VIRUSES lesson 10: Vaccines and anti-virals Quiz

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  1. Only immune system cells have MHC-2 receptors.1

  2. What does the word “attenuated” mean?1

  3. Sabin’s attenuated polio vaccine could still infect intestinal cells.1

  4. Which one is true of Acyclovir?1

  5. The goal of an anti-viral medicine is to block or break a viral part without harming the body cell.1

  6. There are still some viruses for which we have neither vaccine nor anti-viral medicine.1

  7. Immune cells must have whole virus capsids in order to make antibodies.1

  8. Which researcher used chemicals to damage the polio virus?1

  9. There is just one type of influezna vaccine.1

  10. Polio’s genome has been completely mapped out, down to every last rung of its RNA.1

  11. How can viruses become resistant to anti-viral medicines?1

  12. Sabin knew exactly how his vaccine worked.1

  13. What is the purpose of an adjuvant?1

  14. Only guanine rungs can be mimicked by anti-viral analogue medicines.1

  15. Only B cells can become memory cells.1

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