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  • 1. 
    The forearm vein most commonly used for venipuncture is the?
    • A. 

      Median cubital

    • B. 

      Basilic

    • C. 

      Cephalic

    • D. 

      Radial

  • 2. 
    The smallest veins in the human body are known as?
    • A. 

      Villi

    • B. 

      Bronchioles

    • C. 

      Venules

    • D. 

      Lymph glands

  • 3. 
    The aorta branches into smaller divisions called arteries, which in turn branch into even smaller divisions called?
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Arterioles

    • C. 

      Venules

    • D. 

      Lymph glands

  • 4. 
    Characteristics of capillaries include...
    • A. 

      Having thin walls

    • B. 

      Forming microscopic pathways

    • C. 

      Connecting with arterioles venules

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Within the capillaries,blood cell functions include...
    • A. 

      Releasing oxygen

    • B. 

      Binding carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Eiminating waste

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The heart, lymphatic organs, and blood vessels are in what system?
    • A. 

      Respiratory

    • B. 

      Cardiovascular

    • C. 

      Digestive

    • D. 

      Urinary

  • 7. 
    The suffix -URIA aat the end of a medical term refers to what body location?
    • A. 

      Blood stream

    • B. 

      Urine

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Synovial fluid

  • 8. 
    The study of blood is known as?
    • A. 

      Hematology

    • B. 

      Hematoxylin

    • C. 

      Hemaglobin

    • D. 

      Hemolysis

  • 9. 
    The liver, stomach, mouth, and pancreas are in what system?
    • A. 

      Reproductive

    • B. 

      Sensory

    • C. 

      Digestive

    • D. 

      Muscular

  • 10. 
    The most inportant step to ensure accuracy in sample collection is...
    • A. 

      Recording time accurately

    • B. 

      By always wearing gloves

    • C. 

      Keeping the patient supine

    • D. 

      Identifying the patient properly

  • 11. 
    The bladder, urethra, kidneys, and ureters are in what system?
    • A. 

      Urinary

    • B. 

      Reproductive

    • C. 

      Respiratory

    • D. 

      Muscular

  • 12. 
    Thetrachea, lungs, nose, and pharynx are in what system?
    • A. 

      Skeletal

    • B. 

      Respiratory

    • C. 

      Nervous

    • D. 

      Sensory

  • 13. 
    The sebaceous glands, skin, hair, and nails are in what system?
    • A. 

      Nervous

    • B. 

      Cardiovascular

    • C. 

      Sensory

    • D. 

      Integumentary

  • 14. 
    What is the body system that is primary regulator of hormones?
    • A. 

      Reproductive

    • B. 

      Endocrine

    • C. 

      Integumentary

    • D. 

      Cardiovascular

  • 15. 
    Neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils, lymphocytes, and monocytes are types of what?
    • A. 

      Red blood cells

    • B. 

      Coagulation factors

    • C. 

      Anticoagulants

    • D. 

      White blood cells

  • 16. 
    The common name for the thrombocyte is what?
    • A. 

      Red blood cell

    • B. 

      White blood cell

    • C. 

      Bone marrow

    • D. 

      Platelet

  • 17. 
    The liquid portion of an anticoagulated blood sample is known as?
    • A. 

      Serum

    • B. 

      Clot

    • C. 

      Plasma

    • D. 

      Hematocrit

  • 18. 
    The instrument that measures blood pressure is called a?
    • A. 

      Sphygmomanometer

    • B. 

      Hydation barometer

    • C. 

      Temperature probe

    • D. 

      Co-oximeter

  • 19. 
    An artery can be distinguished from a vein because an artery will be...
    • A. 

      Harder

    • B. 

      Pulsating

    • C. 

      A different color

    • D. 

      Softer

  • 20. 
    Lancets are used to collect blood samples by?
    • A. 

      Venipuncture

    • B. 

      Arterial puncture

    • C. 

      Venous accession devices

    • D. 

      Capillary or skin puncture

  • 21. 
    The abbrevation VAD is commonly used in hospitals to refer to?
    • A. 

      Venous anesthetic devices

    • B. 

      Venous access devices

    • C. 

      Various anesthetic devices

    • D. 

      Variable antiseptic dilutions

  • 22. 
    To determine the size of the needle, remember that the higher the gauge, the...
    • A. 

      Longer the needle length

    • B. 

      Smaller the needle bore

    • C. 

      Shorter the needle length

    • D. 

      Larger the needle bore

  • 23. 
    Adult capillary punctures most often involve use of what finger/s?
    • A. 

      Second/ index

    • B. 

      Little/ fifth

    • C. 

      Third and fourth/ middle and ring

    • D. 

      Second and third/ index and middle

  • 24. 
    A centrifuge is used in a clinical labratory setting to?
    • A. 

      Sort tubes of different colors

    • B. 

      Store tubes at correct temperatures

    • C. 

      Measure blood oxygen levels

    • D. 

      Seprate liquid from cells in blood

  • 25. 
    The oral glucose tolerance  is used for detection of?
    • A. 

      Hepatitis

    • B. 

      Diabetes

    • C. 

      Mononucleosis

    • D. 

      AIDS

  • 26. 
    Use a ______-toppefor collection of blood fr a CBC test.ted tube d evacua
    • A. 

      Black

    • B. 

      Lavender

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      Blue

  • 27. 
    Use a _____-topped evacuated tube for collection of blood for elecrolyte testing.
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Lavender

  • 28. 
    Use a ____-topped evacuated tube for collection of blood for cholesterol testing.
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Lavender

  • 29. 
    Sodium citrate is an anticoagulant of choice for coagulation studies because it protects?
    • A. 

      Clotting factors

    • B. 

      Red blood cells

    • C. 

      White blood cells

    • D. 

      Enzyme inhibitors

  • 30. 
    When preparing a blood smear directly from a skin puncture, it is best to?
    • A. 

      Use plastic slides instead of glass

    • B. 

      Make it as thick as possible

    • C. 

      Wipe away the first drop of blood

    • D. 

      Add sodium citrate to the blood