Medical Quiz

Body Defense Quiz


Proteins that have a specific fit to a specific antigen are called

A. allergens

B. antibodies

C. antihistamines

D. none of these

Which of these is not an external defence mechanism?

A. blood

B. ear wax

C. sebum

D. tears

What do phagocytes do?

A. make antibodies

B. act as memory cells

C. kill pathogens indiscriminately

D. target specific pathogens to kill

The protection of the body against many type of pathogens is called …………………………….. defense.

A. Non-specific

B. Specific

How many lines of defence in our body?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4

Name the group of cells in your blood that is involved in destroying pathogens.

A. Red blood cells

B. Platelets

C. Plasma

D. White blood cells

The protection of the body from the pathogens is called …………………………

A. body defense

B. body response

C. body rejection

D. body requirement

What is the role of nasal mucus?

A. collect dead cells

B. lubricate the nasal passage

C. make phlegm

D. trap particles

Which of the following is involved in the second line of defence?

A. White blood cell

B. Skin

C. Tears

D. Hydrochloric acid in stomach

Which of the following is NOT microorganism that can enter our body?

A. Bacteria

B. Virus

C. Fungus

D. Protozoa

E. Earthworm

The production of antibody to destroy specific pathogens in the body is called …………………….. defense.

A. non-specific

B. specific

What are made in the thymus, spleen, bone marrow and lymph nodes?

A. erythrocytes

B. histocytes

C. lymphocytes

D. platelets

What chemical is released when a foreign body penetrates the skin?

A. adrenaline

B. histamine

C. seratonin

D. teatree

Which of the following is a specific defense in the body?

A. First line

B. Second line

C. Third line

What is the name given to the substances in your tears that can destroy pathogens?

A. lysozymes

B. enzymes

C. tears


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