ImmuneSystem - Biology 1102 Problem Set on the Immune...

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Biology 1102 Problem Set on the Immune System 1. What substance mediates the inflammatory response with its swelling around a cut? A. histamine B. white blood cells C. thrombin D. plastin E. antibodies 2. What enzyme is released onto the skin by sweat glands and into internal passages by the cells lining them? This enzyme helps fight infection by destroying invading substances and cells. A. fatty acids B. trypsin C. acidic solutions D. lysozyme E. pepsin 3. Which is caused by elevated body temperature when we have a fever? A. Bacteria and virus are less effective at reproducing. B. Our immune system is more effective at killing invaders. C. Our blood levels of several metals are lowered. D. Our nervous system is distressed and sends us various kinds of pain messages. E. All of the above . 4. What seems to be the real cause of most fevers? A. the invading bacterium or virus B. interferon released by white blood cells C. histamine released by white blood cells D. antibodies circulating in the blood stream E. pyrogens released by white blood cells. 5. What kind of blood cells are attacked by the AIDS virus? A. B cells B. killer T cells C. helper T cells D. suppressor T cells E. plasma cells 6. Which substance interferes with the reproduction of virus? A. interferon B. histamine C. lysozyme D. pyrogen E. antibody 7. How many proteins are put together to make an antibody? A. 1
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course BIO 1102 taught by Professor Kendramaxwell during the Spring '08 term at Appalachian State.

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ImmuneSystem - Biology 1102 Problem Set on the Immune...

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