MCQ-1: Diseases and Immunity
There are twenty questions in this quiz. Select the correct answer from the given choices.
0 of 18 Questions completed
You have already completed the quiz before. Hence you can not start it again.
Quiz is loading…
You must sign in or sign up to start the quiz.
You must first complete the following:
0 of 18 Questions answered correctly
Time has elapsed
You have reached 0 of 0 point(s), (0)
Earned Point(s): 0 of 0, (0)
0 Essay(s) Pending (Possible Point(s): 0)
Unfortunately, you have not scored the minimum marks required to pass the quiz. You may review the explanations provided below by clicking on the “View Questions” button before taking the quiz again. You need to score a minimum of 50% to pass, and minimum of 70% to get a Certificate of Completion.
Congratulations!!! You have passed the Quiz. To get a Certificate of Completion, you need to score a minimum of 70%. You may review the explanations provided below by clicking on the “View Questions” button before taking the quiz again. The more you review and practice, the better you will get at it.
Congratulations!!! You have passed the Quiz with a good score. To get a Certificate of Completion, you need to score a minimum of 70%. You may review the explanations provided below by clicking on the “View Questions” button before taking the quiz again. The more you review and practice, the better you will get at it. We have raised the bar because we want you to SUCCEED with brilliant scores.
Congratulations!!! You have passed the Quiz with a score >= 70% and are eligible to get a Certificate of Completion.
|Table is loading|
|No data available|
Question 1 of 18
1. Question1 point(s)
The antibodies that give immunity to a disease can be acquired in the following different ways.
- feeding on breast milk
- infection by disease
Which give active immunity?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 18
2. Question1 point(s)
What is a disease-causing organism called?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 18
3. Question1 point(s)
Which component of the blood produces antibodies?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 18
4. Question1 point(s)
Which statement about antibodies is correct?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 18
5. Question1 point(s)
A child is vaccinated against measles. After a period of time the child is infected with the measles virus.
The graph shows the concentration of measles antibodies in the child’s bloodstream during this time.
Which statement is consistent with the information in the graph?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 18
6. Question1 point(s)
Which diseases are caused by a lack of iron and a lack of vitamin D?
lack of iron lack of vitamin D A anaemia soft bones B kwashiorkor anaemia C kwashiorkor soft bones D soft bones anaemiaCorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 18
7. Question1 point(s)
The cholera bacterium produces toxins that cause chloride ions to be secreted into the small intestine.
How does this affect the water potential of blood in the intestinal capillaries and the intestinal contents?
water potential blood in
A lowered lowered B lowered raised C raised lowered D raised raisedCorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 18
8. Question1 point(s)
What is not a consequence of vaccination?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 18
9. Question1 point(s)
How does passive immunity differ from active immunity? In passive immunityCorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 18
10. Question1 point(s)
Which are both chemical barriers to the transmission of pathogens?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 18
11. Question1 point(s)
The immune system recognises pathogens and attacks them.
Which feature of pathogens triggers this response?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 18
12. Question1 point(s)
The graph shows the number of deaths from MRSA infection per 100 000 people in a population of over-65-year-olds from 2005 to 2012.
What is a possible explanation for the changes shown in the graph?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 18
13. Question1 point(s)
What can be passed from one person to another during blood transfusion?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 18
14. Question1 point(s)
The diagram with the structure labelled X shows a bacterium with proteins on its surface. The diagram labelled Y shows proteins made by the human body.
Which row shows the correct combination for destroying the bacterium?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 18
15. Question1 point(s)
The graph shows the number of cases of MRSA in one country between 2001 and 2006.
Between which years was the greatest change in the number of cases of MRSA seen?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 18
16. Question1 point(s)
Which row describes the features of passive immunity?
A no no short term B no yes short term C yes no long term D yes yes long termCorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 18
17. Question1 point(s)
Which factor increases the risk of developing coronary heart disease?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 18
18. Question1 point(s)
Cholera is a disease caused by a bacterium called Vibrio cholerae which produces a toxin in the infected person’s gut.
What is the effect of this toxin?CorrectIncorrect