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Lymphatic System Quiz


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Which of these prevents pathogens from entering mucous membranes?

A. tonsils

B. peyer’s patches

C. appendix

D. all of the above


Why erythrocyte, platelets and protein plasma cannot be found in the interstitial fluid and lymph?

A. The size are too big

B. It can change the shape

C. It is too small

D. Red in colour


If the valves in the lymphatic vessels stopped working, how would this disrupt homeostasis in the body?

A. Tissue fluid would flow backwards, potentially causing edema, or tissue fluid build-up

B. It would have no effect, because muscle action would still keep fluid flowing

C. There are no valves in the lymphatic vessels

D. Tissue fluid would flow too quickly, causing a heart attack due to the increased fluid flow to the heart


B cells are made in

A. yellow bone marrow

B. lymph nodes

C. red bone marrow

D. the spleen

E. Bob Ross


The main collecting duct of the lymphatic system is the left lymphatic duct, also known as the ____.

A. jugular trunk

B. thoracic duct

C. subclavian artery

D. trabeculae


What do Lymph Nodes do?

A. Filter blood

B. Filter substances that travel through the lymphatic fluid

C. Filter lymph


What does the Spleen look like?

A. A cube

B. A cone

C. A capsule


Which of the following is not a function of the lymphatic system?

A. Lymph nodes destroy old red blood cells.

B. Lacteals transport fatty acids and glycerol from the small intestine.

C. Lymph vessels return interstitial fluid into the circulatory system

D. Lymph transports lymphocytes throughout the body


Lymph flows towards AND away from the heart

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which system includes the Spleen and Tonsils?

A. Digestive

B. Lymphatic

C. Endocrine


What types of tissues does the spleen consist of?

A. White pulp and red pulp

B. Red pulp

C. White pulp


The ________ duct takes lymph from everywhere (other than the right arm, right side of the head, and right side of the torso) to the heart

A. thoracic

B. abdominal

C. femoral

D. brachial


A soft tissue inside the bone that produces blood cells

A. Immune cells

B. Bone marrow

C. Lymph nodes

D. Spleen


Which word best describes the relationship between the lymphatic system and the circulatory system?

A. Antagonistic

B. Complementary

C. Independent

D. Redundant


The condition shown when there is accumulation of interstitial fluid in the body tissue.

A. Edema

B. Inflamation

C. Thrombosis

D. Blood clot


What is the Lymphatic System?

A. A vital part of the immune system

B. A vital part of the digestive system

C. A vital part of the nervous system

D. Also called the immune system


What is the function of the lymphatic system?

A. Drains tissue fluids, waste products & fights against infection.

B. Prevent swelling

C. Removes toxins & waste

D. Fights against infection


What is the Thymus Gland important to?

A. Digestive system

B. Immune system

C. Circulatory system


What is the function of Tonsils?

A. To prevent germs from getting in your mouth

B. To prevent germs from getting in your body

C. To disinfect


Which colour is the lymphatic system?

A. Blue

B. Green

C. Purple

D. Red


T cells avoid invading substances

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


The structure of a lymphatic vessel is most similar to that of a(n)

A. Artery

B. arteriole

C. vein

D. capillary


How is lymph moved through lymphatic vessels?

A. Contraction of the small intestine

B. Contraction of the heart

C. Blood cells carry lymph through the vessels

D. Contraction of the skeletal muscle around the vessels


The largest lymphatic structure is?

A. Lymph

B. tonsils

C. Spleen


Where do Lymphocytes destroy harmful substances?

A. Lymph nodes

B. Bone marrow

C. Spleen




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