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Quiz
Chapter 11
Cardiovascular System

1. The layer of simple squamous epithelium that lines the inside of the heart is called
myocardium.
pericardium.
endocardium.
epicardium.

2. Blood transported by the pulmonary veins returns to the
left atrium.
right atrium.
right ventricle.
left ventricle.

3. The valve between the left ventricle and the blood vessel leaving the left ventricle is the
bicuspid valve.
tricuspid valve.
pulmonary semilunar valve.
aortic semilunar valve.

4. The bulk of the heart consists of
cardiac muscle.
smooth muscle.
striated muscle.
connective tissue.

5. The valve located between the right atrium and the right ventricle is the
tricuspid valve.
bicuspid valve.
mitral valve.
semilunar valve.

6. Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart are called
arteries.
veins.
capillaries.
All of the above.

7. The smallest type of blood vessels are
arteries.
arterioles.
venules.
capillaries.

8. Blood pressure is highest in the
arteries.
arterioles.
veins.
capillaries.

9. Which of the following increase(s) blood pressure?
increased cardiac rate
increased peripheral resistance
increased blood volume
All of the above.

10. The pulse is a direct reflection of the
cardiac output.
blood pressure.
venous return.
heart beat.

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