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Immunology Basics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What role do Cytokines play when the body is combating inflammation?

Question 2 2. Which of the following best describe the body's inflammation response to a foreign invader?

Question 3 3. Why is the release of Histamine such an important factor during the body's response to a foreign invader?

Question 4 4. How does the inflammatory response create the dangerous reaction we know as Anaphylactic Shock?

Question 5 5. Mark is suffering from inflammation and is showing signs of dolor and rubor. He is experiencing which of the following symptoms?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT true of the adaptive immune system?

Question 7 7. Every September, Mary receives an annual influenza vaccine as a preventative measure against illness. Mary's vaccination is an example of:

Question 8 8. Getting sick with the flu will lead to:

Question 9 9. When he was six years old, Cody was infected with chicken pox. Since recovering, Cody has been immune to the disease. What has happened to Cody that would explain his immunity?

Question 10 10. Sara is in the last trimester of her pregnancy. During this time, her body is transferring her antibodies to her baby. This action, which will temporarily protect the infant from disease, is an example of:

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Question 11 11. What are lysozymes?

Question 12 12. Commensal or mutual flora:

Question 13 13. Why are cilia important in the immune system?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a part of the innate immune system?

Question 15 15. The mucociliary apparatus is found in:

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Question 16 16. Jen is infected with a virus. This virus is easily and quickly defeated in her body; she never needed to be vaccinated for it beforehand. What accomplished the defeat of Jen's virus?

Question 17 17. Known as the father of immunology, what was Edward Jenner's main contribution to the science of immunology?

Question 18 18. Harry gets a vaccine for the measles as a child. This vaccine is designed to stimulate an immune response. Specifically, the vaccine is intended to train what part of our immune system to know and fight off the measles in the future?

Question 19 19. Immune tolerance is a concept which:

Question 20 20. A molecule which does not cause an immune reaction unless attached to a protein is known as a:

Immunology Basics Chapter Exam Instructions

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