What is Immunity? - Definition & Types


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The two basic types of immunity that the immune system gives us are ____ and ____.

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1. What organ is the first line of defense against disease?

2. What is the scientific name for 'eating cells'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

By employing the help of these assessments, you'll be asked questions concerning topics like defense against disease, the two primary classifications of immunity, and types of cells.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Particularly you'll be asked about:

  • Our two basic classifications of immunity
  • The organ that serves as the first line of defense
  • White blood cells used in active immunity
  • The more specific of the two basic immunities
  • A scientific name for eating cells
  • B-cell mediated immunity
  • The way cells detect infection

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the immune system
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the types of immunity
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on types of immunity
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the way cells operate and interpret them correctly

Additional Learning

See what else you can learn when it comes to immunity by reading our associated lesson, What is Immunity? - Definition & Types. The lesson's going to be on:

  • What immunity is
  • Properties of the types of immunity
  • Examples of the types of immunity
  • The mechanics of immunity