Human Anatomy & Physiology: All About Blood 3

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Human Anatomy & Physiology: All About Blood 3 - Quiz

I created these quizzes to help me study for my A&P exam. This one is all about white blood cells.


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  • 1. 
    Another name for a white blood cell is a ____________.
    • A. 

      Thrombocyte

    • B. 

      Erythrocyte

    • C. 

      Leukocyte

    • D. 

      Hematocyte

  • 2. 
    White blood cells perform most of their functions out of the circulatory system, but they use the blood for ___________.
  • 3. 
    What term refers to the passage of white blood cells by ameboid movements through the unruptured wall of a capillary vessel.
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Transporting

    • D. 

      Diapedesis

    • E. 

      Rouleaux

  • 4. 
    ________ is a condition by which white blood cells are attracted to chemicals released by damaged cells or bacteria that are multiplying which results in movement of a large number or white blood cells into an inflamed area.
  • 5. 
    ___________ are white blood cells which contain granules in their cytoplasm. These granules contain potent enzymes that destroy ingested bacteria. These granules are _______ and ________ and are about twice the size of red blood cells.
  • 6. 
    All of the following are granulocytes except:
    • A. 

      Monocytes

    • B. 

      Neutrophils

    • C. 

      Eosinophils

    • D. 

      Basophils

  • 7. 
    ________ contain coarse, uniformly sized granules that stain bright red/orange with acid dyed eosin and have bilobed nuclei.
    • A. 

      Basophils

    • B. 

      Neutrophils

    • C. 

      Eosinophils

    • D. 

      Monocytes

    • E. 

      Lymphocytes

  • 8. 
    ______ contain large granules that stain a deep blue/violet with a basic dye. Their granules are so coarse that they may obscure the view of the nucleus which is bilobed.
    • A. 

      Neutrophils

    • B. 

      Eosinophils

    • C. 

      Basophils

    • D. 

      Monocytes

    • E. 

      Lymphocytes

  • 9. 
    _________ have neutral staining capabilities. They contain fine granules that are lavender in color and their nuclei have 2-5 lobes that may be connected to one another by very thin strands.
    • A. 

      Neutrophils

    • B. 

      Eosinophils

    • C. 

      Basophils

    • D. 

      Monocytes

    • E. 

      Lymphocytes

  • 10. 
    Granulocytes develop in the _________ and are produced from _________. Their development is similar to that of red blood cells.
  • 11. 
    ________ lack the specific granules in their cytoplasm.
  • 12. 
    _______ diameters are 2-3 times greater than that of red blood cells. They possess a large amount of cytoplasm in ratio to the nucleus. Their nuclei vary in shape (round, oval, lobed or kidney-shaped). Thier cytoplasm has a ground glass appearance which is dull gray/blue and digestive vaculoes may be noted in the cytoplasm.
    • A. 

      Neutrophils

    • B. 

      Eosinophils

    • C. 

      Basophils

    • D. 

      Monocytes

    • E. 

      Lymphocytes

  • 13. 
    ________ are only slightly larger than a red blood cell. Their nuclei are large, round and well-defined and are never lobed. The mature cells will have only a thin rim of blue cytoplasm and these cells are the only white blood cells that are produced by both stem cells in the red bone marrow and organs of the lymphatic system including the lymph nodes, thymus and spleen.
    • A. 

      Neutrophils

    • B. 

      Eosinophils

    • C. 

      Basophils

    • D. 

      Monocytes

    • E. 

      Lymphocytes

  • 14. 
    Monocytes are formed in red bone marrow and after circulating in the blood for about 14 hours then they migrate into the CT and they become ___________. These scavenger cells have a tremendous capacity for phagocytizing bacteria, dead cells and other matter littering the tissues.
  • 15. 
    Normal white blood cell counts vary from _______ cells per cubic millimeter of blood.
    • A. 

      12,000-15,000

    • B. 

      1000-3,000

    • C. 

      5,000-10,000

    • D. 

      20,000-30,000

    • E. 

      8000-12,000

  • 16. 
    _____ occurs when when white blood cells counts are greater than 10,000 per cubic milimeter. This indicates an accute infection such as appendicitis and may also be associated with vigorous excercise and excessive loss of body fluids.
    • A. 

      Leukopenia

    • B. 

      Lymphoma

    • C. 

      Leukocytosis

    • D. 

      Leukemia

  • 17. 
    _______ occurs when white blood cell counts fall below 5000 per cubic milimeter. This may be associated with viral infections such as measles, mumps or AIDS and can also be caused from lead, arsenic or mercury poisoning.
    • A. 

      Leukopenia

    • B. 

      Lymphoma

    • C. 

      Leukocytosis

    • D. 

      Leukemia

  • 18. 
    The percentage of basophils in a typical blood sample is:
    • A. 

      54%-62%

    • B. 

      1%-3%

    • C. 

      Less than 1%

    • D. 

      3%-9%

    • E. 

      25%-33%

  • 19. 
    A _______________ indicates the percentages of various types of leukocytes present in the blood sample.
  • 20. 
    The percentage of monocytes in a typical white blood cell count is:
    • A. 

      54%-62%

    • B. 

      1%-3%

    • C. 

      Less than 1%

    • D. 

      3%-9%

    • E. 

      25%-33%

  • 21. 
    The percentage of neutrophils in a typical white blood cell count is:
    • A. 

      54%-62%

    • B. 

      1%-3%

    • C. 

      Less than 1%

    • D. 

      3%-9%

    • E. 

      25%-33%

  • 22. 
    The percentage of lymphocytes in a typical white blood cell count is:
    • A. 

      54%-62%

    • B. 

      1%-3%

    • C. 

      Less than 1%

    • D. 

      3%-9%

    • E. 

      25%-33%

  • 23. 
    The percentage of eosinophils in a typical white blood cell count is:
    • A. 

      54%-62%

    • B. 

      1%-3%

    • C. 

      Less than 1%

    • D. 

      3%-9%

    • E. 

      25%-33%

  • 24. 
    _______ and _______ carry out phagocytosis of foreign and harmful substances.
  • 25. 
    _______ are capable of ingesting only small particles, where as ______ can engulf relatively large substances.
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