Blood And Blood Disorders

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Blood And Blood Disorders - Quiz

Test yourself on how much you have learnt on blood and related disorders!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the largest component of blood in our body?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Red blood cells

    • D. 

      White blood cells

  • 2. 
    Which blood type is the universal recipient for blood transfusions?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      O

    • D. 

      AB

  • 3. 
    Red bone marrow is the main site of blood cells production. Which do not contain red bone marrow in adults?
    • A. 

      Skull

    • B. 

      Sternum

    • C. 

      Limb bones

    • D. 

      Pelvis

  • 4. 
    Anaemia is not
    • A. 

      Low red blood cell count

    • B. 

      Low amount of haemoglobin in blood

    • C. 

      Low oxygen level in blood

    • D. 

      Low carbon dioxide level in blood

  • 5. 
    With 2 Thalassemia Beta carrier parents, what is the probability of a child inheriting Thalassemia Beta Major?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      75%

    • D. 

      100%

  • 6. 
    Which combination is true about haemostasis: i) Vascular factors causes vasodilation ii) Platelet adhere to injured surface to form plugs iii) Plasma contains blood coagulation factors that forms Fibrin clot. iv) Endothelial factors is not important for blood coagulation.
    • A. 

      I and ii are true.

    • B. 

      Ii and iii are true.

    • C. 

      I, ii and iii are true.

    • D. 

      All of the above are true.

  • 7. 
     Haemophilia is a:
    • A. 

      Autosomal dominant disorder.

    • B. 

      Autosomal recessive disorder.

    • C. 

      X-linked dominant disorder.

    • D. 

      X-linked recessive disorder.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements are true? i) HIV is a retrovirus. ii) HIV is an airborne virus. 
    • A. 

      I and ii are true.

    • B. 

      I, ii and iii are true.

    • C. 

      I, iii, iv are true.

    • D. 

      All of the above are true.

  • 9. 
    HIV can be diagnosed by: 
    • A. 

      ELISA test taken right after infection.

    • B. 

      ELISA test taken 6 weeks after infection.

    • C. 

      ELISA test taken right after infection with a Western Blot test.

    • D. 

      ELISA test taken 6 weeks after infection with a Western Blot test.

  • 10. 
    Philadelphia chromosome that causes Chronice Myeloid Leukaemia is due to translocation of:
    • A. 

      Chromosome 9 to chromosome 12

    • B. 

      Chromosome 9 to chromosome 22

    • C. 

      Chromosome 19 to chromosome 12

    • D. 

      Chromosome 19 to chromosome 22

  • 11. 
    Which of the following statements about Myeloid Leukaemia is NOT true:  i) It cause enlarged spleen.  ii) Increase in immature white blood cells and dysfunction in the bone marrow is the blast phase. 
    • A. 

      I and ii

    • B. 

      I and iii

    • C. 

      Ii and iii

    • D. 

      Ii and iv

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