Circulatory System Structure & Function Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. ____ allows the atria of the heart to fill with blood.

Question 2 2. What happens during diastole?

Question 3 3. The contraction of the heart muscles is known as ____.

Question 4 4. Which type of blood vessel helps to reduce the blood pressure?

Question 5 5. The ______ is the largest artery in the body.

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Question 6 6. Which blood vessels are the site of exchange?

Question 7 7. If a person with Type B blood receives a transfusion of Type O blood, what will result?

Question 8 8. If you have Type AB blood, which antigens would be present on your red blood cells?

Question 9 9. Which blood type is considered the Universal Recipient and why?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements is true about major blood vessels?

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Question 11 11. What is the difference between the walls of the two ventricles and why?

Question 12 12. Which area of the body is NOT supplied blood by branches coming off of the aortic arch?

Question 13 13. _____ 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 14 14. Lucy has recently been diagnosed with a swelling in her lower legs that is known as edema. Which of the following would be the cause of her edema?

Question 15 15. How does lymph movement occur despite low pressure?

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Question 16 16. What is the function of red blood cells in the human body?

Question 17 17. Sickle Cell Anemia is called an 'anemia' because _____

Question 18 18. How do the characteristics of a mature red blood cell compare to an immature one?

Question 19 19. Which vitamin is needed to produce clotting factors?

Question 20 20. What mechanism accelerates blood clotting?

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Question 21 21. What type of person might NOT want to use aspirin for their headache?

Question 22 22. The organ that powers the circulatory system is the:

Question 23 23. The valve found inbetween the right atria and right ventricle is known as the:

Question 24 24. If an organism has a double circulatory system, it means that:

Question 25 25. Which valve opens when the left ventricle contracts?

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Question 26 26. 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 _____.

Question 27 27. Which valve prevents backflow into the right atrium when the ventricles contract?

Question 28 28. Ventricular systole sends blood _____ .

Question 29 29. Systole usually refers to _____ contraction.

Question 30 30. Systole is when the heart muscle _____ .

Circulatory System Structure & Function Chapter Exam Instructions

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