Anatomy And Physiology Questions - The Lymphatic System And Immunity

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Anatomy And Physiology Questions - The Lymphatic System And Immunity - Quiz

Questions about the lymphatic system and immunity. Linked to the "Infancy" unit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a function of the lymphatic and immune system?
    • A. 

      Draining excess interstitial fluid

    • B. 

      Maintaining water homeostasis in the body

    • C. 

      Transporting dietary lipids

    • D. 

      Carrying out immune responses

  • 2. 
    What is the major difference between lymph and interstitial fluid?
    • A. 

      Composition of electrolytes

    • B. 

      White blood cells are present in lymph

    • C. 

      Location

    • D. 

      Types of proteins present

    • E. 

      Red blood cells are present in interstitial fluid

  • 3. 
    Lack of resistance is also known as:
    • A. 

      Pathogenic

    • B. 

      Innate

    • C. 

      Specific

    • D. 

      Susceptibility

    • E. 

      Lymphatic

  • 4. 
    What causes lymph from the small interstines to appear white?
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      WBC

    • C. 

      RBC

    • D. 

      Lipids

    • E. 

      Fats

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not considered an organ of the immune system?
    • A. 

      Spleen

    • B. 

      Lymph node

    • C. 

      Red bone marrow

    • D. 

      Thymus

    • E. 

      Pancreas

  • 6. 
    The left subclavian vein receives lymph from
    • A. 

      Left axillary vein

    • B. 

      Lumbar trunk

    • C. 

      Jugular trunk

    • D. 

      Thoracic duct

    • E. 

      Right lymphatic duct

  • 7. 
    The lymph from the right foot empties into the
    • A. 

      Left axillary vein

    • B. 

      Lumbar trunk

    • C. 

      Jugular trunk

    • D. 

      Thoracic duct

    • E. 

      Right lymphatic duct

  • 8. 
    The skeletal muscle and respiratory pumps are used in
    • A. 

      Lymphatic system

    • B. 

      Cardiovascular system

    • C. 

      Immune system

    • D. 

      Lymphatic and immune systems

    • E. 

      Lymphatic, immune and cardiovascular systems

  • 9. 
    Which of the below produces the hormone that promotes maturation of T cells?
    • A. 

      Spleen

    • B. 

      Lymph node

    • C. 

      Red bone marrow

    • D. 

      Thymus

    • E. 

      Pancreas

  • 10. 
    In the thymus, where is it speculated that T cels die?
    • A. 

      Capsule

    • B. 

      Trabeculae

    • C. 

      Epithelial cells

    • D. 

      Hasall's corpuscles

    • E. 

      T cells do not die in the thymus

  • 11. 
    This portion of the lymph node does not contain any lymphatic nodules.
    • A. 

      Inner cortex

    • B. 

      Outer cortex

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Sinuses

    • E. 

      Trabeculae

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a function of the spleen?
    • A. 

      Removese worn out blood cells

    • B. 

      Circulates lymph

    • C. 

      Cleanses interstitial fluid

    • D. 

      Cleanses lymph

    • E. 

      Traps microbes with mucus

  • 13. 
    Which of these does NOT provide a physical or chemical barrier?
    • A. 

      Macrophages

    • B. 

      Saliva

    • C. 

      Urine

    • D. 

      Mucus

    • E. 

      Stratified squamous epithelium

  • 14. 
    Which of these provides a non-specific cellular disease resistance mechanism?
    • A. 

      Macrophages

    • B. 

      T lymphocytes

    • C. 

      B lymphocytes

    • D. 

      Memory B cells

    • E. 

      Stratified squamous epithelium

  • 15. 
    These anti-microbial substances will diffuse to uninfected cells and reduce production of viral proteins.
    • A. 

      Transferrins

    • B. 

      Perforins

    • C. 

      Complement proteins

    • D. 

      Defensins

    • E. 

      Interferons

  • 16. 
    These anti-microbial substances promote cytolysis, phagocytosis and inflammation.
    • A. 

      Transferrins

    • B. 

      Perforins

    • C. 

      Complement proteins

    • D. 

      Defensins

    • E. 

      Interferons

  • 17. 
    These are mainly used to kill infectious microbes and tumour cells.
    • A. 

      Natural killer cells

    • B. 

      Perforins

    • C. 

      Mucus

    • D. 

      Platelets

    • E. 

      Antimicrobial proteins

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is NOT a sign of inflammation?
    • A. 

      Redness

    • B. 

      Pain

    • C. 

      Heat

    • D. 

      Mucus production

    • E. 

      Swelling

  • 19. 
    Which of the following intensifies the effect of interferons and promotes the rate of repair?
    • A. 

      Complement proteins

    • B. 

      Perforin

    • C. 

      Fever

    • D. 

      Macrophages

    • E. 

      Natural killer cells

  • 20. 
    Which of the below do NOT induce vasodilation and permeability (increased fluid flow) to an infection site?
    • A. 

      Histamines

    • B. 

      Kinins

    • C. 

      Perforin

    • D. 

      Leukotrienes

    • E. 

      Complement proteins

  • 21. 
    When B and T cells are fully developed and mature, they are known to be
    • A. 

      Immunocompetent

    • B. 

      Pluripotent stem cells

    • C. 

      Primary lymphatic cells

    • D. 

      Specifically promoted

    • E. 

      Germ cells

  • 22. 
    This induces production of a specific antibody.
    • A. 

      Phagocytosis

    • B. 

      Antigen

    • C. 

      Antibody

    • D. 

      Defensin

    • E. 

      Immunoglobulin

  • 23. 
    This can only stimulate an immune response if attached to a larger carrier molecule.
    • A. 

      Epitope

    • B. 

      Antigen

    • C. 

      Hapten

    • D. 

      MHC

    • E. 

      CD8

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is responsible for diversity in the immune system?
    • A. 

      Antigen receptors

    • B. 

      MHC

    • C. 

      Hapten

    • D. 

      MHC and antigen receptors

    • E. 

      Epitopes

  • 25. 
    This class of cels includes macrophages, B cells and dendritic cells.
    • A. 

      Antigen presenting cells

    • B. 

      Primary lymphocytes

    • C. 

      T cells

    • D. 

      RBC

    • E. 

      Epitope cells