Question 1

2 out of 2 points

Which surgical procedure is used to treat varicose veins?

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. ligation and stripping

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. ligation and stripping

Question 2

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following abbreviations stands for a heart attack?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. MI

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. MI

Question 3

2 out of 2 points

 

The complete stopping of heart activity is called:

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. cardiac arrest

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. cardiac arrest

Question 4

2 out of 2 points

 

Blood is returned to the right side of the heart by the:

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. vena cavae

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. vena cavae

Question 5

2 out of 2 points

 

Blood exits the left side of the heart into the:

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. aorta

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. aorta

Question 6

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following statements regarding heart valves is NOT true?

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. The mitral valve is a semilunar valve.

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. The mitral valve is a semilunar valve.

Question 7

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following statements regarding the atria is NOT true?

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. Atria pump blood out of the heart.

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. Atria pump blood out of the heart.

Question 8

2 out of 2 points

 

Streptokinase and tissue-type plasminogen activator are used for:

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. thrombolytic therapy

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. thrombolytic therapy

Question 9

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following statements regarding the heart is NOT true?

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. The heart is composed of smooth muscle fibers.

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. The heart is composed of smooth muscle fibers.

Question 10

2 out of 2 points

 

Which term is misspelled?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. fribillation

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. fribillation

Question 11

2 out of 2 points

 

Which procedure uses a heart-lung machine?

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. extracorporeal circulation

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. extracorporeal circulation

Question 12

2 out of 2 points

 

The aorta carries:

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. oxygenated blood to the body

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. oxygenated blood to the body

Question 13

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following organs is NOT part of the cardiovascular system?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. spleen

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. spleen

Question 14

2 out of 2 points

 

Which layer of the heart is responsible for contracting in order to pump blood?

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. myocardium

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. myocardium

Question 15

2 out of 2 points

 

Which term means  high pressure?

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. hypertension

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. hypertension

Question 16

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following conditions is caused by inflamed veins causing the formation of blood clots within the vein?

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. thrombophlebitis

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. thrombophlebitis

Question 17

2 out of 2 points

 

Which combining form is for a structure NOT found inside the heart?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. phleb/o

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. phleb/o

Question 18

2 out of 2 points

 

Varicose veins in the anal region are called:

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. hemorrhoids

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. hemorrhoids

Question 19

2 out of 2 points

 

The narrowest blood vessels are called:

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. capillaries

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. capillaries

Question 20

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following statements regarding blood pressure is NOT true?

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. Blood pressure is highest when the heart is relaxed.

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. Blood pressure is highest when the heart is relaxed.

Question 21

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following terms means pounding, racing heartbeat?

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. palpitations

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. palpitations

Question 22

2 out of 2 points

 

Which surgical procedure removes the damaged inner lining of an artery?

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. endarterectomy

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. endarterectomy

Question 23

2 out of 2 points

 

Which medication increases the force of cardiac muscle contractions?

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. cardiotonic

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. cardiotonic

Question 24

2 out of 2 points

 

Which condition is the severe chest pain associated with myocardial ischemia?

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. angina pectoris

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. angina pectoris

Question 25

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following statements regarding the conduction system of the heart is NOT true?

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. The AV node stimulates the SA node.

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. The AV node stimulates the SA node.

Question 26

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following terms means to flow backward?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. regurgitation

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. regurgitation

Question 27

2 out of 2 points

 

Which term means a yellow fatty deposit of lipids in an artery?

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. plaque

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. plaque

Question 28

2 out of 2 points

 

The pulmonary artery:

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. carries blood away from the heart

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. carries blood away from the heart

Question 29

2 out of 2 points

 

The smallest arteries are called:

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. arterioles

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. arterioles

Question 30

2 out of 2 points

 

In which condition is the heart muscle too weak to pump efficiently?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. congestive heart failure

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. congestive heart failure

Question 31

2 out of 2 points

 

Which term is misspelled?

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. phleboitis

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. phleboitis

Question 32

2 out of 2 points

 

Which blood vessels have the thickest smooth muscle wall?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. arteries

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. arteries

Question 33

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following is also known as the pacemaker of the heart?

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. sinoatrial node

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. sinoatrial node

Question 34

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following statements regarding blood flow through the heart is NOT true?

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. The left ventricle pumps blood to the lungs.

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. The left ventricle pumps blood to the lungs.

Question 35

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following diagnostic procedures is able to visualize internal cardiac structures?

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. echocardiography

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. echocardiography

Question 36

2 out of 2 points

 

Which term means fast heartbeat?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. tachycardia

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. tachycardia

Question 37

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following statements regarding the ventricles is NOT true?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. Ventricles receive blood directly from the veins, returning blood to the heart.

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. Ventricles receive blood directly from the veins, returning blood to the heart.

Question 38

2 out of 2 points

 

Which term is misspelled?

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. murmer

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. murmer

Question 39

2 out of 2 points

 

Which combining form means  chest?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. steth/o

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. steth/o

Question 40

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following medications does NOT treat hypertension?

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. vasoconstrictors

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. vasoconstrictors

Question 41

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following is a floating clot that has broken off a clot somewhere else in the body?

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. embolus

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. embolus

Question 42

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following statements is true regarding pulmonary circulation?

Selected Answer:

CorrectC. It carries oxygenated blood away from the lungs.

Correct Answer:

CorrectC. It carries oxygenated blood away from the lungs.

Question 43

2 out of 2 points

 

Which term means listening to the sounds within the body?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. auscultation

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. auscultation

Question 44

2 out of 2 points

 

In bacterial endocarditis, the mass of bacteria that forms is referred to as:

Selected Answer:

CorrectD. vegetation

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. vegetation

Question 45

2 out of 2 points

 

Which of the following diagnostic procedures is a blood test?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. cardiac enzymes

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. cardiac enzymes

Question 46

2 out of 2 points

 

Which surgical procedure would be used to join together two arteries?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. arterial anastomosis

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. arterial anastomosis

 

Which term means  enlarged heart?

Selected Answer:

cardiostenosis

Correct Answer:

CorrectD. cardiomegaly

Question 48

2 out of 2 points

 

Which structure of the conduction system was formerly called the bundle of His?

Selected Answer:

CorrectB. atrioventricular bundle

Correct Answer:

CorrectB. atrioventricular bundle

Question 49

2 out of 2 points

 

Which term is misspelled?

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. angiplasty

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. angiplasty

Question 50

2 out of 2 points

 

Fibrillation means that:

Selected Answer:

CorrectA. the heartbeat is dangerously irregular

Correct Answer:

CorrectA. the heartbeat is dangerously irregular

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