A strong and healthy immune system does not only keep you away from the disease, but it also improves the quality of life.
But do you know how it works itself to keep you away from diseases? What are its components?
Why not try this exciting quiz to test your knowledge as well as learn something new.
1. The innate immunity is the type of immunity one is born with. Which among the following can be the components of innate immunity?
Lymph Nodes, Spleen, Bone Marrow are components of Adaptive Immunity.
2. Adaptive Immunity can be defined as the acquired immunity through outside agents. Which is a more complex - adaptive or innate immunity?
Adaptive Immunity is the acquired immunity in which the thread has to be processed and recognized by the body. So, this task is more complex and that is one of the reasons why Adaptive Immunity is more complex.
3. The lymphatic system is the network of tissues which helps the body to get rid of toxins. Which among the following is the largest lymphatic organ in the body?
Spleen is on the left side under the ribs and above the stomach. The spleen is responsible for disposing of old dead cells and it also controls the amount of blood in the body.
4. Which among the following is the yellow and spongy tissue in the body?
Bone marrow is found in hip bone and thigh bones. It is responsible for producing white blood cells. It contains some immature cells called Stem Cells.
5. There are two types of lymphocytes cells, B-cells and T-cells. Which among them is responsible for destroying cancerous cells.
T-cells helps in destroying infected or cancerous cells, T-cells have a subgroup called Killer T-cells that help in killing cells that are infected by virus and pathogens.
6. Which among the following is the most common symptom suggesting non-proper functioning of the immune System?
Fever and fatigue are the most common symptoms that indicate that a person’s immune system is not working correctly. But for the different disease, there can be varying symptoms.
7. How are allergic conditions tested or evaluated?
Allergic conditions can be tested using either blood tests or allergy skin testing to identify what allergens trigger such symptoms of allergy. Allergies and their symptoms vary from person to person.
8. A disease in which the body's immune system attacks healthy cells is known as an autoimmune disease. Which among the following is an autoimmune disease?
Lupus is a kind of inflammatory diseases which fall under one of the most common autoimmune disorders. Do you know that more than 1 million cases of lupus are found every year in India every year?
9. Transmission of infection through inhaling is termed as airborne. Which among the following is an airborne disease?
HIV can be categorized as a blood-borne disease. It does not transmit through contact. Typhoid is water-borne diseases.
10. Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella. Someone affected by it develops diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps. What is the mode of its transmission?
Shigellosis usually resolves in 5 to 7 days. The spread of Shigella can be stopped by frequent and careful handwashing with soap and taking other hygiene measures.
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