Life Science Ch 14 Quiz 1

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 80

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Life Science Ch 14 Quiz 1; Respiratory & Circulatory Systems


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The heart's larger pumping chambers are called the...
    • A. 

      Ventricles

    • B. 

      Atria

    • C. 

      Valves

    • D. 

      Arteries

  • 2. 
    The alternating expansion and relaxation of the artery that you feel in your wrist is your...
    • A. 

      Pulse

    • B. 

      Coronary artery

    • C. 

      Blood pressure

    • D. 

      Plasma

  • 3. 
    The exchange of gases between the blood and the air takes place in the...
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Diaphragm

    • C. 

      Bronchi

    • D. 

      Alveoli

  • 4. 
    Blood components that transport oxygen in the body are...
    • A. 

      Platelets

    • B. 

      Red blood cells

    • C. 

      White blood cells

    • D. 

      Plasmas

  • 5. 
    Which of the following diseases causes less oxygen to be taken into the body from the air?
    • A. 

      Emphysema

    • B. 

      Stroke

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Atherosclerosis

  • 6. 
    Blood pressure is exerted by the blood on the walls of blood vessels as a result of the force with which the ________________ contract in the heart
  • 7. 
    The protein ______________ in the red blood cells enables the blood to carry oxygen because it chemically binds to the oxygen molecules.
  • 8. 
    Air comes into the lungs as a result of the actions of the _____________ and chest muscles which make the chest cavity larger.
  • 9. 
    Fluid that is carried by the lymphatic system is called _______________, which consists of water, dissolved minerals, and some white blood cells.
  • 10. 
    A _________    _____________ can result in the death of some heart muscle cells because the cells do not receive enough blood and oxygen.