Blood Vessels And Circulation: Quiz! Test

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Blood Vessels And Circulation: Quiz! Test

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  • 1. 
    Select all of the functions of the peripheral circulation.
    • A. 

      Carries blood

    • B. 

      Pumps blood

    • C. 

      Exchanges nutrients, waste products, and gases with tissues

    • D. 

      Transports substances

    • E. 

      Eliminates foreign particles in blood

    • F. 

      Helps regulate blood pressure

    • G. 

      Directs blood flow to tissues

    • H. 

      Circulates blood to heart

  • 2. 
    _________ are blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart.
    • A. 

      Arteries

    • B. 

      Veins

    • C. 

      Capillaries

    • D. 

      Ventricles

  • 3. 
    __________ are blood vessels that carry blood towards the heart.
    • A. 

      Arteries

    • B. 

      Arterioles

    • C. 

      Venules

    • D. 

      Veins

  • 4. 
    What is the route of blood flow from the heart through the systemic circulation?
    • A. 

      Aorta, arteries, arterioles, venules, veins, capillaries

    • B. 

      Venules, veins, capillaries, arterioles, arteries, aorta

    • C. 

      Aorta, arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, veins

    • D. 

      Aorta, capillaries, arteries, arterioles, venules, veins

  • 5. 
    Which blood vessels allow the exchange of gases and nutrients between the blood and tissues?  
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Arteries

    • C. 

      Venules

    • D. 

      Veins

  • 6. 
    What is the tunica media composed of?
    • A. 

      Simple squamous epithelium

    • B. 

      Smooth muscle

    • C. 

      Connective tissue

    • D. 

      Elastic cartilage

  • 7. 
    What is the tunica adventitia composed of?
    • A. 

      Simple squamous epithelium

    • B. 

      Smooth muscle

    • C. 

      Connective tissue

    • D. 

      Stratified epithelium

  • 8. 
    Muscular arteries, which are medium-sized arteries that regulate blood flow to the organs are....?
    • A. 

      Arterioles

    • B. 

      Distributing arteries

    • C. 

      Venules

    • D. 

      Elastic arteries

  • 9. 
    What structures carry blood from arterioles to venules?
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Thoroughfare channels

    • C. 

      Precapillary sphincters

    • D. 

      Large venules

  • 10. 
    What condition results from a loss of elasticity in the aorta, large arteries, and coronary arteries?
    • A. 

      Atherosclerosis

    • B. 

      Arteriosclerosis

  • 11. 
    What condition is caused by the deposition of materials in arterial walls for plaques?
    • A. 

      Atherosclerosis

    • B. 

      Arteriosclerosis

  • 12. 
    What is the function of pulmonary circulation?
    • A. 

      Move blood to and from lungs

    • B. 

      Move blood to and from heart

    • C. 

      Move blood to and from rest of body

    • D. 

      Move blood to and from the ventricles

  • 13. 
    Arteries carry blood from the _____________ of the heart to all parts of the body.
    • A. 

      Right ventricle

    • B. 

      Right aorta

    • C. 

      Left ventricle

    • D. 

      Left aorta

  • 14. 
    The brachiocephalic artery branches at the clavicle to for the right common carotid artery which transports blood to.....?
    • A. 

      Left upper limb

    • B. 

      Left head and neck

    • C. 

      Right upper limb

    • D. 

      Right head and neck

  • 15. 
    What does the right subclavian artery supply?
    • A. 

      Left upper limb

    • B. 

      Left head and neck

    • C. 

      Right upper limb

    • D. 

      Right head and neck

  • 16. 
    What do the external carotid arteries supply?
    • A. 

      Structures of the neck, face, nose, and mouth

    • B. 

      Structures of the head and neck

    • C. 

      Left side of head

    • D. 

      Right side of neck

  • 17. 
    What structures branch from the aorta to supply the heart?
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Coronary veins

    • C. 

      Coronary arteries

    • D. 

      Vertebral arteries

  • 18. 
    What arteries branch from the left subclavian arteries?
    • A. 

      Capillary arteries

    • B. 

      Coronary arteries

    • C. 

      Vertebral arteries

    • D. 

      Basilar arteries

  • 19. 
    The vertebral arteries supply blood to the.....?
    • A. 

      Spinal cord

    • B. 

      Vertebrae

    • C. 

      Muscles and ligaments in the neck

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    What do the internal carotid arteries supply?
    • A. 

      Brain

    • B. 

      Neck

    • C. 

      Head

    • D. 

      Spinal cord

  • 21. 
    The subclavian artery continues, without branching, as the _______ artery, and then as the _______ artery.
    • A. 

      Brachial/axillary

    • B. 

      Axillary/brachial

    • C. 

      Axillary/mid cutaneous

    • D. 

      Brachial/cubital

  • 22. 
    The brachial artery divides into what two arteries?
    • A. 

      Ulnar and cubital

    • B. 

      Ulnar and palmar

    • C. 

      Palmar and radial

    • D. 

      Ulnar and radial

  • 23. 
    What does the radial artery supply?
    • A. 

      Superficial palmar arch

    • B. 

      Deep palmar arch

    • C. 

      Digital arteries

    • D. 

      Both a & b

  • 24. 
    What does the ulnar artery supply?
    • A. 

      Superficial palmar arch

    • B. 

      Deep palmar arch

    • C. 

      Digital arteries

    • D. 

      Both a & b

  • 25. 
    What branch of the thoracic aorta supplies the thoracic organs?
    • A. 

      Parietal branches

    • B. 

      Visceral branches

    • C. 

      Thoracic branches

    • D. 

      None of the above

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