Blood Donation Quiz Questions And Answers

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Have you ever donated blood? Do you have a good understanding of everything related to blood donation? If yes, then you must try the 'blood donation quiz' given below. As we all know, blood donation is one of the noblest of human actions; a simple gesture to help a needy stranger. This is because there is no substitute for human blood and only blood donation can save a human life. If you have any apprehensions or queries on the facts of blood donation, take this quiz; empower yourself with the necessary information, and save a life!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    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+

    • E. 

      O+ ; AB-

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    What is the quantity of blood donated in one sitting?
    • A. 

      2 pints

    • B. 

      ½ pints

    • C. 

      1 pints

    • D. 

      3 pints

  • 4. 
    Select the correct statement.
    • A. 

      An ‘Allogeneic’ blood transfusion means that the donor and recipient are the same

    • B. 

      An ‘Autologous’ blood transfusion means that the donor and recipient are two different individuals

    • C. 

      Donated blood intended for use in an individual other than the blood donor is called a ‘Homologous’ blood transfusion.

  • 5. 
    Can a Thalassemia Minor donate blood?
    • A. 

      No, they can’t.

    • B. 

      Yes, they can.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following individuals is not prohibited from donating blood?
    • A. 

      A person currently suffering from cold or flu

    • B. 

      A menstruating woman

    • C. 

      A pregnant woman

    • D. 

      A person whose partner is HIV positive

  • 7. 
    What is apheresis?
    • A. 

      The scientific term for blood donation.

    • B. 

      Fatigue experienced after blood donation

    • C. 

      Blood donation where specific components of blood are separated and transfused

    • D. 

      Period during which a person is prohibited from donating blood

  • 8. 
    Can a diabetic donate blood?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Yes, if not dependent on insulin injections

  • 9. 
    It is normal to feel weak after a blood donation
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 10. 
    A deferral (waiting period) is necessary after which of these vaccinations/medications are administered?
    • A. 

      Blood pressure medications

    • B. 

      Hepatitis B vaccination

    • C. 

      Antibiotics

    • D. 

      Birth control pills

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