Quiz: Vascular Ultrasound Knowledge Test

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Vascular ultrasound is a method in which a medical practitioner gets the chance to evaluate arteries or veins in nearly any part of the body. All patients are usually advised not to eat or drink anything for at least four hours before the examination. Take up this quiz and see how much you know about Vascular ultrasound. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The heart muscle is also called the
    • A. 

      Endocardium

    • B. 

      Myocardium

    • C. 

      Pericardium

    • D. 

      Endometrium

  • 2. 
    The heart is surround by a sacklike structure knowns as the
    • A. 

      Endocardium

    • B. 

      Myocardium

    • C. 

      Pericardium

    • D. 

      Endometrium

  • 3. 
    Which chamber does deoxygenated blood first enter into after it has completed it voyage through the body?
    • A. 

      Right ventricle

    • B. 

      Right atrium

    • C. 

      Left atrium

    • D. 

      Left ventricle

  • 4. 
    Blood flow entering the right atrtium, flows freely past a one-way valve called the
    • A. 

      Aortic valve

    • B. 

      Pulmonary valve

    • C. 

      Mitral valve

    • D. 

      Tricuspid valve

  • 5. 
    Blood is pumped from the right ventricle to the
    • A. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • B. 

      Pulmonary vein

    • C. 

      Aorta

    • D. 

      Right atrium

  • 6. 
    Which valve keeps blood from entering back into the right ventricle
    • A. 

      Pulmonary

    • B. 

      Mitral

    • C. 

      Tricuspid

    • D. 

      Aortic

  • 7. 
    As in the right side of the heart there is a valve to prevent blood from slipping backward through the pulmonary vein.  It is called the
    • A. 

      Pulmonary valve

    • B. 

      Mitral valve

    • C. 

      Tricuspid valve

    • D. 

      Aortic valve

  • 8. 
    From the left atrium blood passes another one way valve called the
    • A. 

      Pulmonary valve

    • B. 

      Mitral valve

    • C. 

      Tricuspid valve

    • D. 

      Aortic valve

  • 9. 
    The contraction of the left ventricle first forces the freshly oxygenated blood into
    • A. 

      The carotid arteries

    • B. 

      The abdominal aorta

    • C. 

      The left atrium

    • D. 

      The aortic arch

  • 10. 
    The first 2 braches of the aorta are the
    • A. 

      Innominate artery

    • B. 

      Brachiocephalic artery

    • C. 

      Subclavian artery

    • D. 

      Coronary artery

  • 11. 
    The only artery that transports deoxygenated blood
    • A. 

      Pulmonary vein

    • B. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • C. 

      Coronary artery

    • D. 

      Coronary vein

  • 12. 
    The only vein that transports oxygenated blood back to the heart
    • A. 

      Coronary vein

    • B. 

      Pulmonary vein

    • C. 

      Brachiocephalic vein

  • 13. 
    Name 3 large arteries arising from the aortic arch that supply the head and arms
    • A. 

      Right and left common carotid artery and brachiocephalic

    • B. 

      Innominated, left common carotid artery and left subclavian

    • C. 

      Brachiocephalic right common carotid artery and right subclavian

  • 14. 
    Which two arteries branch off the brachiocephalic
    • A. 

      Right and left common carotid arteries

    • B. 

      Right vertebral and right common carotid arteries

    • C. 

      Coronary artery

    • D. 

      Right subclavian and right common carotid arteries

  • 15. 
    The second brach off the aortic arch after the innominate artery is the
    • A. 

      Right common carotid artery

    • B. 

      Left common carotid artery

    • C. 

      Brachiocephalic

    • D. 

      Ascending aorta

  • 16. 
    The left common carotid artery, like the right common carotid artery has
    • A. 

      One branch

    • B. 

      Two branches

    • C. 

      Three branches

    • D. 

      No branches

  • 17. 
    The third branch off the aortic arch is the
    • A. 

      Left brachiocephalic

    • B. 

      Left subclavian

    • C. 

      Left common carotid artery

    • D. 

      Left vertebral artery

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is the first aortic branch below the diaphragm
    • A. 

      Renal artery

    • B. 

      Superior mesenteric artery

    • C. 

      Hepatic artery

    • D. 

      Celiac trunk

  • 19. 
    The superior mesenteric artery distributes blood to the
    • A. 

      Small intestine

    • B. 

      Large intestine and first half of the small intestine

    • C. 

      Both large and small intestine

    • D. 

      Small intestine and first half of the large intestine

  • 20. 
    At about the level of the 4th lumbar vertebra, near the level of the umbilicus, the abdominal aorta divides into the right and left
    • A. 

      Common iliac arteries

    • B. 

      Common femoral arteries

    • C. 

      Mesenteric arteries

    • D. 

      Renal arteries

  • 21. 
    The common iliac arteries bifurcates into
    • A. 

      Common femoral and external iliac arteries

    • B. 

      Common femoral and external iliac arteries

    • C. 

      Superficial femoral and profunda arteries

    • D. 

      Internal and external iliac arteries

  • 22. 
    In the abdominal aorta, the three main branches off the anterior aorta just below the diaphragm are the
    • A. 

      Celiac, ima, renal, sma

    • B. 

      Celiac (hepatic artery, left gastric artery, splenic artery)

    • C. 

      Celiac, sma, renal arteries, ima

    • D. 

      Renal arteries, sma, ima, celiac

  • 23. 
    The anterior cerebrovascular circulation provides circulation primarily to which of the following:
    • A. 

      Face and scalp

    • B. 

      Frontal lobe

    • C. 

      Right hemisphere

    • D. 

      Anterior part of the brain and the eyes, face and scalp

  • 24. 
    Both the left and right common carotid arteries originate off the aortic arch.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Falses

  • 25. 
    The primary purpose of the internal carotid artery is to supply the __________and _________with blood.
    • A. 

      Face and scalp

    • B. 

      Brain and eyes

    • C. 

      Right hemisphere

    • D. 

      Frontal lobe