Human Physiology Questions and Answers – Human Health – 1

This set of Human Physiology Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Human Health – 1”.

1. Formation of antibodies within our body is called?
a) Passive immunity
b) Active immunity
c) Innate Immunity
d) Acquired immunity
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Answer: b
Explanation: Active immunity is a long lasting immunity developed by antibodies produced by an individual’s own cells. It can be developed in three ways.

2. Metastasis is associated with _________
a) Malignant tumor
b) Benign tumor
c) Gall Tumor
d) Crown gall tumor
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Answer: a
Explanation: Metastasis is associated with a malignant tumor. Metastasis is spreading of cancer cells from the place where they first formed to another part of the body.

3. Leukemia is due to _________
a) Excess of RBCs
b) Excess of Platelets
c) Excess of WBCs
d) Excess of antibodies
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Answer: c
Explanation: Leukemia is due to an excess of WBCs. It is also known as blood cancer i.e., blood-forming tissues hindering body’s ability to fight infection.

4. Tunnel vision is associated with __________
a) Alcoholism
b) Smoking
c) Drug addiction
d) Mental health
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Answer: a
Explanation: Tunnel vision is a peripheral loss of vision. It is caused due to severe addiction of alcohol.

5. The organism which carries a disease from one organism to another is called _________
a) Agent
b) Host
c) Parasite
d) Vector
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Answer: d
Explanation: An organism that transmits a disease or parasite from one animal or plant to another is known as a vector.
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6. Which immunoglobulin is the largest in size?
a) Ig A
b) Ig D
c) Ig E
d) Ig M
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Answer: d
Explanation: Ig M is the largest immunoglobulin in size. It is the first antibody to appear in the response to initial exposure to an antigen.

7. Antigens are present ___________
a) On cell surface
b) On n nuclear membrane
c) Inside cytoplasm
d) Inside nucleus
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Answer: a
Explanation: Antigens are a toxic or foreign substance which induces an immune response in the body especially the production of antibody. Antigens are present on the surface of the cell.

8. BCG vaccine is to prevent ____________
b) TB
c) Cholera
d) Typhoid
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Answer: b
Explanation: BCG vaccine is to prevent tuberculosis. BCG stands for Bacillus Calamitte Guerin.

9. Passive immunity can be obtained by injecting _________
a) Antibodies
b) Antigen
c) Vaccination
d) Antibiotics
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Answer: a
Explanation: Passive immunity is the transfer of active humoral immunity in the form of readymade antibodies. Passive immunity can occur naturally when maternal antibodies are transferred to the fetus through placenta and it can also be induced artificially.

10. Aflatoxins are produced by _________
a) Bacteria
b) Virus
c) Fungus
d) Nematode
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Answer: c
Explanation: Aflatoxins are produced by a fungus. Aflatoxins are poisonous carcinogens that are produced by some molds which grow in soil, decaying vegetation, hay and grains.

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