Endocrine System Function & Hormone Regulation


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Which of the following is a symptom of a hyperactive thyroid?

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1. Which of the following does the pancreas regulate?

2. If you were being chased by a lion, which of the following would release adrenaline?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you with information about the characteristics and function of the endocrine system in our bodies. At the end of the lesson, you can find questions that will help you retain crucial information. Some things you'll be tested on include the parts of the endocrine system and the health effects of a dysfunctional endocrine system.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you'll be tested on:

  • What a hyperactive thyroid gland can cause
  • What the pancreas regulates
  • Where adrenaline is produced
  • Why the pituitary gland is known as the 'master gland'
  • Where the thyroid gland is located

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the function of the endocrine system
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you can understand the different parts of the endocrine system
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge of the endocrine system to better understand its function and contribution to your overall health

Additional Learning

To learn more about this organ system, review the corresponding lesson called Endocrine System. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Purpose and function of hormones
  • Thyroid gland
  • Pancreas
  • Adrenal glands
  • Reproductive glands
  • Pituitary gland