Which term indicates a “true” heart attack?

Which one of the following is a strong, narrow cord of fibrous tissue that attaches muscle to bone?
Tendon
Ligament
Phalanx
Fascia

The _______ is responsible for closing the airway to the lungs when one swallows.
pharynx
epiglottis
larynx
glottis

Which one of the following statements about colds is false?
Colds result from contact with other affected people.
Colds are caused by bacteria.
Chicken soup and antibiotics work equally well as treatment for colds.
There’s no immunity to colds.

The cardiovascular system consists of
blood, blood vessels, and the heart.
blood, blood vessels, the heart, lymph, lymph vessels, and lymphatic tissues.
the heart, blood vessels, and lymph vessels.
the heart and coronary arteries.

The most complicated part of the brain is the
brain stem.
cerebellum.
thalamus.
cerebrum.

The inner ear works with which brain structure to maintain equilibrium and balance?
Medulla oblongata
Hypothalamus
Pons
Cerebellum

What is blood serum?
Plasma with a clotting factor removed
Fluid remaining after plasma is removed from whole blood
Clear, yellowish fluid in which blood cells are suspended
Whole blood

The _______, which is situated beneath the pharynx, is responsible for producing vocal sounds.
thalamus
epiglottis
larynx
tongue

In osteoporosis, the bones are soft and weak because
there’s infection of the bone marrow.
old tissue isn’t replaced quickly enough.
the dead bone separates from the good bone.
there’s too much calcium and phosphorus.

What is bradycardia?
Pain referred to the arm during a heart attack
A blood vessel conveying blood to the arm
Abnormally rapid heartbeat
Abnormally slow heartbeat

All of the following are factors in upper respiratory diseases except
allergens.
lowered body temperature.
viruses.
bacteria.

The condition often called the “silent killer” is also known as
hypertension.
arteriosclerosis.
coronary artery disease.
anemia.

Which of the following are degenerative illnesses?
Chondrodynia and sternotomy
Rheumatoid arthritis and muscular dystrophy
Cardiac arrest and pulmonary thrombosis
Dehydration and polydipsia

Which of the following represents average blood pressure?
80/120
100/60
Between 60 and 100
120/80

What portion of the brain controls respiration?
Medulla oblongata
Pituitary gland
Midbrain
Cerebellum

The period of relaxation in the cardiac cycle is
depolarization.
diastole.
asystole.
systole.

Which of the following statements is not correct?
Sensory nerves are efferent nerves.
Nerves are made of sensory and/or motor fibers.
The medulla oblongata connects the spinal cord to the rest of the brain.
There are 12 pairs of cranial nerves.

Which term indicates a “true” heart attack?
Myocardial infarction
Congestive heart failure
Cardiac arrest
Angina pectoris

Bronchogenic carcinoma is cancer of the
brain.
lungs.
throat.
skin.

Which of the following choices is a common symptom of anemia?
Fatigue
Fever
Swollen lymph nodes
Sore throat

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