Blood And Its Components

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Blood And Its Components - Quiz

Blood is a specialized body fluid whose major function is to supply oxygen to the cells and tissues and remove carbon dioxide, transport hormones and regulate body temperatures. Just how much do you know about blood and its components? Take the comprehensive test below in preparation for the exam and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process of platelet production by the bone marrow
    • A. 

      Plasma

    • B. 

      Thrombopoiesis

    • C. 

      Hemopoiesia

    • D. 

      Erythropoiesis

  • 2. 
    Blood test that indicates the percentage of blood cells in a sample of blood; assumed to be the percentage of red blood cells (RBCs) 
    • A. 

      BONE MARROW BIOPSY

    • B. 

      HEMATOCRIT(HCT)

    • C. 

      INTRINSIC FACTOR

  • 3. 
    COMPONENT OF THE RED BLOOD CELL TO WHICH THE OXYGEN IS ATTACHED
    • A. 

      HEMOGLOBIN

    • B. 

      PLASMA

    • C. 

      BLAST CELL

  • 4. 
    PROTEIN SECRETED BY THE STOMACH THAT IS NECESSARY FOR THE ABSORPTION OF VITAMIN B12
    • A. 

      ERYTHROPOIETIN

    • B. 

      INTRINSIC FACTOR

    • C. 

      HEMOPOIESIS

  • 5. 
    PROCESS OF WHITE BLOOD CELL (WBC) PRODUCTION
    • A. 

      HEMOGLOBIN

    • B. 

      LEUKOPOIESIS

    • C. 

      ERYTHROPOIESIS

  • 6. 
    BLOOD TEST THAT INDICATES THE PERCENTAGE OF EACH TYPE OF WHITE BLOOD CELL IN A SAMPLE OF BLOOD
    • A. 

      BONE MARROW BIOPSY

    • B. 

      DIFFERENTIAL COUNT

    • C. 

      HEMATOLOGY

  • 7. 
    PROCESS OF RBC PRODUCTION BY THE BONE MARROW
    • A. 

      THROMBOPOIESIS

    • B. 

      ERYTHROPOIESIS

    • C. 

      LEUKOPOIESIS

  • 8. 
    HORMONE THAT STIMULATES THE PRODUCTION OF RBC'S
    • A. 

      HEMOGLOBIN

    • B. 

      ERYTHROPOIETIN

    • C. 

      PLASMA

  • 9. 
    Liquid portion of the blood Liquid portion of the blood
    • A. 

      HEMOGLOBIN

    • B. 

      PLASMA

    • C. 

      ERYTHROCYTES

  • 10. 
    A sample of developing blood cells is withdrawn from the sternum or iliac crest; this procedure can detect abnormal blood cells. 
    • A. 

      DIFFERENTIAL COUNT

    • B. 

      ERYTHROPOIETIN

    • C. 

      BONE MARROW BIOPSY

  • 11. 
    Part of the blood that contains the gamma globulins, fibrinogen, and albumin 
    • A. 

      PLASMA

    • B. 

      BLAST CELL

    • C. 

      LEUKOCYTES

  • 12. 
    An immature cell
    • A. 

      THROMBOCYTES

    • B. 

      BLAST CELL

    • C. 

      ERYTHROCYTES

  • 13. 
    Tissue that makes blood cells
    • A. 

      BLAST CELL

    • B. 

      BONE MARROW

    • C. 

      PLASMA

  • 14. 
    Tissue that is impaired in myelosuppression
    • A. 

      BONE MARROW

    • B. 

      HEMOPOIESIS

    • C. 

      PLASMA

  • 15. 
    The study of blood
    • A. 

      HEMATOLOGY

    • B. 

      HEMOPOIESIS

    • C. 

      BONE MARROW BIOPSY

  • 16. 
    Platelets
    • A. 

      ERYTHROCYTES

    • B. 

      LEUKOCYTES

    • C. 

      THROMBOCYTES

  • 17. 
    Small, highly phagocytic granulocyte
    • A. 

      WBC

    • B. 

      RBC

    • C. 

      P

  • 18. 
    Antigens A and B
    • A. 

      WBC

    • B. 

      RBC

    • C. 

      P

  • 19. 
    Delivers oxygen to the cells in the body
    • A. 

      P

    • B. 

      RBC

    • C. 

      WBC

  • 20. 
    A deficiency causes petechiae formation and bleeding
    • A. 

      WBC

    • B. 

      RBC

    • C. 

      P

  • 21. 
    Life span is about 120 days
    • A. 

      WBC

    • B. 

      RBC

    • C. 

      P

  • 22. 
    Breaks down into protein, bilirubin, and iron
    • A. 

      WBC

    • B. 

      RBC

    • C. 

      P

  • 23. 
    Includes lymphocytes and monocytes
    • A. 

      WBC

    • B. 

      RBC

    • C. 

      P

  • 24. 
    Includes neutrophils, basophils, and eosinophils
    • A. 

      RBC

    • B. 

      WBC

    • C. 

      P

  • 25. 
    Is filled primarily with hemoglobin
    • A. 

      RBC

    • B. 

      WBC

    • C. 

      P

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