Lymphatic System Exam Practice Quiz

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Lymphatic System Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What is not a major player in the lympatic system?
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Spleen

    • C. 

      Lymph nodes

    • D. 

      Thymus

  • 2. 
    Where do you not find major lymph nodes?
    • A. 

      Neck

    • B. 

      Groin

    • C. 

      Armpits

    • D. 

      Diencephalon of the brain

  • 3. 
    What is not true about lymph capillarries?
    • A. 

      Closed on one end

    • B. 

      Unique one-way structure

    • C. 

      Permits interstitial fluid to flow both in and out

    • D. 

      Slightly larger diameter than blood capillaries

  • 4. 
    What is not one of the major channels through which lymph travels back to be dumped into the blood stream?
    • A. 

      Coronary artery

    • B. 

      Right lymphatic duct

    • C. 

      Thoracic duct

  • 5. 
    What statement is true?
    • A. 

      The lymphatic system transports dietary proteins

    • B. 

      The lymphatic system does not lay a part in the body's defenses

    • C. 

      Lymphatic system drains excess interstitial fluid

    • D. 

      Lymphatic system involves a transport of blood

  • 6. 
    What is not true about the lymphatic system?
    • A. 

      Vessels begin as lymphatic capillaries closed at one end

    • B. 

      Lymphatic vessels unite to form larger lymphatic vessels

    • C. 

      Lymph vessels pass through lymph nodes which are encapsulated organs with masses of B and T cells

    • D. 

      B cells mature in the thymus

  • 7. 
    Which of hte following are two large ducts that drain lymph back into the venous blood?
    • A. 

      Abdominal and thoracic ducts

    • B. 

      Thoracic and right lymphatic ducts

    • C. 

      Right and left subclavian ducts

    • D. 

      Right and left brachial ducts

  • 8. 
    The vessels carrying lymph to and from the lymph nodes are called?
    • A. 

      Inner- and exo- lymph vessels

    • B. 

      Inter- and exo-lymph vessels

    • C. 

      Afferent and efferent lymph vessels

    • D. 

      Lymph veins and lymph arteries

  • 9. 
    What is not true about adaptive or specific immunity?
    • A. 

      The ability of the body to defend itself against specific invading agents

    • B. 

      Antigens are substances recognized as foreign and provoke and immune response

    • C. 

      Does not involve specificity or memory

    • D. 

      Involves t and b cells

  • 10. 
    What structure is responsible for squeezing off capillaries and directing blood flow to different parts of the body
    • A. 

      Metarteriole

    • B. 

      Precapillary sphincters

    • C. 

      Anastomoses

    • D. 

      Vasomotors

  • 11. 
    What controls  heart rate and blood flow through the vascular system?
    • A. 

      Cardiovascular center in the medulla oblongata

    • B. 

      Cardiovascular center int eh cerebrum

    • C. 

      Cardiovascular center in the cerebellum

    • D. 

      Cardiovascular center in the diencephalon

  • 12. 
    What artery/vein removes blood from the head?
    • A. 

      Carotid artery

    • B. 

      Carotid vein

    • C. 

      Jugular vein

    • D. 

      Jugular artery

  • 13. 
    What main arter/vein removes blood formt the heart muscle?
    • A. 

      Coronary artery

    • B. 

      Coronary vein

    • C. 

      Vena cava

    • D. 

      Coronary sinus

  • 14. 
    What are the two largest veins in the body?
    • A. 

      Superior and inferior aorta

    • B. 

      Superior and inferior vena cava

    • C. 

      Right lymph. and thoracics

    • D. 

      Thoracic and abdominal aorta

  • 15. 
    What is the first branching of the aorta while it is still in the pelvic girdle
    • A. 

      Femoral artery

    • B. 

      Femoral vein

    • C. 

      Iliac artery

    • D. 

      Iliac vein

  • 16. 
    What statement is false
    • A. 

      Arteries have elasticity

    • B. 

      Arteries have valves

    • C. 

      Arteries take blood away from the heart

    • D. 

      Arteries have the thickest walls

  • 17. 
    What statement is false
    • A. 

      Veins return blood to the heart

    • B. 

      Veins have thin walls

    • C. 

      Veins have elasticity

    • D. 

      Veins have valves

  • 18. 
    What is the thick muscle wall of the heart called?
    • A. 

      Myocardium

    • B. 

      Epicardium

    • C. 

      Endocardium

    • D. 

      Pericardium

  • 19. 
    Which valve is mismatched
    • A. 

      Semilunar/pulmonary

    • B. 

      Semilunar/aortic

    • C. 

      Mitral/tricuspid

    • D. 

      Right av/tricuspid

  • 20. 
    What statement is false concerning fetal circulation?
    • A. 

      Foramen ovale connects the right and left ventricles in the fetus

    • B. 

      Foramen ovale closes at birth

    • C. 

      Mother and fetal blood do not mix

    • D. 

      The foramen oval becomes the fossa ovals after birth

  • 21. 
    What is not true about blood/heart/circulation?
    • A. 

      The body has about 5 liters of blood

    • B. 

      The heart pumps about 5 liter/minute

    • C. 

      The body has about 60,000 miles of blood vessels

    • D. 

      Right side of the heart is systemic circulation; left side is pulmonary circulation

  • 22. 
    Where does the blood go after it passes through the mitral valve?
    • A. 

      Right atrium

    • B. 

      Right ventricle

    • C. 

      Left atrium

    • D. 

      Left ventricle

  • 23. 
    What fibers reinforce the tricuspid valve and mitral valves?
    • A. 

      Fibrin

    • B. 

      Papillary muscles

    • C. 

      Chordae tendineae

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 24. 
    What chamber has the thickest walls due to the pressure needed to force blood thoughout the body?
    • A. 

      Left atrium

    • B. 

      Right ventricle

    • C. 

      Right atrium

    • D. 

      Left ventricle

  • 25. 
    What part of the heart tiggers the initial heart beat?
    • A. 

      Sinoatrial node

    • B. 

      Atrioventricular node

    • C. 

      Purkinje fibers

    • D. 

      Mitral node