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Practice Quiz For A&p II (blood Vessels, Cardiovascular, Lymphatic System)

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Tunica intima

    • B. 

      External elastic membrane

    • C. 

      Tunica media

    • D. 

      Internal elastic membrane

    • E. 

      Tunica externa

  • 2. 
    Which of these proteins functions to store or transport oxygen?
    • A. 

      Hemoglobin

    • B. 

      Ferritin

    • C. 

      Hemosiderin

    • D. 

      Transferrin

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Artery

    • B. 

      Arteriole

    • C. 

      Capillary

    • D. 

      Venule

    • E. 

      Vein

  • 4. 
    The process of fibrinolysis
    • A. 

      Activates fibrinogen.

    • B. 

      Draws torn edges of damaged tissue closer together.

    • C. 

      Dissolves clots.

    • D. 

      Forms emboli.

    • E. 

      Forms thrombi.

  • 5. 
    The combination of plasma and formed elements is called
    • A. 

      Serum.

    • B. 

      Lymph.

    • C. 

      Whole blood.

    • D. 

      Extracellular fluid.

    • E. 

      Packed blood.

  • 6. 
    Some rat poisons contain a toxin that blocks the liver's ability to utilize vitamin K. Animals that consume this poison would die of
    • A. 

      Anemia.

    • B. 

      Acidosis.

    • C. 

      Hemorrhage.

    • D. 

      Thrombocytopenia.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Tunica intima.

    • B. 

      External elastic membrane.

    • C. 

      Tunica media.

    • D. 

      Internal elastic membrane.

    • E. 

      Tunica externa.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      RBCs

    • B. 

      Platelets

    • C. 

      Antibodies

    • D. 

      Lymphocytes

    • E. 

      Basophils

  • 9. 
    ________ involves a cascade of reactions leading to the conversion of fibrinogen to fibrin.
    • A. 

      Vascular spasm

    • B. 

      The platelet phase

    • C. 

      Retraction

    • D. 

      Coagulation

    • E. 

      Fibrinolysis

  • 10. 
    ________ are large phagocytic white cells that spend most of their time outside the blood as fixed and free phagocytic cells.
    • A. 

      Neutrophils

    • B. 

      Eosinophils

    • C. 

      Basophils

    • D. 

      Lymphocytes

    • E. 

      Monocytes

  • 11. 
    In adults, erythropoiesis exclusively takes place in
    • A. 

      The liver.

    • B. 

      Yellow bone marrow.

    • C. 

      Red bone marrow.

    • D. 

      The spleen.

    • E. 

      Lymphoid tissue.

  • 12. 
    A hematocrit provides information on
    • A. 

      Blood type.

    • B. 

      Clotting factors.

    • C. 

      Formed elements abundance.

    • D. 

      Plasma composition.

    • E. 

      Sedimentation rate.

  • 13. 
    Platelets are
    • A. 

      Red cells that lack a nucleus.

    • B. 

      Blue cells that have a nucleus.

    • C. 

      Large cells with a prominent, concave nucleus.

    • D. 

      Tiny cells with a polynucleus.

    • E. 

      Cytoplasmic fragments of large cells.

  • 14. 
    The most abundant component of plasma is
    • A. 

      Ions.

    • B. 

      Proteins.

    • C. 

      Water.

    • D. 

      Gases.

    • E. 

      Nutrients.

  • 15. 
    Eileen is a strict vegan and therefore eats no animal products. She develops an anemia that her doctor thinks is caused by a nutritional deficiency. Which of the following is the likeliest candidate?
    • A. 

      Iron deficiency

    • B. 

      Vitamin B12 deficiency

    • C. 

      Lack of intrinsic factor

    • D. 

      Vitamin K deficiency

    • E. 

      Vitamin B6 deficiency

  • 16. 
    The intrinsic pathway of coagulation is activated by the
    • A. 

      Sticking of platelets to damaged tissue.

    • B. 

      Activation of proenzymes exposed to collagen.

    • C. 

      Release of tissue factor (Factor III) by damaged endothelium.

    • D. 

      Release of heparin from the liver.

    • E. 

      Conversion of prothrombin to thrombin.

  • 17. 
    Which of these descriptions best matches the term lymphocytes?
    • A. 

      Release histamine

    • B. 

      Become macrophages

    • C. 

      Defend against specific pathogens or toxins

    • D. 

      Kill bacteria using cytotoxic chemicals

    • E. 

      Often elevated in allergic individuals

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      During anemia.

    • B. 

      At high altitudes.

    • C. 

      As a consequence of hemorrhage.

    • D. 

      During periods of fasting.

    • E. 

      When blood flow to the kidneys is disrupted.

  • 19. 
    The inferior vena cava is classified as a(n)
    • A. 

      Large vein.

    • B. 

      Venule.

    • C. 

      Medium vein.

    • D. 

      Arteriovenule.

    • E. 

      Venous valve.

  • 20. 
    White blood cells that are increased in allergic individuals are the
    • A. 

      Neutrophils.

    • B. 

      Eosinophils.

    • C. 

      Basophils.

    • D. 

      Lymphocytes.

    • E. 

      Monocytes.

  • 21. 
    More than 95 percent of the protein in a red blood cell is
    • A. 

      Albumin

    • B. 

      Porphyrin

    • C. 

      Hemoglobin.

    • D. 

      Immunoglobulin

    • E. 

      Fibrinogen.

  • 22. 
    The most numerous white blood cells in peripheral circulation are the
    • A. 

      Neutrophils.

    • B. 

      Eosinophils

    • C. 

      Basophils.

    • D. 

      Lymphocytes.

    • E. 

      Monocytes.

  • 23. 
    After donating 0.5 liter of blood, one would expect
    • A. 

      An increased reticulocyte count.

    • B. 

      An increased platelet count.

    • C. 

      An increased erythrocyte count.

    • D. 

      An increased neutrophil count.

    • E. 

      Increased levels of clotting factors.

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Globin chains of hemoglobin.

    • B. 

      Heme molecules plus iron.

    • C. 

      Heme molecules lacking iron.

    • D. 

      Iron found in hemoglobin molecules.

    • E. 

      Abnormal proteins found in red blood cells.

  • 25. 
    Blood flow through a capillary is controlled by the
    • A. 

      Vasa vasorum.

    • B. 

      Plexus.

    • C. 

      Precapillary sphincter.

    • D. 

      Thoroughfare channel.

    • E. 

      Venule.

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