PracticeMidterm1_002

PracticeMidterm1_002 - Practice Questions for Midterm 1 1)...

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Practice Questions for Midterm 1 1/20/09 1) All of the following are steroid hormones except A. androgen. B. cortisol. C. estrogen. D. glucagon. E. testosterone. 2) Which of the following statements about the hypothalamus is incorrect ? A. It functions as an endocrine gland. B. It is part of the central nervous system. C. It is subject to feedback inhibition by certain hormones. D. It secretes tropic hormones that act directly on the uterus. E. Its neurosecretory cells terminate in the posterior pituitary. 3) The primary reason steroid hormones usually act slowly is that A. target cells tend to ignore steroid hormones in favor of nonsteroid hormones. B. they turn genes on or off and it takes time for gene products to build up or become depleted. C. they are produced at very low concentrations. D. they are too large to enter a cell and therefore must first bind to a plasma membrane receptor before having an effect on a cell. E. acting via a signal transduction pathway makes for slower responses than does directly
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