Lecture 3: Blood Vessels

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Blood Vessels Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    A high hydrostatic pressure (HP) throughout the capillary bed would lead to:
    • A. 

      Increased osmotic pressure.

    • B. 

      Increased filtration process.

    • C. 

      Increased net movement of fluid into the capillary.

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 2. 
    Enlarged lymph nodes are most often related to:
    • A. 

      Tumours.

    • B. 

      Infections.

    • C. 

      Both options are correct.

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 3. 
    Microcirculation is the flow of blood from a venule to an arteriole.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Microcirculation.A capillary bed consists of:
    • A. 

      True capillaries and postcapillary venule.

    • B. 

      Terminal arteriole and vascular shunt.

    • C. 

      Vascular shunt and true capillaries.

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 5. 
    Osmotic pressure is known to push, while hydrostatic pressure is known to suck.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Red blood cells leave the blood together with oxygen in a process called diffusion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Systemic veins and venules collectively hold what amount of the total blood volume throughout the cardiovascular system? In %.
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      40%

  • 8. 
    The structural basis of the "blood-brain barrier" consists of fenestrated capillaries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    There are more efferent lymphatic vessels leaving a lymp, than afferents entering one.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Total outflow of fluids in the body is higher than the reabsorption rate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Venous valves are formed from folds of the turnica intima.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What capillaries are most abundant in the body?
    • A. 

      Sinusoids

    • B. 

      Fenestrated

    • C. 

      Continous

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 13. 
    What is correct about fluid flowing at a capillary?
    • A. 

      We expect the osmotic pressure to be constant.

    • B. 

      Hydrostatic pressure is opposed by the interstitial fluid hydrostatic pressure.

    • C. 

      Both options are correct.

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 14. 
    What is true about veins?
    • A. 

      The tunica externa (outermost layer) is the thinnest layer.

    • B. 

      Their walls are always thinner and their lumens larger than those of corresponding arteries.

    • C. 

      Both answers are correct.

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 15. 
    What is true about the arteries?
    • A. 

      The larger branches are buried deep into the tissues (for protection)

    • B. 

      Arterial blood pressure is (relatively) high

    • C. 

      Blood flow (velocity) is fast

    • D. 

      All options above are correct

  • 16. 
    In arteries a subendothelial layer and internal elastic lamina are present in:
    • A. 

      Tunica intima

    • B. 

      Tunica media

    • C. 

      Tunica externa

  • 17. 
    The systolic blood pressure in Aorta are 80 mmHg
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The walls of veins can be much thinner than arterial walls without danger of bursting because the blood pressure in veins is low
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The Brachiocephalic artery is an artery branching from the Aorta, that supplies the right arm, head and neck
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The femoral triangle is bounded by:
    • A. 

      Inguinal ligament, adductor magnus and sartorius

    • B. 

      Inguinal ligament, gracilis and sartorius

    • C. 

      Adductor longus, gracilis, sartorius

    • D. 

      Inguinal ligament, adductor longus and sartorius

  • 21. 
    The femoral nerve is medial to the femoral vein
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The blood pressure decreases as the veins ascends towards the heart
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Venous valves are absent in thoracic and abdominal body cavity
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The superior mesentric artery arises from the abdominal Aorta, just inferior the the origin of the celiac trunk
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The celiac trunk provides blood to the small intestines and kidneys
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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