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Communicable Diseases and Immune Response (OCR) Quiz


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Which of the following is NOT a feature of neutrophils?

A. lobed nucleus

B. many lysosomes

C. many mitochondria

D. biconcave disc shape


What type of immunity happens as a result of vaccination?

A. Artificial active

B. Artificial passive

C. Natural active

D. Natural passive


Which type of microorganism causes tuberculosis?

A. Bacteria

B. Fungus

C. Virus

D. Protoctista


What term is used for proteins and glycoproteins on the surface of cells which can induce an immune response?

A. antigens

B. antibodies


Which of the following is NOT an autoimmune disease?

A. AIDS

B. Rheumatoid arthritis

C. Lupus


Which type of microorganism causes malaria?

A. Bacteria

B. Fungus

C. Virus

D. Protoctista


Which cells result in the increased rate of antibody production in the secondary response?

A. T killer cells

B. Macrophages

C. Memory cells


What type of immunity happens as a result of antibodies passed from the mother to a fetus during pregnancy?

A. Artificial active

B. Artificial passive

C. Natural active

D. Natural passive


Which cells cause the lysis of host cells infected with intracellular pathogens?

A. B cells

B. T helper cells

C. T killer cells

D. Memory cells


Which of the following cells are also antigen-presenting cells?

A. Plasma cell

B. T regulatory cell

C. Macrophage

D. Neutrophil


Which type of microorganism causes ring rot?

A. Bacteria

B. Fungus

C. Virus

D. Protoctista


Which type of microorganism causes Black Sigatoka?

A. Bacteria

B. Fungus

C. Virus

D. Protoctista


What is the name of a cytokine released by T helper cells?

A. Interleukin

B. Immunoglobulin

C. Perforin

D. opsonin


What type of immunity happens as a result of injection of antibodies?

A. Artificial active

B. Artificial passive

C. Natural active

D. Natural passive


Macrophages bind to antibodies which are bound to pathogens which instigates phagocytosis. Which part of the antibody does the macrophage bind to?

A. The light chain

B. The heavy chain

C. The variable region

D. The constant region


Which immune cells synthesise and secrete antibodies?

A. T helper cells

B. Macrophages

C. Plasma cells

D. T memory cells




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