Quiz Chapter 19: Blood Vessels

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Blood Vessels Quizzes & Trivia

They’re the vessels on which your blood embarks on the journey from your heart to the rest of the organs in your body, so you’d be doing well to educate yourself on what they do exactly and how they operate. Take the following quiz on blood vessels to see what you know about them!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Blood vessels are composed of and it what order?
    • A. 

      Tunica Intima, Tunica External (adventitia) , Tunica Media

    • B. 

      Tunica Intima, Tunica Media, Tunica External (adventitia)

  • 2. 
    What is the Lumen?
    • A. 

      The central part of the vein

    • B. 

      The central part of blood vessels, which is filled with blood

  • 3. 
    Types of Blood Vessels?
    • A. 

      Arteries, Veins, Cappilaries

    • B. 

      Arteries & Veins only

  • 4. 
    An Artery carries blood ______ fro the heart.
    • A. 

      Towards

    • B. 

      Away

  • 5. 
    All of the following are Arteries except?
    • A. 

      Elastic Arteries

    • B. 

      Muscular Arteries

    • C. 

      Arterioles

    • D. 

      Fernested Arteries

  • 6. 
    Elastic Arteries are the?
    • A. 

      Is the smallest artery

    • B. 

      Is the largest artery

  • 7. 
    An example of an Elastic Artery is?
    • A. 

      The Right Ventricle

    • B. 

      The Ascending part of the Aorta

    • C. 

      The Aorta and its major branches

  • 8. 
    Elastic Arteries are sometimes refered to as?
    • A. 

      Excitatory arteries

    • B. 

      Conducting arteries

  • 9. 
    Muscular arteries can be reffered to as?
    • A. 

      Distributing arteries

    • B. 

      Conducting arteries

  • 10. 
    What part of the three tunics does the Muscular (distribuiting) Artery have?
    • A. 

      Tunica intima

    • B. 

      Tunica Media

    • C. 

      Tunica External

  • 11. 
    Arterioles are the ________ arteries.
    • A. 

      Largest

    • B. 

      Smallest

  • 12. 
    The Diameter of the Arterioles is controlled by factors in the ________ and the _________ _______ system.
    • A. 

      Tissue; Parasympathetic nervous

    • B. 

      Tissue; Sympahthetic nervous

  • 13. 
    The Aorta is an/a ?
    • A. 

      Artery

    • B. 

      Vein

    • C. 

      Cappilary

  • 14. 
    The Aorta is a systemic artery that carries ____________ blood away from the heart.
    • A. 

      Deoxygenated

    • B. 

      Oxygenated

  • 15. 
    The Aorta is the?
    • A. 

      Smallest artery

    • B. 

      Largest artery (Elastic Artery)

  • 16. 
    Ascending Aorta arises from?
    • A. 

      The left Ventricle

    • B. 

      The right Ventricle

  • 17. 
    The Aorta contains branches of?
    • A. 

      The Coronary branches

    • B. 

      Vagus branches

  • 18. 
    The Aortic Arch contains what branches?
    • A. 

      Brachiocephalic trunk, left common carotid, & LEft subclavian arteries

    • B. 

      Brachiocephalic trunk & Left common carotid only

  • 19. 
    The Descending Aorta extends to the?
    • A. 

      Thoracic Aorta

    • B. 

      Abdominal Aorta

    • C. 

      Then divides into the right & left common illiac

    • D. 

      All Four: Thoracic Aorta, Abdominal Aorta, the divides into the right & left common illiac

  • 20. 
    Veins carry blood _______ the heart.
    • A. 

      Away

    • B. 

      Toward

  • 21. 
    Veins conduct blood toward the heart through?
    • A. 

      Arteries

    • B. 

      Cappilaries

  • 22. 
    Blood pressure is much lower in the veins than when compared to the _______.
    • A. 

      Cappilaries

    • B. 

      Arteries

  • 23. 
    Blood pressure is ________ in veins than in arteries.
    • A. 

      Higher

    • B. 

      Lower

  • 24. 
    The smallest vein is called?
    • A. 

      Mini vein

    • B. 

      Venules

  • 25. 
    Venules join to make?
    • A. 

      Veins

    • B. 

      Arteries

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