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Lymphatic System Quiz


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A. P, Q, R

B. Q, R, S

C. P, R, S

D. P, Q, S


The tiny oval shaped lymph structure located throughout the body are known as?

A. Lymph nodes

B. Spleen

C. Lymph fluid


Which colour is the lymphatic system?

A. Blue

B. Green

C. Purple

D. Red


If the valves in the lymphatic vessels stopped working, how would this disrupt homeostasis in the body?

A. Tissue fluid would flow backwards, potentially causing edema, or tissue fluid build-up

B. It would have no effect, because muscle action would still keep fluid flowing

C. There are no valves in the lymphatic vessels

D. Tissue fluid would flow too quickly, causing a heart attack due to the increased fluid flow to the heart


The structural difference between lymphatic capillary and blood capillary:

A. Lymph capillary is blind-ended

B. Lymph capillary is continous

C. Lymph capillary is thicker

D. Lymph capillary is green in color


The main collecting duct of the lymphatic system is the left lymphatic duct, also known as the ____.

A. jugular trunk

B. thoracic duct

C. subclavian artery

D. trabeculae


What organs does the Lymphatic system include?

A. Bone marrow, spleen, lymph nodes, tonsils, thymus, lymphatic vessels, Peyer patches in the small intestine, appendix

B. Bone marrow, tonsils, appendix, thymus, lymph nodes

C. Bone marrow, tonsils, appendix, thymus, lymph nodes

D. Lymph nodes, lymphatic vessels


_______________is located between left vetricle and left atrium.

A. Semilunar valve

B. Bicuspid valve

C. Tricuspid valve


The largest lymphatic structure is?

A. Lymph

B. tonsils

C. Spleen


What do Lymph Nodes do?

A. Filter blood

B. Filter substances that travel through the lymphatic fluid

C. Filter lymph


A lymphatic structure located in the upper left quadrant of the abdomen is called ?

A. Lymph

B. Lymph fluid

C. Spleen


What is the Lymphatic System?

A. A vital part of the immune system

B. A vital part of the digestive system

C. A vital part of the nervous system

D. Also called the immune system


What part of the lymphatic system filters foreign material from blood and destroys old red blood cells?

A. Spleen

B. Thymus

C. Lymph nodes

D. Lymphatic vessels


Which of the following comparisons between a vein and lymphatic vessel is correct?

A. lymphatic vessel =Platelets present vein=Platelets absent

B. lymphatic vessel =Erythrocytes absent vein=Erythrocytesp resent

C. lymphatic vessel =Leucocytes absent vein=Leucocytes present

D. lymphatic vessel =Valves absent vein=Valves present


Which word best describes the relationship between the lymphatic system and the circulatory system?

A. Antagonistic

B. Complementary

C. Independent

D. Redundant


What do Lymph Nodes contain?

A. Blood

B. Lymphocytes

C. Lymph


How is lymph moved through lymphatic vessels?

A. Contraction of the small intestine

B. Contraction of the heart

C. Blood cells carry lymph through the vessels

D. Contraction of the skeletal muscle around the vessels


What does the Spleen look like?

A. A cube

B. A cone

C. A capsule


What is the function of Tonsils?

A. To prevent germs from getting in your mouth

B. To prevent germs from getting in your body

C. To disinfect


What is the medical term for watery fluid inside the lympathic vessels?

A. Plasma

B. Tissue fluid

C. Lymph

D. Blood


The fluid, originating from the blood capillary, that is formed in the spaces between the cells is known as:

A. interstitial fluid

B. blood

C. lymph

D. plasma


Lymph enters the bloodstream from the collecting ducts at the:

A. Aorta

B. Hepatic Veins

C. Pulmonary Veins

D. Subclavian Veins


Which system includes the Spleen and Tonsils?

A. Digestive

B. Lymphatic

C. Endocrine


Which of the following is not a function of the lymphatic system?

A. Lymph nodes destroy old red blood cells.

B. Lacteals transport fatty acids and glycerol from the small intestine.

C. Lymph vessels return interstitial fluid into the circulatory system

D. Lymph transports lymphocytes throughout the body


Which of the following is NOT the function of the lymphatic system?

A. Removes excess fluid from around organs

B. Circulates blood

C. Absorbs fats

D. Fights against infections




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