Blood Quiz-Chapter 12

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Blood Quiz-Chapter 12

Nearly seven percent of the body weight of a human is made up of blood, the blood consists of white blood cells and red blood cells, which perform a specific function in the body. This quiz should be a simple review of most of the topics from this chapter. Give it a shot and get back on your notes on the topics that you identify as not clearly understood.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The protein found in blood that is responsible for transporting oxygen is
    • A. 

      Erythropoeitin

    • B. 

      Hemoglobin

    • C. 

      Gamma globulin

  • 2. 
    Which is not a granulocyte?
    • A. 

      Neutrophil

    • B. 

      Basophil

    • C. 

      Leucocyte

  • 3. 
    The proteins of the blood are formed by the
    • A. 

      Kidney

    • B. 

      Bone

    • C. 

      Liver

  • 4. 
    What characteristic of platelets makes them well suited for their function?
    • A. 

      Sticky

    • B. 

      Small

    • C. 

      Full cell complement

  • 5. 
    The substance that stimulates the formation of white blood cells is
    • A. 

      Erythropoietin

    • B. 

      Thrombopoietin

    • C. 

      Colony stimulating factors

  • 6. 
    Which white blood count may indicate an infection in the body?
    • A. 

      30000/mm3

    • B. 

      10000/mm3

    • C. 

      5000/mm3

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Antigens

    • B. 

      Agglutinins

    • C. 

      Agglutinogens

  • 8. 
    Which blood type lacks antigens?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      AB

    • D. 

      O

  • 9. 
    Erythrocytes are flattened because
    • A. 

      Otherwise they would not fit through the vessels

    • B. 

      Organelles eject during maturation

    • C. 

      They have been compressed by the larger white blood cells

    • D. 

      The depression is where oxygn attaches

  • 10. 
    If the D antigen is present, blood is
    • A. 

      +

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      Fatal

  • 11. 
    When a blood vessel is damaged, this hormone is needed to contrict blood vessels to reduce blood loss.
    • A. 

      Serotonin

    • B. 

      Thromboplastin

    • C. 

      Fibrinogen

    • D. 

      Thrombin

  • 12. 
    If blood contains over 55% RBCs, the individual is said to be
    • A. 

      Anemic

    • B. 

      Polycythemic

    • C. 

      Hemophiliac

  • 13. 
    A blood clot that is moving through the blood stream is a
    • A. 

      Thrombus

    • B. 

      Fibroid

    • C. 

      Embolism

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      A and AB

    • B. 

      B and AB

    • C. 

      O and AB

    • D. 

      A and O

  • 15. 
    In the black US population, 2 blood types are found in near equal percentages.  Those 2 blood types are
    • A. 

      A and O

    • B. 

      A and B

    • C. 

      B and O

    • D. 

      AB and O