Biology: Life on Earth
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Chapter 25: Self-Quiz

  1. Examples of posterior pituitary hormones are
    1. FSH and LH
    2. prolactin and parathormone
    3. secretin and cholecystokynin
    4. melatonin and prostaglandin
    5. ADH and oxytocin

  2. Negative feedback to the hypothalamus controls the level of __________ in the blood.
    1. thyroxine
    2. estrogen
    3. glucocorticoids
    4. progesterone
    5. all of the above

  3. The primary targets for FSH are cells in the
    1. hypothalamus
    2. ovary
    3. thyroid
    4. adrenal medulla
    5. pituitary

  4. The kidney is a source of
    1. thyroxine and parathormone
    2. calcitonin and oxytocin
    3. renin and erythropoietin
    4. ANP and epinephrine
    5. glucagon and glucocorticoids

  5. Hormones that are produced by many different body cells and cause a variety of localized effects are known as
    1. peptide hormones
    2. parathormones
    3. releasing hormones
    4. prostaglandins
    5. exocrine hormones

  6. A compound that is produced in one part of the body and travels to target cells in another part of the body where it causes a change is called a(n)
    1. enzyme
    2. receptor protein
    3. antibody
    4. transmitter
    5. hormone

  7. High metabolic activity by target cells usually has the effect of reducing the production of thyroxine by
    1. positive feedback
    2. negative feedback
    3. a second messenger
    4. solubility factors
    5. enzymatic action

  8. Prostaglandins are
    1. modified amino acids
    2. peptides or proteins
    3. steroids
    4. modified fatty acids
    5. none of these

  9. If basal metabolism drops, which anterior pituitary hormone would be released to stimulate the thyroid gland to produce its secretion?
    1. thyroxine
    2. ACTH
    3. FSH
    4. prolactin
    5. TSH

  10. Dwarfism is due to a lack of the secretion of growth hormone by the
    1. anterior pituitary
    2. parathyroid
    3. pancreas
    4. adrenal medulla
    5. adrenal cortex

  11. The use of iodized salt eliminates
    1. diabetes
    2. goiter
    3. menstrual cramps
    4. high blood pressure
    5. gigantism

      



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