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Chapter 5 Self Quiz



PartA

True/False

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

The right side of the heart receives oxygen-rich blood.
 

 2. 

The blood carries nutrients and wastes.
 

 3. 

Hormones are chemicals that send messages to different body systems.
 

 4. 

Exercise does not affect heart rate.
 

 5. 

The bladder stores wastes from the kidneys.
 

Part B

Complete the Sentences

Use the following words to complete the sentences.

platelets    red blood cells    white blood cells    plasma
 

 6. 

____________ protect the body from harmful substances.
 

 

 7. 

Oxygen is carried by  __________________ in the blood vessels.
 

 

 8. 

_____________ form a clot to help stop bleeding.
 

 

 9. 

The liquid part of the blood is the  __________________.
 

 

Part C

Matching
Match each blood vessel with the correct description. Identify the letter for the correct description on the line beside the organ.
 
 
a.
carries blood toward the heart
c.
allows for the exchange of nutrients and oxygen
b.
carries blood to all the organs in the body
 

 10. 

artery
 

 11. 

vein
 

 12. 

capillary
 

Part D

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 13. 

How many times does the heart pump each minute?
a.
20
b.
45
c.
70
 

 14. 

Blood that leaves the heart to go to the body cells has a high concentration of
a.
oxygen
b.
air
c.
carbon dioxide
 

 15. 

Blood that goes to the lungs has a high concentration of
a.
oxygen
b.
air
c.
carbon dioxide
 

Part E

Answer the Question
Use sentences to answer the question.
 

 16. 

How do the lungs and kidneys get rid of wastes? What are these wastes?
 



 
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