Competitive Exams: Medical Science MCQs (Practice_Test 12 of 135)

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  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

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