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11a.Cardiovascular System

Quiz by Kelly Gallagher

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10 questions
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  • Q1
    The two superior, receiving chambers of the heart are known as the ___________.
    arteries
    ventricles
    veins
    atria
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  • Q2
    The two inferior, discharging chambers of the heart are known as the ___________.
    ventricles
    atria
    veins
    arteries
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  • Q3
    Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart are called ______________.
    ventricles
    veins
    atria
    arteries
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  • Q4
    Blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart are called ___________.
    ventricles
    arteries
    veins
    atria
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  • Q5
    Tunica __________, the middle layer of a typical blood vessel contains smooth muscle.
    adventitia
    media
    intima
    externa
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  • Q6
    The heart is located in the middle of the thoracic cavity, in the ______________.
    mediastinum
    pleural cavity
    abdomen
    hiatus
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  • Q7
    Which structure is constructed of tunica intimate only?
    capillaries
    arteries
    ventricles
    veins
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  • Q8
    The cardiovascular system is a _______________ system.
    variable
    closed
    voluntary
    open
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  • Q9
    The ___________ creates the pressure to circulate the blood.
    skeletal muscles
    heart & lungs
    heart
    veins & arteries
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  • Q10
    The ________ layer of the heart is made of cardiac muscle.
    pericardium
    epicardium
    myocardium
    endocardium
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