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Cardiovascular System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following describes Coronary Heart Disease?

Question 2 2. What term is used to describe the average arterial blood pressure during a single cardiac cycle?

Question 3 3. Which chamber of the heart receives blood from the lungs?

Question 4 4. What could lead to the condition erythroblastosis fetalis?

Question 5 5. What would NOT result from an increased end-diastolic volume?

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Question 6 6. What happens to red blood cells in the bone marrow?

Question 7 7. What is a heart rate slower than 60 beats per minute called?

Question 8 8. Which valve prevents backflow into the right atrium when the ventricles contract?

Question 9 9. If the baroreceptor sensitivity is diminished, what could result?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is an inactive clotting factor that helps bind the platelets to form a clot?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is likely to cause an increased P-Q or P-R interval?

Question 12 12. Which part of the following human body is NOT considered a part of the circulatory system?

Question 13 13. When is blood forced into the aorta of the human heart?

Question 14 14. How does lymph movement occur despite low pressure?

Question 15 15. What might happen if the Purkinje fibers were damaged or not operating correctly?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an important influence on end-systolic volume?

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements about pernicious anemia is FALSE?

Question 18 18. Which of the following best describes the Frank-Starling law of the heart?

Question 19 19. What will NOT result when an artery undergoes vasoconstriction?

Question 20 20. When is the human heart under the lowest pressure?

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Question 21 21. The delay at the AV node supports coordinated blood flow through the heart by _____.

Question 22 22. Gary has recently started an exercise regimen; however, he notices that anytime he engages in a high intensity workout he has chest pains. Concerned, Gary went to visit his doctor who explained that Gary's heart wasn't receiving enough oxygen while working out. Gary's doctor diagnosed him with

Question 23 23. What is the purpose of the systemic circuit of the human body?

Question 24 24. What would happen to the first Rh-positive child born to an Rh-negative mother?

Question 25 25. Which of the following describes a series of reactions, involving clotting factors, that stop bleeding by forming a clot?

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Question 26 26. Aplastic anemia is caused by:

Question 27 27. What is the function of red blood cells in the human body?

Question 28 28. A massive loss of blood results in which type of anemia?

Question 29 29. If a baroreceptor in the aorta detects low blood pressure, which of the following will result?

Question 30 30. What effect does high concentrations of carbon dioxide has on hemoglobin?

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