Human Anatomy & Physiology: All About Blood 1

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Human Anatomy & Physiology: All About Blood 1

This quiz is about blood in general. I created it to help me study for my A&P exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ___________ are suspended in plasma.
  • 2. 
    Blood regulates _________ and ___________.
  • 3. 
    Blood consists of what two major components?
  • 4. 
    What is the clear, straw colored liquid portion of blood called?
  • 5. 
    Approximately what percentage of blood volume does plasma normally account for?
    • A. 

      65%

    • B. 

      45%

    • C. 

      55%

    • D. 

      35%

    • E. 

      70%

  • 6. 
    Name the 5 things that blood transports
  • 7. 
    Alternately, what percentage (approximately) do formed elements account for in blood volume?
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      45%

    • C. 

      35%

    • D. 

      65%

    • E. 

      55%

  • 8. 
    Blood functions to protect the body against harmful _________ and _________; and also protects the body through ____________.
  • 9. 
    Everyone always says that blood is thicker than water, but how much thicker is it?
    • A. 

      2-3 times

    • B. 

      5-6 times

    • C. 

      3-4 times

    • D. 

      1-2 times

  • 10. 
    There are 3 types of formed elements within blood. Which of the following is not one of these?
    • A. 

      Thrombocytes

    • B. 

      Leukocytes

    • C. 

      Erythrocytes

    • D. 

      Red blood cells

    • E. 

      Hematocrit

  • 11. 
    _____________ is a simple test that is employed to measure the percentage of red blood cells.
  • 12. 
    The following are all functions of blood except:
    • A. 

      Transportation

    • B. 

      Regulation

    • C. 

      Protection

    • D. 

      Maintaining water levels in the body

  • 13. 
    Which part of the blood accounts for over 99% of formed elements and has the general function to transport oxygen?
    • A. 

      Erythrocytes

    • B. 

      Leukocytes

    • C. 

      Platelets

    • D. 

      Plasma

  • 14. 
    The percentage range of red blood cells in an adult female are approximately...
    • A. 

      40-54%

    • B. 

      43-56%

    • C. 

      34-50%

    • D. 

      37-47%

    • E. 

      30-47%

  • 15. 
    Which part of the blood acts as part of the body's defense system?
    • A. 

      Erythrocytes

    • B. 

      Leukocytes

    • C. 

      Thrombocytes

    • D. 

      Platelets

  • 16. 
    Blood has a pH range of ________ which makes it slightly __________.
  • 17. 
    The percentage range of red blood cells in an adult male are approximately...
    • A. 

      45-65%

    • B. 

      37-47%

    • C. 

      40-54%

    • D. 

      50-60%

    • E. 

      43-54%

  • 18. 
    Blood volume accounts for approximately what percentage of body weight?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      15%

    • C. 

      5%

    • D. 

      7%

    • E. 

      8%

  • 19. 
    Which parts of the blood are cellular fragments that function to help control blood loss?
    • A. 

      Erythrocytes

    • B. 

      Leukocytes

    • C. 

      Thrombocytes

    • D. 

      Monocytes

  • 20. 
    What is the blood volume (approximately) of an averaged size adult?
    • A. 

      3 liters

    • B. 

      8 liters

    • C. 

      5 liters

    • D. 

      7 liters

    • E. 

      4 liters

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