Endocrine System Physiology Set 2

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Endocrine System 2

MCQ

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1. The function of which of the following is increased by an elevated parathyroid hormone
concentration?

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2. Where are adrenergic receptors located in the heart ?

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3. Which of the following physiological responses is greater for triiodothyronine (T3
) than for
thyroxine (T4
)?

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4. Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) are secreted by the:

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5. What can be measured in a 24-hour urine collection to assess in epinephrine and
norepinephrine levels?

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6. Which of the following findings would likely be reported in a patient with a deficiency in iodine
intake?

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7. Inhibition of the iodide pump would be expected to cause which of the following changes?

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8. Which of the following pituitary hormones has a chemical structure most similar to that of
antidiuretic hormone?

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9. Which of the following metabolic substrates is preferentially metabolized by growth hormone?

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10. Which of the following statements about peptide or protein hormones is usually true?

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11. Growth hormone secretion would most likely be suppressed under which of the following
conditions?

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12. Oxytocin is secreted by the:

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13. Which of the following increases the rate of deposition and decreases the rate of absorption of
bone?

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14. In women, excessive adrenal androgens can lead to ?

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15. Which of the following would most likely occur in the earliest stages of type II diabetes?

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16. Which of the following steroid hormones is not synthesized to any appreciable degree in the zona fasciculata?

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17. Which of the following hormones is not stored in its endocrine-producing gland?

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18. In order for milk to flow from the nipple of the mother into the mouth of the nursing infant, which of
the following must occur?

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19. Which of the following conditions or hormones would most likely increase growth hormone
secretion?

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20. Glycogenolysis induced by glucocorticoids is primarily due to their effect on :

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21. A sustained program of lifting heavy weights will increase bone mass. What is the mechanism of
this effect of weightlifting?

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22. A 30-year-old woman is administered cortisone for the treatment of an autoimmune disease. Which
of the following is most likely to occur?

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23. Which of the following contributes to “sodium escape” in Conn’s syndrome?

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24. Prolactin is secreted by the:

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25. Release of which of the following hormones is an example of neuroendocrine secretion?

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