Lymphatic System Quiz

Published on 27th March 2020

Lymphatic System Quiz

The lymphatic system provides vital defences against disease and infection. Test yourself and see what you know about the system. Answers next week! 

2.  In order to be cleansed of foreign matter lymph must pass through at least one………………….

Answer ……… …………………

3.  Which of the following statements best describes the structure of a lymph vessel

similar to veins

contain a considerable number of valves

thin collapsible walls

all of the above

Answer ……………………………..

4.  The Thoracic Duct drains the …………….side of the head and chest, the left arm and the entire body below the waist

Answer ……………………………

5.  Which Lymph node would you find located behind the knee

Answer ………………………….

6.  The collection of lymph nodes located in the small intestine are known as……………

Answer …………………………….

7.  The Right Lymphatic duct empties it’s contents into a vein known as the ..…………

Answer ……… ………………………

8.  Which of the following is NOT likely to be found in the lymph

red blood cells

protein molecules

micro-organisms

macrophages

Answer …………………………………..

9.  The 2 major types of cells in the lymph nodes are T-lymphocytes and ……………………….

Answer ……………………………………..

10.  What happens to the excess fluid that the lymphatic system removes from the tissues?

Fluid that the body needs is returned to the bloodstream but excess fluid is piped directly to the bladder for excretion

Fluid that the body needs is returned to the bloodstream but excess fluid is directed to the mouth to aid in saliva production

All collected fluid is returned to the bloodstream

Answer ……………………………..

11.  Which is the largest mass of Lymphatic Tissue

Spleen

Tonsils

Peyer’s Patches

Answer ……………………………………

12.  The name of the lymphatic vessels that are rich in fat are called ……………

Answer ………………………………….

13.  What is lymphoedema?

14.  What is cancer of the Lymphatic tissue called?

 

Answers will appear in next weeks blog

 

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