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A Bleeding Good Time

This quiz tests your knowledge of the major arteries in the human body.


Quiz ID:#13360
Fun:*** (2.46)
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Category:Science > Biology
Created By:airmoose


#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?

#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?

#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)?

#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)?




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