CSGD Quiz 4 2005

1

Which ONE of the following hormones does not interact with a cell surface receptor?


2

Which ONE of the following statements is NOT CORRECT?


3

In regard to the hormones FSH, LH, TSH and hCG, which ONE of the following statements is NOT CORRECT?


4

Which ONE of the following problems is NOT associated with acromegaly?


5

Which ONE of the following statements about breast development is CORRECT?


6

Which ONE of the following statements regarding lactation is CORRECT?


7

Which ONE of the following statements about thyroid hormones is NOT CORRECT?


8

Hypothyroidism can be due to all of the following mechanisms EXCEPT:


9

A 25 year-old woman with a past history of primary hypothyroidism sees her family doctor with a complaint of feeling increasingly fatigued, anorexic and nauseated over a period of 4 months. She also experiences dizziness, and her blood pressure is noted to fall by 10 mm of Hg when she stands up. Even though it is winter time, she has retained her suntan. She is underweight having lost 6 kg and looks unwell. Her menses have also become infrequent. Which ONE of the following statements about her is CORRECT?


10

A 2-year old boy presents with early pubic hair development, an enlarged penis, tall stature and over- developed muscles for his age. His testes are of normal size for a boy of two. His older sister was born with ambiguous genitalia. Which ONE of the following statements about this boy is CORRECT?