Major Blood Vessels Between the Heart and Lungs: Pulmonary Trunk, Arteries & Veins


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

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1. The blood in the Pulmonary Veins travels to _____.

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The arteries and veins of the pulmonary trunk are key components of our circulatory system, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of their functions and characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the characteristics and functions of:

  • Pulmonary arteries
  • Pulmonary veins
  • The pulmonary trunk

Skills Practiced

Students taking the quiz will practice the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between pulmonary arteries and pulmonary veins
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on pulmonary functions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding richly-oxygenated blood

Additional Learning

To learn more about the pulmonary circuit, review the accompanying lesson titled Major Blood Vessels Between the Heart and Lungs: Pulmonary Trunk, Arteries & Veins. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the pulmonary circuit and pulmonary trunk
  • Know the functions of pulmonary arteries and veins
  • Understand the role of capillary beds