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1

The ____ is the largest artery in the human body and originates from the left ventricle of the heart and extending down to the abdomen, where it splits into the common iliac arteries.

A.
Right Pulmonary Artery

B.
Superior Vena Cava

C.
Aorta

C.
Aorta

2

The ___ begins at the aortic arch and runs down through the chest and abdomen. It consists of two parts, the thoracic and the abdominal aorta. Within the abdomen, it branches into the two common iliac arteries.

A.
Descending Aorta

B.
Inferior Vena Cava

C.
Bicuspid Valve

A.
Descending Aorta

3

The ___ passes underneath the aortic arch, behind the ascending aorta, and in front of the descending aorta. It runs posterior to the superior vena cava.

A.
Right Ventricle

B.
Aorta

C.
Right Pulmonary Artery

C.
Right Pulmonary Artery

4

The ___ are connected to both the left atrium of the heart and the left lung. They transfer oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart.

A.
Right Pulmonary Veins

B.
Left Pulmonary Veins

C.
Bicuspid Valves

B.
Left Pulmonary Veins

5

The ___ is a large-diameter, yet short, vein that is located in the anterior right superior mediastinum, above the diaphragm. It carries deoxygenated blood from the upper half of the body to the right atrium of the heart.

A.
Descending Aorta

B.
Superior Vena Cava

C.
Inferior Vena Cava

B.
Superior Vena Cava

6

The ___ is one of the two upper chambers in the heart. It receives oxygenated blood from the pulmonary veins which it pumps into the left ventricle. It is connected to the lungs.

A.
Left Atrium

B.
Left Ventricle

C.
Aortic Valve

A.
Left Atrium

7

The ___ is a large vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the lower half of the body to the right atrium of the heart. It is formed by the joining of the right and the left common iliac veins.

A.
Right Pulmonary Artery

B.
Tricuspid Valve

C.
Inferior Vena Cava

C.
Inferior Vena Cava

8

The ___ is one of four chambers of the heart. It is located in the bottom portion of the heart below the left atrium, separated by the mitral valve. It pumps blood into the systemic circulation through the aorta.

A.
Right Ventricle

B.
Left Ventricle

C.
Left Pulmonary Artery

B.
Left Ventricle

9

The ___ is one of four chambers of the heart. It is located in the lower right portion of the heart, below the right atrium and opposite the left ventricle.

A.
Aortic Valve

B.
Left Atrium

C.
Right Ventricle

C.
Right Ventricle

10

The ___ is one of the two upper chambers of the heart. It receives blood from the veins and forces it into the ventricles. It is located on the right side of the heart.

A.
Right Atrium

B.
Right Pulmonary Artery

C.
Right Ventricle

A.
Right Atrium

11

The ___ is located on the right lateral side of the heart, between the right atrium and the right ventricle. It prevents back flow of blood from the right ventricle into the right atrium.

A.
Right Pulmonary Artery

B.
Tricuspid Valve

C.
Superior Vena Cava

B.
Tricuspid Valve

12

The ___ is one of four valves of the heart, located between the left atrium and the left ventricle. It prevents back flow of blood from the left ventricle into the left atrium.

A.
Bicuspid Valve

B.
Tricuspid Valve

C.
Aortic Valve

A.
Bicuspid Valve

13

The ___ is located between the left ventricle and the aorta. It is the last structure in the heart that blood travels through before flowing through the systemic circulation.

A.
Inferior Vena Cava

B.
Bicuspid Valve

C.
Aortic Valve

C.
Aortic Valve

14

The ___ pass behind the right atrium and superior vena cava to carry oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart.

A.
Right Pulmonary Arteries

B.
Left Pulmonary Veins

C.
Right Pulmonary Veins

C.
Right Pulmonary Veins

15

The ___ passes horizontally in front of the descending aorta and left bronchus to the root of the left lung.

A.
Left Pulmonary Artery

B.
Left Atrium

C.
Left Ventricle

A.
Left Pulmonary Artery