Resisting infection

Elena Cade
Quiz by Elena Cade, updated more than 1 year ago
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A-Level Biology (1.6 Defence Against Disease) Quiz on Resisting infection, created by Elena Cade on 04/23/2015.

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Question 1

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Species resistance is:
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  • A resistance to disease shared with other species
  • A type of resistance to diseases that are common in other species
  • Resistance to diseases that are common in other species
  • A type of non specific immune response

Question 2

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Inflammation allows:
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  • More phagocytes to leave the blood
  • Fewer complement proteins to the leave the blood
  • Both of the above
  • Neither of the above

Question 3

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The cells that are involved in both humoral and cell mediated immune responses are:
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  • B-cells
  • cytotoxic cells
  • helper T -cells
  • virus-infected cells

Question 4

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Antigens are most commonly:
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  • proteins or glycoproteins that stimulate an immune response
  • foreign DNA that stimulates an immune response
  • bacteria
  • viruses

Question 5

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Antibodies are best described as:
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  • J shaped proteins with a common region and a variable region
  • J shaped proteins
  • Y shaped proteins
  • Y shaped proteins with a common region and a variable region

Question 6

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Compared with the secondary antibody-mediated immune response, the primary response is:
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  • slower but produces more antibodies
  • quicker and produces more antibodies
  • slower and produces fewer antibodies
  • quicker but produces fewer antibodies

Question 7

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Monoclonal antibodies are:
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  • specific to just one antigen
  • produced by just one type of cell
  • neither of the above
  • both of the above

Question 8

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Plasma cells are:
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  • large cells that secrete antibodies
  • retained in the lymph node for years
  • produced from helper T-cells
  • capable of secreting chemicals to perforate the plasma membrane of the virus infected cell

Question 9

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Hybridoma cells are:
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  • made by fusing cancer cells with spleen cells from a mouse
  • immortal
  • capable of producing monoclonal antibodies
  • all of the above

Question 10

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phagocytosis always involves:
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  • the production of antibodies
  • engulfing invading microorganisms
  • both of the above
  • neither of the above
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