Copyright

Elements of the Immune System Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

Page 1

Question 1 1. Phagocytic cells are an essential member of the innate immune system. The main role of the phagocyte is to _____.

Question 2 2. Out of the many secondary organs and tissues that make up the lymphatic system, the _____ is responsible for the filtration of blood, and the _____ is charged with housing the lymphocytes of the adaptive immune system.

Question 3 3. Why are cilia important in the immune system?

Question 4 4. What is the complement system?

Question 5 5. What is the process in which a pathogen is engulfed in order to destroy it?

Page 2

Question 6 6. _____ is the granulocyte most responsible for fighting off a parasitic infection.

Question 7 7. A membrane attack complex is most like which of the following?

Question 8 8. A white blood cell with a kidney shaped nucleus is most likely to be a(n) _____.

Question 9 9. A molecule which does not cause an immune reaction unless attached to a protein is known as a:

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements best describes why the lymphatic system is known as the body's immune system?

Page 3

Question 11 11. The least common granulocyte is a:

Question 12 12. NK Cells mainly kill _____.

Question 13 13. Once B cells leave the bone marrow they are:

Question 14 14. B cells mature in the:

Question 15 15. Granulocytes are:

Page 4

Question 16 16. How are monocytes and macrophage related?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a property of the adaptive immune system?

Question 18 18. White blood cells of the innate immune system _____, while white blood cells of the adaptive immune system _____.

Question 19 19. Mark is suffering from inflammation and is showing signs of dolor and rubor. He is experiencing which of the following symptoms?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements about granulocytes is TRUE?

Page 5

Question 21 21. What are complements?

Question 22 22. Known as the father of immunology, what was Edward Jenner's main contribution to the science of immunology?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements about neutrophils is FALSE?

Question 24 24. Cells use chemical signals to find their way to a target through a process known as:

Question 25 25. Which of the following is FALSE regarding opsonization?

Page 6

Question 26 26. Although mast cells are a type of phagocyte that is a part of the innate immune system, they also play a role in adaptive immunity. In this latter role, mast cells are prominently involved in _____.

Question 27 27. The mucociliary apparatus is found in:

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a property of the innate immune system?

Question 29 29. What are lysozymes?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a function of the complement system?

Elements of the Immune System Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

Immunology: Help & Review  /  Science Courses
Support