Blood Vessels A & P II Lab Quiz

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This is a review my A & P II teacher gave. It is almost identical to my quiz except does not include pictures for labeling.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which blood vessels carries blood away from the heart?_____________________
  • 2. 
    Which blood vessels drain the tissues and return blood to the heart?_________________
  • 3. 
    Which blood vessels connect the arterioles and venules and ramify throughout the tissues to directly serve the needs of the body’s cells?____________________
  • 4. 
    What are three coats of the walls of the blood vessels (except microscopic capillary)? Starting with the innermost, use a comma & space between layers/coats_______ _______, ________ _______, ________ ________
  • 5. 
    What type of the epithelium is composed of a thin layer of endothelium?______________ ______________ epithelium
  • 6. 
    What are the functions of the tunica externa/adventitia? _________________ &  _______________To get this correct you must add the & sign
  • 7. 
    Which types of arteries must be sufficiently strong to withstand pressure fluctuation?
    • A. 

      Muscular

    • B. 

      Elastic

    • C. 

      Skeletal

  • 8. 
    Which blood vessels are called low-pressure vessels?
    • A. 

      Veins

    • B. 

      Arteries

    • C. 

      Lymphatics

  • 9. 
    _____________________ are structures that act to prevent backflow of blood in large veins.
  • 10. 
    When is blood milked through the veins?
    • A. 

      It is not milked through veins it is milked through arteries.

    • B. 

      When a mother is breastfeeding her new born.

    • C. 

      When skeletal muscle surrounding the veins contract & relax.

  • 11. 
    The ________________ is the largest artery of the body.
  • 12. 
    _________ _________ _________ & ________ ________ ________ are two branches of the ascending aorta.(You must type out the & sign to get this correct)
  • 13. 
    ______ ______ ______ ______ & ______ ______ _____ are two branches of the brachiocephalic artery?(you must type out the & sign to get this correct) Note: the spaces
  • 14. 
    Check off the branches of the external carotid artery.(more than one answers is allowed)
    • A. 

      Superficial temporal Artery

    • B. 

      Maxillary Artery

    • C. 

      Ophthalmic Artery

    • D. 

      Facial Artery

    • E. 

      Vertebral Artery

    • F. 

      Occipital Artery

  • 15. 
    Identify three branches of the right and left subclavian arteries.
    • A. 

      Vertebral Artery

    • B. 

      Basilar Artery

    • C. 

      Thyrocervical Trunk

    • D. 

      Elephant Trunk

    • E. 

      Costocervical Trunk

    • F. 

      Superior Thyroid Artery

  • 16. 
    The subclavian artery turns into the __________ artery near the armpit.
  • 17. 
    Name three branches of the celiac trunk?
    • A. 

      Celiac Branch

    • B. 

      Left Gastric Artery

    • C. 

      Common Hepatic Artery

    • D. 

      Right Gastric Artery

    • E. 

      Splenic Artery

    • F. 

      Superior Mesenteric Artery

  • 18. 
    The __________ _________ artery supplies most of the small intestine.
  • 19. 
    ________ artery supplies the kidney.
  • 20. 
    The name for gonadal arteries in the female and in the male are what?(more than one answer is allowed)
    • A. 

      Uterus Arteries

    • B. 

      Femoral Arteries

    • C. 

      Ovarian Arteries

    • D. 

      Pubic Arteries

    • E. 

      Testicular Arteries

  • 21. 
    The _______ ______ artery supplies the distal half of the large intestine.
  • 22. 
    What region does the descending aorta divide into the large common iliac arteries?
    • A. 

      Pelvic

    • B. 

      Gonadal

    • C. 

      Thoracic

    • D. 

      Renal

  • 23. 
    The femoral artery under the knee is also know as the ________ artery?
  • 24. 
    Which artery is often palpated in patients with circulation problems of the leg to determine the circulatory efficiency of the limb as a whole? 
  • 25. 
    The _______ _______ ______ empties veins draining the head and the upper extremities. 
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