Cardiovascular System: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is likely to cause an increased P-Q or P-R interval?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a hereditary form of anemia that is due to an abnormality of the hemoglobin?

Question 3 3. An individual's number of heart beats per minute is known as his _____, while the volume of blood that is pumped by his ventricles with each heartbeat is his _____.

Question 4 4. If a blood vessel's radius is reduced in half, which of the following would result?

Question 5 5. If sympathetic stimulation to the heart is increased, what is the likely result?

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Question 6 6. Aplastic anemia is caused by:

Question 7 7. Which of the following explanations describe the cardiac cycle of the human heart?

Question 8 8. Which of the following best describes the Frank-Starling law of the heart?

Question 9 9. If a person with Type B blood receives a transfusion of Type AB, what will result?

Question 10 10. You are comparing audio recordings of the heartbeats of three different patients. In Patient Three, you notice that the second thump of the heartbeat sounds much weaker and fainter. You would suspect that this patient's heart issue is associated with _____.

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Question 11 11. What term is used to describe the average arterial blood pressure during a single cardiac cycle?

Question 12 12. Which of the following describes a series of reactions, involving clotting factors, that stop bleeding by forming a clot?

Question 13 13. If a person does not make enough intrinsic factor, what could result?

Question 14 14. Which events are NOT happening during diastole of the human heart?

Question 15 15. If you have Type AB blood, which antigens would be present on your red blood cells?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements describes the end-diastolic volume?

Question 17 17. Could an individual live without a lymphatic system?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is an important influence on end-systolic volume?

Question 19 19.

Which of the following is/are major factor(s) that influence(s) mean arterial pressure?

a. Heart size

b. Blood volume

c. White blood cell count

d. Cardiac output

e. Total peripheral resistance

Question 20 20. How is cardiac output calculated?

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Question 21 21. What condition could result if the blood supply to the heart is stopped?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements is FALSE concerning the intrinsic conduction system?

Question 23 23. If a sample of blood is deoxygenated, where is it likely to be found in the circulatory system of the human body?

Question 24 24. What might happen if the Purkinje fibers were damaged or not operating correctly?

Question 25 25. The circulation of blood from the right side of the human heart to the lungs and back to the heart completes which circuit?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements about pernicious anemia is FALSE?

Question 27 27. When is the human heart under the lowest pressure?

Question 28 28. Which part of the following human body is NOT considered a part of the circulatory system?

Question 29 29. What is hemoglobin composed of?

Question 30 30. When is blood forced into the aorta of the human heart?

Cardiovascular System: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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