Mini Quiz Review- Blood Composition

38 Questions | Total Attempts: 440

Blood Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Blood is what type of connective tissue?
  • 2. 
    The liquid part of blood, or extracellular part, is called what?
  • 3. 
    Many different types of cells and cell fragments that are suspended within the plasma are called what?
  • 4. 
    Plasma makes up more than how much of total blood volume?
  • 5. 
    Plasma is made up of about ____(#)% water, ____(#)% proteins and ____(#)% other solutes
  • 6. 
    The four plasma proteins found in blood are...(Mnemonic- All Good Friends Play)
  • 7. 
    This plasma protein is the most abundant protein in blood, is produced in the liver, and helps thicken the blood.
  • 8. 
    This plasma protein is composed of antibodies that help protect against infection
  • 9. 
    _____________ and ___________ are clotting factors that are necessary for blood coagulation
  • 10. 
    ___________ is plasma minus its clotting factors, fibrinogen and prothrombin, and is the liquid that remains after blood clotting.
  • 11. 
    This nutrient found in the plasma is the principle carbohydrate absorbed by the capillaries of the intestines after digestion. It is stored mainly in the liver as glycogen and released as needed.
  • 12. 
    This nutrient found in the plasma is the product of protein digestion absorbed in the intestines
  • 13. 
    This nutrient found in the plasma contains fats, cholesterol, and lipoproteins.
  • 14. 
    This nutrient found in the plasma consists of salts that function to form bone, produce certain hormones and maintain acid-base balance.
  • 15. 
    What are the three main types of formed elements?
  • 16. 
    Red blood cells are also known as...
  • 17. 
    Cells that are "caved in" on both sides so that the central areas are thinner than its edges are what kind of cells?
  • 18. 
    Mature RBC's lack a nucleus and organelles which provides more cellular space for _____________.
  • 19. 
    Hemoglobin is bound in RBC's and is of critical importance in the maintenance of ______________
  • 20. 
    The first major role of hemoglobin is the _______________ ______ _______________
  • 21. 
    Hemoglobin allows the blood to carry ____ (#) times more oxygen than if oxygen were dissolved in plasma alone.
  • 22. 
    Hemoglobin also carries _______________ ions once oxygen is released and also carries ________________ _________________
  • 23. 
    What is the most numerous blood cell?
  • 24. 
    True or False- RBC's have a nucleus, therefore they do not need to be replaced often
  • 25. 
    _______________ stimulates the production of RBC's by being released into the kidney in response to a decreased oxygen supply
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