Cardiovascular And Lymphatic Systems Test

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  • 1. 
    Water functions as
    • A. 

      An electrolyte in the blood

    • B. 

      An ion in the blood

    • C. 

      A solvent in the blood

    • D. 

      A solute in the blood

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the pacemaker of the heart?
    • A. 

      Sinoatrial node

    • B. 

      Atrioventricular node

    • C. 

      Purkinje fibres

    • D. 

      Autonomic nerves

  • 3. 
    Which of the following factors affect blood pressure?
    • A. 

      Viscosity of the blood

    • B. 

      Blood flow resistance in the arteries

    • C. 

      Elasticity of blood vessel lwalls

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The superior vena cava drains blood from the
    • A. 

      Head, neck, upper limbs and thoracic wall

    • B. 

      Abdominal organs, abdominal wall and lower limbs

    • C. 

      Lungs and pleural membranes

    • D. 

      The myocardium of the heart

  • 5. 
    Wher in the body is the axillary vein located?
    • A. 

      Head

    • B. 

      Neck

    • C. 

      Armpit

    • D. 

      Abdomen

  • 6. 
    Where in the body is the great saphenous vein located?
    • A. 

      Abdomen

    • B. 

      Groin

    • C. 

      Leg

    • D. 

      Foot

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of white blood cell/
    • A. 

      Neutrophil

    • B. 

      Lymphocyte

    • C. 

      Erythrocyte

    • D. 

      Basophil

  • 8. 
    Where is the spleen located?
    • A. 

      Superior to the thymus

    • B. 

      Behind and to the left of the stomach

    • C. 

      Inferior to the large intestine

    • D. 

      In front of and to the right of the liver

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a lymph node of teh pelvis or lower limbs?
    • A. 

      Popliteal

    • B. 

      Inguinal

    • C. 

      Iliac

    • D. 

      Supratrochlear or cubital

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT a function of the lymphatic system?
    • A. 

      Transportation of dietary lipids

    • B. 

      Drainage of excess tissue fluid

    • C. 

      Production of erythrocytes

    • D. 

      Production of lymphocytes

  • 11. 
    Which organ destroys worn-out erythrocytes?
    • A. 

      Appendix

    • B. 

      Gall bladder

    • C. 

      Bone marrow

    • D. 

      Spleen

  • 12. 
    Which type of tissue is blood?
    • A. 

      Epithelial

    • B. 

      Connective

    • C. 

      Stratified

    • D. 

      Complex

  • 13. 
    The heart chamber receiving blood from the lungs is the
    • A. 

      Right atrium

    • B. 

      Right ventricle

    • C. 

      Left atrium

    • D. 

      Left ventricle

  • 14. 
    The triple-layered sac that surrounds and protects the heart is the
    • A. 

      Pleura

    • B. 

      Perineum

    • C. 

      Myocardium

    • D. 

      Pericardium

  • 15. 
    Which valves prevent backflow of blood into the atria when the ventricles contract?
    • A. 

      Atrioventricular

    • B. 

      Semilunar

    • C. 

      Interventricular

    • D. 

      Vascular

  • 16. 
    Which side of the heart receives deoxygenated blood from the body and pumps it to the lungs?
    • A. 

      Right

    • B. 

      Left

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 17. 
    Which type of blood vessels carry blood away from the tissues towards he heart?
    • A. 

      Arteries

    • B. 

      Arterioles

    • C. 

      Capillaries

    • D. 

      Veins

  • 18. 
    Which type of blood vessel has walls composed of a single layer of endothelium and a basement membrane?
    • A. 

      Arterioles

    • B. 

      Capillaries

    • C. 

      Venules

    • D. 

      Veins

  • 19. 
    Which of the following vessels carries blood from the digestive tract to the liver?
    • A. 

      Hepatic artery

    • B. 

      Hepatic vein

    • C. 

      Hepatic portal vein

    • D. 

      Hepatic portal artery

  • 20. 
    What is the name of the route blood follows from the heart to the tissues and organs of the body and back to the heart?
    • A. 

      Coronary circulation

    • B. 

      Pulmonary circulation

    • C. 

      Cardiac circulation

    • D. 

      Systemic circulation

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