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Blood

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
A quiz on an important 7% of our body.

Question 1:


How much blood does the average adult human have?
10-12 gallons (38-45 liters)
10-12 quarts (10-11 liters)
4-8 pounds (2-4 kg)
10-12 pints (5-6 liters)

Question 2:


What substance is added to blood to keep it from clotting until it is needed?
Ethanol
Salt
Mecurium
Sugar

Question 3:


What is the name of the genetic disorder in which blood does not clot properly?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 4:


The members of which profession used to be called "leechers” because of the methods they used in the past?
Lawyers
Doctors
Pharmacists
Dentists

Question 5:


Barbers traditionally have red and white poles in front of their stores because in the Middle Ages they did the blood letting.
True
False

Question 6:


Approximately what percentage of humans have blood of the type Rh +?
74 %
85 %
33 %
35 %

Question 7:


What percentage of humans have type O blood?
25%
33 %
There is no way to tell.
45 %

Question 8:


Which blood type is called "the universal recipient?"
O
B
A
AB

Question 9:


Which fictional character had T-Negative blood type?
The Scorpion King
King Billy Haraah
Dr. Who
Mr. Spock

Question 10:


Which type of blood cells can be stored the longest?
Platelets
Erythrocytes (red blood cells)
Blood plasma
Leukocytes (white blood cells)

Question 11:


Healthy people over 17 can donate what part of their blood every two weeks?
Platelets
Blood serum
White blood cells
Red blood cells

Question 12:


Who was the first physician to demonstrate that arteries carry blood throughout the body?
Valecious
Galen
Herodotus
Valen

Question 13:


Which of these people is the Austrian biologist and physician who first identified the four basic blood types?
Felix Bernstein
Charles Richard Drew
William Osler
Karl Landsteiner

Question 14:


In 1658 he became the first person to describe and observe red blood cells (erythrocytes).
Felix Bernstein
Jan Swammerdan
Marcello Malpighi
William Osler

Question 15:


In 1924 who was the German mathematician who developed a proof showing that blood types were genetic?
William Osler
Felix Bernstein
Franklin McLean
Charles R. Drew

Question 16:


This person developed the first system to produce donatable blood plasma and was the first director of a Red Cross Blood Bank in the USA.
William Osler
Franklin McLean.
Charles Richard Drew
Felix Bernstein

 


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