5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- ________ is an autoimmune disease that severely impairs renal function.
- Which is mismatched?
- Antibody functions include all of the following except ________.
- Regulatory T cells ________.
- Select the correct statement about the function of antibodies.
- a AIDS: T helper cells are destroyed by a virus;
Severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome (SCID): genetic defect resulting in a shortage of B and/or T cells;
Multiple sclerosis: autoimmune disorder;
IMMEDIATE HYPERSENSITIVITY: ALLERGIC CONTACT DERMATITIS
- b CROSS-LINKING CELL-BOUND ANTIGENS ON RED BLOOD CELLS WHEN BLOOD TYPES ARE PROPERLY MATCHED;
targeting foreign cells so that complement proteins can cause cellular lysis;
binding and inactivating chemical toxins released by bacteria or other microorganisms;
linking soluble antigens together so that they fall out of solution
- c may function in preventing autoimmune reactions
- d Glomerulonephritis
- e Complement fixation is the main mechanism by which antibodies provide protection.
5 Multiple choice questions
- One antigen may have many different antigenic determinants and may therefore cause the formation of more than one antibody.
5 True/False questions
Choose the true statement regarding the primary versus the secondary immune response. → A primary response results when naïve lymphocytes are activated, while a secondary response is a result of activating memory cells.
T OR F: A given pathogen will provoke either a cell-mediated response or an antibody-mediated response but not both. → FALSE
Which of the following is not characteristic of the adaptive immune system? → IT IS SPECIFIC FOR A GIVEN ORGAN;
It has memory;
It is systemic;
It is antigen-specific.
Which of the following is not a mechanism for the development of autoimmune disorders? → TYPE II DIABETES;
systemic lupus erythematosus;
________ is the most abundant class of antibodies in plasma. → Allergy