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Thyroid quiz

How much do you know about thyroid problems? Take this quick quiz to find out. Select the best answer to each of the following questions. When you're finished, click the submit button.


1. Symptoms of hyperthyroidism are

  A. weight loss.

  B. nervousness.

  C. increased appetite.

  D. all of the above.


2. The thyroid releases hormones into the blood that affect

  A. mood.

  B. body temperature.

  C. cholesterol.

  D. all of the above.


3. Goiter, an enlargement of the thyroid gland, results from a lack of

  A. calcium.

  B. iron.

  C. iodine.

  D. vitamin A.


4. Conditions that are affected by the thyroid are

  A. Graves' disease.

  B. goiter.

  C. cretinism.

  D. all of the above.


5. Thyroid activity is directed by the

  A. heart.

  B. pancreas.

  C. pituitary gland.

  D. liver.


6. Slowed heart rate, inability to stay warm and prolonged menstrual cycles are symptoms of

  A. hypothyroidism.

  B. graves' disease.

  C. hyperthyroidism.

  D. high blood pressure.