A Quiz On Blood For Intellectuals Chapter 15:

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Blood Quizzes & Trivia

So, you’ve read the title of the quiz and you’re still here? That must mean you’re an intellectual, but you’re going to need to prove it in this tough quiz on blood. What do you know about the fluid that keeps our bodies ticking? Take the quiz and we’ll find out together!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an oxygen-carrying blood cell?
    • A. 

      Granulocyte

    • B. 

      Erythrocyte

    • C. 

      Thrombocyte

    • D. 

      Eosinophil

  • 2. 
    Which blood cell fits this description: granulocytic, phagocytic, and motile?
    • A. 

      Thrombocyte

    • B. 

      Eosinophil

    • C. 

      Neutrophil

    • D. 

      Lymphocyte

  • 3. 
    Monocytes and lymphocytes
    • A. 

      Contain hemoglobin

    • B. 

      Are thrombocytes

    • C. 

      Are nongranular leukocytes

    • D. 

      Are hemostatic

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is most descriptive of a reticulocyte?
    • A. 

      Thrombocyte

    • B. 

      Granulocyte

    • C. 

      Platelet

    • D. 

      Immature erythrocyte

  • 5. 
    Rapid breakdown of this cell causes jaundice
    • A. 

      Granulocyte

    • B. 

      Platelet

    • C. 

      Red blood cell

    • D. 

      Lymphocyte

  • 6. 
    Which of the following causes granulocytopenia?
    • A. 

      Myelosuppression

    • B. 

      Hemolysis

    • C. 

      Infection

    • D. 

      Petechiae

  • 7. 
    Thrombocytopenia
    • A. 

      Refers to deficiency of platelets

    • B. 

      Is caused by myelopression

    • C. 

      May be accompanied by aplastic anemia and granulocytopenia

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    An infection is most often accompanied by
    • A. 

      Thrombocytopenia

    • B. 

      Anemia

    • C. 

      Jaundice

    • D. 

      Leukocytosis

  • 9. 
    Heme contains
    • A. 

      Albumin

    • B. 

      Plasma

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Erythropoietin

  • 10. 
    Erythropoietin
    • A. 

      Is secreted by the kidneys

    • B. 

      Stimulates th bone marrow to produce RBCs

    • C. 

      Is released in response to hypoxemia

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is the stimulus for the release of erythropoietin?
    • A. 

      Hypoxemia

    • B. 

      Low blood volume

    • C. 

      Low plasma pH (acidosis)

    • D. 

      Infection

  • 12. 
    Which of the following best describes prothrombin and fibrinogen?
    • A. 

      Thrombolytic agents

    • B. 

      Anticoagulants

    • C. 

      Clotting factors

    • D. 

      Plasminogen activators

  • 13. 
    Hemolysis causes
    • A. 

      Leukocytes

    • B. 

      Acidosis

    • C. 

      Hyperbilirubinemia

    • D. 

      A prolonged prothrombin time and bleeding

  • 14. 
    An antithrombin agent
    • A. 

      Causes jaundice

    • B. 

      Prevents blood coagulation

    • C. 

      Fights infection

    • D. 

      Stimulates the synthesis of hemoglobin

  • 15. 
    TPA (tissue plasminogen activator)
    • A. 

      Prevents blood coagulation

    • B. 

      Causes thrombocytopenia

    • C. 

      Dissolves blood clots

    • D. 

      Prevents the formation of a platelet plug

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is vitamin K-dependent?
    • A. 

      Heparin

    • B. 

      Erythropoietin

    • C. 

      Intrinsic factor

    • D. 

      Prothrombin

  • 17. 
    Intrinsic Factor
    • A. 

      Is necessary for the synthesis of prothrombin

    • B. 

      Is a clotting factor

    • C. 

      Is necessary for the absorption of vitamin B12

    • D. 

      Stimulates the bone marrow to produce red blood cells

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is called extrinsic factor?
    • A. 

      Vitamin B12

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Heme

    • D. 

      Prothrombin

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is most associated with a blood clot?
    • A. 

      Agglutination

    • B. 

      Hemophilia

    • C. 

      Fibrin strands

    • D. 

      Rh factor

  • 20. 
    Which anemia is associated with myelosuppression?
    • A. 

      Folic acid deficiency

    • B. 

      Hemplytic

    • C. 

      Aplastic

    • D. 

      Sickle cell

  • 21. 
    Bilirubin is a breakdown product of
    • A. 

      Leukocytes

    • B. 

      Neutrophils

    • C. 

      Red blood cells

    • D. 

      Platelets

  • 22. 
    Leukocytosis and leukopenia are
    • A. 

      Increased numbers of white blood cells

    • B. 

      Decreased number of white blood cells

    • C. 

      Abnormal numbers of white blood cells

    • D. 

      The result of myelosuppression

  • 23. 
    A decrease in the numbers of erythrocytes is called
    • A. 

      Granulocytopenia

    • B. 

      Thrombocytopenia

    • C. 

      Polycythemia

    • D. 

      Anemia

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is descriptive of a neutrophil?
    • A. 

      Platelet

    • B. 

      Phagocyte

    • C. 

      Plasma protein

    • D. 

      Oxygen carrier

  • 25. 
    What is the normal pH of blood?
    • A. 

      7.00 to 7.45

    • B. 

      7.35 to 7.45

    • C. 

      6.92 to 7.25

    • D. 

      7.45 to 7.80