Immune System Quiz 5-13-13

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Immune System Quiz 5-13-13
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2013-05-13 19:28:34
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  1. The immune system of humans may respond to  chemicals on the surface of an invading organisms by
    Synthesizing antibodies that mark these organisms to be destroyed
  2. How do white blood cells help to protect the human body from pathogens
    Engulfing the pathogens

    Producing antibodies
  3. Lymphocytes are blood cells that are most closely associated with
    Antibody production
  4. Which statement best describes how a vaccination can help protect the body against disease
    Cause the production of specific molecules that will react with and destroy certain microbes
  5. People with AIDS are unable to fight multiple infections because the virus that causes AIDS
    weakens their immune system
  6. Newborn infants nursing from their mother receive milk containing antibodies against diseases to which the mother is immune. The infants, however, remain immune to those diseases for only a short time. This situation is an example of
    Passive immunity
  7. In some individuals, the immune system attacks substances such as grass pollen that are usually harmless, resulting in
    An allergic reaction
  8. An insufficient amount of hemoglobin is most closely associated with the disorder known as
    Anemia

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