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Chapter Practice Test



This activity contains 18 questions.

Question 1
1 The vessel layer that has a direct role in vasoconstriction is the __________.
 
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Question 2
2 Blood flows directly from __________ into capillary beds.
 
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Question 3
3 The vessels that exhibit the lowest level of permeability are the __________.
 
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Question 4
4 When would the capillary beds surrounding the gastrointestinal organs be open?
 
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Question 5
5 Baroreceptors are effective in long-term regulation of blood pressure.
   
 
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Question 6
6 Which of the following is true when comparing arteries and veins?
 
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Question 7
7 Blood flow would be increased by __________.
 
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Question 8
8 Match the following terms to their correct descriptions.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A the difference between systolic and diastolic pressure
B pressure that propels blood to the tissues
C peak of aortic pressure
D lowest level of aortic pressure
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Question 9
9 Which of the following acts on the kidneys and blood vessels to raise blood pressure?
 
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Question 10
10 Hypertension is defined physiologically as a condition of sustained arterial pressure of __________ or higher.
 
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Question 11
11 If the net filtration pressure (NFP) is positive, then fluid is reabsorbed into the blood.
   
 
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Question 12
12 Which of the following would experience increased blood flow during exercise?
 
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Question 13
13 Fluids would be likely to leave or filter out of the capillary if __________.
 
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Question 14
14 Cardiogenic shock is most likely to result from __________.
 
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Question 15
15 Blood flows from the lungs to the __________ via the __________.
 
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Question 16
16 Blood from the brain is returned to the heart via the __________.
 
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Question 17
17 The hepatic portal system collects blood from the __________ and then routes it to the __________.
 
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Question 18
18 Match the following terms to their correct descriptions.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A metabolic control of blood flow
B hormonal control of blood flow
C myogenic control of blood flow
D nervous system control of blood flow
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