Self-Test
(Check your answers in Appendix C.)
1.
Which of the following does a body need for successful
endocrine communication?
a. endocrine cell
b. hormone
c. target cell
d. all of the above
2.
The letter C
indicates the
a. adrenal glands
b. thyroid gland
c. pineal gland
d. pituitary gland
3. In the above figure, the endocrine gland that controls
reproductive functions is labeled
________
.
a. A
d. D
b. B
e. E
c. C
4. Of the glands labeled in the figure above, the one that is
most involved in the resistance phase of the stress response
is
________
.
a. A
d. D
b. B
e. E
c. C
5.
The hormone
_______
would be elevated in an individual
with primary thyroid hormone deficiency.
a. ADH
c. TSH
b. GnRH
d. ACTH
6.
The figure above demonstrates the action of the hormone
a. cortisol
c. epinephrine
b. insulin
d. parathyroid hormone
7. The hormone
________
would require a second messenger
for its action.
a. cortisol
c. aldosterone
b. epinephrine
d. estrogen
8. The hormone
________
is essential to reproduction.
a. CRH
c. ACTH
b. hGH
d. GnRH
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The Endocrine System
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