Clinical Cardiovascular System Quiz

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Clinical Cardiovascular System Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which pathology relates to the heart rate being less than 50 beats per minute?
    • A. 

      Angina

    • B. 

      Bradycardia

    • C. 

      Tachycardia

    • D. 

      Palpitations

  • 2. 
    The largest circulatory system which carries oxygnated blood from the left ventricle and through the aorta to the body, is referred to as what type of circulation?
    • A. 

      Systemic

    • B. 

      Pulmonary

    • C. 

      Coronary

    • D. 

      Hepatic

  • 3. 
    The prefix angio refers to ___.
    • A. 

      Artery

    • B. 

      Blood

    • C. 

      Heart cavity

    • D. 

      Vessel

  • 4. 
    The prefix cardio refers to ____.
    • A. 

      Veins

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Blood clot

    • D. 

      Blood

    • E. 

      Lung

  • 5. 
    The prefix hema or hemo refers to ___.
    • A. 

      Vein

    • B. 

      Artery

    • C. 

      Heart cavity

    • D. 

      Blood

    • E. 

      Liver

  • 6. 
    The prefix phleb refers to ___.
    • A. 

      Vein

    • B. 

      Blood

    • C. 

      Artery

    • D. 

      Heart

    • E. 

      Lung

  • 7. 
    The prefix thrombo refers to ___.
    • A. 

      Blood clot

    • B. 

      Varicose vein

    • C. 

      Vessel obstruction

    • D. 

      Main artery

  • 8. 
    The prefix vaso refers to ___.
    • A. 

      Lung

    • B. 

      Blood vessel

    • C. 

      Clot

    • D. 

      Vein

    • E. 

      Artery

  • 9. 
    The prefix vena refers to ___.
    • A. 

      Vein

    • B. 

      Artery

    • C. 

      Heart

    • D. 

      Clot

  • 10. 
    The prefix ventricu refers to ___.
    • A. 

      Blood clot

    • B. 

      Valve

    • C. 

      Heart cavity

    • D. 

      Main artery

    • E. 

      Lung

  • 11. 
    How many chambers are in the human heart?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      4

  • 12. 
    Approximately how many times a day does your heart beat?
    • A. 

      1,000,000

    • B. 

      50,000

    • C. 

      250,000

    • D. 

      100,000

  • 13. 
    The smooth layer of cells that line the inside of the heart are called what?
    • A. 

      Myocardium

    • B. 

      Endocardium

    • C. 

      Pericardium

    • D. 

      Pseudocardium

  • 14. 
    What is the term for the muscular middle layer of the heart?
    • A. 

      Pericardium

    • B. 

      Endocardium

    • C. 

      Myocardium

    • D. 

      Pseudocardium

  • 15. 
    What is the term for the double-layered membrane, or sac, that covers the outside of the heart?
    • A. 

      Endocardium

    • B. 

      Pericardium

    • C. 

      Myocardium

    • D. 

      Pseudocardium

  • 16. 
    The vessels that carry blood away from the heart are called what?
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Veins

    • C. 

      Arteries

    • D. 

      All of the answer choices

  • 17. 
    Vessels that connect arterioles and venules are called what?
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Thrombocytes

    • C. 

      Leukocytes

    • D. 

      Alveoli

    • E. 

      Erythrocytes

  • 18. 
    What is the name of the upper right chamber of  the heart?
    • A. 

      Right ventricle

    • B. 

      Right septum

    • C. 

      Right atrium

    • D. 

      Right subclavian

  • 19. 
    What is the name of the valve located between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery?
    • A. 

      Pulmonary valve

    • B. 

      Mitral valve

    • C. 

      Tricuspid valve

    • D. 

      Aortic valve

  • 20. 
    What is the lower right chamber of the heart called?
    • A. 

      Right septum

    • B. 

      Right ventricle

    • C. 

      Right atrium

    • D. 

      Right subclavian

  • 21. 
    What is the left upper chamber of the heart called?
    • A. 

      Left septum

    • B. 

      Left ventricle

    • C. 

      Left atrium

    • D. 

      Left subclavian

  • 22. 
    What is the left lower chamber of the heart called?
    • A. 

      Left septum

    • B. 

      Left ventricle

    • C. 

      Left atrium

    • D. 

      Left subclavian

  • 23. 
    What is the valve located between the right atrium and the right ventricle called?
    • A. 

      Mitral valve

    • B. 

      Tricuspid Valve

    • C. 

      Aortic valve

    • D. 

      Pulmonary valve

  • 24. 
    What is the name of the vessels that carry blood back to the heart?
    • A. 

      Veins

    • B. 

      Arteries

    • C. 

      Capillaries

    • D. 

      Aorta

  • 25. 
    What is the valve located between the left ventricle and the aorta called?
    • A. 

      Mitral valve

    • B. 

      Pulmonary valve

    • C. 

      Aortic valve

    • D. 

      Tricuspid valve

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