Blood Cells MCQ For Nursing Students

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Blood Cells MCQ For Nursing Students - Quiz

Mcq for nursing students (2nd year) biochemistry course - mid way point in blood cell lecture series


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select the statement about red blood cells that is incorrect.
    • A. 

      Mature red blood cells lack nuclei.

    • B. 

      Red blood cells contain hemoglobin.

    • C. 

      Deoxyhemoglobin carries oxygen.

    • D. 

      Red blood cells lack mitochondria.

  • 2. 
    Which dietary component(s) is/are needed for DNA synthesis, and thus greatly influence the production of red blood cells?
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Vitamin B12 and folate

    • D. 

      Protein

  • 3. 
    Which blood cell can be described as being a biconcave disc?
    • A. 

      Platelet

    • B. 

      Neutrophil

    • C. 

      Eosinophil

    • D. 

      Erythrocyte

  • 4. 
    Which of the following directly defines the transportation of oxygen?
    • A. 

      Haemoglobin

    • B. 

      Oxyhaemoglobin

    • C. 

      Deoxyhaemoglobin

    • D. 

      Red cell count

  • 5. 
    Red blood cells survive around _____ days.
    • A. 

      120

    • B. 

      240

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      360

  • 6. 
    Erythropoietin appears in the plasma when peripheral tissues, especially the kidneys, are exposed to:
    • A. 

      High urine volumes

    • B. 

      Low oxygen concentrations

    • C. 

      Excessive amounts of radiation

    • D. 

      Extremes of temperature

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Iron is necessary in the diet because it is involved with: [
    • A. 

      Hemoglobin production

    • B. 

      Prevention of hemolysis

    • C. 

      Prevention of sickle cell anemia

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The primary site of erythropoiesis in the adult is the:
    • A. 

      Kidney

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Bone marrow

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements are incorrect : Glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency results in:
    • A. 

      Reduction NADPH production

    • B. 

      Superoxide damage to erythrocytes

    • C. 

      Production of heinz bodies

    • D. 

      Haemolytic anaemia

    • E. 

      Reduction in ATP production

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Deoxygenation of haemoglobin can result as a consequence of:
    • A. 

      Low oxygen levels

    • B. 

      Production of 2,3 BPG

    • C. 

      Binding of CO

    • D. 

      Decrease in pH

    • E. 

      High levels of CO2

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Sickle cell anaemia occurs because of:
    • A. 

      A mutation in the pyphorin ring of haem

    • B. 

      An inability to incorporate Fe2+ into haem

    • C. 

      A mutation in beta globin

    • D. 

      A decrease in the amount of beta globin produced

    • E. 

      A decrease in the amount of alpha globin produced

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Circulating mature RBCs lack:
    • A. 

      Ribosomes

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    The part of the hemoglobin molecule that directly interacts with oxygen is:
    • A. 

      Globin

    • B. 

      The sodium ion

    • C. 

      The tertiary protein structure

    • D. 

      The iron ion

    • E. 

      None of the above