Chapter 15: Blood

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CHAPTER 15: BLOOD


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. 
    Which of the following is least associated with hemostasis?
    • A. 

      Coagulation

    • B. 

      Platelet plug

    • C. 

      Jaundice

    • D. 

      Blood vessel spasm

  • 14. 
    Hemolysis causes
    • A. 

      Leukocytes

    • B. 

      Acidosis

    • C. 

      Hyperbilirubinemia

    • D. 

      A prolonged prothrombin time and bleeding

  • 15. 
    An antithrombin agent
    • A. 

      Causes jaundice

    • B. 

      Prevents blood coagulation

    • C. 

      Fights infection

    • D. 

      Stimulates the synthesis of hemoglobin

  • 16. 
    TPA (tissue plasminogen activator)
    • A. 

      Prevents blood coagulation

    • B. 

      Causes thrombocytopenia

    • C. 

      Dissolves blood clots

    • D. 

      Prevents the formation of a platelet plug

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is vitamin K-dependent?
    • A. 

      Heparin

    • B. 

      Erythropoietin

    • C. 

      Intrinsic factor

    • D. 

      Prothrombin

  • 18. 
    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

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is called extrinsic factor?
    • A. 

      Vitamin B12

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Heme

    • D. 

      Prothrombin

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is most associated with a blood clot?
    • A. 

      Agglutination

    • B. 

      Hemophilia

    • C. 

      Fibrin strands

    • D. 

      Rh factor

  • 21. 
    Which anemia is associated with myelosuppression?
    • A. 

      Folic acid deficiency

    • B. 

      Hemplytic

    • C. 

      Aplastic

    • D. 

      Sickle cell

  • 22. 
    Bilirubin is a breakdown product of
    • A. 

      Leukocytes

    • B. 

      Neutrophils

    • C. 

      Red blood cells

    • D. 

      Platelets

  • 23. 
    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

  • 24. 
    A decrease in the numbers of erythrocytes is called
    • A. 

      Granulocytopenia

    • B. 

      Thrombocytopenia

    • C. 

      Polycythemia

    • D. 

      Anemia

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is descriptive of a neutrophil?
    • A. 

      Platelet

    • B. 

      Phagocyte

    • C. 

      Plasma protein

    • D. 

      Oxygen carrier

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