What Are Blood Cells? - Functions & Types


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White blood cells are responsible for _____.

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1. Which type of blood cell is responsible for causing allergic reactions?

2. Red blood cells carry _____ to the body and carry _____ back to the lungs.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of blood cell types. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include identifying cells protect against pathogens and cells that stop bleeding.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • White blood cells
  • Blood cell that cause allergic reactions
  • Red blood cells

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related blood cell types lesson
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the responsibility of white blood cells
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding what red blood cells deliver to the lungs

Additional Learning

To learn more about blood cell types, review the accompanying lesson called What Are Blood Cells? - Function & Types. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what red blood cells are and their function as a transportation system in the body
  • Learn about the different types of white blood cells and their function in the immune system such as lymphocytes, monocytes and granulocytes
  • Understand what platelets are and how they help stop bleeding