Circulatory System and Respiratory System MC Questions


This set contains 113 questions on the circulatory system and respiratory systems as well as blood.

The liquid portion of the blood is known as
A) water.
B) red blood cells.
C) fluid.
D) platelets.
E) plasma.

The circulatory system is important for moving nutrients, wastes and gases around the body. Exchange between the blood and the body cells occurs in the
A) heart.
B) arteries.
C) veins.
D) arterioles.
E) capillaries.

Higher order
While doing field work high in the Andes mountains, you discover a new species of mammal that has exceptional long distance running endurance. Which of the following would be LEAST likely to be responsible?
A) Large alveoli with thick walls.
B) A decreased affinity of hemoglobin for oxygen.
C) An abnormally high concentration of hemoglobin in the red blood cells.
D) An increased number of alveoli.
E) All of these would contribute.

A man and a woman are going through a paternity suit and blood type is being used to try to determine the outcome. The man is type A, Rh positive and the child’s mother is A, Rh negative. If the child's type is B, Rh negative, what can be said about the man?
A) He is not the father.
B) He is the father.
C) He might be the father.
D) There is not enough information to make a decision in this case.
E) Blood tests cannot be used to determine paternity.

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