Behavioural and Allied Sciences

11. Which hormone increases the basal metabolic rate in the body:

  1. parathyroid hormone
  2. adrenal hormone
  3. thyroid hormone
  4. growth hormone
Correct answer: (C)
thyroid hormone

12. Pituitary gland also known as master gland is under the control of

  1. pineal gland
  2. adrenal gland
  3. hypothalamus
  4. thyroid gland
Correct answer: (C)

13. Which of these is not an endocrine gland:

  1. Pancreas
  2. Testes
  3. Salivary gland
  4. Parathyroid
Correct answer: (C)
Salivary gland

14. Which hormones of the adrenal glands supplement the sex hormones from the gonads:

  1. Mineralocorticoids, such as aldosterone
  2. Glucocorticoids, such as cortisol
  3. Gonadocorticoids, such as the androgens
  4. Epinephrine and norepinephrine
Correct answer: (C)
Gonadocorticoids, such as the androgens

5. The overall number of cases in STI is

  1. rising
  2. falling
  3. about the same as it always has been
  4. none of the above
Correct answer: (A)

16. Which of these are other types of STIs:

  1. chancroid
  2. scabies
  3. Molluscum contagiosum
  4. all the above
Correct answer: (D)
all the above

17. The feedback loop for production of sex hormone in men does not include

  1. hypothalamus
  2. pituitary gland
  3. oxytocin
  4. follicle stimulating hormone
Correct answer: (C)

8. HIV attacks a certain kind of cell in the immune system. Which is it:

  1. red blood cells
  2. white blood cells or T cells
  3. platelets
  4. epithelial cells
Correct answer: (B)
white blood cells or T cells

19. The first stage of the sexual response cycle is

  1. orgasm
  2. resolution
  3. excitement
  4. plateau
Correct answer: (C)

20. Womens ability to have multiple orgasms is primarily due to

  1. the g-spot
  2. the response of the inner layers of the vagina
  3. having alternating orgasms in different locations
  4. the fact that they do not have a refractory period
Correct answer: (D)
the fact that they do not have a refractory period
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