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A posterior pituitary hormone released during parturition is

A. Oxytocin

B. Vasopressin

C. ICSH

D. ACTH

Correct Answer :

A. Oxytocin


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Deficiency of iodine in diet leads to

A. enlargment of hands and feet

B. enlargement of liver

C. enlargement of bones

D. enlargement of neck region

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Hyper secretion of adrenal cortex causes

A. Addison's disease

B. Down's syndrome

C. Cushing's syndrome

D. Acromegaly

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Deficiency of parathormone in the blood causes

A. hypokalemia

B. hyperkalemia

C. hypocalcemia

D. hypercalcaemia

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Selective accumulation of iodine occurs in

A. liver

B. thymus

C. spleen

D. thyroid

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ACTH is secreted by

A. adrenal cortex

B. thyroid

C. adrenal medulla

D. pituitary

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The glands which pour their secretion directly into blood are tamed as

A. endocrine glands

B. exocrine glands

C. holocrine glands

D. apocrine glands

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One of the endocrine glands is known as master gland:

A. Thyroid

B. Pituitary

C. Parathyroid

D. Adrenal

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Corpus luteum is formed by

A. germinal cells

B. follicle cells

C. ovum

D. vitelline membrane

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Throughout pregnancy the hormones which remain low in plasma are

A. FSH

B. FSH and LH

C. LH

D. Estrogen and progesterone

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The activity of Leydig cells is governed by a pituitary hormone abbreviated as

A. HCG

B. ACTH

C. FSH

D. ICSH

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Due to hyposecretion from pituitary, the disease is

A. goitre

B. encephalitis

C. diabetes incipidus

D. diabetes mellitus

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Androgens are secreted from

A. Leydig cells and placenta

B. Testis and adrenal cortex

C. Adenohypophysis and testis

D. Leydig cels and adrenal cortex

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Pituitary gland is under the control of

A. pineal

B. hypothalamus

C. adrenals

D. none of these

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Which of the following is homologous with the oviduct of frog ?

A. Uterus

B. Vagina

C. Fallopian tube

D. All of these

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Estrogen is secreted by cells of

A. theca interna

B. theca externa

C. theca interna cells of developing Graffian follicles

D. corpus luteum

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Gonadotropic hormones are produced in

A. posterior part of thyroid

B. adrenal cortex

C. adenohypophysis of pitiutary

D. interstitial cells of testis

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A decrease in level of oestrogen and progesterone causes

A. loss of endometrium

B. growth and dilation of metridium

C. release of ova from ovaries

D. constriction of uterine blood vessels leading to sloughing of uterine epithelium

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Most contraceptive pills contain

A. estrogen + FSH

B. progesterone + LH

C. progesterone + FSH

D. oestrogen and progesterone

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The expulsion of milk from the breast during sucking by the child is brought about by

A. prolactin

B. oxytocin

C. vasopressin

D. estrogen and progesterone

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Male reproductive functions are controlled by

A. FSH

B. Testosterone

C. FSH and LH

D. All of these

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Regulation of volume of urine is caused by

A. ADH

B. Aldosterone

C. Both (a) and (b)

D. ADH, ldosterone and testosterone

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Which endocrine gland stores its secretion in an extracellular space before discharging it into the blood ?

A. Thyroid

B. Pancreas

C. Adrenal

D. Testis

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The technique of amniocentesis can be employed for the dectection of

A. Klienfelter's and Down's syndrome

B. Haemophilia and sickle cell anaemia

C. Thalassemia and myelocytic leukaemia

D. All of these

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Animals that are well known to use pheromones are

A. Centipedes

B. Hydra

C. Pigeons

D. Ants

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In the male, testosterone exerts profound effects on

A. development of secondary sex characters

B. skeletal muscle to increase in size

C. baldness

D. all of these

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Which disease is caused by the deficiency of thyroxine in the adult ?

A. Diabetes insipidus

B. Diabetes mellitus

C. Myxoedema

D. Exopthalmic goitre

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At the time of puberty the hormone that triggers sexual characters in male is

A. adrenalin

B. testosterone

C. insulin

D. thyroxin

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A hormone, pressure of which in blood or urine serves as pregnancy tests is

A. HCG

B. Progesterone

C. LH

D. Placental gonadotrophin

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The fight or flight response in the event of danger, is chiefly effected by

A. glucocorticoids

B. mineralocorticoids

C. epinephrine and norepinephrine

D. glucocorticoids, epinephrine

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Islets of Langerhans secrete a hormone which controls diabetes mellitus :

A. Insulin

B. Rennin

C. Ptyalin

D. HQ