Adaptive Immune Response

Review Questions

Which of the following is both a phagocyte and an antigen-presenting cell?

  1. NK cell
  2. eosinophil
  3. neutrophil
  4. macrophage

Hint:

D

Which immune cells bind MHC molecules on APCs via CD8 coreceptors on their cell surfaces?

  1. TH cells
  2. CTLs
  3. mast cells
  4. basophils

Hint:

B

What “self” pattern is identified by NK cells?

  1. altered self
  2. missing self
  3. normal self
  4. non-self

Hint:

B

The acquired ability to prevent an unnecessary or destructive immune reaction to a harmless foreign particle, such as a food protein, is called ________.

  1. the TH2 response
  2. allergy
  3. immune tolerance
  4. autoimmunity

Hint:

C

A memory B cell can differentiate upon reexposure to a pathogen of which cell type?

  1. CTL
  2. naïve B cell
  3. memory T cell
  4. plasma cell

Hint:

D

Foreign particles circulating in the blood are filtered by the ________.

  1. spleen
  2. lymph nodes
  3. MALT
  4. lymph

Hint:

A