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Body Defense Quiz


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

A. Bacteria

B. Virus

C. Fungus

D. Protozoa

E. Earthworm


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


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

A. non-specific

B. specific


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

A. adrenaline

B. histamine

C. seratonin

D. teatree


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

A. lysozymes

B. enzymes

C. tears


Which of these is not an external defence mechanism?

A. blood

B. ear wax

C. sebum

D. tears


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

A. erythrocytes

B. histocytes

C. lymphocytes

D. platelets


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


What is the role of nasal mucus?

A. collect dead cells

B. lubricate the nasal passage

C. make phlegm

D. trap particles


How many lines of defence in our body?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4


What do phagocytes do?

A. make antibodies

B. act as memory cells

C. kill pathogens indiscriminately

D. target specific pathogens to kill


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

A. First line

B. Second line

C. Third line


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

A. allergens

B. antibodies

C. antihistamines

D. none of these


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

A. Non-specific

B. Specific




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