What Do You Know About Lymphatic System? Trivia Questions Quiz

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What Do You Know About Lymphatic System? Trivia Questions Quiz

What do you know about lymphatic system? The lymphatic system plays a very major role in the human body and one of the ways to help you learn the most about it is through these interesting quizzes. How about you give it a shot and remember to keep an eye out for more quizzes like it to add on your knowledge?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Lymphatic System consists of three main parts, structures or components. What are they?
    • A. 

      Lymph capillaries, lymph vessels, lymph

    • B. 

      A network of lymphatic vessels, lymph, lymph nodes

    • C. 

      Pulmonary circulation, Systemic circulation, lymph vessels

    • D. 

      Blood Plasma, lymph fluid, lymph vessels

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Lymphatic System is responsible for
    • A. 

      Returning fluid from the tissue to the bloodstream

    • B. 

      Houses the immune system

    • C. 

      Transport immune cells to and from the lymph nodes

    • D. 

      Edema is a manifestation of disorder in the lymphatic system

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 3. 
    The lymphatic system is a ____________________ system that flows toward the heart.
  • 4. 
    As the lymphatic vessels converge along their path, they become larger and larger vessels with changing names.  Describe the route from the tissue fluid back to the bloodstream.
    • A. 

      Subclavian vein, collecting vessels, lymphatic trunks, collecting vessels, lymphatic capillaries

    • B. 

      Collecting vessels, lymphatic capillaries, lymphatic trunks, cubclavian vein, collecting vessels

    • C. 

      Varies with each individual

    • D. 

      Lymphatic capillaires, collecting vessels,;subclavian vein, lyhmphatic trunks, collecting vessels

    • E. 

      Lymphatic capillaries, collecting vessels, lymphatic trunks, collecting vessels, subclavian vein

  • 5. 
    How is lymph propelled through the lymph vessel?
  • 6. 
    ____________________,  ______________________, and  ____________________  are the Lymphoid Cells of the body.
  • 7. 
    Natural Killer cells or NK cells kill all pathogens and cancer cells by ...
    • A. 

      Carring them to the spleen

    • B. 

      Phagocytosis

    • C. 

      Apoptosis

    • D. 

      Lysis

    • E. 

      Reverse osmosis

  • 8. 
    T Cells (lymphocytes) mature in the __________________
  • 9. 
    B Cells (lymphocytes) ..
    • A. 

      Differentiate into plasma cells

    • B. 

      Secrete antibodies

    • C. 

      Mature in the bone marrow

    • D. 

      Must be activated by T cells and Antigen Presenting Cells

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 10. 
    Cells that process foreign mattter and display antigenic fragments of it to certain T cells, thus alerting the innume system to the presence of the enemy are called..
    • A. 

      Reticular cells

    • B. 

      Dendritic cells

    • C. 

      Macrophanges

    • D. 

      Antigen- Presenting Cells

    • E. 

      Neutriphils

  • 11. 
    These cells engulf antigens _____________
    • A. 

      Reticular Cells

    • B. 

      Dendritic Cells

    • C. 

      White Blood Cells

    • D. 

      Macrophages

    • E. 

      Leuokocytes

  • 12. 
    What are the responsibilities of the Lymphoid tissue?
    • A. 

      Furnishes a surveillance vantage point for WBC against pathogens

    • B. 

      Houses and provide a prolifereation site for lymphocytes

    • C. 

      Synthesis B cells

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 13. 
    Diffuse is one type of Lymphoid Tissue and its main job is to..
    • A. 

      Kill pathogens in locale areas

    • B. 

      Scatter lymphocytes in the body. Also called Mucousa Associated Lymphatic Tissue (MALT)

    • C. 

      Coat the esophogus tissues with mucous

    • D. 

      Coat the Thymus with mucous

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    There are two main types of Lymphatic tissue.  Lymphatic follicles (nodules)...
    • A. 

      Dense regional area for lymphocytes and marcophages

    • B. 

      Lymphoid tissue that is scattered throughout the body

    • C. 

      Found in the axillary region

    • D. 

      Located in the throiac area

    • E. 

      A and D

  • 15. 
    The Primary lymphatic organs are the site where T and B cells become mature and immunocompetent.  This occurs in the ...
    • A. 

      Thymus

    • B. 

      Thymus, red bone marrow and Lymph nodes

    • C. 

      Thymus and red bone marrow

    • D. 

      Lymph nodes

    • E. 

      Reb bone marrow

  • 16. 
    Secondary lymphatic organs house immunocompent cells  and these organs are....
    • A. 

      Lymph nodes

    • B. 

      Tonsils

    • C. 

      Spleen

    • D. 

      Liver

    • E. 

      A, B, and C

  • 17. 
    The Reticular Cells seal off the cortex from the medulla and surround blood vessels and lymphocyte clusters in the cortex causing a ..
    • A. 

      Allowing blood to move in one direction

    • B. 

      Blood thymus barrier in the cortex

    • C. 

      Allowing blood to migrate to the medulla

    • D. 

      Forms a gateway to to the cortex

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Lymphocytes develop in the cortex of the Thymus where they are protected from blood borne antigens by the recticular cells that form the blood thymus barrier.  Once they develop the T cells migrate to the medulla and from here to the blood or lymphatic vessel.  The blood Thymus barrier exist ...
    • A. 

      Only in the cortex of the Thymus

    • B. 

      In the Cortex and Medulla of the Thymus

    • C. 

      In the brain

    • D. 

      In the medulla

    • E. 

      In the lymphatic system

  • 19. 
    The recticular cells secrete several signaling hormones to promote the development and activation of T cells.  What hormones are they?
    • A. 

      Thymosin, thymopoietin, thymulin, interleukins and interferon

    • B. 

      Interleukins and interferon

    • C. 

      Thymosin, Thymopoietin, Thymulin

    • D. 

      Thymosin and interferon

    • E. 

      Thuymopoietin

  • 20. 
    The Thymus is very large in the fetus and after age 14 it begins to shrink. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Found in the skin, branches, and Mobil, they locate the antigen and take it to T and B cells in the Lymph node  __________.
    • A. 

      Reticular cells

    • B. 

      Dendritic cells

    • C. 

      WBC cells

    • D. 

      Lymphocytes

  • 22. 
    Branched and stationary cells their main function is to provide a framework for the lymph node.
    • A. 

      Neutrophils

    • B. 

      Macrophages

    • C. 

      Recticular cells

    • D. 

      RBC

    • E. 

      All of the above