Structures & Functions of the Endocrine System


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Hormones are _________ messengers.

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1. Which gland is like the operations manager in a factory?

2. Which gland is responsible for metabolism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine how much you know about the structures and functions of the endocrine system. Take this brief multiple-choice quiz/worksheet and answer questions on topics such as the way hormones act as a certain type of messenger in the body and a gland that's similar to an operations manager in a factory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will be going over the following:

  • Gland that's associated with metabolism
  • A gland in the chest that's located between the lungs
  • Synthetic male sex hormone

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about hormones as a certain kind of messenger and the gland located in the chest between the lungs
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on the endocrine system, including a gland that's closely related to an operations manager in a factory
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a synthetic male sex hormone

Additional Learning

You can learn more about the human body in the accompanying lesson called Structures & Functions of the Endocrine System. Here are some of the topics you'll be covering:

  • Different roles of bodily systems
  • Endocrine system definition
  • Glands that release hormones
  • Hormones and their characteristics