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Functions of Immune System and Immunity Quiz

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What is the primary function of memory B cells?

To produce large amounts of antibodies upon re-exposure to a pathogen

How does affinity maturation contribute to the effectiveness of memory B cells?

It enhances the ability of antibodies to neutralize pathogens

What is the primary difference between the initial and memory immune responses in terms of antibody production?

The memory response produces antibodies more rapidly

Which type of immunity is acquired through exposure to pathogens in the environment?

Natural immunity

What is the primary difference between active and passive immunity?

Active immunity involves the body's own immune response, while passive immunity relies on external antibodies

Test your knowledge on the functions of organs and cells of the immune system, vaccines, antigens, antibodies, and natural versus artificially acquired immunity. Learn about the body's defense mechanism against pathogens and foreign substances.

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