PHYSIOLOGY QUIZ FOR 2024

1. Which of the following statements about red blood cells (RBCs) is correct?

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2. Which dietary component is needed for the synthesis of DNA and influences the production of RBCs?

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3. Which of the following statements about the destruction of RBCS is not correct?

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4. A person who has greater-than normal number of eosinophils is most likely suffering from:

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5. The biconcave shape of RBCs is beneficial because it:.

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6. What percentage of the body weight (in kg) is composed of blood? What percentage of this blood is composed of plasma?

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7. Which of the following conditions can stimulate erythropoietin secretion?

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8. The hormone erythropoietin stimulates red blood cell production in the red bone marrow. Where in the body is erythropoietin produced?

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9. The term _______________ refers to production of blood cells in the _______ of adults.

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10. All of the following facts about macrophages are correct except:

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11. The 1st step of Heme synthesis takes place in the:

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12. During platelet plug formation _________ and ________ are released, causing more platelets to stick to the platelet plug.

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13. What is serum? It is:

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14. Which of the following is correct for a person with Type A blood? The person:

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15. Whole blood for testing in a clinical laboratory is usually collected from

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16. When checking the efficiency of gas exchange, it may be necessary to draw a blood sample from

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17. Transferrin is an example of which kind of plasma protein?

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18. Which organ secretes most of the plasma proteins?

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19. The most abundant proteins in blood plasma are

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20. The chief difference between plasma and interstitial fluid involves the

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21. All the circulating red blood cells in an adult originate in the

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22. When a person who lives at sea level vacations in the Rocky Mountains, you would expect

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23. Mary is tested for the amount of hemoglobin in her blood. The test results indicate that her hemoglobin level is 16 g/dL of blood. This value indicates that

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24. An obstruction in blood flow to the kidneys would ultimately result in

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25. Eileen is a strict vegan and therefore eats no animal products. She develops an anemia that her doctor thinks is caused by a nutritional deficiency. Which of the following is the likeliest candidate?

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26. Excess iron is stored in the liver and spleen as

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27. If bile ducts are blocked,

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28. Bill wants to determine his blood type, so he takes a few drops of blood from a puncture wound in his finger and mixes it with various antisera. His blood cells agglutinate when mixed with the anti-A sera but not with the anti-B or anti-D sera. This means

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29. People with type AB blood are considered the "universal recipient" for transfusions because

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30. Antigens of the surface of red blood cells are also called ________ and antibodies in the blood plasma are also called ________.

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PHYSIOLOGY FOR 2024 CLASS
Questions were set and marked by Rt. Hon. Iferikigwe, Victor Chidera(Iferika JR): Chief Technical Officer UNMSA Academic Committee