Immunology And the Body's Defenses Against Pathogens Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is defined as a severe, potentially deadly and whole-body allergic reaction that occurs with a rapid speed?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT part of the innate immune system?

Question 3 3. How is naturally acquired active immunity different from artificially acquired active immunity?

Question 4 4. Which of the following are ways in which antibodies help stop pathogens from harming us?

Question 5 5. The immune cells in Katie's body are overreacting to an antigen and causing excessive inflammation and damage to her own body's cells and receptors. This describes _____.

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Question 6 6. How does Graves' disease differ from myasthenia gravis?

Question 7 7. Which of the following cells of the innate immune system is responsible for recognizing and killing cells infected by a virus?

Question 8 8. Each Y-shaped antibody is made up of:

Question 9 9. White blood cells of the innate immune system _____, while white blood cells of the adaptive immune system _____.

Question 10 10. Jeremy's own body cells and receptors are under attack by antibodies that his body produced. These types of antibodies are referred to as _____.

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Question 11 11. The principal antibodies involved in type II hypersensitivity are:

Question 12 12. Why are blood marrow and the thymus considered to be the primary tissue and organ of the lymphatic system?

Question 13 13. Which of the following best describes B cells?

Question 14 14. Autoantibodies:

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a process by which molecules such as antibodies and complement system components make a pathogen more susceptible to phagocytosis?

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Question 16 16. What region of an antibody is responsible for antigen specificity?

Question 17 17. A condition whereby B-Cells fail to become plasma cells is called:

Question 18 18. Type IV hypersensitivity is also known as:

Question 19 19. Which of these statements is true with regard to humoral immunity?

Question 20 20. Which of the following granulocytes are responsible for fighting off fungi and bacteria?

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Question 21 21. What does agglutination cause pathogens to do?

Question 22 22. What is the purpose of histamine?

Question 23 23. A molecule which does not cause an immune reaction unless attached to a protein is known as a:

Question 24 24. Which of the following is FALSE regarding opsonization?

Question 25 25. The tuberculin skin test is an example of:

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Question 26 26. Immune tolerance is a concept which:

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT part of the lymphatics system?

Question 28 28. Identify the antibody that is most commonly found in serum.

Question 29 29. Which of the following are examples of type III hypersensitivity:

Question 30 30. Phagocytic cells are an essential member of the innate immune system. The main role of the phagocyte is to _____.

Immunology And the Body's Defenses Against Pathogens Chapter Exam Instructions

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