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Blood Vessels Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the name of the circuit that travels from the heart to the lungs and back to the heart?

Question 2 2. Veins are blood vessels that carry blood toward the heart from various tissues. The blood pressure of veins is usually too low to force the blood back to the heart. Therefore, veins require a little help to move blood back into the heart. Which mechanism is used by the body to solve this issue?

Question 3 3. Which of the following blood vessels are the terminal branches of the abdominal aorta?

Question 4 4. Why are renal arteries important for the functioning of the human organism?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is true about the vena cava?

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Question 6 6. What would happen if a person's baroreceptors stopped working?

Question 7 7. What is the difference between the walls of the two ventricles and why?

Question 8 8. What makes the pulmonary arteries different from other arteries?

Question 9 9. Which of the following structures is NOT fed by branches from the thoracic aorta?

Question 10 10. The thoracic aorta and abdominal aorta are branches of the _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following characteristics of the tunica intima allows for gas exchange in capillary beds?

Question 12 12. How does blood from the reproductive organs return to the heart?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements is true about major blood vessels?

Question 14 14. Which of the following structures receives blood from the aortic arch?

Question 15 15. Which structure does the pulmonary trunk carry blood from?

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Question 16 16. The coronary arteries supply blood to the heart. What could happen if these arteries become clogged?

Question 17 17. The right and left common iliac arteries supply blood to the _____.

Question 18 18. How does the role of coronary veins differ from that of the coronary sinus?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is FALSE about veins?

Question 20 20. How is vasoconstriction of an artery made possible within the human body?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements is TRUE about the blood found in the Pulmonary Arteries?

Question 22 22. Describe the action of one-way valves found inside the veins.

Question 23 23. The pulmonary trunk and the right and left pulmonary arteries carry _____ blood.

Question 24 24. The ascending aorta receives blood from _____.

Question 25 25. The smooth muscle found in the tunica media can be stimulated to contract, and this results in _____ and the _____ of the blood vessel.

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Question 26 26. Veins carry deoxygenated blood _____ the _____.

Question 27 27. All of the following are characteristics of the tunica intima of blood vessels, EXCEPT:

Question 28 28. The exchange of gases and nutrients between blood and tissue cells occurs through the _____.

Question 29 29. What can be exchanged through the Tunica Intima of capillaries?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements is FALSE about the Inferior Vena Cava?

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