The Glandular System
Lesson 12 - Correct Answer Key

    Correct answers are indicated by an asterisk (*).

  1. The pineal, pituitary, thyroid and adrenal glands are examples of what type of glands?
    A. exocrine glands
    *B. endocrine glands
    C. lacrimal glands


  2. A chemical messenger secreted by an endocrine gland into the bloodstream is referred to as a(n):
    A. adaptogen
    B. antioxidant
    *C. hormone


  3. The secretion of chemical messengers by the endocrine glands is regulated by
    *A. negative feedback
    B. the brain
    C. seasonal changes


  4. The pineal gland helps put us to sleep by secreting
    A. insulin
    B. thyroxin
    C. adrenaline
    *D. melatonin
    E. TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone)


  5. The pituitary gland controls the thyroid with
    A. insulin
    B. thyroxin
    C. adrenaline
    D. melatonin
    *E. TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone)


  6. The thyroid gland controls metabolism by secreting
    A. insulin
    *B. thyroxin
    C. adrenaline
    D. melatonin
    E. TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone)


  7. The adrenal glands help prepare us for stressful situations by secreting
    A. insulin
    B. thyroxin
    *C. adrenaline
    D. melatonin
    E. TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone)


  8. The pancreas regulates blood sugar by secreting glucagon and
    *A. insulin
    B. thyroxin
    C. adrenaline
    D. melatonin
    E. TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone)


  9. Particularly important for the thyroid gland is the trace mineral found in kelp known as
    A. iron
    *B. iodine
    C. vanadium
    D. manganese
    E. magnesium


  10. Which of the following herbs is best known as an adaptogen?
    A. dong quai
    B. saw palmetto
    C. red raspberry
    *D. Eleuthero (Siberian ginseng)


  11. Which of the following herbs has traditionally been used by pregnant women to facilitate delivery, prevent miscarriage, and alleviate morning sickness?
    A. dong quai
    B. saw palmetto
    *C. red raspberry
    D. Eleuthero (Siberian ginseng)


  12. Which of the following herbs has traditionally been used by men for prostate problems?
    A. dong quai
    *B. saw palmetto
    C. red raspberry
    D. Eleuthero (Siberian ginseng)


  13. Which of the following herbs has traditionally been used by women as a "natural estrogen" and hormone balancer?
    *A. dong quai
    B. saw palmetto
    C. red raspberry
    D. Eleuthero (Siberian ginseng)


  14. Which of the following herbs has traditionally been used by both men and women for infertility?
    A. stinging nettle
    *B. damiana
    C. alfalfa
    D. dandelion root


  15. Which of the following minerals is helpful in eliminating cravings and is the most important for helping the pancreas control blood sugar levels?
    A. iodine
    *B. chromium
    C. calcium
    D. magnesium


  16. Which of the following herbs is best known for its benefits for the adrenal glands?
    A. dong quai
    B. yohimbe
    C. damiana
    *D. licorice root


  17. What is the NSP key product for the glandular system?
    *A. Master Gland
    B. TS II with Hops
    C. Men's Formula
    D. X-A

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