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The Endocrine System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does the body restore itself to normal when calcium levels are too low?

Question 2 2. Nathan is still suffering from the unexpected and tragic death of both of his parents in an automobile accident last year. Which of the following types of hormones is helping him to cope with this long-term stressor?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a structure that develops after ovulation?

Question 4 4. Where is the pineal gland located?

Question 5 5. Which of the following hormones has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties?

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Question 6 6. Describe the action of the hypothalamus.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a symptom of Hyperthyroidism?

Question 8 8. What is a likely cause of Cushing's syndrome?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements is FALSE, regarding norepinephrine?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT regulated by mineralocorticoids?

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Question 11 11. How do glucocorticoids help the body to cope with long-term stressors?

Question 12 12. Which of the following best describes melatonin secretion?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a function of catecholamines?

Question 14 14. Which of the following best describes the thyroid gland?

Question 15 15. T3 _____, while T4 _____.

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Question 16 16. A person with Diabetes Insipidus would have which of the following hormonal abnormalities?

Question 17 17. Puberty is directed to begin in:

Question 18 18. If the anterior pituitary gland secretes too little FSH and LH, what could result?

Question 19 19. Which hormone is secreted by the anterior pituitary gland for the purpose of stimulating the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of Addison's disease?

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Question 21 21. If a person exhibits a slow heartbeat, sleeps 11 hours a night, and has gained weight despite normal eating habits, which condition may be suspected?

Question 22 22. If a healthy person eats a high sugar meal, which of the following will happen?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is a classic symptom of diabetes mellitus?

Question 24 24. Which gland is referred to as the 'master gland'?

Question 25 25. Which hormone has the effect of lowering blood calcium by moving calcium into your bones?

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Question 26 26. If a person does not get enough iodine in his or her diet, which of the following conditions could result?

Question 27 27. With which part of the body does the hypothalamus communicate via hormonal messages?

Question 28 28. If you're experiencing a secretion of melatonin, then how will you feel?

Question 29 29. Amy is pregnant with her first child. At a recent visit to the doctor, she informed him that she had been more hungry and thirsty than usual and has been going to the bathroom a lot more often. The doctor conducted a urine test and discovered that Amy had developed which form of diabetes?

Question 30 30. The body requires a state of continual balance in order to function at its maximum level of efficiency. What term designates this state of continual balance?

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