Free NCLEX Practice Questions Set 6 : Circulatory

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1.)Prothrombin is a ____ globulin and is produced by the _____.

Alpha, Kidney
Alpha, Liver
Beta, Kidney
Beta, Liver

2.)The right coronary artery divides to form the posterior interventricular artery and the ___ artery.

Marginal
LVC
RVC
LAD

3.)Blood flowing into the cardiac veins enters the _______ next.

Coronary Sinus
Left Ventricle
Right Ventricle
Left Atrium

4.)If you are using a stethoscope and trying to detect the tricuspid valve which of the following would be the best location?

Within 2 inches of the xyphoid process
On the right side of the sternum
On the left side of the sternum near the midpoint
On the left side of the sternum near the midpoint of the sixth rib

5.)Which of the following occurs during ventricular systole?

Increased aortic pressure
Increased ventricular volume
Dup heart sound
P wave

6.)Which of the following occurs during ventricular diastole?

Increased aortic pressure
Increased ventricular volume
Lub heart sound
T wave

7.)The innermost layer of a blood vessel is lined with _______ ______ cells

Simple squamous
Stratified squamous
Simple cuboidal epithelium
Stratified cuboidal epithelium

8.)Angiotension can directly cause the release of ____ from the adrenal cortex.

Renin
Aldosterone
Calcitonin
Thyroxine

9.)Cardiac output is the product of ____ and ____.

HR and Disastolic pressure
HR and Stroke Volume
HR and EF
Diastolic and Systolic pressure

10.)Pulmonary edema is most like associated with a failing _____ _____.

Right atrium
Left atrium
Right ventricle
Left ventricle

11.)Which of the following is the first branch off the aortic arch?

Common carotid
Brachiocephalic
Right Subclavian
Thoracic

12.)The brachiocephalic artery divides to form the right common carotid and the ____ ____ artery.

Left subclavian
Right subclavian
Left common carotid
Right thoracic artery

13.)Which of the following arteries creates the left spenic, hepatic and gastric arteries?

Left sacral artery
Celiac artery
Suprarenal artery
Phrenic artery

14.)Which of the following is not considered a major branch off of the descending thoracic aorta?

Mediastinal artery
Renal artery
Bronchial artery
Posterior intercostals artery

15.)Which of the following is not considered a major branch off of the abdominal aorta?

Phrenic artery
Common iliac artery
Gonadal artery
Mediastinal artery

16.)Which of the following is not considered a major branch off of the femoral artery?

Superficial pudendal arteries
Deep external pudendal arteries
Superficial circumflex iliac artery
Deep circumflex iliac artery

17.)Which of the following is not considered a tributary of the portal vein?

Inferior mesenteric vein
Splenic vein
Left gastric vein
Subclavian vein

18.)Inside the cranial cavity the vertebral arteries form the ____ artery.

Basilar
Common Carotid
MCA
PCA

19.)Pulse pressure (pp) is considered the _____.

Difference between the systolic and diastolic pressure
The sum of the systolic and diastolic pressure
The inverse of the blood pressure
Half of the systolic pressure

20.)_____ nerves can be found joining the SA and AV nodes in the heart.

Accelerator
Phrenic
Thoracic
Gastric


Answer Key:

Question 1
The right answer was Alpha, Liver.

Question 2
The right answer was Marginal.

Question 3
The right answer was Coronary Sinus.

Question 4
The right answer was Within 2 inches of the xyphoid process.

Question 5
The right answer was Increased aortic pressure.

Question 6
The right answer was Increased ventricular volume.

Question 7
The right answer was Simple squamous.

Question 8
The right answer was Aldosterone.

Question 9
The right answer was HR and Stroke Volume.

Question 10
The right answer was Left ventricle.

Question 11
The right answer was Brachiocephalic.

Question 12
The right answer was Right subclavian.

Question 13
The right answer was Celiac artery.

Question 14
The right answer was Renal artery.

Question 15
The right answer was Mediastinal artery.

Question 16
The right answer was Deep circumflex iliac artery.

Question 17
The right answer was Subclavian vein.

Question 18
The right answer was Basilar.

Question 19
The right answer was Difference between the systolic and diastolic pressure.

Question 20
The right answer was Accelerator.

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