Pituitary Gland MCQs with Answers

Hello students, our next topic for the MCQ is ‘PITUITARY GLAND’. A pea sized gland which sits on the right in the centre of the brain is a pituitary gland. It is actually situated in the part of skull which is known as Sella. This Sella gives space to this gland to grow. This gland is highly protected within the brain. Pituitary gland is considered as a master gland of the body.

The following MCQ will provide you more information about Pituitary gland.

 

MCQ.1):Posterior pituitary takes messages from the brain via a gland is called as ……………………………….

a)Hypothalamus

b) Sinus

c) AV node

d) Ventricle

 

MCQ.2):Over secretion of ………………………………… causes the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone.

a) Expressin

b) Inhibitin

c) Vasopressin

d)Initiator

 

MCQ. 3):Which of the following is known as ‘The Master gland of the body’?

a)Parotid gland

b)Salivary gland

c)Thymus gland

d)Pituitary gland

 

MCQ.4):The pituitary glands are …………………………………… shaped.

a)Pine

b)Cone

c)Pea

d)Square

 

MCQ.5):The pituitary gland present in the Hypophyseal fossa of the .………………………………………. Bone which is below the hypothalamus.

a)Sphenoid

b)Thyoid

c)Steroid

d)Nucleotide

 

MCQ.6):………………………………. Is an up growth of glandular epithelium from the pharynx.

a)Posterior pituitary gland

b)Exterior pineal gland

c)Anterior pituitary gland

d)Posterior pineal gland

 

MCQ.7):Posterior pituitary gland is formed from the nervous tissue and nerve cells surrounded by supporting ………………………………………….

a)Pituicytes

b)Glial cells

c)Peptide hormone

d)Both a) and b)

 

MCQ.8):The thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) release of this hormone is stimulated by the ………………………………………………….

a)Hypoglycemia

b)Thyrotrophin

c)Gastrin

d)Turcica

 

MCQ.9):When the blood level of thyroid hormone is high then secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone is …………………………………..

a)Reduced

b)Increased

c)Moderated

d)Highest

 

MCQ.10):Secretion of Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) is stimulated by the release of ……………………………. From hypothalamus.

a)CRH

b)TSH

c)FSH

d)HG

 

Answer

1)a) Hypothalamus

2)c) Vasopressin

3)d) Pituitary gland

4)c) Pea

5)a) Sphenoid

6)c) Anterior pituitary gland

7)d) Both a) and b)

8)b) Thyrotrophin

9)a) Reduced

10)a) CRH


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