Pathophysiology And Immunology Trivia Questions! Quiz

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Pathophysiology And Immunology Trivia Questions! Quiz

The body has a defense system against threats from the external environment in the form of antibodies. There are some threats where the organization will need medicine to fight of infections of diseases. How good are you when it comes to the immune system, and diseases humans are threatened with? This Pathophysiology and immunology trivia quiz will help you answer that based on how high you score. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a primary lymphoid tissue?
    • A. 

      Tonsils

    • B. 

      Bone marrow

    • C. 

      Spleen

    • D. 

      Peyer patches

  • 2. 
    An attack on beneficial foreign tissue would be what type of inappropriate immune response?
    • A. 

      Hyperactivity (allergic)

    • B. 

      Immunodeficiency

    • C. 

      Autoimmunity

    • D. 

      Transplant rejection

  • 3. 
    Immunity received during intrauterine development via the placenta or after birth via the breast milk would be what type of immunity?
    • A. 

      Natural active

    • B. 

      Artificial active

    • C. 

      Natural passive

    • D. 

      Artificial passive

  • 4. 
    Immunity acquired as a result from vaccination would be
    • A. 

      Natural active

    • B. 

      Artificial active

    • C. 

      Natural passive

    • D. 

      Artificial passive

  • 5. 
    Innate immunity recognizes invaders as foreign and specifically  identifies pathogens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which is not true about cytokines?
    • A. 

      Promote inflammation during active infection

    • B. 

      Target hypothalamus to raise temperature

    • C. 

      Specifically identify pathogens

    • D. 

      Are released by neutrophils that have destroyed invaders and attract other cells

    • E. 

      Activate complement cascade

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are functions of the lymphatic system?
    • A. 

      Recycle lost fluids from cardiovascular system

    • B. 

      Transport pathogens to lymph nodes for destruction

    • C. 

      Store and mature immature lymphocytes

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which is true about lymph capillaries?
    • A. 

      Run perpendicular to blood capillaries

    • B. 

      Are close-ended vessels

    • C. 

      Body movement and smooth muscle contraction propels lymph through system

    • D. 

      Not found in connective tissue

  • 9. 
    The thoracic duct drains which of the following trunks:
    • A. 

      Subclavian trunk

    • B. 

      Intestinal trunk

    • C. 

      Jugular trunk

    • D. 

      A & C

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not true about the spleen?
    • A. 

      Has lymphatic sinuses

    • B. 

      Non essential organ but compromises immunity if removed

    • C. 

      Has red pulp with leukocytes and erythrocytes

    • D. 

      Removes old, damaged or fragile erythrocytes

  • 11. 
    The thymus
    • A. 

      Secretes hormones that stimulate the maturation of B cells in lymph nodes

    • B. 

      Plays vital role in maturation of childhood immunity

    • C. 

      Located between the thoracic aorta and diaphragm

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Lymph is returned to the bloodstream at the left and right subclavian veins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Immunoglobulins are
    • A. 

      Antibodies from plasma cells

    • B. 

      Insoluble proteins

    • C. 

      Bind to antigens

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    This antibody class is the largest and most diverse, it provides resistance against many viruses bacteria and bacterial toxins, it also has the ability to cross the placenta.
    • A. 

      IgE

    • B. 

      IgM

    • C. 

      IgD

    • D. 

      IgG

  • 15. 
    This antibody class attacks bacteria and is responsible for cross-reactions between incompatible blood types.
    • A. 

      IgE

    • B. 

      IgG

    • C. 

      IgM

    • D. 

      IgA

  • 16. 
    This antibody class occurs in exocrine secretions and attacks pathogens before they enter the body.
    • A. 

      IgE

    • B. 

      IgG

    • C. 

      IgM

    • D. 

      IgA

  • 17. 
    This class of antibodies is bound to antigens stimulating basophils and mast cells and releases chemicals that stimulate inflammation.
    • A. 

      IgG

    • B. 

      IgE

    • C. 

      IgM

    • D. 

      IgA

  • 18. 
    This antibody class is attached to B cells and is involved in their activation.
    • A. 

      IgD

    • B. 

      IgM

    • C. 

      IgE

    • D. 

      IgA

  • 19. 
    The secondary response describes
    • A. 

      The activation of the adaptive immune system after breach of the innate occurs

    • B. 

      Reaction upon second exposure to a pathogen

    • C. 

      The second line of defense

    • D. 

      Less effective than the primary response

  • 20. 
    Which cytokine is involved in innate and adaptive immunity and mediates communication between cells?
    • A. 

      Interferon

    • B. 

      Interleukin

    • C. 

      Tumor necrosis factor

  • 21. 
    Which cytokine is produced by virus-infected cells to protect uninfected cells?
    • A. 

      Interrferon

    • B. 

      Interleukin

    • C. 

      Tumor necrosis factor

  • 22. 
    Which cytokine stimulates macrophages into action and causes cell death in cancer cells?
    • A. 

      Interleukin

    • B. 

      Interferon

    • C. 

      Tumor necrosis factor

  • 23. 
    Leukocytes are born in the thymus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The first responders to the site of invasion are
    • A. 

      Neutrophils

    • B. 

      Basophils

    • C. 

      Mast cells

    • D. 

      Eosinophils

  • 25. 
    These phagocytic leukocytes arrive late and are able to leave tissue and migrate into the blood.
    • A. 

      Neutrophils

    • B. 

      Macrophages

    • C. 

      Basophils

    • D. 

      Mast cells

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