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The Blood Vessels Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the difference between the walls of the two ventricles and why?

Question 2 2. How does the role of coronary veins differ from that of the coronary sinus?

Question 3 3. Why can valves be pictured as one-way doors?

Question 4 4. Why are renal arteries important for the functioning of the human organism?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements is true about major blood vessels?

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Question 6 6. Which area of the body is NOT supplied blood by branches coming off of the aortic arch?

Question 7 7. How does blood from the reproductive organs return to the heart?

Question 8 8. Which structure does the pulmonary trunk carry blood from?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements is FALSE about the inferior vena cava?

Question 10 10. Which of the following blood vessels are the terminal branches of the abdominal aorta?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following structures is fed by branches off of the celiac trunk?

Question 12 12. The blood in the Pulmonary Veins travels to _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements is TRUE about the blood found in the Pulmonary Arteries?

Question 14 14. The ascending aorta receives blood from _____.

Question 15 15. Describe the action of one-way valves found inside the veins.

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Question 16 16. Name the very thin, flattened cells lining the inner walls of capillaries.

Question 17 17. Which structure does the coronary sinus drain into?

Question 18 18. Which of the following structures contains the most richly-oxygenated blood?

Question 19 19. Which of the following arteries MOST directly supplies blood to the legs?

Question 20 20. Which of the following structures is NOT fed by branches from the thoracic aorta?

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Question 21 21. What is the name of the circuit that travels from the heart to the lungs and back to the heart?

Question 22 22. Blood flows through a closed circulatory system. Where in the system does the exchange of gases and nutrients occur?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements is FALSE about veins?

Question 24 24. Arteries in the circulatory system are the blood vessels experiencing the highest pressure. How are the arteries adapted to experience such high pressures?

Question 25 25. What would happen if a person's baroreceptors stopped working?

The Blood Vessels Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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