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NURSING EXAMINATIONMCQ on Lymphatic System

MCQ on Lymphatic System

MCQ on The Lymphatic System

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What is the primary function of the lymphatic system?

a) Transporting oxygen

b) Maintaining blood pressure

c) Carrying nutrients to cells

d) Immune defense and fluid balance

Answer: d) Immune defense and fluid balance

Which of the following is not a component of the lymphatic system?

a) Lymph nodes

b) Lymphatic vessels

c) Liver

d) Spleen

Answer: c) Liver

Lymphatic vessels are similar to veins in that they:

a) Carry oxygenated blood

b) Have valves to prevent backflow

c) Originate in the heart

d) Are part of the systemic circulation

Answer: b) Have valves to prevent backflow

What is the main function of lymph nodes?

a) Filter lymph and remove pathogens

b) Produce red blood cells

c) Produce antibodies

d) Regulate blood pressure

Answer: a) Filter lymph and remove pathogens

The thoracic duct drains lymph from the:

a) Upper body

b) Lower body

c) Right side of the head and neck

d) Left side of the head and neck

Answer: b) Lower body

Which organ is responsible for filtering blood and removing old red blood cells?

a) Spleen

b) Thymus

c) Tonsils

d) Appendix

Answer: a) Spleen

The tonsils are located in which area of the body?

a) Throat

b) Chest

c) Abdomen

d) Groin

Answer: a) Throat

What is the function of the thymus gland?

a) Produces red blood cells

b) Filters lymph

c) Produces T lymphocytes

d) Stores excess lymph

Answer: c) Produces T lymphocytes

Lymphatic capillaries are specialized to:

a) Absorb excess tissue fluid

b) Transport oxygen to cells

c) Pump blood to the heart

d) Produce antibodies

Answer: a) Absorb excess tissue fluid

Which of the following is not a primary lymphoid organ?

a) Thymus

b) Spleen

c) Bone marrow

d) Bursa of Fabricius

Answer: b) Spleen

Which of the following is a function of lymph nodes?

a) Production of lymphocytes

b) Removal of excess tissue fluid

c) Filtration of lymph

d) Regulation of blood pressure

Answer: c) Filtration of lymph

The lymphatic system plays a crucial role in:

a) Digestion

b) Hormone production

c) Immune response

d) Blood clotting

Answer: c) Immune response

Which of the following is not a secondary lymphoid organ?

a) Tonsils

b) Spleen

c) Lymph nodes

d) Thymus

Answer: d) Thymus

Lymph is similar to blood plasma but does not contain:

a) Red blood cells

b) White blood cells

c) Platelets

d) Plasma proteins

Answer: a) Red blood cells

Lymphatic vessels transport lymph in which direction?

a) Away from the heart

b) Toward the heart

c) Away from the lymph nodes

d) Toward the lymph nodes

Answer: b) Toward the heart

The cisterna chyli is a lymphatic structure located near the:

a) Spleen

b) Liver

c) Heart

d) Thoracic duct

Answer: d) Thoracic duct

Lymph nodes contain which type of immune cells?

a) Erythrocytes

b) Thrombocytes

c) Lymphocytes

d) Leukocytes

Answer: c) Lymphocytes

The function of lymphatic vessels is to:

a) Transport gases

b) Transport nutrients

c) Transport lymph

d) Transport hormones

Answer: c) Transport lymph

The main function of lymphocytes is:

a) Blood clotting

b) Antibody production

c) Filtration of lymph

d) Regulation of blood pressure

Answer: b) Antibody production

What is the function of lymphatic vessels in fat absorption?

a) Absorb excess tissue fluid

b) Transport lipids from the digestive tract

c) Produce antibodies

d) Regulate blood pressure

Answer: b) Transport lipids from the digestive tract

Lymph nodes are clustered in groups throughout the body, with high concentrations found in the:

a) Brain

b) Heart

c) Axilla (armpit) and groin

d) Liver

Answer: c) Axilla (armpit) and groin

What is the role of lymphocytes in the immune response?

a) Produce antibodies

b) Filter lymph

c) Regulate blood pressure

d) Produce red blood cells

Answer: a) Produce antibodies

The thymus gland is most active during:

a) Childhood

b) Adolescence

c) Adulthood

d) Elderly age

Answer: b) Adolescence

The function of the lymphatic system is closely associated with the:

a) Endocrine system

b) Digestive system

c) Respiratory system

d) Muscular system

Answer: b) Digestive system

Which of the following is not a function of the spleen?

a) Filter blood

b) Store red blood cells

c) Produce lymphocytes

d) Remove old or damaged red blood cells

Answer: c) Produce lymphocytes

Which lymphatic structure absorbs excess interstitial fluid and returns it to the bloodstream?

a) Lymph nodes

b) Lymphatic vessels

c) Lymphatic capillaries

d) Tonsils

Answer: b) Lymphatic vessels

Lymphatic vessels are composed of:

a) Smooth muscle

b) Skeletal muscle

c) Cardiac muscle

d) Epithelial tissue

Answer: a) Smooth muscle

What is the function of the lacteals in the small intestine?

a) Absorb fatty acids and glycerol

b) Produce antibodies

c) Filter lymph

d) Regulate blood pressure

Answer: a) Absorb fatty acids and glycerol

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