The pituitary gland is a pea-shaped gland that controls most of the other endocrine glands. This also earns it the name of the master gland. Located at the base of the brain, this gland is controlled by the hypothalamus, which lies just above it in the brain. Both the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus work in collaboration to determine the hormones produced and the stimulation that is required. Attempt this short quiz to learn more about the malfunction of the pituitary gland.