Adaptive vs Innate Immunity Quiz
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Adaptive vs Innate Immunity Quiz

Test your knowledge on the differences between adaptive and innate immunity, including lymphocytes, antigens, antibodies, and defense mechanisms. Explore the principal mechanisms of both types of immunity.

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Where do antigen-presenting cells (APCs) display antigens for recognition by T cells?

In lymphoid organs

What is the main function of effector T lymphocytes at peripheral sites of infection?

Eliminate infectious microbes

Where do plasma cells primarily remain to secrete antibodies?

In the bone marrow

Where are naive lymphocytes primarily searching for foreign antigens?

<p>Lymphoid organs</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main role of peripheral (secondary) lymphoid organs?

<p>Initiate and develop immune responses</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary function of antigen-presenting cells (APCs) with respect to microbes?

<p>Capture antigens and display them for recognition by T cells</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where do effector T lymphocytes migrate to function in eliminating infectious microbes?

<p>Peripheral sites of infection</p> Signup and view all the answers

What distinguishes the functions of naive lymphocytes from effector T lymphocytes?

<p><code>Naive lymphocytes search for foreign antigens, while effector T lymphocytes eliminate infectious microbes</code></p> Signup and view all the answers

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