Ultimate Quiz On Immune System! Trivia

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Ultimate Quiz On Immune System! Trivia

Ultimate quiz on immune system trivia! The immune system is tasked with ensuring that the body is protected from substances that pose a threat to it. Did you know that the skin is considered to be a part of the immune system as it protects the body’s internal organs from the outside environment? Although one is usually born with an immune system, we can increase its strength through the foods we eat and at times medications. Do take the quiz and see how much you know about this system.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A substance that triggers and immune response is an
    • A. 

      Antibody

    • B. 

      Antigen

    • C. 

      Allergy

    • D. 

      Antibiotic

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are examples of nonspecific defense?
    • A. 

      Skin

    • B. 

      Macrophages

    • C. 

      T-cells

    • D. 

      B-cells

    • E. 

      Fever

    • F. 

      Mucus membranes

    • G. 

      Antibiodies

  • 3. 
    White blood cells that can engulf pathogens are known as
    • A. 

      Antibodies

    • B. 

      Antigens

    • C. 

      B-cells

    • D. 

      Phagocytes

  • 4. 
    Proteins that bind to specific chemicals on the surface of foreign cells are called
    • A. 

      Phagocytes

    • B. 

      Antigens

    • C. 

      Antibodies

    • D. 

      T-cells

  • 5. 
    Vaccines work because they allow the immune system to build up antibodies against the pathogen. Then if you are infected with the pathogen you can immediately attack it and not get sick. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which organ acts as a barrier between germs and the body in the Immune System?
    • A. 

      Thymus

    • B. 

      Spleen

    • C. 

      Lymph Node

    • D. 

      Skin

  • 7. 
    The Immune System protects us from billions of bacteria, viruses, and others?
    • A. 

      Parasites

    • B. 

      Skins

    • C. 

      Allergies

    • D. 

      Hives

  • 8. 
    What is a substance that can cause a person to become sensitive to, and produce antibodies against it?
    • A. 

      Thymosin

    • B. 

      Complement

    • C. 

      Humor

    • D. 

      Antigen

  • 9. 
    Is a monocyte a red or white blood cell?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      White

  • 10. 
    What are the Bacteria?
    • A. 

      Single celled microorganisms

    • B. 

      Multiple cells microorgansims

    • C. 

      Germs that are found only in the barbershop

    • D. 

      Germs that are found only on your hands

  • 11. 
    What statement is FALSE about Non-Pathogenic Bacteria.
    • A. 

      They live on matter that is still alive

    • B. 

      They do not produce diseases

    • C. 

      They improve infertility

    • D. 

      They decompose refuse

  • 12. 
    A disease becomes contagious when it goes from one person to another.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Poisons released by some bacteria:
    • A. 

      Vaccine

    • B. 

      Toxin

    • C. 

      Antibiotic

    • D. 

      Immunity

  • 14. 
    Disease-causing agent.
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Virus

    • C. 

      Vaccine

    • D. 

      Pathogen

  • 15. 
    Weakened or killed pathogen injected into the body to help with immunity.
    • A. 

      Antibiotics

    • B. 

      Toxin

    • C. 

      Vaccine

    • D. 

      Pathogen

  • 16. 
    Chemical compounds the inhibit the growth of bacteria.
    • A. 

      Disinfectant

    • B. 

      Cleaner

    • C. 

      Antibiotics

    • D. 

      Vaccines

  • 17. 
    Body's ability to destroy pathogens.
    • A. 

      Antibiotics

    • B. 

      Disinfectant

    • C. 

      Toxins

    • D. 

      Immune system

  • 18. 
    Bacteria can be found:
    • A. 

      In yogurt, vitamins, and cheese

    • B. 

      In the intestines of animals to help them digest food

    • C. 

      On plant roots to help them turn nitrogen gas to usable nitrogen

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    What is the main purpose of flagella on a bacterial cell?
    • A. 

      Obtaining and digesting food

    • B. 

      Locomotion (movement)

    • C. 

      Attaching to another cell for entry

    • D. 

      It has no purpose, it is a vestigal structure

    • E. 

      It looks cool!

  • 20. 
    We heat up and refrigerate food because it helps to:
    • A. 

      It helps us avoid bacterial growth that could make us ill

    • B. 

      It helps us avoid viral growth that could make us ill

    • C. 

      It allows us to prevent endospores from forming and being transported into the air for other transport

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    It is most effective to wash your hands.
    • A. 

      In warm water

    • B. 

      In warm water with soap

    • C. 

      In cold water

    • D. 

      Any of the above are effective

    • E. 

      Non of the above are effective

  • 22. 
    The best treatment for an unknown viral disease is 
    • A. 

      An antibiotic

    • B. 

      Bed rest

    • C. 

      Exercise

    • D. 

      A vaccine

  • 23. 
    A chemical that can kill bacteria without harming the human body is a(n)
    • A. 

      Antibiotic

    • B. 

      Virus

    • C. 

      Vaccine

    • D. 

      Water

  • 24. 
    In order to multiply, a virus must
    • A. 

      Conjugate with another virus

    • B. 

      Invade a host cell

    • C. 

      Manufacture extra food

    • D. 

      Remain hidden

  • 25. 
    What are Bacteria?
    • A. 

      Single celled microorganisms

    • B. 

      Multiple cells microorgansims

    • C. 

      Germs that are found only in the barbershop

    • D. 

      Germs that are found only on your hands