Big Blood
  • 1. Which component of blood is responsible for carrying oxygen?
A) Plasma
B) White blood cells
C) Platelets
D) Red blood cells
  • 2. What is the liquid component of blood called?
A) Lymph
B) Hemoglobin
C) Plasma
D) Serum
  • 3. What is the average lifespan of a red blood cell?
A) 1 year
B) 30 days
C) 120 days
D) 7 days
  • 4. What is the process by which blood cells are formed called?
A) Hematopoiesis
B) Hemostasis
C) Hemolysis
D) Thrombosis
  • 5. Which organ is primarily responsible for producing blood cells?
A) Bone marrow
B) Spleen
C) Liver
D) Kidneys
  • 6. What is the term for the stoppage of bleeding?
A) Erythropoiesis
B) Hemolysis
C) Hemostasis
D) Anemia
  • 7. What is the scientific name for a low red blood cell count?
A) Hemophilia
B) Hypertension
C) Leukemia
D) Anemia
  • 8. Which vitamin is necessary for the production of clotting factors in the blood?
A) Vitamin K
B) Vitamin C
C) Vitamin D
D) Vitamin B12
  • 9. Which blood disorder is characterized by an abnormal increase in white blood cells?
A) Anemia
B) Leukemia
C) Hemophilia
D) Thrombocytopenia
  • 10. What is the process of breaking down red blood cells called?
A) Hemolysis
B) Thrombosis
C) Erythropoiesis
D) Hemostasis
  • 11. What is the term for an inherited blood disorder that impairs the blood's ability to clot?
A) Hemophilia
B) Leukemia
C) Thrombocytopenia
D) Anemia
  • 12. What is the term for the percentage of red blood cells in the total blood volume?
A) Leukopenia
B) Hematuria
C) Hematocrit
D) Thrombosis
  • 13. What is the term for a deficiency of platelets in the blood?
A) Thrombocytopenia
B) Polycythemia
C) Hemophilia
D) Leukopenia
  • 14. Which of the following statements is true about blood type AB?
A) It can receive blood from any blood type
B) It lacks both A and B antigens
C) It has no antigens on the red blood cells
D) It can only receive blood from type O
  • 15. What is the term for the process of red blood cell production?
A) Erythropoiesis
B) Hemolysis
C) Thrombosis
D) Leukemogenesis
  • 16. What is the term for a condition in which the blood's pH balance is too low?
A) Acidosis
B) Alkalosis
C) Hypoxia
D) Hemostasis
  • 17. Which blood type is known as the 'universal blood donor' because it lacks A, B, and Rh antigens?
A) AB positive
B) A negative
C) O negative
D) B positive
  • 18. What is the average volume of blood in an adult human body?
A) 5 liters
B) 15 liters
C) 10 liters
D) 1 liter
  • 19. Which component of blood is responsible for clotting?
A) Platelets
B) Plasma
C) Red blood cells
D) White blood cells
  • 20. Which blood vessel carries blood away from the heart?
A) Venuole
B) Vein
C) Artery
D) Capillary
  • 21. What is the term for an abnormal increase in red blood cells?
A) Anemia
B) Leukopenia
C) Polycythemia
D) Hemophilia
  • 22. In which part of the body does blood receive oxygen and release carbon dioxide?
A) Lungs
B) Stomach
C) Liver
D) Heart
  • 23. Which of the following is a granulocyte white blood cell?
A) Lymphocyte
B) Monocyte
C) Eosinophil
D) Neutrophil
  • 24. What is the liquid part of the blood that remains after clotting called?
A) Bile
B) Serum
C) Lymph
D) Plasma
  • 25. Which blood vessel carries blood back to the heart?
A) Artery
B) Venuole
C) Vein
D) Capillary
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