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Code Blue Cardiology Board Exam

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

 1. 

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

 2. 

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

 3. 

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

 4. 

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

 5. 

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

 6. 

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

 7. 

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

 8. 

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

 9. 

The _____________ carries the oxygen-rich blood from the lungs into the heart.
a.
aorta
c.
pulmonary artery
b.
vena cava
d.
pulmonary vein
 

 10. 

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

 11. 

How many chambers make up the Human heart?
a.
2
c.
1
b.
3
d.
4
 

 12. 

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

 13. 

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.
small intestine
d.
liver
 

 14. 

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

 15. 

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

 16. 

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

 17. 

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

 18. 

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

 19. 

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

 20. 

Smooth muscles can be found in the ____________________________.
a.
internal organs
c.
nose
b.
legs
d.
arms
 

 21. 

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

 22. 

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

 23. 

Muscles attached to bone by tough fibrous bands called ___________________.
a.
joints
c.
cartialge
b.
ligaments
d.
tendons
 

 24. 

_____________________ has tiny air sacs in the lungs which are surrounded by capillaries.
a.
Alveoli
c.
Arteries
b.
Bronchioles
d.
Axons
 

 25. 

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

 26. 

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

 27. 

Which of the following is NOT part of the brain?
a.
brain stem
c.
cerebellum
b.
cerebrum
d.
atrium
 

 28. 

Each lower chamber of the heart is called a(n) ________________.
a.
atrium
c.
pulmonary artery
b.
spleen
d.
ventricle
 

 29. 

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

 30. 

Muscles always work _____.
a.
singly
c.
in groups
b.
in pairs
d.
none of the above
 

 31. 

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

 32. 

________________________ are located throughout the body and house white blood cells.
a.
Capillaries
c.
Veins
b.
Lymph nodes
d.
Antibodies
 



 
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