Articles > Quizzes & Surveys > Animal Growth Hormones – Quiz Animal Growth Hormones – Quiz Quiz Choose the letter of the best answer. 1. The pituitary gland produces somatotropin that ... promotes protein synthesis, especially in cartilage, bone, and muscle. is responsible for controlling the body’s metabolic rate. promotes male and female characteristics is responsible for glycogen storage in adipose tissues 2. Which of the following is not true about thyroxine? It is produced by a thyroid gland. Its release is stimulated by thyrotropin-releasing hormone. It regulates the amount of energy consumed. It is responsible for controlling the body’s metabolic rate. 3. Responsible for the “growth spurt” during adolescence thyroxine growth hormone-releasing hormone sex hormones growth hormone 4. The underproduction of somatotropin may lead to growth spurt gigantism acromegaly dwarfism 5. Somatotropin increases protein synthesis by Increasing the uptake of amino acids from food Intensifying protein breakdown Stimulating glycogenesis Promoting the release of somatostatin Send Your Results (Optional) Your Name To Email Time is Up!