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Chapter Practice Test

This activity contains 14 questions.

Question 1
1 Blood plasma and lymph are identical except for their respective locations in the body.
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Question 2
2 What part of the lymphatic system is most closely associated with capillary beds?
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Question 3
3 How are lymphatic collecting vessels different from veins?
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Question 4
4 All lymph is eventually returned to circulation via the __________.
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Question 5
5 Which of the following is NOT a function of lymphatic vessels?
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Question 6
6 Match the following terms to their descriptions.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A captures antigens and brings them back to lymph nodes
B produces antibodies
C phagocytic cell
D fibroblast-like cell that produces the reticular fiber stroma
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Question 7
7 Reticular connective tissue is found in all lymphoid organs and tissues.
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Question 8
8 Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of lymph nodes?
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Question 9
9 Which of the following lists the correct order of lymph flow through the lymph node?
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Question 10
10 Which of the following is NOT a role of the spleen?
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Question 11
11 Choose the true statement about the thymus.
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Question 12
12 The main role of the tonsils is to __________.
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Question 13
13 Which of the following is NOT a part of the mucosa-associated lymphatic tissue (MALT)?
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Question 14
14 Except for the __________ and the spleen, the lymphoid organs are poorly developed at birth.
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