Adrenaline: Definition & Effects


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What classification of gland is the adrenal gland?

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1. Where is adrenaline produced?

2. Adrenaline is also known as what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Adrenaline is one of many useful hormones found in the human body. The quiz asks you to answer basic questions about the function and production of adrenaline.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For the quiz you will:

  • Give the classification of the adrenal gland
  • Tell where adrenaline is produced
  • Provide an alternate name for adrenaline
  • Identify a reaction that is not an organ response to adrenaline
  • Describe how adrenaline production is controlled in the body

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - verify that you understand the most essential information from the lesson on the purpose of adrenaline
  • Information recall - access your knowledge of adrenaline to answer questions about how and where it is produced
  • Knowledge application - utilize what you know to explain how the body responds to adrenaline

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called Adrenaline: Definition & Effects for more information on this topic. The objectives covered in the lesson are:

  • Define adrenaline
  • Describe the location and function of the adrenal gland
  • Understand the effects of adrenaline on the body's nervous system