismControls body rhythmsMaintains BMR10. Which one of the following is not contained in the menstrual flow?Deselect AnswerThe corpus luteumBlood from broken capillaries in the endometriumThe cells lining the uterusThe unfertilised ovum11. Which hormone controls the adrenal cortex?Deselect AnswerThyrotrophinAdrenalineProlactinAdrenocorticotrophin12. 4. Menstruation stops in one of the following instances?Deselect AnswerPolycystic ovarian syndromeCushing's syndromeAmenorrheaAddison's syndrome13. The third phase of the menstrual cycle is known as?Deselect AnswerClimacteric phaseProliferative phaseSecretory phaseMenstrual phase14. What is the function of HGH?Deselect AnswerProduces milk during lactationRegulates height and growthControls body rhythmsStimulates production of melanin15. Which hormone controls the thyroid gland?Deselect AnswerThyrotrophinLuteinising hormoneInsulinParathormone16. Which one of the following is a function of adrenaline?Deselect AnswerResponsible for male sexual characteristicsHair growthConstricts blood vessels to increase blood pressureActivates vitamin D17. Which part of the nervous system does the adrenal medulla support?Deselect AnswerCentral nervous systemSympathetic nervous systemPeripheral nervous systemParasympathetic nervous system18. Where are the ovaries located?Deselect AnswerBetween duodenum and spleenEither side of the uterusAbove the uterusBelow the uterus19. Hypersecretion of testosterone in women causes?Deselect AnswerBreast growthAmenorrhoeaCushings syndromeAddisons disease20. Which hormone does the adrenal medulla secrete?Deselect AnswerGlucocorticoidsAdrenalineTestosteroneInsulin21. Hyposecretion of thyroxin causes?Deselect AnswerFatigueCretinismAmenorrhoeaSweating22. What is the function of insulin and glucogen?Deselect AnswerRegulates water absorptionMaintains calcium levels in the bodyRegulates blood sugar levelsRegulates salts in the body23. An endocrine gland?Deselect AnswerA ductless gland which produces hormonesIs a chemical messengerA ductless glandA hormone24. Which hormone is responsible for the production of milk during lactation?Deselect AnswerLactogenic hormoneFollicle stimulating hormoneThyroxinHuman growth hormone25. Hyposecretion can be defined as?Deselect AnswerWhere 2 or more hormones are producedUnder production of a hormoneWhere only 1 hormone is secretedOver production of a hormone26. Hyposecretion of antidiuretic hormone causes?Deselect AnswerHigh blood pressureAddison's diseaseMuscular atrophyDiabetes insipidus27. Which of the following is a function of oxytocin?Deselect AnswerOvulationRegulates blood sugar levelsHair growthContracts muscles of uterus to begin childbirth28. What is the function of calcitonin?Deselect AnswerControls body rhythmsSexual developmentMaintains calcium and phosphorus balanceHelps glucose enter cells29. What is the function of glucocorticoids?Deselect AnswerMaintains basic metabolic rateMetabolises carbohydrates, fats and proteinsResponsible for male sex hormonesRegulates blood sugar levels30. Which hormone is produced by the pineal body?Deselect AnswerParathormoneAdrenalineMelatoninGlucogenPlease fill in the comment box below. Time is Up! Time's up Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.