EXERCISES, LESSON 9
INSTRUCTIONS: The following exercises are to be answered by marking the lettered
response that best answers the question or best completes the incomplete statement or
by writing the answer in the space provided.
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the
end of the lesson and check your answers.
Which of the following hormones are produced by the cortex of the adrenal gland?
a. Androgens, mineralocorticoids, and glucocorticoids.
b. Estrogen, aldosterone, and insulin.
Testosterone, aldosterone, and cortisone.
d. Aldosterone, cortisone, and insulin.
The principle glucocorticoid is:
What is the predominant physiological function of hydrocortisone (cortisol)?
a. Forming glucose from nonglucose factors.
b. Increasing the reabsorption of sodium in the kidney.
Increasing the concentration of potassium in perspiration.
d. Decreasing the reabsorption of sodium in the kidney.