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Circulation

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  1.What is the large vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the body to the heart?  
  a.   vena cava  
  b.   aorta  
  c.   atrium  
  d.   ventricle  
  Hint    
      
  2.What is the large artery that carries oxygenated blood from the heart to the body?  
  a.   pulmonary artery  
  b.   aorta  
  c.   atrium  
  d.   pulmonary vein  
  Hint    
      
  3.What are the large chambers inside the lower portion of the heart?  
  a.   arteries  
  b.   veins  
  c.   ventricles  
  d.   atria  
  Hint    
      
  4.What valve is between the left atrium and left ventricle?  
  a.   tricuspid  
  b.   semilunar valve  
  c.   bicuspid  
  d.   mouth  
  Hint    
      
  5.What are the flaps inside the heart and inside veins that keep blood moving in one direction only?  
  a.   windows  
  b.   doors  
  c.   valves  
  d.   gates  
  Hint    
      
  6.What types of blood vessels carry blood away from the heart?  
  a.   vein  
  b.   ventricle  
  c.   atrium  
  d.   artery  
  Hint    
      
  7.Which blood vessels have the thickest walls?  
  a.   ventricles  
  b.   veins  
  c.   arteries  
  d.   capillaries  
  Hint    
      
  8.What kind of circulatory systems do insects have?  
  a.   sticky  
  b.   jellylike  
  c.   open  
  d.   closed  
  Hint    
      
  9._______ increases a person's risk of having a heart attack.  
  a.   Exercise  
  b.   Eating a balanced diet  
  c.   Reducing cholesterol intake  
  d.   Smoking  
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  10.What are the blood vessels that carry blood to and from the heart muscle?  
  a.   venae cavae  
  b.   coronary vessels  
  c.   ventricles  
  d.   atria  
  Hint    

 
   
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