Medical Quiz

The Blood Quiz


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What type of blood do the arteries usually carry?

A. Oxygenated Blood

B. Deoxygenated Blood


What is plasma?

A. only white blood cells

B. only red blood cells

C. fluid part of blood

D. hemoglobin


The function of red blood cells is to transport oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which blood vessels take blood AWAY from the heart?

A. Veins

B. Arteries

C. Capillaries


Which is NOT a component of the blood?

A. Plasma

B. Red blood cell

C. Epithelial cell

D. Platelets


What is the function (job) of the white blood cells?

A. To transport oxygen around the body.

B. To carry dissolved sugars.

C. To clot and cover wounds like cuts and grazes.

D. To release antibodies to help destroy infections.


What carries oxygen around the body?

A. Plasma

B. Red Blood Cells

C. Platelets

D. White Blood Cells


Which cell is the most plentiful in the blood?

A. Epithelial cell

B. Platelets

C. Red blood cell

D. White blood cell


What is the function (job) of the platelets?

A. To form clots (i.e. scabs) when you have cuts and grazes.

B. To transport oxygen to the muscles

C. To carry dissolved sugars.

D. To produce antibodies


Which of these is NOT a feature of the white blood cell?

A. Defends the body from infectious organisms.

B. Have a nucleus

C. Is smaller than red blood cells

D. Is less in number than the red blood cell


What is the function (job) of the red blood cells?

A. To transport oxygen around the body and to the muscles.

B. To release antibodies to fight infections.

C. To carry dissolved nutrients and sugars.

D. To clot and form scabs if there is a wound on the body.


Which is the smallest of the 3 blood vessels?

A. Veins

B. Arteries

C. Capillaries


Which cell engulfs and digests bacteria/pathogens?

A. lymphocytes

B. phagocytes

C. platelets


Which cell releases antibodies to the blood?

A. phagocytes

B. lymphocytes

C. platelets


The body contains 4 and a half gallons of blood.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which cell releases antibodies?

A. Lymphocytes

B. Phagocytes

C. Erythrocytes

D. Platelets


The blood is made up of 90% red blood cells.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which blood vessel has valves to prevent the back-flow of blood?

A. Veins

B. Arteries

C. Capillaries


Which of these is NOT a function of the blood?

A. Transports toxins throughout the body

B. Transports nutrients throughout the body

C. Removes waste products from the body

D. Supply oxygen to the body tissues


What is the function (job) of the plasma?

A. To release antibodies to fight infections.

B. To transport oxygen around the body.

C. To carry dissolved nutrients and sugars.

D. To transport oxygen around the body.


What is blood made of?

A. oxygen and plasma

B. red blood cells and white blood cells

C. plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.

D. plasma and platelets


Which blood vessels take blood TO the heart?

A. Veins

B. Arteries

C. Capillaries


What makes up around 55% of the blood?

A. Plasma

B. Red Blood Cells

C. White Blood Cells

D. Platelets


Which of the following is NOT a type of blood vessel?

A. Artery

B. Capillary

C. Vein

D. Ventricle




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