NUR 631 Topic 4 Quiz – Question and Answers


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NUR 631 Topic 4 Quiz

  1. What is the vascular effect of histamine released from mast cells?
  2. The abnormal proliferation of cells in response to excessive hormonal stimulation is called:
  3. Exhaustion occurs if stress continues when which stage of the general adaptation syndrome is not successful?
  4. What genetic process is likely responsible for the occurrence of asthma in only one of a pair of identical twins?
  5. Where are antibodies produced?
  6. A 35-year-old female is diagnosed with acute pancreatitis. Her pancreas is releasing amylase and lipase, which will lead to a _________ necrosis.
  7. Once they have penetrated the first line of defense, which microorganisms do natural killer (NK) cells actively attack?
  8. Which type of cell adaptation occurs when normal columnar ciliated epithelial cells of the bronchial lining have been replaced by stratified squamous epithelial cells?
  9. Cystic fibrosis is caused by what type of gene?
  10. After sexual transmission of HIV, a person can be infected yet seronegative for how many months?
  11. Vaccinations are able to provide protection against certain microorganisms because of the:
  12. Activation of the classical pathway begins with:
  13. Which cells lose their ability to replicate and divide? (Select all that apply.)
  14. In the later stages of an inflammatory response, which phagocytic cell is predominant?
  15. Examples of multifactorial diseases associated with adults include: (Select all that apply.)
  16. What type of necrosis results from ischemia of neurons and glial cells?
  17. What is the most common cause of Down syndrome?
  18. What is the role of natural killer (NK) cells?
  19. The two most important risk factors for type 2 diabetes are:
  20. A cross-section of a heart from a 45-year-old African American male with long-standing hypertension who died of a stroke is most likely to show which of following adaptive changes?
  21. An individual is more susceptible to infections of mucous membranes when he or she has a seriously low level of which immunoglobulin antibody?
  22. Which type of immunity is produced by an individual after either natural exposure to the antigen or after immunization against the antigen?
  23. Which statement is true regarding immunodeficiency?
  24. A couple has two children diagnosed with an autosomal dominant genetic disease. What is the probability that the next child will have the same genetic disease?
  25. A person with type O blood is likely to have high titers of which antibodies?