Cardiology

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Cardiology Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The cardiovascular system is made up of the following:
    • A. 

      Blood, heart, aorta

    • B. 

      Blood and heart

    • C. 

      Fluid, organs, veins

    • D. 

      Blood, heart and blood vessels

  • 2. 
    Hematology is the study of blook, blood-forming tissues, and their disorders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Blood is not considered a connective tissue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Cells are maintained by 2 fluids; they are __________ and ___________:
  • 5. 
    There are 3 main functions that blood provides the body; they are _________; ______________; and ___________.
  • 6. 
    Blood transports oxygen, carbox dioxide, metabolic wastes, and hormones throughout the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Blood is not involved with regulation of body temperature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Blood plasma is mostly made up of proteins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Formed elements of blood include which of the following:
    • A. 

      Plasma protein

    • B. 

      White blood cells

    • C. 

      Platelets

    • D. 

      Globulins

    • E. 

      Red blood cells

  • 10. 
    White blood cells are made up of ____________ and _____________ leukocytes.
  • 11. 
    Platelets are involved with blood clotting
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The developement of the formed elements in blood, also known as hemopoiesis, in an adult occurs where:
    • A. 

      The yellow marrow of flat and long bones

    • B. 

      The red marrow of flat and long bones

    • C. 

      The liver and spleen

    • D. 

      Adults do not produce more blood cells

  • 13. 
    The part of hemapoiesis thats involved with the production of red blood cells is called:
    • A. 

      Erythropoiesis

    • B. 

      Hematopoiesis

    • C. 

      Erythrocytitis

    • D. 

      Erythropoietin

  • 14. 
    Hemoglobin is why white blood cells are white.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Red blood cells are biconcave discs that increase surgace area and have no nucleus
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The specific purpose of red blood cells is/are:
    • A. 

      Carry oxygen to tissues of the body

    • B. 

      ATP formation

    • C. 

      Fight bacteria and viruses

    • D. 

      Keep the body hydrated

  • 17. 
    Because red blood cells lack a nucleus they don't use any of the oxygen they carry
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    White blood cells are like red blood cells in that they have no nucleus
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Lymphocytes are immune response cells, that have both B and T cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    B cells destroy bacteria and toxins and turn into plasma cells that produce antibodies T cells attack viruses, fungi, transplanted organs, cancer cells and some other bacteria
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Platelets (aka Thrombocytes) have all the following characteristics EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Are fragments of cytoplasm enclosed in a cell membrane

    • B. 

      Has a nucleus

    • C. 

      Found in the circulating blood and is disc shaped

    • D. 

      Helps stop blood loss from damagaed blood vessels by forming a platelet plug

  • 22. 
    An increase in ciruclating white blood cell counts indicates:
    • A. 

      Infection, poisoning, leukemia, chemotherapy, parasites or allergy reaction

    • B. 

      Homeostasis is maintained

    • C. 

      Red blood cell counts are down

    • D. 

      Breaking Bad is on

  • 23. 
    Antigens are surface markers on red blood cells that indicate whether a donor is type A, B, AB or O
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Type AB individuals are universal recipients and Type O donors are universal donors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The heart is located in the mediastinum, resting on the diaphragm
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False