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Function & Parts of the Endocrine System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Where is the hypothalamus located?

Question 2 2. The hypothalamus works closely with which endocrine gland to control the entire endocrine system function in your body?

Question 3 3. How does the body restore itself to normal when calcium levels are too low?

Question 4 4. When calcium levels are too high, _____ is released, which stimulates _____ to build up bone and restores the level to normal.

Question 5 5. Alcohol makes the kidneys unable to detect ADH which causes _____ urine to be excreted.

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Question 6 6. An increase in ADH release will result in the kidneys _____.

Question 7 7. Regarding the negative feedback loop regulating metabolism, what part of the thyroid system is the effector?

Question 8 8. During which step of negative feedback is the variable brought back to normal?

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. Which form of diabetes requires insulin injections?

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Question 11 11. What are some of the side effects of taking human growth hormone (HGH)?

Question 12 12. What are prescription uses for human growth hormone (HGH)?

Question 13 13. Which of the following hormones are responsible for an increase in metabolism?

Question 14 14. Which hormone has the opposite effect of insulin?

Question 15 15. Which of these hormones would be given to a woman to trigger ovulation?

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Question 16 16. A child who is not growing at a proper rate might be deficient in the _____.

Question 17 17. In which of the following situations would insulin be released from the pancreas?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a symptom of a hyperactive thyroid?

Question 19 19. What happens if blood sodium levels drop?

Question 20 20. How do mineralocorticoids regulate sodium levels?

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Question 21 21. What is one main difference between the pancreas and other glands in your body?

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

Question 23 23. What stimulates the adrenal medulla to secrete its hormones?

Question 24 24. Describe the functioning of catecholamines when the body is faced with a short-term stressor.

Question 25 25. Which of these statements about the hypothalamus is NOT true?

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Question 26 26. Why are parathyroid hormone and calcitonin considered to be antagonists of one another?

Question 27 27. What releases ADH?

Question 28 28. Regarding the negative feedback loop regulating metabolism, which part of the thyroid system is the sensor?

Question 29 29. If your body cells are resistant to insulin, even if there is sufficient insulin produced by your pancreas, which condition will develop?

Question 30 30. What is human growth hormone (HGH) used for illegally?

Function & Parts of the Endocrine System Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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