Immunity

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Immunity Quizzes & Trivia

Immunity is the body's varying ability to resist infection by pathogens.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The cells of the immune system originate from the?
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Bone marrow

    • C. 

      Tissue

    • D. 

      Liver

  • 2. 
    Two groups of cells involve in defence are?
    • A. 

      Pathogens and antigens

    • B. 

      Endocytosis and Phagocytosis

    • C. 

      Phagocytes and Lymphocytes

    • D. 

      Monocytes and Polycytes

  • 3. 
    Which cell coordinate the immune reponse  stimulating B cells to divide and secret antibodies into the blood?
    • A. 

      T cells

    • B. 

      T Killer cells

    • C. 

      T helper cells

    • D. 

      Memory cells

  • 4. 
    Which cells are stored in the blood for many years?
    • A. 

      Plasma cells

    • B. 

      Memory cells

    • C. 

      Blood cells

    • D. 

      Thymus cells

  • 5. 
    Antibodies are all?
    • A. 

      Globular

    • B. 

      Glycoproteins

    • C. 

      Globular proteins

    • D. 

      Globular glycoproteins

  • 6. 
    Antigens
    • A. 

      Stimulate the immune response

    • B. 

      Protect the immune response

    • C. 

      Support the immune response

    • D. 

      Programme the immune response

  • 7. 
    A village has improved its supply of clean water, sewage treatment, insect control and milk pasteurisation. Which disease, present in the village, will not be reduced by these measures?
    • A. 

      Cholera

    • B. 

      HIV/AIDS

    • C. 

      Malaria

    • D. 

      Tuberculosis (TB)

  • 8. 
    Some antibiotics are used in animal feed to reduce disease. What explains why these antibiotics should not be used in the treatment of human diseases?
    • A. 

      Humans may be allergic to these antibiotics.

    • B. 

      Human cells may stop responding to these antibiotics.

    • C. 

      Pathogenic bacteria may develop resistance to these antibiotics

    • D. 

      Useful gut bacteria may be killed by these antibiotics

  • 9. 
    What is the cellular process of engulfing solid particles by the cell membrane .
    • A. 

      Endocytosis

    • B. 

      Pinocytosis

    • C. 

      Emperipolesis

    • D. 

      Phagocytosis

  • 10. 
    The two types of response are?
    • A. 

      Active and Passive response

    • B. 

      Primary and Secondary response

    • C. 

      Tertiary and Quaternary response

    • D. 

      Secondary and Tertiary response

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