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Selina solutions

Grade 8

Endocrine system and Adolescence | Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Question 1

Q1) Put a tick mark against the correct alternativ in the following statements :

(a) Cortisone hormone is secreted by :

  1. Medulla of adrenal

  2. Cortex of adrenal

  3. Pancreas

  4. Thyroid

(b) Which one of the following hormones converts excess of glucose into glycogen

  1. Glucagon

  2. Thyroxine

  3. Insulin

  4. Adrenaline

(c) Which one of the following hormones stimulates the breakdown of glycogen in the liver into glucose :

  1. Insulin

  2. Adrenaline

  3. Glucagon

  4. Thyroxine

(d) Which one of the following glands is also called the master gland :

  1. Pituitary gland

  2. Adrenal glandnd

  3. Thyroid gland

  4. Ovary

(e) The emergency hormone to face the danger or to fight is secreted by;

  1. Islets of Langerhans

  2. Adrenal cortex

  3. Pituitary

  4. Adrenal medulla

(f) Which one of the following endocrine glands produces its hormone in large quantities as a result of emotional stimulation;

  1. Thyroid

  2. Islets of Langerhans

  3. Adrenal medulla

  4. Adrenal cortex

(g) In humans, increased thyroxine production results in :

  1. Increased metabolism

  2. Decreased metabolism

  3. Dwarfism

  4. Cretinism

Solution :

(a) 2. Cortex of adrenal

(b) 3. Insulin

(c) 3. Glucagon

(d) 1. Pituitary Gland

(e) 4. Adrenal medulla

(f) 3. Adrenal medulla

(g) 1. Increased metabolism

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Question 1

Q1) Put a tick mark against the correct alternativ in the following statements :

(a) Cortisone hormone is secreted by :

  1. Medulla of adrenal

  2. Cortex of adrenal

  3. Pancreas

  4. Thyroid

(b) Which one of the following hormones converts excess of glucose into glycogen

  1. Glucagon

  2. Thyroxine

  3. Insulin

  4. Adrenaline

(c) Which one of the following hormones stimulates the breakdown of glycogen in the liver into glucose :

  1. Insulin

  2. Adrenaline

  3. Glucagon

  4. Thyroxine

(d) Which one of the following glands is also called the master gland :

  1. Pituitary gland

  2. Adrenal glandnd

  3. Thyroid gland

  4. Ovary

(e) The emergency hormone to face the danger or to fight is secreted by;

  1. Islets of Langerhans

  2. Adrenal cortex

  3. Pituitary

  4. Adrenal medulla

(f) Which one of the following endocrine glands produces its hormone in large quantities as a result of emotional stimulation;

  1. Thyroid

  2. Islets of Langerhans

  3. Adrenal medulla

  4. Adrenal cortex

(g) In humans, increased thyroxine production results in :

  1. Increased metabolism

  2. Decreased metabolism

  3. Dwarfism

  4. Cretinism

Solution :

(a) 2. Cortex of adrenal

(b) 3. Insulin

(c) 3. Glucagon

(d) 1. Pituitary Gland

(e) 4. Adrenal medulla

(f) 3. Adrenal medulla

(g) 1. Increased metabolism

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