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1:  The right ventricle pumps blood into the:
A: inferior vena cava.
B: pulmonary artery.
C: aorta.
D: pulmonary veins.

2:  An abnormal "whooshing" sound heard over a main blood vessel that indicates turbulent blood flow within the blood vessel is called a/an:
A: bruit.
B: murmur.
C: aberrancy.
D: chordae tendineae cordis.

3:  What part of the cardiac conduction system is the heart's natural pacemaker?
A: Bundle of His
B: Atrioventricular node
C: Sinoatrial node
D: Purkinje fibers

4:  Which of the following heart functions best describes the heart's strength of contraction?
A: Chronotropic state
B: Dromotropic state
C: Inotropic state
D: Monomorphic state

5:  Starling's law of the heart is defined as:
A: the pressure created with one contraction of the myocardium in relation to the next contraction.
B: the average amount of blood pumped through the circulatory system in 1 minute.
C: the systolic pressure in the ventricles compared to the pressure in the aorta.
D: the more the myocardium is stretched, the greater its force of contraction.

6:  A disorder in which cholesterol and other fatty substances build up and form plaque inside the walls of blood vessels is called:
A: arteriosclerosis.
B: atherosclerosis.
C: bruit.
D: occlusion.

7:  Which of the following is best used to describe the pain felt when the heart's need for oxygen exceeds its supply?
A: Angina
B: Cholecystitis
C: Pleurisy
D: Pancreatitis

8:  Ineffective quivering of the ventricles due to unorganized electrical activity is called:
A: ventricular tachycardia.
B: ventricular fibrillation.
C: cardiogenic shock.
D: bradycardia.

9:  All of the following are serious consequences of an acute myocardial infarction EXCEPT:
A: sudden death.
B: cardiogenic shock.
C: congestive heart failure.
D: pulmonary embolism.

10:  All of the following are correct medications in the mnemonic "MONA" EXCEPT:
A: meperidine.
B: oxygen.
C: nitroglycerin.
D: aspirin.

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