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Immune System problems


  • 1. Which of the following is most likely to produce anaphylaxis in a susceptible individual?

  • Options
  • A. Pollen
  • B. Mold
  • C. Dust
  • D. Bee sting
  • Discuss
  • 2. The maturation of T cells and the production of particular T cell receptors occurs in the

  • Options
  • A. thyroid gland
  • B. thymus gland
  • C. testes
  • D. all of these
  • Discuss
  • 3. Which of the following produces the antibodies employed in the specific immune response of vertebrates?

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  • A. B lymphocytes
  • B. T lymphocytes
  • C. Neutrophils
  • D. Macrophages
  • Discuss
  • 4. Which of these is part of the lymphoid system in humans?

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  • A. Liver
  • B. Stomach
  • C. Tonsils
  • D. Kidneys
  • Discuss
  • 5. Which of these is a type of specific defense against pathogens?

  • Options
  • A. Lymphocytes
  • B. Macrophages
  • C. Phagocytes
  • D. Leukocytes
  • Discuss
  • 6. What is the behavior in which T cells and B cells constantly travel throughout the body seeking out and destroying foreign substances?

  • Options
  • A. Antibody-mediated immune response
  • B. Immune surveillance
  • C. Cell-mediated immune response
  • D. Vaccination
  • Discuss
  • 7. What type of B cell remains dormant in the body, but can respond rapidly if the same antigen appears again?

  • Options
  • A. T cells
  • B. Memory cells
  • C. Plasma cells
  • D. Macrophages
  • Discuss
  • 8. In a fetus, where are lymphocytes produced?

  • Options
  • A. In the spleen
  • B. In the bone marrow
  • C. In the liver
  • D. In the heart
  • Discuss
  • 9. The protein, produced by B cells that binds to a specific antigen is

  • Options
  • A. phagocyte
  • B. leukocyte
  • C. vaccine
  • D. antibody
  • Discuss
  • 10. Lack of reaction to our own human leukocyte antigens (HLAs) is known as?

  • Options
  • A. autoimmunity
  • B. complement system
  • C. clonal selection
  • D. tolerance
  • Discuss

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