Create a Quiz
Add to del.icio.us
More ways to get Braingle...
A Bleeding Good Time
This quiz tests your knowledge of the major arteries in the human body.
#1 Systolic blood pressure is the arterial blood pressure at the point in the cardiac cycle when the heart is contracting.
#2 What is the name of the artery directly originating from the left ventricle of the heart?
Superior vena cava
#3 What is the name of the artery that arises from the right ventricle of the heart, delivering deoxygenated blood to the lungs?
#4 Which one of these arteries does not supply any blood to the brain?
Circle of Willis
#5 The heart does not require further blood supply from any arteries because it is filled with blood.
#6 When taking a pulse near the wrist, you are feeling transmitted impulses from the radial artery.
#7 The aorta terminates by dividing into the left and right common iliac arteries.
#8 What is the name of the artery located behind the medial malleolus (inner ankle bone)?
Dorsalis pedis artery
Tibialis anterior artery
Tibialis posterior artery
#9 Obesity is the single largest risk factor for the development of atherosclerosis (fatty blockages of arteries).
#10 Angioplasty is the placement of a stent in a blocked artery.
#11 What percentage of blood, at any given time, is typically present in the systemic arteries (not including arteries to the lungs)?
You cannot read or post comments until you complete the quiz.
Back to Top
and 692 guests
Copyright © 1999-2014 |
Create a free account
Your Ad Here