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Blood Vessels Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The coronary arteries supply blood to the heart. What could happen if these arteries become clogged?

Question 2 2. Which of the following structures receives blood from the aortic arch?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. The exchange of gases and nutrients between blood and tissue cells occurs through the _____.

Question 5 5. Veins carry deoxygenated blood _____ the _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is true about the vena cava?

Question 7 7. All of the following are characteristics of the tunica intima of blood vessels, EXCEPT:

Question 8 8. Which of the following characteristics of the tunica intima allows for gas exchange in capillary beds?

Question 9 9. The smooth muscle found in the tunica media can be stimulated to contract, and this results in _____ and the _____ of the blood vessel.

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

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Question 11 11. The right and left common iliac arteries supply blood to the _____.

Question 12 12. The pulmonary trunk and the right and left pulmonary arteries carry _____ blood.

Question 13 13. What makes the pulmonary arteries different from other arteries?

Question 14 14. What is the the function of the Tunica Media within the blood vessel?

Question 15 15. What can be exchanged through the Tunica Intima of capillaries?

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Question 16 16. The blood in the Pulmonary Veins travels to _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements is TRUE about the blood found in the Pulmonary Arteries?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is FALSE about the Inferior Vena Cava?

Question 19 19. Which structure does the Coronary Sinus drain into?

Question 20 20. Why are renal arteries important for the functioning of the human organism?

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Question 21 21. How does the celiac trunk differ from the descending aorta?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements is FALSE about veins?

Question 23 23. Arteries in the circulatory system are the blood vessels experiencing the highest pressure. How are the arteries adapted to experience such high pressures?

Question 24 24. What is the difference between the walls of the two ventricles and why?

Question 25 25. Which area of the body is NOT supplied blood by branches coming off of the aortic arch?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is the outermost layer of arteries and veins?

Question 27 27. Which of the following structures contains the most richly-oxygenated blood?

Question 28 28. Why can valves be pictured as one-way doors?

Question 29 29. Which of the following structures is NOT fed by branches from the thoracic aorta?

Question 30 30. Describe the action of one-way valves found inside the veins.

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