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Human Anatomy & Physiology: All About Blood 5

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I created these quizzes to help me study for my A&P exams. This quiz is about blood typing.

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  • 1. 
    _______ are proteins that are found on the surfaces of the red blood cell membranes and are present at birth as a result of inheritance.
  • 2. 
    _______ are dissolved in the plasma and begin to appear spontaneously, for unknown reasons at about ___ months after birth.
  • 3. 
    ___________ involves identifying the antigens that are present on a person's red blood cells.
  • 4. 
    ________ refers to the clumping of red blood cells in response to a reaction between an antigen and an antibody.
    • A. 

      Coagulation

    • B. 

      Clotting

    • C. 

      Aggregation

    • D. 

      Agglutination

    • E. 

      Retraction

  • 5. 
    Today, it is known that the blood of the donor must be carefully matched with the blood of the recipient. If the blood is not compatible a _____________ will occur. This is a serious reaction in which the antibodies in the recipient's blood attack the foreign red blood cells in the blood transfusion causing them to agglutinate.
  • 6. 
    Blood type A has ___ antigens on the red blood cells and _____ in the plasma
  • 7. 
    Blood type B has _____ antigens on red blood cells and _____ antibodies in the plasma.
  • 8. 
    Type AB blood has ________ antigens on red blood cells and _____ antibodies in the plasma.
  • 9. 
    Type O blood has ______ antigens on red blood cells and _________ antibodies in the plasma.
  • 10. 
    Human cells have _____ chromosomes in their nuclei. These are in pairs and one of the chromosomes in each pair is inherited from each parent.
    • A. 

      52

    • B. 

      48

    • C. 

      46

    • D. 

      44

    • E. 

      50

  • 11. 
    Genes for ABO blood groups are located on chromosome ____.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      12

    • E. 

      9

  • 12. 
    _______ refers to the genetic makeup.
  • 13. 
    ________ refers to the physical or observable trait.
  • 14. 
    What is the blood type that is considered the universal recipient because it does not contain either anti-A or anti-B antibodies to react with a donor's blood?
    • A. 

      Type A

    • B. 

      Type B

    • C. 

      Type AB

    • D. 

      Type O

  • 15. 
    Which blood type is considered the universal donor because it contains neither A or B antigens on red blood cells so it won't react with possible antibodies that might be present in the recipient's blood?
    • A. 

      Type A

    • B. 

      Type B

    • C. 

      Type AB

    • D. 

      Type O

  • 16. 
    The Rh blood group includes several Rh antigens and antigen ____ is the most important one.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      R

    • C. 

      B

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      H

  • 17. 
    Rh antigens are an inherited trait and this genetic information is located on chromosome _____.
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      1

    • E. 

      3