Which of the following pairs of hormones are not antagonistic (having opposite effects) to each other?

1. Insulin               Thyroid hormone

2. Aldosterone       Atrial Natriuretic Factor

3. Relaxin              Inhibin

4. Parathormone   Calcitonin

Subtopic:  Adenohypophysis & Hypothalamus | Prolactin & Posterior Pituitary |
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Changes in GnRH pulse frequency in females is controlled by circulating levels of:-

(1) estrogen and inhibin

(2) progesterone only

(3) progesterone and inhibin

(4) estrogen and progesterone

Subtopic:  Gonadotropin & Gonadal Hormones |
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A temporary endocrine gland in the human body is:

1. Corpus cardiacum

2. Corpus luteum

3. Corpus allatum

4. Pineal gland

Subtopic:  Pineal Gland | Gonadotropin & Gonadal Hormones |
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Which of the following is an amino acid derived hormone?
1. Epinephrine
2. Ecdysone
3. Estradiol
4. Estriol
Subtopic:  Mechanism of Hormone Action |
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NEET - 2018
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Which hormone stimulate the production of pancreatic juice and bicarbonate?

1. Angiotensin and epinephrine

2. Gastrin and insulin

3. Cholecystokinin and secretin

4. lnsulin and glucagon

Subtopic:  Gastrointestinal Hormones |
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Graves' disease is caused due to:

1. hyposecretion of thyroid gland

2. hypersecretion of thyroid gland

3. hyposecretion of adrenal gland

4. hypersecretion of adrenal gland

Subtopic:  Thyroid Gland Part II |
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Name a peptide hormone which acts mainly on hepatocytes, adipocytes and enhances cellular glucose uptake and utilisation:

1. Insulin 2. Glucagon
3. Secretin 4. Gastrin
Subtopic:  Pancreas: I | Pancreas |
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The posterior pituitary gland is not a 'true' endocrine gland because:

1. it is provided with a duct

2. it only stores and releases hormones

3. it is under the regulation of hypothalamus

4. it secretes enzymes

Subtopic:  Pituitary & Hypothalamus |
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GnRH, a hypothalamic hormone, needed in reproduction, acts on:

1.  Anterior pituitary gland and stimulates secretion of LH and FSH.
2. Posterior pituitary gland and stimulates secretion of oxytocin and FSH.
3. Posterior pituitary gland and stimulates secretion of LH and relaxin.
4. Anterior pituitary gland and stimulates secretion of LH and oxytocin.

Subtopic:  Adenohypophysis & Hypothalamus |
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Hypersecretion of Growth Hormone in adults does not cause further increase in height, because?

1. Epiphyseal plates close after adolescence.
2. Bones lose their sensitivity to Growth Hormone in adults.
3. Muscle fibres do not grow in size after birth.
4. Growth Hormones become inactive in adults.
Subtopic:  Adenohypophysis & Hypothalamus |
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