Acquired Immunity: T Cells, B Cells and Antibodies

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

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

2. What causes antibody and antigen receptor diversity among lymphocytes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What cells participate in the acquired immune system, and how do they ward off viruses? You will be tested on these topics with this quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The functions of T helper cells
  • Facts about B cells
  • The type of cells killed by Cytotoxic T cells
  • The functions of antibodies
  • What leads to antibody and antigen receptor diversity in lymphocytes

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the functions of specific cells in the acquired immune system
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as antigen and lymphocytes
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as T cells and B cells
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the activities of helper T cells

Additional Learning

To learn more about how our bodies fight viruses and infections, review the accompanying lesson called Aquired Immunity: T cells, B cells and Antibodies. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define acquired immunity
  • Use analogies to describe the function of the acquired immune system
  • Explain the roles of specific cells within the immune system
  • Discuss how these cells are activated
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