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Structure & Function of the Immune System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements about granulocytes is TRUE?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements about neutrophils is FALSE?

Question 3 3. How do cytotoxic T cells destroy pathogens?

Question 4 4. How do helper T cells use cytokines?

Question 5 5. Each Y-shaped antibody is made up of:

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Question 6 6. In regards to a paratope, which statement is TRUE?

Question 7 7. What is the complement system?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a function of the complement system?

Question 9 9. Upon activation of a specific B cell by an antigen, it differentiates into a cell whose main role is to produce antibody. What are these antibody-producing 'factories' known as?

Question 10 10. Which of the following best describes B cells?

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Question 11 11. The antibodies produced by plasma cells _____.

Question 12 12. The cells which an antigen presenting cell presents to is known as a _____.

Question 13 13. What does agglutination cause pathogens to do?

Question 14 14. When a toxin is rendered harmless by an antibody, this is an example of which of the following?

Question 15 15. B cells mature in the:

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. _____ is a dimer or combination of two monomers, while _____ is a pentamer or a combination of five monomers.

Question 18 18. Identify the antibody that is most commonly found in serum.

Question 19 19. T cells that express CD8 _____

Question 20 20. T cells that express CD4 _____

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. How are monocytes and macrophage related?

Question 23 23. _____ is the granulocyte most responsible for fighting off a parasitic infection.

Question 24 24. What activates a T cell in searching for a specific pathogen?

Question 25 25. An antigen contains a(n):

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Question 26 26. What are complements?

Question 27 27. A principle characteristic of T and B lymphocytes is immune memory. A memory cell does which of the following?

Question 28 28. An activated B-cell that produces antibodies is called a _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following are ways in which antibodies help stop pathogens from harming us?

Question 30 30. White blood cells of the innate immune system _____, while white blood cells of the adaptive immune system _____.

Structure & Function of the Immune System Chapter Exam Instructions

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