1
AIPMT 2010 Prelims
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+4
-1
Toxic agents present in food which interfere with thyroxine synthesis lead to the development of
A
toxic goitre
B
cretinism
C
simple goitre
D
thyrotoxicosis.
2
AIPMT 2010 Prelims
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+4
-1
select the correct matching of a hormone, its source and function.
A
Hormone Source Function
Vasopression Posterior pituitary Increases loss of
water through urine
B
Hormone Source Function
Norepinephrine Adrenal medulla Increases heart beat,
rate of respiration and
alterness
C
Hormone Source Function
Glucagon Beta-cells of Islets of
Langerhans
Stimulates glycogenolysis
D
Hormone Source Function
Prolactin Posterior pituitary Regulates growth
of mammary glands
and milk formation in
females
3
AIPMT 2009
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+4
-1
A health disorder that results from the deficiency of thyroxine in adults and characterised by (i) a low metabolic rate, (ii) increase in body weight and (iii) tendency to retain water in tissues is
A
simple goitre
B
myxoedema
C
cretinism
D
hypothyroidism.
4
AIPMT 2008
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+4
-1
Which one of the following pair of organs includes only the endocrine glands?
A
Thymus and testes
B
Adrenal and ovary
C
Parathyroid and adrenal
D
Pancreas and parathyroid
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