Competitive Exams: Medical Science MCQs (Practice-Test 12 of 135)

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

    1. Common carotid

    2. Brachiocephalic

    3. Right Subclavian

    4. Thoracic

    Answer: b

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

    1. Left subclavian

    2. Right subclavian

    3. Left common carotid

    4. Right thoracic artery

    Answer: b

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

    1. Left sacral artery

    2. Celiac artery

    3. Suprarenal artery

    4. Phrenic artery

    Answer: b

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

    1. Mediastinal artery

    2. Renal artery

    3. Bronchial artery

    4. Posterior intercostals artery

    Answer: b

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

    1. Phrenic artery

    2. Common iliac artery

    3. Gonadal artery

    4. Mediastinal artery

    Answer: d

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

    1. Superficial pudendal arteries

    2. Deep external pudendal arteries

    3. Superficial circumflex iliac artery

    4. Deep circumflex iliac artery

    Answer: d

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

    1. Inferior mesenteric vein

    2. Splenic vein

    3. Left gastric vein

    4. Subclavian vein

    Answer: d

  8. Inside the cranial cavity the vertebral arteries form the ____ artery.

    1. Basilar

    2. Common Carotid

    3. MCA

    4. PCA

    Answer: a

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

    1. Difference between the systolic and diastolic pressure

    2. The sum of the systolic and diastolic pressure

    3. The inverse of the blood pressure

    4. Half of the systolic pressure

    Answer: a

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

    1. Accelerator

    2. Phrenic

    3. Thoracic

    4. Gastric

    Answer: a