Pathology Of Inflammation Quiz Questions And Answers

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We've created here an interesting pathology of inflammation quiz that will test your understanding of the pathology of inflammation. Inflammation in the body can occur due to a number of reasons and when this happens the white blood cells release chemicals to protect the affected area from foreign substances. Give it a try and hope it will be helpful to you as you test yourself. So, are you ready to take this test? Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the first response of arterioles to injury?
    • A. 

      Vasoconstriction

    • B. 

      Vasodilation

    • C. 

      Redness

    • D. 

      Edema

    • E. 

      Hyperemia

  • 2. 
    Stacking of erythrocytes (RBCs) are known as what?
    • A. 

      Margination

    • B. 

      Pavementing

    • C. 

      Forming Rolexes

    • D. 

      Rouleaux Formation

  • 3. 
    What is the name of the phenomenon where WBC's marginate and become attached to the edge of the endothelium?
    • A. 

      Cementing

    • B. 

      Pavementing

    • C. 

      Margination

    • D. 

      Adhesion

  • 4. 
    Active movement of PMN's along a concentration gradient is known as what?
    • A. 

      Passive diffusion

    • B. 

      Chemotaxis

    • C. 

      Facilitated diffusion

    • D. 

      Chemotactic diffusion

  • 5. 
    What does the term opsonization mean?
    • A. 

      To make tasty

    • B. 

      To make optimal

    • C. 

      To make foreign

    • D. 

      To make attractive

  • 6. 
    How does the PMN recognize and attach to the foreign bacteria?
    • A. 

      Hcg or complement (C3)

    • B. 

      Immunoglobulins (IgG-A4) or complement (C4)

    • C. 

      Immunoglobulins (IgG-Fc) or complement (C3)

    • D. 

      Hcg or complement (C4)

  • 7. 
    The process by which the cytoplasm of the PMN surrounds the bacteria and encloses it into an invagination of the cell membrane is known as what?
    • A. 

      Phagolysosome

    • B. 

      Phagolysis

    • C. 

      Phagolum

    • D. 

      Phagocytosis

    • E. 

      Phagophobia

  • 8. 
    Dead and dying PMN's admixed with tissue debris form a viscous yellow fluid called what?
    • A. 

      Xanthochromia

    • B. 

      Pus

    • C. 

      Xanthelasma

  • 9. 
    What are the different types of inflammation?
    • A. 

      Serious, fiber, purulent, ulcerative, chronic and granulomatous

    • B. 

      Serous, fibrinous, purulent, ulcerative, pseudomembranous, chronic and granulomatous

    • C. 

      Serous, purulent, ulcerative, pseudomembranous and chronic

    • D. 

      Serious, fibrionous, pseudomembranous, chronic, and granulomatous

  • 10. 
    Select 2 examples of serous inflammation?
    • A. 

      The skin vesicles caused by Herpes virus

    • B. 

      Acute bacterial meningitis

    • C. 

      Bread and butter pericarditis

    • D. 

      Blisters from second degree skin burns

  • 11. 
    What is an example of fibrinous inflammation?
    • A. 

      Serous pleural effusion

    • B. 

      Bread and butter pericarditis

    • C. 

      Acute bacterial meningitis

    • D. 

      Tuberculoma

  • 12. 
    Inflammation is typically caused by pus-forming bacteria such as ________ and __________.
    • A. 

      Psuedomonas Aeruginosa and Staph

    • B. 

      E. Coli and Streptococcus

    • C. 

      Staph and Stenotrophomonas

    • D. 

      Staph and Streptococcus

  • 13. 
    Inflammation of body surfaces or the mucosa of hollow organs may result in a loss of epithelial linings is known as what type of inflammation?
    • A. 

      Ulcerative inflammation

    • B. 

      Purulent inflammation

    • C. 

      Fibrinous inflammation

    • D. 

      Pseudomembranous inflammation

  • 14. 
    True or false?  An ulcer is defined as a defect involving the epithelium, but may extend into the deeper connective tissues as well (ie peptic ulcer).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A form of ulcerative inflammation that is combined with fibrinopurulent exudation is known as what?
    • A. 

      Fibrinous inflammation

    • B. 

      Purulent inflammation

    • C. 

      Ulcerative inflammation

    • D. 

      Pseudomembranous inflammation

  • 16. 
    Inflammation that lasts a long time and produces extensive tissue destruction and has a tendency to heal less readily is known as what?
    • A. 

      Acute inflammtion

    • B. 

      Ulcerative inflammation

    • C. 

      Chronic inflammation

    • D. 

      Long lasting inflammation

  • 17. 
    Pelvic Inflammatory Disease is an example of chronic inflammation. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    PMNs are present in __________ infections whereas mononuclear cells are present in____________ infections. 2 answers are correct.
    • A. 

      Chronic, acute

    • B. 

      Bacterial, viral

    • C. 

      Acute, chronic

    • D. 

      Viral, bacterial

  • 19. 
    What is a special form of chronic inflammation that typically is not preceded by an acute, PMN-mediated inflammation?
    • A. 

      Purulent inflammation

    • B. 

      Ulcerative inflammation

    • C. 

      Psuedomembranous inflammation

    • D. 

      Granulomatous inflammation

  • 20. 
    True or false?  Granulomatous reactions are mediated by macrophages and T-lymphocytes that accumulate at the site of injury, forming nodules.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    In what type of inflammation of epithelioid cells fuse to form multi-nucleated giant cells found on the rim of the granulomas?
    • A. 

      Purulent inflammation

    • B. 

      Ulcerative inflammation

    • C. 

      Caseating inflammation

    • D. 

      Granulomatous inflammation

    • E. 

      Casserole inflammation

  • 22. 
    Give examples of granulomatous inflammation.
    • A. 

      TB, chonic cervicitis, and colitis

    • B. 

      Duodenal ulcer and histoplasma

    • C. 

      Pericarditis, TB, and peritonitis

    • D. 

      TB, histoplasma, and coccidiodes

    • E. 

      Tuna noodle casserole and tuberculosis

  • 23. 
    What are the 5 cardinal signs of Inflammation?
    • A. 

      Caliente, rubarbo, tamar, dola, functioner

    • B. 

      Caliente, rubor, tumor, dola, functioner

    • C. 

      Calor, rubor, tumor, dolor, functio laesa

    • D. 

      Calor, rubarbo, tamar, dolor, functio laesa

  • 24. 
    State true or false- Inflammation can occur in dead tissue. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Changes in blood flow represent the body's first response to injury. State true or false. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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