NCCT ECG Certification Review - Part 2 (Anatomy & Physiology)

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NCCT ECG Certification Review - Part 2 (Anatomy & Physiology)

From Official Review Book National Certified ECG Technician Part 2 Anatomy & Physiology (AN)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A saclike bulging of the wall of the vein or artery is called a(n)_________
    • A. 

      A. anoxia

    • B. 

      B. aneurysm

    • C. 

      C. hypoxia

    • D. 

      D. heart block

  • 2. 
    When the blood supply is completely cut off to a part of the body, a state of____________ exists in the tissue
    • A. 

      A. edema

    • B. 

      B. dyspnea

    • C. 

      C. anoxia

    • D. 

      D. arteriosclerosis

  • 3. 
    An area of tissue damaged or dead as a result of an insufficient blood supply due to an occlusion is called a(n)
    • A. 

      A. blockage

    • B. 

      B. infarct

    • C. 

      C. episode

    • D. 

      D. angina

  • 4. 
    Electrical current spreads from the AV bundle into small fibers called
    • A. 

      A. ventricle fibers

    • B. 

      B. Bundle of His

    • C. 

      C. Bundle Branches

    • D. 

      D. Purkinje Fibers

  • 5. 
    The SA node is also called the
    • A. 

      A. network

    • B. 

      B. pacemaker

    • C. 

      C. conductor

    • D. 

      D. sensor

  • 6. 
    The main function of the ventricles is                  the blood.
    • A. 

      A. receiving

    • B. 

      B. pumping

    • C. 

      C. holding

    • D. 

      D. distributing

  • 7. 
    A sinus rhythm rate of 55 would be considered sinus
    • A. 

      A. tachycardia

    • B. 

      B. arrhythmia

    • C. 

      C. bradyeardia

    • D. 

      D. rhythm

  • 8. 
     A sinus rhythm at a rate of 110 would be considered sinus
    • A. 

      A. tachycardia

    • B. 

      B. arrhythmia

    • C. 

      C. bradycardia

    • D. 

      D. rhythm

  • 9. 
    9. A sinus rhythm at a rate of 100 would be considered
    • A. 

      A. borderline sinus tachycardia

    • B. 

      B. borderline sinus bradycardia

    • C. 

      C. sinus arrhythmia

    • D. 

      D. sinus rhythm

  • 10. 
    10. A sinus rhythm at a rate of 58 would be considered
    • A. 

      A. borderline sinus tachycardia

    • B. 

      B. borderline sinus bradycarclia

    • C. 

      C. sinus arrhythmia

    • D. 

      D. sinus rhythm

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      A. the size of a walnut

    • B. 

      B. slightly larger than a golf bail

    • C. 

      C. slightly larger than amaifs fist

    • D. 

      D. the size of a soccer ball

  • 12. 
    The second sound heard when taking blood pressure is the                 pressure.
    • A. 

      A. venous

    • B. 

      B. diastolic

    • C. 

      C. systolic

    • D. 

      D. carotid

  • 13. 
    The muscular well that divides the two lower chambers of the heart is called
    • A. 

      A. vasoconstrictor

    • B. 

      B. tricuspid valve

    • C. 

      C. ventricular septum

    • D. 

      D. vena cava

  • 14. 
    A valve consisting of three triangular segments that are located between the upper and lower chambers of the sight side of the heart is called the                      valve.
    • A. 

      A. tricuspid

    • B. 

      B. sInai

    • C. 

      C. aortic

    • D. 

      D. pulmonary

  • 15. 
    The vein that returns blood from the head and neck to the heart is called the                      vein.
    • A. 

      A. ventricular

    • B. 

      B. interatnial

    • C. 

      C. jugular

    • D. 

      D. atrial

  • 16. 
        16. Which of these arteries is the largest?
    • A. 

      A. Popliteal

    • B. 

      B. Femoral

    • C. 

      C. Subclavian

    • D. 

      D. Aorta