Practice Quiz Over Immune System

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Immune System Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the main ways infectious diseases spread? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Physical contact

    • B. 

      Telepathy

    • C. 

      Contaminated food/water

    • D. 

      Coughing

    • E. 

      Sneezing

  • 2. 
    Which cells are most important to the immune system?
    • A. 

      Red blood cells

    • B. 

      Cheek cells

    • C. 

      White blood cells

    • D. 

      Epithelial cells

  • 3. 
    Fill in the blank with two signs that the first line of nonspecific defenses has been breached.
  • 4. 
    Where do white blood cells mature? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      In the brain

    • B. 

      In bone marrow

    • C. 

      In the blood

    • D. 

      In the thymus

  • 5. 
    Antibodies directly kill pathogens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is the difference between humoral immunity and cell-mediated immunity?
    • A. 

      Humoral immunity occurs in the humerus while cell-mediated occurs in cells.

    • B. 

      Humoral immunity involves T cells directly killing pathogenic cells while cell-mediated involves antibody production.

    • C. 

      Humoral immunity occurs before cell-mediated immunity.

    • D. 

      Humoral immunity involves antibody production while cell-mediated involves T cells directly killing pathogenic cells.

  • 7. 
    Which TWO of the following systems interact the most with the immune system?
    • A. 

      Circulatory system

    • B. 

      Respiratory system

    • C. 

      Nervous system

    • D. 

      Integumentary system

  • 8. 
    Which type of white blood cells play the largest role in humoral immunity?
    • A. 

      Basophils

    • B. 

      Monocytes

    • C. 

      Lymphocytes

    • D. 

      Neutrophils

  • 9. 
    What are the layers of the first line of non specific defense?
    • A. 

      Skin, mucus, bodily secretions

    • B. 

      T cells, B cells

    • C. 

      Inflammatory Response

    • D. 

      Bone marrow, skin, thymus

  • 10. 
    How does the immune system repeatedly fight off pathogens?
    • A. 

      Creating new B and T cell varieties to fight the pathogen each time

    • B. 

      It doesn't; the pathogen can easily invade a second time

    • C. 

      Memory B and T cells remember the antibodies needed to kill that pathogen

    • D. 

      Basophils remember how to engulf the pathogen

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