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Immune System, HIV And Cancer

Question 1 (5 points)


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Avastin is an example of a _______ used to treat cancer.

Question 1 options:

a) vinblastine


b) vincristine


c) monoclonal antibody


d) Blastine








Question 2 (5 points)


T-cells mature in

Question 2 options:

a) bone marrow.


b) the thymus.


c) the eyeball.


d) the heart.













Question 3 (5 points)


The _______ system is the primary system that prevents the risk of various infections.

Question 3 options:

a) endocrine


b) pathogenic


c) immune


d) Nervous






Question 4 (5 points)


Phagocytic cells perform their function by

Question 4 options:

a) preventing inflammation in the body.


b) producing antibodies.


c) engulfing the bacteria they wish to destroy.


d) responding to allergic reactions.












Question 5 (5 points)


Which one of the following cancer treatments uses drugs as part of the process?

Question 5 options:

a) Radiation


b) Surgery


c) Interferon therapy


d) Chemotherapy







Question 6 (5 points)


Benign tumors are usually treatable with

Question 6 options:

a) radiation therapy.


b) isotopes.


c) surgical removal.


d) chemotherapy.













Question 7 (5 points)


During which of the following phases of HIV replication does an immature HIV develop?

Question 7 options:

a) Budding


b) Integrations


c) Assembly


d) Fusion








Question 8 (5 points)


_______ produce antibodies as part of adaptive immunity.

Question 8 options:

a) B-cells


b) Z-cells


c) AB-cells


d) A-cells










Question 9 (5 points)


Lymphocytes are

Question 9 options:

a) a blood type.


b) a type of agranulocyte.


c) classified into L-cells.


d) classified into A-cells.







Question 10 (5 points)


An infection that takes advantage of the reduced immune system in an HIV-infected person is called

Question 10 options:

a) multiple sclerosis.


b) an autoimmune disease.


c) an opportunistic infection.


d) lupus.














Question 11 (5 points)


Which of the following are performed by the lymphatic system?

Question 11 options:

a) Supports the growth of hair and nails


b) Transports excess fluid from the tissues back to the circulatory system


c) Destroys and removes old red blood cells


d) Filters bacteria


e) Absorbs proteins from the small intestine and delivers them to the bloodstream









Question 12 (5 points)


HIV is spread in which of the following ways?

Question 12 options:

a) Sharing food or drink


b) Mother to fetus


c) Intravenous drug use


d) Sneezing and coughing


e) Sexual contact








Question 13 (5 points)


HIV is found in which of the following?

Question 13 options:

a) Perspiration


b) Semen


c) Saliva


d) Vaginal secretions


e) Blood


Question 14 (5 points)


Which of the following brand-name HIV medications are a combination of two or more HIV medications?

Question 14 options:

a) Fuzeon


b) Trizivir


c) Atripla


d) Invirase


e) Combivir









Question 15 (5 points)


Match each of the following types of granulocytes with their correct definitions

Question 15 options:

123 Neutrophils
123 Basophils
123 Eosinophils


1. Most prevalent types of white blood cells; respond to bacterial infections
2. Predominantly involved in allergic reactions
3. Rarest form of white blood cells, release histamine and heparin





Question 16 (5 points)


The lymphatic system includes which of the following?

Question 16 options:

a) Thymus gland


b) Gall bladder


c) Lymph nodes


d) Spleen


e) Tonsils









Question 17 (5 points)


Match the following opportunistic infections with the correct definition.

Question 17 options:

123 Kaposi’s Sarcoma (KS)
123 Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC)
123 Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PJP)


1. A malignant tumor of the endothelial cells
2. A life-threatening lung infection for people with HIV
3. A group of bacteria that can cause serious and deadly infection of the lungs, bones, and blood in people with HIV





Question 18 (5 points)


Which of the following diseases and/or illnesses cause immunosuppression?

Question 18 options:

a) HIV


b) Common cold


c) Conjunctivitis


d) Cancer










Question 19 (5 points)


Which of the following HIV medications are protease inhibitors (PIs)?

Question 19 options:

a) Intelence


b) Zerit


c) Prezista


d) Reyataz



Question 20 (5 points)


Which of the following are commonly used alkylating agents?

Question 20 options:

a) Oxaliplatin (Eloxatin)


b) Carboplatin (Paraplatin)


c) Cisplatin (Platinol)


d) Methotrexate (Trexall)


e) Fludarabine (Fludara)