The Circulatory System Quiz! Ultimate Trivia

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The Circulatory System Quiz! Ultimate Trivia

What do you understand about the circulatory system? The circulatory system also called the cardiovascular system allows blood to circulate and carry nutrients, oxygen, carbon dioxide, hormones, and blood cells to and from the body's cells to give it nourishment, help combat diseases, control temperature, and pH, and preserve homeostasis. If you are searching for a good quiz on the circulatory system, this is the quiz for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is an open circulatory system?
    • A. 

      It is when there is no distinction between blood and interstitial fluid.

    • B. 

      It is when there is only one type of vessel throughout the whole body.

    • C. 

      It is when your heart only has a single circuit two-chambers heart and therefore doesn't separate the low oxygen blood from the high oxygen blood.

    • D. 

      It occurs when animals don't have hearts, and it flow around the system naturally. (Particularly common in aquatic organisms.)

    • E. 

      Both A and E.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following correctly matches what systole and diastole are...
    • A. 

      Systole is the relaxation phase of the heart, and Diastole is the contraction phase of the heart.

    • B. 

      Systole is pumps the blood, Diastole fills the chambers with blood.

    • C. 

      Systole is the contraction phase of the heart, and Diastole is the relaxation phase of the heart.

    • D. 

      B and C

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following helps minimize the resistance to the flow of blood.
    • A. 

      Plasma

    • B. 

      Endothelium

    • C. 

      Lymph Nodes

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What are red blood cells produced by?
  • 5. 
    Mammals including humans use positive pressure breathing or negative pressure breathing?
  • 6. 
    When ph lowers, hemoglobin's affinity for O2 does what? 
    • A. 

      It lowers

    • B. 

      It raises

    • C. 

      Allows more 02 for to be used for cellular respiration.

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 7. 
    Countercurrent exchange is used in fish to maximize oxygen absorption efficiency. What is the process it uses?
    • A. 

      Blood flows in the opposite direction of the water coming in. This way the blood at the end of the blood stream is constantly getting more 02.

    • B. 

      They have two separate vessel systems each going in different directions, this doubles the amount of blood and oxygen, because it is has a greater amount it can absorb.

  • 8. 
    Hypertension is another word for...
  • 9. 
    What kind of cholesterol is the good cholesterol?
    • A. 

      Low-density lipoproteins.

    • B. 

      High-density lipoproteins.

  • 10. 
    How do Myogenic and Neurogenic hearts differ? 
    • A. 

      The neurogenic heart doesn't separate the the oxygenated blood from non-oxygenated blood.

    • B. 

      The neurogenic hearts is controlled by stress factors and subconsciously by the body. Myogenic is controlled purely by the subconscious.

    • C. 

      Myogenic heart is found in most arthropods. Neurogenic is found in all vertebrates.

    • D. 

      Myogenic hearts are controlled from the inside muscle tissues. Neurogenic is controlled by the muscle tissues on the outside.

    • E. 

      Neurogenic hearts are more complex.