Ant100 Module 3 Knowledge Check

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Cell Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When the body mistakes its own healthy cells for invaders and repeatedly attacks them, this is known as a(n):
    • A. 

      Depressive disorder

    • B. 

      Autoimmune disease

    • C. 

      Stress response

    • D. 

      Infection

  • 2. 
    Shortened ____ are characteristic of aging cells and can show the effects of accelerated aging when stressed.
    • A. 

      Centromeres

    • B. 

      Replicons

    • C. 

      Telomeres

    • D. 

      Embryonic cells

  • 3. 
    Patients with heart disease are more likely to have _____ than the general population.
    • A. 

      Asthma

    • B. 

      PTSD

    • C. 

      Autoimmune disease

    • D. 

      Depression

  • 4. 
    Research suggests the overproduction of _____ can contribute to the formation of plaques in artery walls and lead to heart disease.
    • A. 

      Red blood cells

    • B. 

      White blood cells

    • C. 

      Hemoglobin

    • D. 

      Adrenaline

  • 5. 
    Stress affects the male reproductive system in all the following ways EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Lowering sperm counts

    • B. 

      Causing erectile dysfunction

    • C. 

      Increasing libido

    • D. 

      Lowering testosterone production

  • 6. 
    This hormone can bind to immune cells and affect their function:
    • A. 

      Cortisol

    • B. 

      Thymosin

    • C. 

      GnRH

    • D. 

      Adrenalin

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