Hematology Study Practice Test!

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Hematology Study Practice Test!

For a short definition, Hematology or Haematology is a branch of medicines which is concerned with the study, treatment and prevention of the diseases related to blood. This quiz is very useful for those individuals who are looking towards working in this field or preparing for any exam of the same. It has more than 160 questions to give you a challenging practice session.


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Higher

    • B. 

      Lower

    • C. 

      The same

    • D. 

      Not altered

  • 2. 
    • 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. 
    • 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 bilverdin

    • C. 

      Returned to the pool

    • D. 

      Excreted

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

      Hematin

    • B. 

      Hemosiderin

    • C. 

      Hemoglobin

    • D. 

      Oxyhemoglobin

  • 7. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      Supra-vital

    • B. 

      Ultra-vital

    • C. 

      Non-vital

    • D. 

      Counter staining

  • 10. 
    • 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 cheif 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. 

      Meyloblast

    • B. 

      Megablast

    • 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 finnd an increase of:
    • A. 

      Red cells

    • B. 

      Lymphocytes

    • C. 

      Neutrophils

    • D. 

      Eosinophis

  • 18. 
    • 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, monocutes, eosinophils and basophils

  • 22. 
    An increased 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