Pineal Gland MCQs with Answers

Hello students, our next topic for the MCQ is ‘PINEAL GLAND’. The pineal gland is also known for pineal body which is a small cone-shaped structure about 5 to 8 millimeters long. It is located in the diencephalic part of the forebrain. The pineal stalk of the pineal gland has a superior lamina and inferior lamina. The posterior commissure connects the pineal body.

The following MCQ will provide you more information about pineal gland topic.

 

MCQ.1):The pineal gland is a structure of the diencephalon of the brain and it produces some important hormone including ……………………………….

a)Melatonin

b) Arginine

c) Glycine

d) Thymine

 

MCQ.2):Another name for Pineal gland is ………………………………………..

a)Apoptosis

b)Medulla

c) Epiphysis cerebri

d)Morula

 

MCQ. 3):From which of the following cells is responsible for the composition of pineal glands?

a)Glial cells

b)Pinealocytes

c)Coenocytes

d)None of these

 

MCQ.4):The pineal gland of humans and a few other species concretions is known as ………………………………….

a)Corpus leutium

b)Sertolium

c)Alveolar node

d)Corpora arenacea

 

MCQ.5):The …………………………… gland is also known as ‘Third eye’ as this gland receives its stimuli through vision.

a)Thyroid gland

b)Pineal gland

c)Adrenal gland

d)Parotid gland

 

MCQ.6):Who is responsible for the discovery of pineal gland?

a)Herophilus

b)Perophilus

c)Neurophile

d)Lymphophile

 

MCQ.7):The pineal gland is located on the dorsal surface of the …………………….

a)Stomach

b)Heart

c)Brain

d)Kidney

 

MCQ.8):…………………..…..Is a neurotransmitter that affects mood behaviour, appetite and sexual function and it is secreted by pineal gland.

a)Serotonin

b)Carbonin

c)Xylin

d)Hemoxylin

 

MCQ.9):The melatonin hormone is responsible in influences ……………………..

a)Sexual development

b)Follicle nourishing

c)Sleep-wake cycle

d)Both a) and c)

 

MCQ.10):Which disease is a result of melatonin deficiency?

a)Hypotension

b)Insomnia

c)High BP

d)Diabetes mellitus

 

Answer

1)a) Melatonin

2)c) Epiphysis cerebri

3)b) Pinealocytes

4)d) Corpora arenacea

5)b) Pineal gland

6)a) Herophilus

7)c) Brain

8)a) Serotonin

9)d) Both a) and c)

10)b) Insomnia


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