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Animal Systems: Let's Get Those Synapses Firing! Quiz

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Q. Which neurotransmitter is lacking in patients with Parkinson's disease?


Catecholamines
Acetylcholine
Dopamine
GABA
Glutamate
Q. Which is not a neurotransmitter in the sympathetic nervous system?


Acetylcholine
Norepinephrine
Epinephrine
Glutamate
All of the above belong to the sympathetic nervous system
Q. The ______ is part of the nervous and endocrine systems.


pituitary gland
pineal gland
hypothalamus
thyroid gland
pancreas
Q. Glucagon is secreted from which type of cells in the pancreas?


T cells
B cells
Neurons
Phagocytes
Alpha cells
Q. The HPA axis directly communicates with the immune system with which hormone?


Thyroid-releasing hormone
Cortisol
Corticotrophin releasing hormone
Glucocorticoids
Adrenocorticotrophic hormone
Q. For activation, T cells recognize ________.


antibodies
antigen fragments
MHC
Both (A) and (C)
Both (B) and (C)
Q. Which is NOT a steroid hormone?


Cortisol
Estrogen
Prolactin
Testosterone
All of the above
Q. Where are neurotransmitter receptors located?


Postsynaptic dendrites
Myelinated axons
Presynaptic axons
Nuclear cell membranes
Parasympathetic nervous system
Q. Both adrenal glands release hormones that respond to stress, but the adrenal medulla releases _____ while the adrenal cortex releases _____.


catecholamines / corticosteroids
trophic hormones / catecholamines
corticosteroids / growth hormone
glucocorticoids / mineralocorticoids
mineralocorticoids / glucocorticoids
Q. What is the first immune response towards an invading pathogen?


Innate
Adaptive
Humoral
Cell-mediated
All of the above
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