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Cardiovascular system

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  • Q1
    What is the function of the left ventricle?
    To pump deoxygenated blood to the lungs
    To pump oxygenated blood to the body
    To receive oxygenated blood from the lungs
    To receive deoxygenated blood from the body
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the role of the aorta in the cardiovascular system?
    To transport oxygenated blood from the body to the heart
    To transport oxygenated blood from the heart to the body
    To transport deoxygenated blood from the body to the heart
    To transport deoxygenated blood from the heart to the body
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the name of the valve that separates the left ventricle and the aorta?
    Mitral valve
    Pulmonary valve
    Tricuspid valve
    Aortic valve
    30s
  • Q4
    Which blood vessels carry deoxygenated blood to the heart?
    Arteries
    Veins
    Capillaries
    Venules
    30s
  • Q5
    What is the term for a blockage in an artery due to a clot or fatty deposit?
    Atherosclerosis
    Myocardial infarction
    Arrhythmia
    Angina pectoris
    30s
  • Q6
    Which of the following is not a component of the cardiovascular system?
    Blood vessels
    Blood
    Heart
    Liver
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the name of the upper chambers of the heart?
    Aortas
    Atria
    Ventricles
    Valves
    30s
  • Q8
    What is the normal resting heart rate for adults?
    Between 60 and 100 beats per minute
    Between 150 and 200 beats per minute
    Between 30 and 50 beats per minute
    Between 100 and 120 beats per minute
    30s
  • Q9
    Which of the following is not a type of blood vessel?
    Vein
    Duct
    Capillary
    Artery
    30s
  • Q10
    Which chamber of the heart receives oxygen-poor blood from the body?
    Left atrium
    Right atrium
    Left ventricle
    Right ventricle
    30s
  • Q11
    Which type of blood vessel has the thinnest walls?
    Artery
    Vein
    Aorta
    Capillary
    30s
  • Q12
    Which heart valve separates the left atrium and left ventricle?
    Mitral valve
    Aortic valve
    Pulmonary valve
    Tricuspid valve
    30s
  • Q13
    What is the term for the contraction phase of the cardiac cycle?
    Closure
    Ejection
    Systole
    Diastole
    30s
  • Q14
    What is the medical term for high blood pressure?
    Hyperthyroidism
    Hypoglycemia
    Hypertension
    Hypotension
    30s
  • Q15
    What is the function of the cardiovascular system?
    Transport nutrients and oxygen to cells
    Digest food
    Eliminate waste products
    Exchange gases in the lungs
    30s

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