Antibodies

Review Questions

The structure of an antibody is similar to the extracellular component of which receptor?

  1. MHC I
  2. MHC II
  3. BCR
  4. none of the above

Hint:

C

The first antibody class to appear in the serum in response to a newly encountered pathogen is ________.

  1. IgM
  2. IgA
  3. IgG
  4. IgE

Hint:

A

What is the most abundant antibody class detected in the serum upon reexposure to a pathogen or in reaction to a vaccine?

  1. IgM
  2. IgA
  3. IgG
  4. IgE

Hint:

C

Breastfed infants typically are resistant to disease because of ________.

  1. active immunity
  2. passive immunity
  3. immune tolerance
  4. immune memory

Hint:

B