Hematology Quiz Questions And Answers!

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Hematology Quiz Questions And Answers!

Hematology is a branch of medicine that is concerned with the study, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to blood. This hematology quiz is designed to check how well do you understand the basics. With this quiz, you will not only test your knowledge but also learn many things. If you are looking for a career in the hematology field, then you must take this quiz for any exam preparation. Your score in this quiz will give you clarity on your understanding of hematology. All the best for the quiz, and do share your result!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In high altitudes, the hemoglobin value is:
    • A. 

      Higher

    • B. 

      Lower

    • C. 

      The same

    • D. 

      Not altered

  • 2. 
    The hemoglobin types found in a normal adult are:
    • A. 

      S, A, F

    • B. 

      A, A2, C

    • C. 

      A2, F

    • D. 

      A, A2, F

  • 3. 
    The polypeptide chains of hemoglobin A are composed of:
    • A. 

      1 alpha, 3 beta

    • B. 

      2 alpha

    • C. 

      2 alpha, 2 beta

    • D. 

      1 alpha, 2 beta, 1 delta

  • 4. 
    The heme portion of the hemoglobin molecule consists of:
    • A. 

      Porphyrin ring with a molecule of Fe in the center.

    • B. 

      A polypeptide chain containing Fe

    • C. 

      A pyrole ring with four molecules of Fe in the center.

    • D. 

      Four porphyrin rings, each containing a molecule of Fe in the center

  • 5. 
    In the breakdown of RBCs, bilirubin is:
    • A. 

      Reused by new red cells

    • B. 

      Oxidized to biliverdin

    • C. 

      Returned to the pool

    • D. 

      Excreted

  • 6. 
    An iron protein complex that combines with oxygen and carbon dioxide is:
    • A. 

      Hematin

    • B. 

      Hemosiderin

    • C. 

      Hemoglobin

    • D. 

      Oxyhemoglobin

  • 7. 
    Which of the following contain or are erythrocytic inclusions of RNA and can be observed by staining with new methylene blue?
    • A. 

      Howell-Jolly bodies

    • B. 

      Heinz bodies

    • C. 

      Pappenheimer bodies

    • D. 

      Reticulocytes

    • E. 

      Basophilic stippling

  • 8. 
    The simplest method for detecting increased RBC production is:
    • A. 

      Measure of the RBC survival

    • B. 

      Ferrokinetics studies

    • C. 

      Reticulocyte enumeration

    • D. 

      Bone marrow biopsy

  • 9. 
    The type of staining we use to stain reticulocytes is called
    • A. 

      Supra-vital

    • B. 

      Ultra-vital

    • C. 

      Non-vital

    • D. 

      Counterstaining

  • 10. 
    A reticulocyte, when properly stained, exhibits:
    • A. 

      A nucleus

    • B. 

      Basophilic stippling

    • C. 

      A network of granular filaments

    • D. 

      Particles of Iron

  • 11. 
    The dark blue staining of reticulum in the reticulocyte, with new methylene blue N stain, is due to:
    • A. 

      Organelles

    • B. 

      Ribosomes

    • C. 

      RNA

    • D. 

      DNA

  • 12. 
    The chief function of the platelet is to:
    • A. 

      Fight infection

    • B. 

      Aid in coagulation

    • C. 

      Antibody formation

    • D. 

      Carry oxygen

  • 13. 
    Using the brilliant cresyl blue preparation for reticulocytes, they may be confused with:
    • A. 

      Macrocytes

    • B. 

      Dohle bodies

    • C. 

      Heinz bodies

    • D. 

      Auer bodies

  • 14. 
    The precursor of the platelet is:
    • A. 

      Myeloblast

    • B. 

      Mega blast

    • C. 

      Megakaryocyte

    • D. 

      Plasmablast

  • 15. 
    The term thrombocytopenia indicates a/an:
    • A. 

      Abnormally low number of thrombocytes

    • B. 

      Abnormally high number of thrombocytes

    • C. 

      Normal number of platelets

    • D. 

      Abnormally low total white blood count

  • 16. 
    The normal number of thrombocytes per ul is:
    • A. 

      5,000 - 10,000

    • B. 

      125,000 - 150,000

    • C. 

      150,000 - 450,000

    • D. 

      500,000 - 1,000,000

  • 17. 
    In allergic conditions, we commonly find an increase of:
    • A. 

      Red cells

    • B. 

      Lymphocytes

    • C. 

      Neutrophils

    • D. 

      Eosinophils

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is not a characteristic of platelets?
    • A. 

      The presence of a nucleus

    • B. 

      Size of 2 to 4 um

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm a light blue with red-purple granules

    • D. 

      A discoid shape as an inactive cell

  • 19. 
    The nucleus of a cell consists primarily of
    • A. 

      DNA

    • B. 

      RNA

    • C. 

      Golgi bodies

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

  • 20. 
    RBC production is initiated by the hormone:
    • A. 

      Luteinizing (LH)

    • B. 

      Interstitial cell stimulating (ICSH)

    • C. 

      Parathyroid Hormone

    • D. 

      Erythropoietin

  • 21. 
    The five types of leukocytes found in normal peripheral blood are:
    • A. 

      Lymphocytes, monocytes, neutrophils, basophils, and lymphoblast

    • B. 

      Lymphocytes, neutrophils, monocytes, myeloblasts, and eosinophils

    • C. 

      Lymphocytes, neutrophils, monocytes, eosinophils, and basophils

  • 22. 
    An increase of total leukocytes over the normal is called:
    • A. 

      Leukemia

    • B. 

      Leukopenia

    • C. 

      Leukocytosis

    • D. 

      Pancytopenia

  • 23. 
    The cell that functions in the defensive mechanism of the body during infection is:
    • A. 

      Neutrophil

    • B. 

      Reticulocyte

    • C. 

      Platelet

    • D. 

      Eosinophil

  • 24. 
    The cell that functions as a plug at the site of bleeding is the:
    • A. 

      Eosinophil

    • B. 

      Red cell

    • C. 

      Platelet

    • D. 

      Neutrophil

  • 25. 
    The smallest % of normal cells in a differential count is:
    • A. 

      Metamyelocytes

    • B. 

      Basophils

    • C. 

      Eosinophils

    • D. 

      Monocytes

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