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Adaptive immune system: Quiz


Question 1: With the exception of non-nucleated cells (including ________), all cells are capable of presenting antigen and of activating the adaptive response.
Red blood cellPlateletBlood plasmaBlood

Question 2: This mechanism allows a small number of genes to generate a vast number of different antigen receptors, which are then uniquely expressed on each individual ________.
ThymocyteImmune systemAdaptive immune systemLymphocyte

Question 3: The ________ found several thousand ERVs classified into 24 families.
Human Genome ProjectChimpanzee genome projectDNAGenetics

Question 4: Over the last century, two important factors have been developed to combat their spread; ________ and immunization.
Sanitary sewerHealth care systemHuman nutritionSanitation

Question 5: ________ is a theory of how the adaptive immune system works, that is based on interactions between the variable regions of the receptors of T cells, B cells and of molecules made by T cells and B cells that have variable regions.
Nobel PrizeImmune network theoryClonal selectionHIV

Question 6: Therefore, the mechanisms which protect the human ________ (which is considered "non-self") from attack by the immune system, are particularly interesting.
Umbilical veinFetusEmbryologyPrenatal development

Question 7: ________: High endothelial venules
Regulatory T cellT helper cellT cellCytotoxic T cell

Question 8: [2] The peripheral blood contains 20–50% of circulating lymphocytes; the rest move within the ________.
Circulatory systemSpleenLymphatic systemImmune system

Question 9: The Th2 response is characterized by the release of Interleukin 4, which results in the activation of B-cells to make neutralizing (killing) antibodies, leading to "________".
AntibodyHumoral immunityImmune systemPassive immunity

Question 10: Dendritic cells and B-cells (and to a lesser extent ________) are equipped with special immunostimulatory receptors that allow for enhanced activation of T cells, and are termed professional antigen presenting cells (APC).
MacrophageMonocyteWhite blood cellPhagocyte


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