The Endocrine System Exam

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A&P II

Chapter 18- The Endocrine System Exam 1

Name:_______________________

You are on your honor to do this take home test on your own. You may use any book, but you must list below the title, author, and page number for any book other than your text. You may use the internet search, but you must list below the exact web page address. You may not consult any live person on any aspect of the class until you turn the test in. This test is due at the beginning of Class Wednesday, February 6, 2007.

I, ______________________________________ have read the above, understand, and agree to abide by these limitations. Signature: ________________________________ Date: __________________________

When you finish transfer all answers to the answer sheets for quicker grading.

A&P II

Chapter 18- The Endocrine System Exam 1

Name:_______________________

Match the hormone to the Gland that Secretes it and the Target organ it effects Hormone ACTH ADH CRH FSH GHRH GnRH hGH (Somatotropin) LH MSH Oxytocin PIH (Dopamine) PRL (Prolactin) Somatostatin (GHIH) TRH TSH A. Liver B. Thyroid C. Gonads – Sperm or Ova D. Gonads - Testosterone E. Mammary Glands - Milk Secreted by 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

Target organ
16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

F. Adrenal cortex Glucocorticoids G. Brain - Melanin H. Anterior Pituitary I. Posterior Pituitary J. Kidneys

K. Uterus
L. Hypothalamus

M All cells
N Skin

A&P II

Chapter 18- The Endocrine System Exam 1

Name:_______________________

____ 31. Which of the following is true of the endocrine system but not the nervous system? A) directs long term processes such as pregnancy and puberty B) communicates via chemical signals C) regulates activities of muscles and glands D) A and B are correct. E) A, B and C are correct. ____ 32. Which of the following statements about the endocrine system is NOT correct? A) It uses hormones, which are transported by the blood, to communicate with distant tissues. B) Its hormones must bind to specific receptor sites in order to have effects on a tissue. C) It targets are limited to muscles, glands and nerves. D) It may take seconds, hours, or days to respond to a stimulus. E) Its actions may last seconds, hours, or days. ____ 33. Which mediator is considered to be both a neurotransmitter and a hormone? A) insulin B) norepinephrine C) thyroid hormone D) somatotropin E) aldosterone ____ 34. Which of the following is NOT an endocrine gland? A) thyroid gland B) adrenal gland C) sudoriferous gland D) pituitary gland E) parathyroid gland ____ 35. Which of the following does NOT contain endocrine tissue? A) hypothalamus B) thymus C) heart D) gall bladder E) kidney ____ 36. The anterior pituitary gland responds to gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH), but the posterior pituitary gland does not. Why? A) Only anterior pituitary gland is permeable to GnRH. B) Only the anterior pituitary gland is vascular. C) Only the anterior pituitary gland is connected by neurons to the hypothalamus. D) Only the anterior pituitary gland is connected to a duct carrying GnRH. E) Only the anterior pituitary gland has receptors for GnRH.

A&P II

Chapter 18- The Endocrine System Exam 1

Name:_______________________

____ 37. A patient has a tumor causing excessive production of parathyroid hormone (PTH). How will his body attempt to compensate for excessive amounts of PTH? A) His body will up-regulate the receptors for PTH to become less sensitive to that hormone. B) His body will up-regulate the receptors for PTH to become more sensitive to that hormone. C) His body will down-regulate the receptors for PTH to become less sensitive to that hormone. D) His body will down-regulate the receptors for PTH to become more sensitive to that hormone. E) His body will make hormone blockers that prevent PTH from binding to receptors. ____ 38. Which of the following statements about paracrine substances is correct? A) Paracrine substances act...
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