EMT B Class Chapter 5 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The pressure against the walls of the blood vessels as blood is ejected from the heart and circulates through the body is the _______ blood pressure.
    • A. 

      Systolic

    • B. 

      Diastolic

    • C. 

      Central Venous

    • D. 

      Mean Arterial

  • 2. 
    Which of the following structures allows food to move from the mouth to the stomach?
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Vena Cava

    • C. 

      Duodenum

    • D. 

      Esophagus

  • 3. 
    What is another term for the frontal aspect of the body?
    • A. 

      Caudal

    • B. 

      Dorsal

    • C. 

      Posterior

    • D. 

      Anterior

  • 4. 
    The elbow is _______ to the wrist?
    • A. 

      Medial

    • B. 

      Inferior

    • C. 

      Proximal

    • D. 

      Dorsal

  • 5. 
    What are the two most easily injured portions of the spine?
    • A. 

      Sacral and coccygeal

    • B. 

      Cervical and thoracic

    • C. 

      Cervical and lumbar

    • D. 

      Lumbar and sacral

  • 6. 
    Which of the following BEST describes the Trendelenburg position?
    • A. 

      Lying on the side with legs drawn up and the arms clasped around them

    • B. 

      Lying on the side

    • C. 

      Semi-sitting

    • D. 

      Lying on the back with head lower than the legs

  • 7. 
    Which of the following structures closes over the trachea to protect it during swallowing?
    • A. 

      Pharynx

    • B. 

      Epiglottis

    • C. 

      Cricoid Cartilage

    • D. 

      Diaphragm

  • 8. 
    The pulse palpated on the top of the foot is called the _______ pulse
    • A. 

      Phalanx Proximalis

    • B. 

      Tibialis posterior

    • C. 

      Dorsalis pedis

    • D. 

      Suprametatarsal

  • 9. 
    Which of the following structures receives deoxygenated blood from the body via the vena cavae?
    • A. 

      Right ventricle

    • B. 

      Left ventricle

    • C. 

      Right Atrium

    • D. 

      Left Atrium

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is the function of the skin?
    • A. 

      Regulation of body temperature

    • B. 

      Regulation of salt and water balance

    • C. 

      Protection from the environment

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    An artery is a blood vessel that only:
    • A. 

      Returns blood to the heart

    • B. 

      Carries oxygenated blood

    • C. 

      Carried deoxygenated blood

    • D. 

      Carries blood away from the heart

  • 12. 
    What vessel carries deoxygenated blood to the lungs?
    • A. 

      Vena cava

    • B. 

      Aorta

    • C. 

      Pulmonary arteries

    • D. 

      Pulmonary veins

  • 13. 
    What is the bone on the thumb side of the forearm?
    • A. 

      Fibula

    • B. 

      Acromion

    • C. 

      Radius

    • D. 

      Ulna

  • 14. 
    What is the strongest and most muscular part of the heart?
    • A. 

      Left atrium

    • B. 

      Right ventricle

    • C. 

      Left ventricle

    • D. 

      Right atrium

  • 15. 
    A clot cannot form without which of the following blood components?
    • A. 

      Plasma

    • B. 

      Corpuscles

    • C. 

      Platelets

    • D. 

      White blood cells