Immunohaematology

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  • 1. 
    In the ABO blood system, you normally can be type :
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      ABO

    • D. 

      A,B,AB,or O

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements is true regarding the ABO blood system?
    • A. 

      People who have the A antigen normally would not produce the anti-A antibody.

    • B. 

      People who are type AB normally produce both anti-A and anti-B antibodies.

    • C. 

      The only ABO type blood that normally does not have either A or B antigens is AB.

  • 3. 
    The universal blood donor for ABO system are type :
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      O

    • C. 

      AB

    • D. 

      B

  • 4. 
    Which of th following statements is true about the ABO blood system :
    • A. 

      It was discovered in the 1950's.

    • B. 

      It was discovered by Karl Landsteiner

    • C. 

      Few people are actually typed for this system because of the difficulty of the procedure and high cost.

    • D. 

      A and b

  • 5. 
    An individual's ABO blood type is normally determined by?
    • A. 

      The inheritance of 1 of 3 possible alleles (A, B, or O) from each parent

    • B. 

      Genetic inheritance and environmental influences during life

    • C. 

      Environmental influences alone

  • 6. 
    In determining the phenotype for the ABO blood system
    • A. 

      O is recessive

    • B. 

      O is dominant over A

    • C. 

      B is dominant over A

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    If one of your parents is blood type A and the other is type B, which of the following blood types would you likely be?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      AB

    • D. 

      O

    • E. 

      Any of the above

  • 8. 
    A mother of known blood type A has a child whose blood turns out to be B. From this it follows that the mother:
    • A. 

      must really have the blood type AB

    • B. 

      Is homozygous dominant for the trait

    • C. 

      Is heterozygous for the trait

    • D. 

      could have several possible genotypes

  • 9. 
    Could a man with type O blood and a Women with type AB blood produce a child with type O blood?
    • A. 

      Possible

    • B. 

      Not possible

  • 10. 
    Which of the following statements is true of the Rh blood system?
    • A. 

      It is more complex genetically than the ABO system.

    • B. 

      It was the first blood type system to be discovered.

    • C. 

      There are 45 Rh blood types.

    • D. 

      A and c

  • 11. 
    Mother-fetus Rh blood type incompatibility problems can occur if the mother is _____ and her fetus is _____ .
    • A. 

      Rh positive; Rh positive

    • B. 

      Rh positive; Rh negative

    • C. 

      Rh negative; Rh positive

    • D. 

      Rh negative; Rh negative

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is true of Rh positive people?
    • A. 

      They are either homozygous dominant (DD) or heterozygous (Dd) for this trait.

    • B. 

      They are all homozygous dominant (DD).

    • C. 

      They are all homozygous recessive (dd).

    • D. 

      They are either homozygous recessive (dd) or heterozygous (Dd) for this trait.

  • 13. 
    If the father of a fetus is Rh positive and the mother is Rh negative, what are the chances that there will be a mother-fetus incompatibility problem? Assume that the couple has already had a child and that there has been no medical treatment to prevent this problem.
    • A. 

      100%

    • B. 

      At least 50%

    • C. 

      Less than 50%

    • D. 

      0%

  • 14. 
    Mother-fetus incompatibility problems result from:
    • A. 

      The fetus' antibodies agglutinating its own red blood cells

    • B. 

      The mother's antibodies agglutinating the fetus' Rh positive red blood cells

    • C. 

      The fetus' antibodies agglutinating its mother's red blood cells

  • 15. 
    When a fetus' blood is agglutinated by its mother's Rh antibodies, the severe anemia that results is called:
    • A. 

      Ectopic pregnancy

    • B. 

      Percipitation

    • C. 

      Immunization

    • D. 

      Erythroblastosis fetalis

  • 16. 
    Name the blood groups that are commonly termed ‘Universal Donor’ and ‘Universal Receiver’.
    • A. 

      O;AB

    • B. 

      O-;AB-

    • C. 

      O+;AB+

    • D. 

      O-;AB+

  • 17. 
    According to International Red Cross Guidelines, a person cannot donate blood if-
    • A. 

      He/she is above 18 years of age

    • B. 

      His/her weight is above 110 pounds (ie 45 kg)

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      He/she has a history of hepatitis

  • 18. 
     What is the A1 antigen?
    • A. 

      D-galactose

    • B. 

      N-acetyl-D-galactosamine

    • C. 

      Acetylcholinesterase

    • D. 

      Glycophorin A

  • 19. 
    After the ABO blood group system, what is the second most clinically significant antigen system?
    • A. 

      Lewis blood group system

    • B. 

      Rh blood group system

    • C. 

      Colton blood group system

    • D. 

      Kell blood group system

  • 20. 
     What is the antigen missing in persons with the Bombay phenotype?
    • A. 

      I antigen

    • B. 

      B antigen

    • C. 

      A antigen

    • D. 

      H antigen

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