Heart Anatomy Exam: GK Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    The single vessel that drains blood from the digestive tract organs to the liver is the ________.
    • A. 

      Hepatic portal vein

    • B. 

      Hepatic vein

    • C. 

      Inferior vena cava

    • D. 

      Renal vein

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a blood clotting disorder?
    • A. 

      Polycthemia

    • B. 

      Hemophilia

    • C. 

      Anemia

    • D. 

      Leukocytosis

    • E. 

      Leukopenia

  • 3. 
    The process by which white blood cells travel through the wall of blood vessels is termed ________.
    • A. 

      Diapedesis

    • B. 

      Chemotaxis

    • C. 

      Diffusion

    • D. 

      Filtration

  • 4. 
    The sinoatrial node, located in the right atrium of the heart, is often called the ________.
    • A. 

      Pacemaker

    • B. 

      Atrioventricular (AV) bundle (bundle of his)

    • C. 

      Pericardial cavity

    • D. 

      Auricle

  • 5. 
    The mitral valve is normally closed ________.
    • A. 

      By the movement of blood from the atrium to the ventricle

    • B. 

      When the ventricle is in diastole

    • C. 

      When the ventricle is in systole

    • D. 

      When the ventricle is relaxed

    • E. 

      When the atrium is contracting

  • 6. 
    Which of the following arteries is the first branch of the abdominal aorta?
    • A. 

      Hepatic artery

    • B. 

      Splenic artery

    • C. 

      Superior mesenteric artery

    • D. 

      Femoral artery

    • E. 

      Celiac artery

  • 7. 
    The electrocardiogram (ECG) wave that results from the firing of the sinoatrial (SA) node is the ________ wave.
    • A. 

      P

    • B. 

      QRS

    • C. 

      T

    • D. 

      S-T

  • 8. 
    The brachial vein ________.
    • A. 

      Drains blood from the popliteal vein, then empties that blood into the external iliac vein

    • B. 

      Drains blood from the popliteal vein, then empties that blood into the femoral vein

    • C. 

      Drains blood from the radial and ulnar veins, then empties that blood into the axillary vein

    • D. 

      Drains blood from the axillary vein, then empties that blood into the superior vena cava

    • E. 

      Drains blood from the internal jugular vein, then empties that blood into the superior vena cava

  • 9. 
    In a centrifuged blood sample, the buffy coat situated between the formed elements and the plasma contains ________.
    • A. 

      Leukocytes only

    • B. 

      Leukocytes and platelets

    • C. 

      Platelets and erythrocytes

    • D. 

      Leukocytes and erythrocytes

    • E. 

      Eythrocytes only

  • 10. 
    Large veins have ________ to prevent the backflow of blood.
    • A. 

      Shunts

    • B. 

      Valves

    • C. 

      Sphincters

    • D. 

      Tunics

  • 11. 
    During coagulation, long, hairlike molecules known as ________ form the basis for a clot.
    • A. 

      Thrombin

    • B. 

      Fibrinogen

    • C. 

      Fibrin

    • D. 

      Prothrombin

  • 12. 
    The term that means heart contraction is ________.
    • A. 

      Fibrillation

    • B. 

      Tachycardia

    • C. 

      Systole

    • D. 

      Diastole

  • 13. 
    The transportation of blood from the right side of the heart to the lungs and back to the left side of the heart is known as ________ circulation.
    • A. 

      Systemic

    • B. 

      Cardiac

    • C. 

      Coronary

    • D. 

      Pulmonary

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