What Do You Know About Venipuncture? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Venipuncture? Trivia Quiz

Venipuncture is the invasive procedure of attaining access to a vein. The purpose is to draw a sample of venous blood or administer drugs or fluids through intravenous therapy. This quiz will teach you more about venipuncture. See how much you may already know and try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most common complication encountered in blood collection.
    • A. 

      Edema

    • B. 

      Obesity

    • C. 

      Failure to draw blood

    • D. 

      Ecchymosis

  • 2. 
    __________ is used as an inhalant in cases of fainting of patients during Venipuncture.
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Acetone

    • C. 

      Ammonia

    • D. 

      Formalin

  • 3. 
    Petechiae or rashes under the skin is commonly encountered with _________.
    • A. 

      Obese patients

    • B. 

      Dengue patients

    • C. 

      Patients with Cardiac Disease

    • D. 

      Anemic patients

  • 4. 
    The best vein for venipuncture.
    • A. 

      Antecubital vein

    • B. 

      Cephalic Vein

    • C. 

      Wrist vein

    • D. 

      Basilica Vein

  • 5. 
    It contains a thixotropic inert gel that undergoes temperature changes in viscosity during centrifugation.
    • A. 

      EDTA tube

    • B. 

      SST

    • C. 

      ETS

    • D. 

      Citrate Tube

  • 6. 
    It inhibits the use of glucose by blood cells.
    • A. 

      Clot Activator

    • B. 

      Anticoagulant

    • C. 

      Antiglycolytic agent

    • D. 

      Separator Gel

  • 7. 
    It is knew to cause cell shrinkage and may result to falsely low HCT and ESR.
    • A. 

      Heparin

    • B. 

      Citrate

    • C. 

      Double Oxolate

    • D. 

      EDTA

  • 8. 
    The best anticoagulant for coagulation studies.
    • A. 

      Double Oxolate

    • B. 

      Heparin

    • C. 

      Sodium Citrate

    • D. 

      EDTA

  • 9. 
    The best anticoagulant for complete blood count and platelet count. 
    • A. 

      EDTA

    • B. 

      Heparin

    • C. 

      Double Oxolate

    • D. 

      Sodium Citrate

  • 10. 
    The most commonly used anticoagulant in Hematology. 
    • A. 

      Sodium Citrate

    • B. 

      Double Oxolate

    • C. 

      Heparin

    • D. 

      EDTA

  • 11. 
    The naturally occurring anticoagulant.
    • A. 

      Heparin

    • B. 

      EDTA

    • C. 

      Sodium Citrate

    • D. 

      Sodium Chloride

  • 12. 
    An alternative antiseptic for Venipuncture.
    • A. 

      Acetate

    • B. 

      Chlorhexidine gluconate

    • C. 

      Benzalkonium Chloride

  • 13. 
    Placement of tourniquet must be  ____________
    • A. 

      3-5 minutes

    • B. 

      < 1 minute

    • C. 

      < 2 minutes

    • D. 

      Up to 5 minutes

  • 14. 
    Sites for venipuncture for newborns:
    • A. 

      Antecubital Vein

    • B. 

      External Jungular Vein

    • C. 

      Cephalic Vein

    • D. 

      Lung Saphenous Vein

    • E. 

      Ankle Vein

    • F. 

      Popliteal Vein

    • G. 

      Femural Vein

    • H. 

      Superior Longhitudinal Sinus

    • I. 

      Wrist Vein

    • J. 

      Antecubital Vein

    • K. 

      Basilic Vein

    • L. 

      Foot Vein

    • M. 

      Temporal Vein

    • N. 

      Dorsal Hand Vein

  • 15. 
    Venipuncture sites for 18 months to 3 years old. 
    • A. 

      Cephalic Vein

    • B. 

      External Jungular Vein

    • C. 

      Superior Longhitudinal Sinus

    • D. 

      Lung Saphenous Vein

    • E. 

      Ankle Vein

    • F. 

      Femural Vein

    • G. 

      Popliteal Vein

    • H. 

      Dorsal Hand Vein

    • I. 

      Foot Vein

    • J. 

      Wrist Vein

    • K. 

      Antecubital Vein

    • L. 

      Temporal Vein

    • M. 

      Basilic Vein

  • 16. 
    Venipuncture sites for Adults.
    • A. 

      External Jungular Vein

    • B. 

      Ankle Vein

    • C. 

      Popliteal Vein

    • D. 

      Lung Saphenous Vein

    • E. 

      Antecubital Vein

    • F. 

      Femural Vein

    • G. 

      Superior Longhitudinal Sinus

    • H. 

      Dorsal Hand Vein

    • I. 

      Cephalic Vein

    • J. 

      Basilic Vein

    • K. 

      Foot Vein

    • L. 

      Antecubital Vein

    • M. 

      Wrist Vein

    • N. 

      Temporal Vein

  • 17. 
    He gave access to rbcs. 
    • A. 

      Athanasius Kircher

    • B. 

      James Wright

    • C. 

      Guilio Bizzozero

    • D. 

      Anton Van Leewenhoek

  • 18. 
    The greek word "Haimas" means ______.
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Blood

    • C. 

      Liquid

    • D. 

      Wound

  • 19. 
    He first described platelets as "petite plaques".
    • A. 

      Anton Van Leewenhoek

    • B. 

      Guilio Bizzozero

    • C. 

      Athanasius Kircher

    • D. 

      James Wright

  • 20. 
    Discovered worms in blood.
    • A. 

      Athanasius Kircher

    • B. 

      Anton Van Leewenhoek

    • C. 

      Guilio Bizzozero

    • D. 

      James Wright

  • 21. 
    Straw colored fluid that remains when coagulation is prevented.
  • 22. 
    Fluid part that remains after separation of clot. 
  • 23. 
    Color of arterial blood. 
  • 24. 
    Specific Gravity of blood 
  • 25. 
    Average pH of blood is _____.