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Code Blue Cardiology Board Exam-Modified

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The body receives information from the environment through the ______________________.
a.
sensory nerves
c.
motor nerves
b.
spinal cord
 

 2. 

Muscles always work _____.
a.
in groups
c.
singly
b.
in pairs
 

 3. 

The __________________ is often called the “wind pipe.”
a.
esphagus
c.
trachea
b.
bronchiole
 

 4. 

The ____________________ churns the food and produces acid that helps in digestion.
a.
small intestine
c.
liver
b.
stomach
 

 5. 

Bones come together at __________________________.
a.
tendons
c.
joints
b.
synapses
 

 6. 

The very first line of defense against invading organisms is the _________________________.
a.
skin
c.
macrophage
b.
T-cell
 

 7. 

The ______________ controls our thinking and emotions.
a.
cerebrum
c.
cerebellum
b.
brain stem
 

 8. 

Vessels that carry blood toward the heart are called _____________.
a.
arteries
c.
veins
b.
capillaries
 

 9. 

The _____________________ absorbs most of the remaining water still in the food before it is release from the body as wastes.
a.
large intestine
c.
pancreas
b.
liver
 

 10. 

The function of the digestive system is to provide the body with ________________.
a.
protection
c.
nutrients
b.
antibodies
 

 11. 

The main component of the respiratory system is the ________________.
a.
heart
c.
capillaries
b.
lungs
 

 12. 

The ________________ controls our heartbeat and breathing.
a.
cerebrum
c.
brain stem
b.
spinal cord
 

 13. 

How many chambers make up the Human heart?
a.
4
c.
1
b.
3
 

 14. 

Small blood vessels where oxygen is exchanged for carbon dioxide are called ________________.
a.
veins
c.
alveoli
b.
capillaries
 

 15. 

The function of the respiratory system is to supply the body with ___________.
a.
blood
c.
nutrients
b.
oxygen
 

 16. 

The space between two neurons over which chemical messages are passed is called the ________________________.
a.
synapse
c.
dendrite
b.
axon
 

 17. 

The largest artery in the body is the  ____________________.
a.
atrium
c.
aorta
b.
pulmonary artery
 

 18. 

________________________ provide the power needed to move the joints and bones and thus produce body movement.
a.
Cardiac muscles
c.
Ligaments
b.
Skeletal muscles
 

 19. 

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Which joint listed in the table is found in your elbows and knees?
a.
gliding
c.
ball-and-socket
b.
hinge
 

 20. 

The function of the immune system is to _______________________.
a.
destroy germs
c.
carry oxygen
b.
provide movement
d.
digest food
 

 21. 

The ____________________ is the muscular tube that leads from the mouth into the stomach.
a.
trachea
c.
salivary gland
b.
esophagus
 

 22. 

The __________ pumps oxygen-rich blood out of the heart to the rest of the body.
a.
right atrium
c.
right ventricle
b.
left ventricle
 

 23. 

________________________ coat germs to prevent them from harming the body and to make them easier to kill.
a.
Fungi
c.
Antibodies
b.
Lymph nodes
 

 24. 

The function of the muscular/skeletal system is to provide the body with ________________.
a.
antibodies
c.
support
b.
nutrients
 

 25. 

Each upper chamber of the heart is called a(n) _____________.
a.
ventricle
c.
spleen
b.
atrium
 



 
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