AS biology- animal transport mini quiz

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1. hydrostatic pressure forces what 3 blood components out of the capillaries?

  • erythrocytes, leukocytes and platelets
  • water,ions and small molecules
  • red blood cells,plasma and white blood cells
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2. on an ECG what does the letter P represent?

  • recovery of ventricle walls
  • excitation spreading over the atria
  • contraction in the ventricles

3. at what end of the capillary is hydrostatic pressure greater at?

  • the arteriole end
  • the venuel end
  • the end closest to the brain

4. define single circulation

  • where blood passes through the heart once but circulates the body twice
  • where blood passes through the heart once each time it circulates the body
  • where blood goes through the heart 2 times but through the body once

5. What is an open circulatory system?

  • where blood is in direct contact with the tissue,not in vessels.
  • where blood is enclosed in vessels.
  • where blood is held in vessels that are open to the atmosphere.



A useful set of basic, straightforward questions on flashcards to test your knowledge of circulation and the cardiac cycle which would be useful to print off and use, or combine with a quiz and a set of notes with annotated diagrams for a complete set of resources.

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