Lymphatic System Summary Quiz

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Lymphatic System Quizzes & Trivia

Health Sciences 1 Review for Test 3


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  • 1. 
    Lymph is a clear fluid found in the lymphatic vessels, whereas interstitial fluid (IF) is the complex fluid that fills the spaces between the cells
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Lymphatic vessels originate in the villi of the small intestine; they are called _______(see Chapter 21). The wall of each lymphatic capillary consists of a single layer of flattened endothelial cells. We have extensive networks of lymphatic capillaries that branch and then rejoin repeatedly to form an elaborate network throughout the interstitial spaces of our bodies.
  • 3. 
    Through which lymphatic vessels would lymph pass in traveling to the bloodstream within a leg?
    • A. 

      Left thoracic duct

    • B. 

      Right lymphatic

    • C. 

      Thymus gland

    • D. 

      Aeortic duct

  • 4. 
    Their primary function is to conduct the flow of dissoved substances in the blood, pick up any bacteria or cancerous cells, and deliver those items to their proper destinations for use. This is the relationship between?
    • A. 

      Thymus and hypothalamus gland

    • B. 

      Lymph and blood

    • C. 

      Tissue and lymph

    • D. 

      Red and white blood cells

  • 5. 
    How does the presence of protein in tissue fluid affect the formation of lymph?
    • A. 

      By providing homeostasis, the tissue fluid, plasma

    • B. 

      By increasing the tissue fluid hydrostatic pressure moving tissue fluid into lymphatic capillaries

    • C. 

      By dissoving substances in the blood, picking up any bacteria or cancerous cells,

    • D. 

      By decreasing reabsorption, leading to the net formation of tissue fluid and then lymph

  • 6. 
    What factors promote the flow of lymph?
    • A. 

      Muscular Activity

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Blood flow

    • D. 

      Heart pumping

  • 7. 
    What is the consequence of lymphatic obstruction? 
    • A. 

      Decreased fluid in organs

    • B. 

      Increased fluid in the heart

    • C. 

      Inability to urinate

    • D. 

      Tissue fliud to build up and cause deem

  • 8. 
    Which type of cell is responsible for the removal of dead microbes and cellular debris from lymph through the process of phagocytosis?
    • A. 

      Antibodies

    • B. 

      Antigens

    • C. 

      Macrophages

    • D. 

      Lymphocytes

  • 9. 
    Which type of cell is responsible for the removal of dead microbes and cellular debris from lymph through the process of phagocytosis?
    • A. 

      Antigens

    • B. 

      Antibodies

    • C. 

      Macrophages

    • D. 

      Lymphocytes