The amino acid derivative among the following hormone is:-

1. Insulin
2. Epinephrine
3. Estradiol
4. Testosterone

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Which of the following statement is correct in relation to the endocrine system?

1. Adenohypophysis is under direct neural regulation of the hypothalamus

2. Organs in the body like gastrointestinal tract. heart, kidney and liver do not produce any hormones

3. Non-nutrient chemicals produced by the body in trace amount that act as intercellular messenger are known as hormones

4. Releasing and inhibitory hormones are produced by the pituitary gland

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Which of the following is incorrect about hormones

(1) Highly specific in nature

(2) released into blood

(3) nutrient chemicals

(4) primary messenger

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How many of the following are peptide hormones?

Gastrin, Secretin, Cholecystokinin, Gastric inhibitory peptide, ANF, Erythropoietin

1. 3

2. 4

3. 5

4. 6

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Neurohypophysis store and release hormones which are actually synthesised by the hypothalamus and are transported axonally here. Which of the following hormones belong to this category?
1. Glucocorticoid gonadotropins
2. FSH, LH
3. Oxytocin, Vasopressin
4. TSH, ACTH

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The basal part of diencephalon is

1.  Hypothalamus

2.  Epithalamus

3.  Thalamus

4.  Both 2 and 3

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Which gland is under the direct neural regulation of hypothalamus?

1. Pineal gland

2. Anterior pituitary gland

3. Posterior pituitary gland

4. Thyroid gland

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Which of the disease is likely to happen if an impairment affecting synthesis of ADH results in loss of water and dehydration

(1) Diabetes Insipidus

(2) Diabetes Mellitus

(3) Both 1 and 2

(4) None of these

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Select the correct matching of hormone its source of
synthesis and function.

Hormone

Source

Function

1.

Glucagon

b-cells of pancreas

Increase blood glucose levels

2.

Vasopressin

Hypothalamus

Increase diuresis

3.

ACTH

Anterior lobe of pituitary

Stimulates synthesis and secretion of glucocorticoids

4.

LH

Hypothalamus

Stimulates gonadal activity

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Oxytocin and vasopressin synthesised in hypothalamus and reach to posterior pituitary by way of

1. Anterior pituitary gland

2. Portal circulation

3. Blood vessels

4. Axons of hypothalamic neuron

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