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Quiz
Endocrine System

1. 1. All of the following are endocrine glands EXCEPT:
adrenal glands
sebaceous glands
pineal glands
pituitary glands

2. Hormones that enter target cells and bind to receptors in the nucleus are called
steroid hormones.
water soluble hormones.
peptide hormones.
second messengers.

3. The hormones regulating blood calcium levels are
insulin and glucagon.
glycogen and parathyroid hormone.
parathyroid hormone and calcitonin.
estrogen and progesterone.

4. All of the following are hormones of the anterior pituitary EXCEPT
human growth hormone (GH).
follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH).
parathyroid hormone(PTH).
thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH).

5. Antidiuretic hormone and oxytocin are stored and released by the
posterior pituitary gland.
anterior pituitary gland.
thyroid gland.
adrenal gland.

6. Calcitonin is a hormone of the
adrenal cortex.
thyroid gland.
pituitary gland.
thymus gland.

7. Mineralcorticoids
are produced in the adrenal cortex.
are steroid hormones.
help regulate the homeostasis of sodium and potasium.
all of the above.

8. Which of the following hormones are responsible for the "fight-or-flight" response?
epinephrine and norepinephrine.
insulin and glucagon.
esrtogen and progesterone.
thyroxin and melatonin.

9. The gland which can be classified as an endocrine and an exocrine gland is the
thyroid.
thymus.
pancreas.
pituitary.

10. . Glucagon
accelerates the conversion of glycogen into glucose.
slows down glucose formation from lactic acid.
decreases the conversion of glycogen into glucose.
speeds up protein synthesis within cells.

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