Which one of the following hormones is not involved in sugar metabolism?

1. Cortisol

2. Aldosterone

3. Insulin

4. Glucagon

Subtopic:  Adrenal Cortex: Cortisol |
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Which one of the following hormones though synthesised elsewhere, is stored and released by the master gland?
1. Melanocyte-stimulating hormone
2. Antidiuretic hormone
3. Luteinizing hormone
4. Prolactin

Subtopic:  Pituitary & Hypothalamus |
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A chemical signal that has both endocrine and neural roles is:

1. melatonin
2. calcitonin
3. epinephrine
4. cortisol

Subtopic:  Adrenal Medulla |
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NEET - 2015
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Identify the hormone with its correct matching of source and function:

1. Oxytocin- posterior pituitary, growth and maintenance of mammary glands.
2. Melatonin- pineal gland, regulates the normal rhythm of sleep-wake cycle.
3. Progesterone- corpus-luteum, stimulation of growth and activities of female secondary sex organs.
4. Atrial natriuretic factor- ventricular wall increases blood pressure. 
Subtopic:  Pineal Gland | Misc. Hormones |
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AIPMT - 2014
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Fight - or - flight reaction cause activation of:

1. the parathyroid glands, leading to increased metabolic rate.
2. the kidney, leading to suppression of the rennin angiotensin-aldosterone pathway.
3. the adrenal medulla, leading to increased secretion of epinephrine and norepinephrine
4. the pancreas leading to a reduction in blood sugar levels.

Subtopic:  Adrenal Medulla |
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Which of the following statements is correct in relation to the endocrine system?
1. Organs in the body like the gastrointestinal tract, heart, kidney and liver do not produce any hormones.
2. Non-nutrient chemicals produced by the body in trace amounts that act as intercellular messengers are known as hormones.
3. Releasing and inhibitory hormones are produced by the pituitary gland.
4. Adenohypophysis is under direct neural regulation of the hypothalamus.
Subtopic:  Intro to Hormones & Endocrine Glands: I | Intro to Hormones & Endocrine Glands |
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AIPMT - 2013
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A pregnant female delivers a baby who suffers from stunted growth, mental retardation/low intelligence quotient and abnormal skin. This is the result of:
1. Low secretion of growth hormone
2. Cancer of the thyroid gland
3. Over secretion of pars distalis
4. Deficiency of iodine in diet
Subtopic:  Thyroid Gland Part II |
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Select the answer which correctly matches the endocrine gland with the hormone it secretes and its function/deficiency symptom: 

Endocrine gland Hormone Function/deficiency symptom
 (A)  Posterior Pituitary Growth Hormone (GH) Oversecretion stimulates abnormal growth
 (B) Thyroid gland Thyroxine Lack of iodine in diet results in goitre
 (C) Corpus luteum Testosterone Stimulates spermatogenesis
 (D) Anterior pituitary Oxytocin Stimulates uterus contraction during childbirth

1. (A)

2. (B)

3. (C)

4. (D)

Subtopic:  Thyroid Gland Part I | Thyroid Gland Part II |
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Select the option which correctly matches the endocrine gland with its hormone and its function: 
Endocrine gland Hormone Functions
1. Placenta estrogen initiates secretion of milk
2. Corpus luteum estrogen essential for the maintenance of endometrium
3. Leydig cells  androgen initiates the production of sperm
4. Ovary FSH stimulates follicular development and the secretion of estrogens
Subtopic:  Gonadotropin & Gonadal Hormones |
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NEET - 2013
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Norepinephrine:
a. is released by sympathetic fibers 
b. is released by parasympathetic fibers 
c. increases the heart rate 
d. decreases blood pressure 
Which of the above said statements are correct? 
1. a and c 
2. b and c 
3. b and d 
4. a and d 
Subtopic:  Adrenal Medulla |
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NEET - 2013
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