Ch 19 Heart test p2

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  1. Which of these vessels receives blood during ventricular systole?
    A) pulmonary veins only
    B) both the aorta and pulmonary trunk
    C) pulmonary arteries only
    D) aorta only
    B) both the aorta and pulmonary trunk
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  2. Which of the following is not part of the conduction system of the heart?
    A) AV valve
    B) bundle of His
    C) SA node
    D) AV node
    A) AV valve
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  3. The tricuspid valve is closed ________.
    A) while the ventricle is in diastole
    B) while the atrium is contracting
    C) by the movement of blood from atrium to ventricle
    D) when the ventricle is in systole
    D) when the ventricle is in systole
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  4. When viewing a dissected heart, it is easy to visually discern the right and left ventricles by ________.
    A) tracing out where the auricles connect
    B) finding the papillary muscles
    C) locating the apex
    D) noticing the thickness of the ventricle walls
    D) noticing the thickness of the ventricle walls
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  5. Select the correct statement about the heart valves.
    A) The AV valves are supported by chordae tendineae so that regurgitation of blood into the atria during ventricular contraction does not occur.
    B) Aortic and pulmonary valves control the flow of blood into the heart.
    C) The tricuspid valve divides the left atrium from the left ventricle.
    D) The mitral valve separates the right atrium from the right ventricle.
    A) The AV valves are supported by chordae tendineae so that regurgitation of blood into the atria during ventricular contraction does not occur.
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  6. Select the correct statement about the function of myocardial cells.
    A) The refractory period in skeletal muscle is much longer than that in cardiac muscle.
    B) The entire heart contracts as a unit or it does not contract at all.
    C) The influx of potassium ions from extracellular sources is the initiating event in cardiac muscle contraction.
    D) Each cardiac muscle cell is innervated by a sympathetic nerve ending so that the nervous system can increase heart rate.
    B) The entire heart contracts as a unit or it does not contract at all.
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  7. Select the correct statement about the structure of the heart wall.
    A) Connective tissue in the heart wall aids in the conduction of the action potential.
    B) The heart chambers are lined by the endomysium.
    C) The fibrous skeleton forms the bulk of the heart.
    D) The myocardium is the layer of the heart that actually contracts.
    D) The myocardium is the layer of the heart that actually contracts.
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  8. Compared to skeletal muscle, cardiac muscle ________.
    A) cells are larger than skeletal muscle cells
    B) has more nuclei per cell
    C) lacks striations
    D) has gap junctions that allow it to act as a functional syncytium
    D) has gap junctions that allow it to act as a functional syncytium
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  9. During the period of ventricular filling ________.
    A) blood flows passively through the atria and the open AV valves into the ventricles
    B) the atria remain in diastole
    C) pressure in the heart is at its peak
    D) it is represented by the P wave on the ECG
    A) blood flows passively through the atria and the open AV valves into the ventricles
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  10. The second heart sound is heard during which phase of the cardiac cycle?
    A) ventricular filling
    B) isovolumetric relaxation
    C) isovolumetric contraction
    D) ventricular ejection
    B) isovolumetric relaxation
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  11. The time of day most hazardous for heart attacks is ________.
    A) morning
    B) during sleep
    C) evening
    D) noontime
    A) morning
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  12. If we were able to artificially alter the membrane permeability of pacemaker cells so that sodium influx is more rapid, ________.
    A) potassium channels compensate and no change in heart rate would occur
    B) heart rate would decrease, but blood pressure would rise due to the excess sodium present
    C) threshold is reached more quickly and heart rate would increase
    D) tetanic contraction would occur due to the short absolute refractory period of cardiac muscle
    C) threshold is reached more quickly and heart rate would increase
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  13. Select the correct statement about cardiac output.
    A) Stroke volume increases if end diastolic volume decreases.
    B) If a semilunar valve were partially obstructed, the end systolic volume in the affected ventricle would be decreased.
    C) A slow heart rate increases end diastolic volume, stroke volume, and force of contraction.
    D) Decreased venous return will result in increased end diastolic volume.
    C) A slow heart rate increases end diastolic volume, stroke volume, and force of contraction.
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  14. During contraction of heart muscle cells ________.
    A) the action potential is prevented from spreading from cell to cell by gap junctions
    B) the action potential is initiated by voltage-gated slow calcium channels
    C) some calcium enters the cell from the extracellular space and triggers the release of larger amounts of calcium from intracellular stores
    D) calcium is prevented from entering cardiac fibers that have been stimulated
    C) some calcium enters the cell from the extracellular space and triggers the release of larger amounts of calcium from intracellular stores
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  15. Isovolumetric contraction ________.
    A) occurs while the AV valves are open
    B) refers to the short period during ventricular systole when the ventricles are completely closed chambers
    C) occurs immediately after the aortic and pulmonary valves close
    D) occurs only in people with heart valve defects
    B) refers to the short period during ventricular systole when the ventricles are completely closed chambers
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  16. Commotio cordis is heart failure due to a ________.
    A) mild electrical shock to the heart itself
    B) severe electrical shock to the body
    C) loss of blood from an artery
    D) relatively mild blow to the chest that occurs during a vulnerable interval (2 ms) when theheart is repolarizing
    D) relatively mild blow to the chest that occurs during a vulnerable interval (2 ms) when theheart is repolarizing
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