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NEET 2013
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
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A pregnant female delivers a baby who suffers from stunted growth, mental retardation, low intelligence quotient and abnormal skin. This is the result of
A
cancer of the thyroid gland
B
oversecretion of pars distalis
C
deficiency of iodine in diet
D
low secretionn of growth hormone.
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NEET 2013
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Which of the following statements is correct in relation to the endocrine system?
A
Non-nutrient chemicals produced by the body in trace amounts that act as intercellular messenger are known as hormones.
B
Releasing and inhibitory hormones are produced by the pituitary gland.
C
Adenohypophysis is under direct neural regulation of the hypothalamus.
D
Organs in the body like gastrointestinal tract, heart, kidney and liver do not produce any hormones.
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Select the answer which correctly matches the endocrine gland with the hormone it secretes and its function/deficiency symptom.
A
Endocrine
gland
Hormone Function/
Deficiency
symptoms
Thyroid
gland
Thyroxine Lack of iodine
in diet results
in goitre
B
Endocrine
gland
Hormone Function/
Deficiency
symptoms
Corpus
luteum
Testos-
terone
Stimulates
spermatogenesis
C
Endocrine
gland
Hormone Function/
Deficiency
symptoms
Corpus
luteum
Testos-
terone
Stimulates
spermatogenesis
D
Endocrine
gland
Hormone Function/
Deficiency
symptoms
Posterior
pituitary
Growth
hormone
(GH)
Oversecretion
stimulates ab-
normal growth
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NEET 2013
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
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Seed coat is not thin, membranous in
A
groundnut
B
gram
C
maize
D
coconut.
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