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Prentice Hall Biology

Chapter 37: Circulatory and Respiratory Systems

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(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.1)
1. If an infection is present in the body, the number of
A red blood cells increases.
B red blood cells decreases.
C white blood cells increases.
D white blood cells decreases.


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2. Plasma proteins and platelets
F regulate the growth of blood cells.
G help to form blood clots.
H are a sign of poor health.
J attack foreign substances.


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3. The fluid, noncellular part of blood is known as
A lymph.
B plasma.
C serum.
D hemoglobin.


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4. Blood flows from the lungs to the heart through the
F coronary vein.
G coronary artery.
H pulmonary veins.
J pulmonary arteries.


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5. The function of red blood cells is to transport
A nutrients.
B waste products.
C carbon dioxide.
D oxygen.


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6. Because there is more oxygen in an alveolus than in the blood around it, oxygen diffuses from the
F capillaries into the veins.
G arteries into the capillaries.
H alveolus into the blood.
J blood into the alveolus.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.1)
7. What is the function of white blood cells?
A to remove waste products
B to attack foreign substances
C to help clot blood
D to transport oxygen


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8. Fluid that leaks out of the blood vessels
F is absorbed and retained by other organs.
G normally flows to the lungs.
H is mostly excreted from the body.
J returns through the lymphatic system.


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9. The two main branches of the human circulatory system are the
A pulmonary circulation and the systemic circulation.
B arterial circulation and the venous circulation.
C atria and the ventricles.
D capillaries and the alveoli.


(TAKS 5, IPC TEKS 6B.3)
10. The transfer of energy from the sun to the Earth is by means of
F conduction.
G convection.
H radiation.
J insulation.