Q. 7

Which hormone(s) is/are called

i) Personality hormone

ii) fight, flight and fright hormones.

Answer :

i) Personality hormone- Thyroxine

Reason- Thyroxine is called Personality hormone as it controls the growth and metabolic rate. Over secretion of thyroxine can increase the metabolic rate more than normal level and deficiency in secretion lead to decrease in metabolic rate due to which growth of body gets affected. Therefore it is called Personality hormone.


ii) fight, flight and fright hormones- Adrenaline and Noradrenaline hormones.


Reason- They are called so because these hormones are released into the stress conditions which supply more oxygen to the body, increases the breathing rate, beating of heart faster, the fast supply of blood. All this lead to the preparation of the body in order to deal the situation by fighting, fighting and frighting.


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Here are a few statements about the endocrine system in man. State whether each of them is true or false. If the statement is false write the correct statement.

i) The endocrine system controls and co-ordinates the physical process of growth, reproduction, and sustenance of life.


ii) Endocrine glands are duct bearing glands which secrete chemical substances called hormones.


iii) The pancreas is a dual gland.


iv) Malfunctioning of the thymus gland causes goiter.

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