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Chapter Practice Test



This activity contains 19 questions.

Question 1
1 In the list below, which type of cell is involved in adaptive immunity?
 
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Question 2
2 Which of the following is NOT a sign of inflammation?
 
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Question 3
3 The first step in inflammation is __________.
 
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Question 4
4 Match the following terms with their correct descriptions.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A phagocytes squeeze through the capillary endothelium
B clinging of phagocytic cells to the inner walls of the capillaries
C white blood cells migrate to the site of tissue damage
D an increase in the number of white blood cells that are in circulation
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Question 5
5 Which of the following is NOT a property of interferons (IFNs)?
 
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Question 6
6 A moderate fever is a protective adaptive response.
   
 
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Question 7
7 Humoral immunity is provided by __________.
 
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Question 8
8 __________ are substances that can trigger the adaptive defenses and provoke an immune response.
 
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Question 9
9 __________ is the property of lymphocytes that prevents them from attacking the body's own cells.
 
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Question 10
10 Self-reactive B cells are eliminated in the __________.
 
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Question 11
11 Which of the following is a characteristic of a secondary immune response?
 
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Question 12
12 A vaccination works to establish __________.
 
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Question 13
13 Match the following terms to their correct descriptions.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A antigen receptor found on B cells
B large, pentamer shaped antibody
C antibody that mediates some allergies
D most abundant class of antibodies
E dimeric antibody found in body secretions
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Question 14
14 Which is correctly matched?
 
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Question 15
15 MHC II proteins are found on __________.
 
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Question 16
16 What is the second step of T cell activation?
 
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Question 17
17 Which of the following is mismatched?
 
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Question 18
18 A graft that is transplanted from one person to a genetically identical individual (i.e., to an identical twin) is an example of a(n) __________.
 
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Question 19
19 Match the following terms to their correct descriptions.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A condition in which T helper cells are destroyed by a virus
B allergy
C autoimmune disorder
D genetic defect resulting in a shortage of B and/or T cells
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