Worksheet: The Immune Response
In this worksheet, we will practice explaining the role of lymphocytes in the body's immune response.
What kind of body cell is a lymphocyte a form of?
- ASkin cell
- BWhite blood cell
- CMuscle cell
- DRed blood cell
- ENerve cell
Which of the following is not a way that white blood cells destroy pathogens or protect the body against disease?
- CProducing antibodies
- DProducing antitoxins
- EProducing antibiotics
After a pathogen is destroyed by lymphocytes, some lymphocytes with the antibodies that target that particular pathogen remain in the blood. What are these lymphocytes called?
- ARecalling lymphocytes
- BRemaining lymphocytes
- CRemembering lymphocytes
- DMemory lymphocytes
- EMemorizing lymphocytes
What can be produced by lymphocytes to counteract the toxins produced by pathogens?
- BCounter toxins
- EBody toxins
What scientific name is given to a molecule on the surface of a cell that can initiate an immune response?
The diagram shows the basic structure of a lymphocyte.
What structure is represented by label 1?
- BCell membrane
What part of the cell is represented by label 2?
- ACell membrane
- DCell wall
The diagram shows a lymphocyte releasing antibodies in response to a pathogen.
Which of the following is correct about the structure of antigens and antibodies?
- AAntigens have a complementary shape to the antibody they attack.
- BAntibodies have a complementary shape to a specific antigen they attack.
- CAntigens and antibodies have the same shape.
- DAntibodies have a complementary shape to all antigens.
- EAntigens have a complementary shape to a wide range of antibodies.