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1

Name the four main parts of the heart

The left atrium, right atrium, left ventricle, right ventricle

2

True or false

Arteries carry blood away from the heart

True

3

Why do arteries have small passageways

Arteries have small passageways so the blood travels faster as arteries carry the blood away from he heart so they want to get the blood to other body parts as quick as possible

4

Do veins or arteries carry the blood under high pressure

Arteries

5

Do veins or arteries carry the blood under low pressure

Veins

6

Were do veins carry the blood to

The heart

7

Tue or false

Do veins have a large passageway and thin walls for the blood to flow easily as they carry the blood to the heart

True

8

Why do veins have longer passageways

To allow easier blood flow and more blood can be carried to the heart

9

How thick are the walls of capillaries

One cell thick

10

True or false

Blood pressure in the capillaries is very high

False

It is very low blood pressure in the capillaries

11

Why are capillaries walls only one cell thick

To allow materials to get in and out of hue capillaries