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Cardiovascular System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Deoxygenated blood from the body enters the heart at the _____ and travels through the _____ to fill the right ventricle. When the ventricle is filled, it contracts forcing the blood through the pulmonary semilunar valve on its way to the _____.

Question 2 2. The pulmonary semilunar valve separates the _____ and the _____.

Question 3 3. A blood vessel with a _____ internal radius will have a _____ blood flow.

Question 4 4. Which of the following sequences correctly orders blood vessels from smaller to larger?

Question 5 5. Sarah is pregnant for the first time and her blood is Rh negative. What could happen if Sarah's baby is Rh(+)?

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Question 6 6. Blood cells of people with type AB blood have _____.

Question 7 7. The heart has an intrinsic conduction system that allows its muscle fibers to _____.

Question 8 8. Oxygen, nutrients and cell wastes are transported through the body in the _____.

Question 9 9. When blood enters the lungs it releases _____ and obtains _____.

Question 10 10. An excessive accumulation of fluid in tissues spaces is known as _____.

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Question 11 11. Heart rate can be defined as:

Question 12 12. Diastole occurs when the heart _____. Systole occurs when the heart _____.

Question 13 13. The heart receives _____ blood and pumps _____ blood.

Question 14 14. Which chamber of the heart receives blood from the lungs?

Question 15 15. If a person with Type B blood receives a transfusion of Type O blood, what will result?

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Question 16 16. How do the characteristics of a mature red blood cell compare to an immature one?

Question 17 17. What effect does high concentrations of carbon dioxide have on hemoglobin?

Question 18 18. If sympathetic stimulation to the heart is increased, what is the likely result?

Question 19 19. The circulation of blood from the right side of the human heart to the lungs and back to the heart completes which circuit?

Question 20 20. How is total peripheral resistance defined?

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Question 21 21. How do you differentiate between electrical activity in atria and ventricles on an ECG?

Question 22 22. _____ are the structures in the lymphatic system that are responsible for gathering the fluid that collects in between the cells in the body. They then deliver this fluid to the _____ in order for it to be returned to the bloodstream

Question 23 23. How does your body respond when you need more blood, e.g. during a period of intense exercise?

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

Question 25 25. What might happen if the Purkinje fibers were damaged or not operating correctly?

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Question 26 26. If the baroreceptor sensitivity is diminished, what could result?

Question 27 27. Which events are NOT happening during diastole of the human heart?

Question 28 28. Which valve opens when the left ventricle contracts?

Question 29 29. If you have Type AB blood, which antigens would be present on your red blood cells?

Question 30 30. Sickle Cell Anemia is called an 'anemia' because _____

Cardiovascular System Chapter Exam Instructions

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