Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 40: The Immune System and Disease Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How do epinephrine and cortical steroids cause leukocytosis?

Question 2 2. Why is radiation not typically used as a treatment for cancers that have metastasized?

Question 3 3. When a B cell encounters a cell presenting its antigen, what action does the B cell take?

Question 4 4. Which of the following BEST illustrates a vehicle of disease transmission?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT associated with fever?

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Question 6 6. Linda has been suffering on a recurring basis from diarrhea and vomiting that does not appear to be linked to consumption of any particular type of food. She has been considering seeing a doctor because the symptoms do not appear to be going away on their own. What type of autoimmune disease may she be developing?

Question 7 7. What is the technical term for fever?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements about helper T cells is FALSE?

Question 9 9. Which of the following situations would most likely warrant surgery as a stand alone treatment for a tumor or growth?

Question 10 10. Which of the following best describes initiation?

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Question 11 11. How can the use of radiation therapy lead to secondary cancer formation?

Question 12 12. Which of the following structures regulate our body's temperature?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a function of antibodies?

Question 14 14. Which disease occurs as a result of the destruction of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas?

Question 15 15. All of the following are examples of fomites EXCEPT:

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Question 16 16. How does horizontal disease transmission differ from vertical disease transmission?

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

Question 18 18. How do vectors differ from fomites?

Question 19 19. A disease or condition of long duration that takes a long time to develop and progress is known as a(n):

Question 20 20. Immune tolerance is a concept which:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following groups is an example of systemic diseases?

Question 22 22. Christina was informed by her oncologist that her cancer had originated in her right breast but has now, unfortunately, spread to her lungs and chest cavity. The step in the formation of cancer that Christina currently finds herself in is known as _____.

Question 23 23. In autoimmune disease, the immune system attacks:

Question 24 24. A molecule which does not cause an immune reaction unless attached to a protein is known as a:

Question 25 25. Why is promotion reversible if it is stopped early enough in the process?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following results in the destruction of the myelin sheath in the central nervous system?

Question 27 27. A disease that results after and as a consequence of a primary disease is known as a(n):

Question 28 28. Known as the father of immunology, what was Edward Jenner's main contribution to the science of immunology?

Question 29 29. Substances that exist in the world which cause cancer are known as _____.

Question 30 30. A disease that is rapid in onset, short in duration, and often severe and rapidly changing is known as a(n):

Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 40: The Immune System and Disease Chapter Exam Instructions

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