Immunology 1

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Immunology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    A non-specific component of host resistance to bacterial infection is:
    • A. 

      The integument

    • B. 

      Esophageal mucosa

    • C. 

      Gastric mucous barrier

    • D. 

      Pancreatic enzymes

  • 2. 
    The active agent of lipopolysaccharide (LPS) is:
    • A. 

      The inner membrane

    • B. 

      The outer membrane

    • C. 

      Lysozymes

    • D. 

      Exoslime

  • 3. 
    Treatment of angioedema involving the respiratory tract is:
    • A. 

      Epinephrine

    • B. 

      Dantrolene

    • C. 

      Aminophylline

    • D. 

      Hydroxyzine and antihistamine

  • 4. 
    A characteristic of the monoclonal antibody is:
    • A. 

      To deplete lymphocytes

    • B. 

      It is produced by macrophages

    • C. 

      It binds with specific target antigens

    • D. 

      Attacks the global inflammatory response

  • 5. 
    The cytokine causing fever in an animal exposed to endotoxin is:
    • A. 

      IL2

    • B. 

      TNF

    • C. 

      IL6

    • D. 

      IL1

  • 6. 
    The pre-transplant crossmatch involves:
    • A. 

      Recipient lymphocytes and donor plasma

    • B. 

      Recipient serum and donor lymphocytes

    • C. 

      Recipient macrophages and donor globulins

    • D. 

      Recipient globulins and donor macrophages

  • 7. 
    The hyperacute rejection is mediated by:
    • A. 

      Lymphocyte activated killer cells

    • B. 

      T8 cells

    • C. 

      T4 cells

    • D. 

      Pre-formed antibodies

  • 8. 
    The virus associated with post-transplant lymphoma is:
    • A. 

      HIV

    • B. 

      Epstein-Barr

    • C. 

      Herpes

    • D. 

      Norwalk virus

  • 9. 
    Adherence of leukocytes to endothelium is due to
    • A. 

      Integrins

    • B. 

      P-selectin

    • C. 

      L-selectin

    • D. 

      E-selectin

  • 10. 
    Acute renal failure 6 weeks post-transplant is due to:
    • A. 

      B-cells

    • B. 

      T-cells

    • C. 

      IgG

    • D. 

      Macrophages

  • 11. 
    The cell responsible for neoplastic cell surveillance is:
    • A. 

      Cytotoxic T cells

    • B. 

      Macrophage

    • C. 

      Natural killer cell

    • D. 

      B cell

  • 12. 
    Immunologic chimera is characterized by:
    • A. 

      Genetic similarity

    • B. 

      Identical twins

    • C. 

      Intolerance to skin grafts

    • D. 

      Common hemopoietic stem cells

  • 13. 
    Determining a T-cell deficiency is best accomplished by:
    • A. 

      Delayed hypersensitivity skin testing

    • B. 

      Monoclonal antibodies to T-cell subsets

    • C. 

      Total lymphocyte count

    • D. 

      Flow cytometry