Understanding the Immune System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the portion of the antibody that other cells and proteins recognize as a signal for phagocytosis?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a function of antibodies?

Question 3 3. Every September, Mary receives an annual influenza vaccine as a preventative measure against illness. Mary's vaccination is an example of:

Question 4 4. When a toxin is rendered harmless by an antibody, this is an example of which of the following?

Question 5 5. What does agglutination cause pathogens to do?

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Question 6 6. When a B cell encounters a cell presenting its antigen, what action does the B cell take?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a property of the adaptive immune system?

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

Question 9 9. Known as the father of immunology, what was Edward Jenner's main contribution to the science of immunology?

Question 10 10. Which of the following will a natural killer cell attack?

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Question 11 11. Cytotoxic T Cells kill what kind of cells?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a property of the innate immune system?

Question 13 13. 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:

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT true of the adaptive immune system?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a part of the inflammatory response?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements about helper T cells is FALSE?

Question 17 17. A molecule which does not cause an immune reaction unless attached to a protein is known as a:

Question 18 18. Why do complement proteins not mark or destroy the body's own cells?

Question 19 19. Immune tolerance is a concept which:

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a function of neutrophils?

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Question 21 21. What causes antibody and antigen receptor diversity among lymphocytes?

Question 22 22. _____ occurs when antibodies coat a cell in order to increase its likelihood of phagocytosis.

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. Which of the following are ways in which antibodies help stop pathogens from harming us?

Question 25 25. Which type of immune cell acts as a clean-up crew that phagocytizes left over debris, bacteria, and dead cells?

Understanding the Immune System Chapter Exam Instructions

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