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Question 1: When first introduced as a treatment for ________, hydrocortisone was referred to as Compound E.
Rheumatoid arthritisReactive arthritisSystemic lupus erythematosusCoeliac disease

Question 2: Some formulations of ________ increase cortisol levels in young women who perform whole-body resistance exercise training.
Emergency contraceptionCombined oral contraceptive pillHormonal contraceptionDepo-Provera

Question 3:
What is the molecular weight of Cortisol?
392.92 g/mol
234.380 g/mol

Question 4: ________ may speed up recovery from a high cortisol condition.
White teaGreen teaTea cultureBlack tea

Question 5: Hypocortisolism (________): Insufficient levels of cortisol in the blood.
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiencyAdrenal insufficiencyAddison's diseaseHypopituitarism

Question 6: One study by a Japanese cosmetics company has asserted that ________ reduces cortisol levels in a mental stress situation.
Hair removalL'OréalNiveaCosmetics

Question 7: Cortisol is a corticosteroid hormone or glucocorticoid produced by zona fasciculata of the adrenal cortex, which is a part of the ________.
ThyroidAdrenal glandTesticleEndocrine system

Question 8: It's primary function is to increase ________ and stores of sugar in the liver as glycogen, and also suppresses the immune system.
Blood plasmaGlycated hemoglobinReference ranges for blood testsBlood sugar

Question 9: ________ agents, excluding corticosteroids (Cromoglicic acid)
AllergenAutoimmunityImmune systemCell-mediated immunity

Question 10: An alteration in 11-beta HSD2 has been implicated in ________ and is known to lead to the syndrome of apparent mineralocorticoid excess (SAME).
HypotensionLow-density lipoproteinAtherosclerosisEssential hypertension

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