Medical Quiz

Lymphatic System Quiz


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

Lymph flows towards AND away from the heart



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 is NOT a symptom of an inflamed appendix?

A. Change in appendix color

B. Swelling

C. Sharp pain

D. Temporary blindness

Special lymphatic vessels that absorb fats and transport them from the digestive tract to the blood are called ____.

A. peyer”s patch

B. vili

C. trabeculae

D. lacteals

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

A. Antagonistic

B. Complementary

C. Independent

D. Redundant

Where do Lymphocytes destroy harmful substances?

A. Lymph nodes

B. Bone marrow

C. Spleen

The lymphatic system’s function is to return fluids that have leaked from the vascular system back to the

A. Blood

B. Lungs

C. Brain

D. Nervous system

The structure of a lymphatic vessel is most similar to that of a(n)

A. Artery

B. arteriole

C. vein

D. capillary

B cells are made in

A. yellow bone marrow

B. lymph nodes

C. red bone marrow

D. the spleen

E. Bob Ross

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

T cells avoid invading substances



What is the function of the lymphatic system?

A. Drains tissue fluids, waste products & fights against infection.

B. Prevent swelling

C. Removes toxins & waste

D. Fights against infection

The ________ duct takes lymph from everywhere (other than the right arm, right side of the head, and right side of the torso) to the heart

A. thoracic

B. abdominal

C. femoral

D. brachial

Which of the following is NOT found in the lymphatic system?

A. Tonsils

B. Lymph node

C. Lacteal

D. Thoracic duct

E. Heart

What is the ring of MALT that gathers and removes pathogens before they enter the gastrointestinal tract or the lungs?

A. soft palata

B. uvula

C. tonsils

D. tongue

What does the Spleen look like?

A. A cube

B. A cone

C. A capsule

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

A. Lymph nodes

B. Spleen

C. Lymph fluid

Which of these prevents pathogens from entering mucous membranes?

A. tonsils

B. peyer’s patches

C. appendix

D. all of the above

Which structure is NOT a MALT?

A. spleen

B. tonsils

C. Peyer’s patches

D. appendix

Which of the following is NOT found in the tissue fluid?

A. Leucocyte

B. Erythrocyte

C. Glucose

D. Oxygen

The lymphatic system return the leaked plasma into the blood.



_______________is located between left vetricle and left atrium.

A. Semilunar valve

B. Bicuspid valve

C. Tricuspid valve

A. I and III only

B. I, II and III only

C. I, II and IV only

D. I, II, III and IV only

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


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