Immune System MCQs with Answers

Biology immune system Quiz

Immune system test questions:

Ques. Blood vessels near a wound dilate and become more permeable in response to which material released from damaged cells ?
(a) Pyrogens
(b) Antibodies
(c) Histamine
(d) Interferons

Ans. (c)

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Ques. Disease causing damage of the membrane of the brain is
(a) Meningitis
(b) Pertussis
(c) Diptheria
(d) Trachoma

Ans. (a)

Ques. Find the odd one out
(a) Typhus fever
(b) Trench fever
(c) Yellow fever
(d) Q fever

Ans. (c)

Ques. Cellular immunity is provided by
(a) B lymphocytes
(b) Histiocytes
(c) T lymphocytes
(d) Monocytes

Ans. (c)

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Ques. Which of the following is not an autoimmune disease?
(a) Lupus erythematosus
(b) Erythroblastosis foetalis
(c) Glomerulonephritis
(d) Rheumatoid arthritis

Ans. (b)

Ques. In a new born baby, thymus is removed, this will lead to failure of production of
(a) T-lymphocytes
(b) Monocytes
(c) B-lymphocytes
(d) None of these

Ans. (a)

Ques. Allergic rhinitis is another name for
(a) Tetanus
(b) Typhoid
(c) Hay Fever
(d) Yellow fever

Ans. (c)

Ques. Which of the following set comprises of all viral infections
(a) Chicken pox, Poliomyelitis, Rabies, Pneumonia
(b) Measles, Mumps, Yellow fever, AIDS
(c) Dengue fever, Malaria, Syphilis, Influenza
(d) Tetanus, Diptheria, Rabies, Chickenpox

Ans. (b)

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Ques. Glossina palpalis is a vector for
(a) Dengue fever
(b) Filariasis
(c) Gambian fever
(d) Bubonic plague

Ans. (c)

Ques. Concave lenses are used to correct
(a) Myopia
(b) Hyperopia
(c) Hypermetropia
(d) Cataract

Ans. (a)

Ques. Inflammatory response is indicated by
(a) Redness at the place of infection
(b) Dilation of the blood vessels and their increased permeability
(c) Release of histamine and pyrogens accompanied by mild fever
(d) All of these

Ans. (d)

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Ques. Accumulation of excess fluid in tissue spaces is
(a) Oedema
(b) Cirhosis
(c) Parkinson’s disease
(d) Hodgkin’s disease

Ans. (a)

Ques. Rejection of transplanted organ is due to
(a) B-cell
(b) Esinophils
(c) T-cells
(d) Neutrophils

Ans. (c)

Ques. Removal of spleen from the body of an adult man will result in the failure of
(a) Filtration of dead erythrocytes
(b) Production of WBCs
(c) Production of RBCs
(d) Immunity

Ans. (a)

Ques. Antigens are found
(a) Inside cytoplasm
(b) Inside nucleus
(c) On nuclear envelope
(d) On cell surface

Ans. (d)

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Ques. The fever producing substance is
(a) Pyrogens
(b) Toxins
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) Bursal tissues

Ans. (a)

Ques. Study of interaction of antigen and antibody in blood is
(a) Haematology
(b) Serology
(c) Cryobiology
(d) Angiology

Ans. (b)

Ques. Bacteria are killed by lysozymes with the destruction of
(a) Mitochondria
(b) Cell wall
(c) Nucleic acid
(d) Lipid bilayer

Ans. (b)

Ques. Immunodeficiency can result from which of the following ?
(a) Gene mutation
(b) Infection
(c) Malnutrition
(d) All the above

Ans. (d)

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Ques. Which of the following is not involved in elicitation of immune system ?
(a) Thymus
(b) Brain
(c) Spleen
(d) Lymphnodes

Ans. (b)

Ques. Which of the following is not a component of innate immunity ?
(a) Antibodies
(b) Interferon
(c) Complement proteins
(d) Phagocytes

Ans. (b)

Ques. The drug which prolongs the life of many AIDS patients is
(a) Zodovudine
(b) Zidovudine
(c) Aspirin
(d) Cyclosporin

Ans. (b)

Ques. Vaccines produced through genetic engineering are safe as
(a) They contain antigen only from coat of pathogen
(b) They are least active form virus
(c) They are attenuated form of pathogen
(d) All the above

Ans. (a)

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Ques. The disease caused due to abnormal pressure on regions of the brain
(a) Hay fever
(b) Ulcers
(c) Tumours
(d) Epilepsy

Ans. (d)

Ques. Which is not a water-borne disease?
(a) Typhoid
(b) Cholera
(c) Asthma
(d) Amoebiasis

Ans. (c)

Ques. Antibodies are isolated from immune:
(a) Serum
(b) Plasma
(c) Blood
(d) Vitamins

Ans. (a)

Ques. The rejection of organ transplanting in humans is prevented by using:
(a) Aspirin
(b) Thrombin
(c) Calcitonin
(d) Cyclosporine

Ans. (d)

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Ques. An antibody is a
(a) Component of blood
(b) Secretion of mammalian erythrocyte
(c) Molecule that specifically inactivates an antigen
(d) White corpuscle which attack invading bacteria

Ans. (c)

Ques. Which one of the diseases is due to an allergic reaction ?
(a) Goitre
(b) Skin cancer
(c) Hay fever
(d) Enteric fever

Ans. (c)

Ques. What is released in body during disease which results in fever ?
(a) Pyrogens
(b) Antibodies
(c) Interferons
(d) Interleukins

Ans. (a)

Ques. Which of the following is used to make vaccines?
(a) Activated pathogen
(b) Attenuated pathogen
(c) Pathogen blocked by antibody
(d) None of the above

Ans. (b)

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Ques. Typhoid fever is caused by
(a) Yersinia
(b) Salmonella
(c) Treponema
(d) Streptococcus

Ans. (b)

Ques. Cholera is caused by
(a) Virus
(b) Fungi
(c) Bacteria
(d) Protozoan

Ans. (c)

Ques. Hansen’s disease is another name for
(a) Lerprosy
(b) Tetanus
(c) Plague
(d) None of the above

Ans. (a)

Ques. Syphils is a sexually transmitted disease caused by
(a) Vibrio
(b) Pasteurella
(c) Corynebacteria
(d) Treponema

Ans. (d)

Ques. Which of the following is a bacterial disease ?
(a) Polio
(b) Leprosy
(c) AIDS
(d) Ascariasis

Ans. (b)

Ques. In polio, the legs get paralyzed and atrophied due to
(a) Obstruction of muscles
(b) Death of some muscles
(c) Degeneration of bones
(d) Shrinkage of muscles

Ans. (b)

Ques. Common cold is caused by
(a) Virus
(b) Bacteria
(c) Fungi
(d) Protozoa

Ans. (a)

Ques. Which pair of diseases is viral ?
(a) Cholera and TB
(b) AIDS and Syphilis
(c) Mumps and Rabies
(d) Tetanus and Typhoid

Ans. (c)

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Ques. Jaundice is disease of
(a) Kidney
(b) Duodenum
(c) Liver
(d) Pancreas

Ans. (c)

Ques. Black water fever is caused by
(a) Plasmodium vivax
(b) P. malariae
(c) P. ovale
(d) P. falciparum

Ans. (d)

Ques. AIDS was first discovered in
(a) 1981 in America
(b) 1981 in Asia
(c) 1984 in America
(d) 1984 in France

Ans. (a)

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Ques. Radiotherapy is used for
(a) Detecting bone fracture
(b) Detecting cardiac trouble
(c) Getting whole body’s photograph
(d) Treating cancer by controlled exposure of X-rays

Ans. (d)

Ques. Which of the following is sexually transmitted disorder ?
(a) Hepatitis E
(b) Hepatitis B
(c) Hepatitis C
(d) Hepatitis D

Ans. (b)

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