Holt McDougal Modern Biology Chapter 50: Endocrine System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When calcium levels are too high, _____ is released, which stimulates _____ to build up bone and restores the level to normal.

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 3 3. Which gland is referred to as the 'master gland'?

Question 4 4. Which of the following best describes the thyroid gland?

Question 5 5. Lucy is running a 10K marathon next week. It will be extremely important for her to ensure that her body maintains a proper electrolyte and water balance during this strenuous event. Which of the following types of hormones will help her in this endeavor?

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Question 6 6. Jim has a busy day at work and then runs his children around for after school sports. He forgets to eat most of the day. What will happen to him as a result?

Question 7 7. Which best describes the signaling nature of the hormones in the male HPG axis?

Question 8 8. How does the HPG axis help the female body prepare for reproduction?

Question 9 9. Which of the following best describes melatonin secretion?

Question 10 10. Which hormone is secreted by the anterior pituitary gland for the purpose of stimulating the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4?

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Question 11 11. Where is the pineal gland located?

Question 12 12. 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?

Question 13 13. If a healthy person eats a high sugar meal, which of the following will happen?

Question 14 14. What would happen if testosterone levels get too high?

Question 15 15. What is the term for an error in a feedback system?

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Question 16 16. Which best describes homeostasis?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a TRUE of insulin?

Question 18 18. What would trigger the release of Glycogen from the liver into the bloodstream?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a structure that develops after ovulation?

Question 20 20. Why is negative feedback not a negative process?

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Question 21 21. If the structure of the thyroid gland is described as a butterfly, the four, tiny spots on the butterfly wings are referred to as the _____.

Question 22 22. Describe the action of the hypothalamus.

Question 23 23. The structures that hover directly on top of the kidneys that some refer to as the kidneys' hats are known as the _____.

Question 24 24. How does the role of the pancreas compare to the role of the adrenal glands?

Question 25 25. What role does iodine play in relation to the thyroid gland?

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Question 26 26. If a male does not enter puberty sometime in his teens, his doctor might prescribe which medication(s)?

Question 27 27. 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 hormones listed is helping him to cope with this long-term stressor?

Question 28 28. In what way does the posterior pituitary gland differ from the anterior pituitary gland?

Question 29 29. Which gland partners with the hypothalamus to send messages to all other endocrine glands concerning hormone production and secretion?

Question 30 30. LH and FSH are secreted from the _____.

Holt McDougal Modern Biology Chapter 50: Endocrine System Chapter Exam Instructions

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