Lymphocytes: Definition, Functions & Types


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Lymphocytes are ______blood cells.

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1. Lymphocytes act as part of the ________ system.

2. Which of the following is NOT a type of lymphocyte?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Lymphocytes are specialized white blood cells that function as a part of the immune system. This quiz/worksheet combination will test you knowledge of these cells. You will need to know the different types of lymphocytes as well as their jobs to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will be tested on:

  • Which cells are lymphocytes
  • Which cells are not lymphocytes
  • Which system lymphocytes are a part of
  • The job of lymphocytes

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Information Recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the role of lymphocytes in the immune system
  • Knowledge Application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the type of cells lymphocytes are
  • Interpreting Information- verify that you can read information regarding what lymphocytes do and interpret it accurately

Additional Learning

To learn more about lymphocytes, review the accompanying lesson Lymphocytes Functions Types. The following objectives are covered:

  • Define lymphocytes
  • Know the types of lymphocytes
  • Understand the function of lymphocytes
  • Know why antibodies are produced