7.1 Blood Components

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7.1 Blood Components - Quiz

Anatomy & Physiology Unit 7 - Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems 7. 1 - I CAN describe the major components of blood and how it travels through the body.


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  • 1. 
    The component of blood shown here are the:
    • A. 

      Red blood cells

    • B. 

      White blood cells

    • C. 

      Plasma

    • D. 

      Platelets

  • 2. 
    The ______________ help form blood clots when you have injured a blood vessel.
    • A. 

      Platelets

    • B. 

      Plasma

    • C. 

      Red blood cells

    • D. 

      White blood cells

  • 3. 
    Which component of blood helps fight against viruses and bacteria?
    • A. 

      Red blood cells

    • B. 

      White blood cells

    • C. 

      Plasma

    • D. 

      Platelets

  • 4. 
    What would most likely happen if your body was unable to produce red blood cells?
    • A. 

      Injuries might not heal properly

    • B. 

      You would have a vitamin deficiency

    • C. 

      You would have uncontrolled bleeding

    • D. 

      You would have low energy due to a lack of oxygen

  • 5. 
    What would most likely happen if your body was unable to produce platelets?
    • A. 

      Injuries might not heal properly

    • B. 

      You would have a vitamin deficiency

    • C. 

      You would have uncontrolled bleeding

    • D. 

      You would have low energy due to a lack of oxygen

  • 6. 
    Which type of blood vessel, shown here in red, carries blood AWAY from the heart?
    • A. 

      Artery

    • B. 

      Vein

    • C. 

      Capillary

  • 7. 
    Which statement is NOT true about veins?
    • A. 

      Veins are a type of blood vessel.

    • B. 

      Veins carry blood that has low levels of oxygen.

    • C. 

      Veins take blood away from the heart.

    • D. 

      Veins take blood back to the heart.

  • 8. 
    Which is the small network of blood vessels, shown in the middle?
    • A. 

      Veins

    • B. 

      Capillaries

    • C. 

      Arteries

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