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Cardiovascular System Quiz


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Recording a patient’s blood pressure of 120/70 would be recorded in which section of the SOAP note?

A. Subjective

B. Objective

C. Assessment

D. Plan


The flow of blood between the heart and cells of body
A. Systemic circulation
B. Pulmonary circulation
C. Oxygenated blood
D. Deoxygenated blood


Which blood vessel deliver deoxygenated blood from the heart to the lungs.

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D


Identify #3 in the image:

A. Right Atrium

B. Left Atrium

C. Right Ventricle

D. Left Ventricle


Red blood cells are known as:

A. Leukocytes

B. Erythrocytes


______carry blood back to the heart
A. arteries
B. capillaries
C. veins
D. arterioles


Which of the following blood vessels has a valve along its length?

A. capillary

B. artery

C. vein


Diastolic blood pressure can be defined as:

A. The amount of pressure in your arteries during the contraction of your heart (top number)

B. The amount of pressure in your arteries during the relaxation of your heart (bottom number)


Atherosclerosis refers to the buildup of fats, cholesterol and other substances in and on your artery walls.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


How many chambers does the human heart have?

A. 4

B. 2

C. 3

D. 5


The largest artery in the body
A. Aorta
B. Superior Vena Cava
C. Inferior Vena Cava
D. Pulmonary Artery


The most common formed element is the erythrocyte.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


The heart rate is a measure of the number of beats per minute.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


White blood cells are known as:

A. Leukocytes

B. Erythrocytes


What is the main function of the heart?

A. To prevent blood from moving in the wrong direction

B. To regulate body temperature

C. To pump blood throughout the body

D. To replace oxygen with carbon dioxide


Arteries, veins, and capillaries are three types of __________

A. heart valves

B. blood vessels

C. cells

D. veins


Double membrane sac that covers the outside of the heart
A. Pericardium
B. Myocardium
C. Endocardium
D. All of the above


By increasing heart rate, performing cardiovascular or aerobic exercises is essential for good health.

A. Yes

B. No


Pulmonary Artery
A. carries oxygenated blood to atrium
B. carries deoxygenated blood to lungs
C. carries oxygenated blood to lungs
D. none of the above


Blood flows from right atrium to right ventricle through which valve?
A. semilunar valve
B. tricuspid valve
C. bicuspid valve
D. pulmonary valve 


Systolic blood pressure can be defined as:

A. The amount of pressure in your arteries during the contraction of your heart (top number)

B. The amount of pressure in your arteries during the relaxation of your heart (bottom number)


Which letter labels the Right Ventricle?

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D


Blood enters the heart through which structures?

A. Superior and Inferior Vena Cava

B. Pulmonary Artery

C. Pulmonary Vein

D. Tricuspid Valve


The three layers of the heart are as follows:
A. Myocardium,pericardium,endocardium
B. Myocardium,epicardium,endocardium
C. Myocardium,endocarditis,endocardium
D. Myocardium,exocardium,pericardium


This is the thickest layer of the heart
A. Pericardium
B. Endocardium
C. Myocardium
D. Epicardium




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