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Endocrine System Quiz:

 

1. Which of these cells are responsible for the production of prolactin?

Basophils
Acidophils
Parafollicular cells
Oxyphil cells

 

2. Which of these cells are responsible for the production of calcitonin?

Basophils
Acidophils
Parafollicular cells
Oxyphil cells

 

3. Which of these cells are responsible for the production of ACTH?

Basophils
Acidophils
Parafollicular cells
Oxyphil cells

 

4. Which of these cells still does not have an identified function?

Basophils
Acidophils
Parafollicular cells
Oxyphil cells

 

5. Which of these is an alternative name for the “hypophysis”?

Thyroid
Parathyroid
Pituitary
Adrenal

 

6. Which of these is associated with the production of the mineralocorticoids?

Zona glomerulosa
Zona fasciculata
Zona reticularis
Chromaffin layer

 

7. Which of these is an alternative name for the “suprarenals”?

Thyroid
Parathyroid
Pituitary
Adrenal

 

8. Which of these is the name of the structure connecting the pituitary gland with the hypothalamus?

Adenohypophysis
Renohypophysis
Neurohypophysis
Infundibulum

 

9. Which of these cells produces glucagon?

Alpha
Beta
Delta
Gamma

 

10. Which of these is produced by the chief cells to regulate calcium levels?

Acinar cells
Beta cells
Alpha cells
PTH
Colloid

 

11. Which of these is responsible for the production of insulin?

Acinar cells
Beta cells
Alpha cells
PTH
Colloid

 

12. Which of these is produced by the follicular cells of the thyroid?

Insulin
ADH
ACTH
PTH
Colloid

 

13. Which of these is released by the posterior lobe of the pituitary?

Alpha cells
ADH
Beta cells
Acinar cells
Colloid

 

14. Which of these are cellular structures within the thyroid that are responsible for production of "metabolic hormones"?

Follicles
Chief cells
Chronus clusters
Plexus cells
Parathyroid cells

 

15. Which name refers to the exocrine cells of the pancreas?

Alpha cells
ADH
Beta cells
Acinar cells
Colloid

 

NOTE: You are responsible for the visual identification of the endocrine organs of the cat, as well as the visual identification of the microslides of endocrine organs, tissues, and cells as indicated in your lab objectives. Practical applications such as these are an inherent part of each laboratory activity and exam.