Lymphatic System

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Circulatory System Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which lymphatic duct drains lymph from the abdomen and lower limbs?
    • A. 

      Right lymphatic duct

    • B. 

      Thoracic duct

    • C. 

      Left lymphatic duct

    • D. 

      Subclavian vein

  • 2. 
    Which vein does the thoracic duct drain into?
    • A. 

      Right subclavian vein

    • B. 

      Left subclavian vein

    • C. 

      Pulmonary vein

    • D. 

      Superior vena cava

  • 3. 
    What is the name for the combination of fats and lymph?
    • A. 

      Chyme

    • B. 

      Lacteals

    • C. 

      Chyle

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the lymph nodes found in the groin?
    • A. 

      Inguinal

    • B. 

      Popliteal

    • C. 

      Iliac

    • D. 

      Supratrochlear

  • 5. 
    Which lymphatic structure contains valves?
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Nodes

    • C. 

      Ducts

    • D. 

      Vessels

  • 6. 
    What direction does lymph flow in?
    • A. 

      Unidirectional

    • B. 

      Circular

  • 7. 
    Lymph nodes are found where there is the least risk of infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which organ is composed of lymphatic tissue?
    • A. 

      Spleen

    • B. 

      Stomach

    • C. 

      Lungs

    • D. 

      Gallbladder

  • 9. 
    Which duct drains lymph from the upper right quadrant ?
    • A. 

      Thoracic duct

    • B. 

      Left lymphatic duct

    • C. 

      Right lymphatic duct

    • D. 

      Cysterna chyli

  • 10. 
    What is the name of the lymph nodes found in the elbow?
    • A. 

      Cervical

    • B. 

      Axillary

    • C. 

      Inguinal

    • D. 

      Supratrochlear

  • 11. 
    Which pathology relates to inflammation of the breast tissue?
    • A. 

      Allergies

    • B. 

      Mastitis

    • C. 

      Cellulitis

    • D. 

      Lymphodema

  • 12. 
    Which part of the lymphatic system has the function to destroy worn out erythrocytes?
    • A. 

      Thymus gland

    • B. 

      Lymph nodes

    • C. 

      Spleen

    • D. 

      Appendix

  • 13. 
    Which part of the lymphatic system degenerates after puberty?
    • A. 

      Thymus gland

    • B. 

      Thyroid gland

    • C. 

      Spleen

    • D. 

      Lymph ducts

  • 14. 
    Which part of the lymphatic system drains lymph laden with digested fats from the intestines?
    • A. 

      Right lymphatic duct

    • B. 

      Thoracic duct

    • C. 

      Peyer's patches

    • D. 

      Cisterna Chyli

  • 15. 
    Lymphatic capillaries are more permeable than blood capillaries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The role of the lymphatic system includes developing antibodies to defend the body against infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Lymph nodes vary in size from a pin head to an almond.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The role of the spleen is to process lymphocytes into active 'T' cells. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Where is the thymus gland located?
    • A. 

      Behind the sternum

    • B. 

      Behind the stomach

    • C. 

      Behind the larynx

    • D. 

      Under the appendix

  • 20. 
    The tonsils are part of the lymphatic system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False