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Blood vessels for AQA GCSE.

(AQA spec 8461 Topic 4.2.2.2)

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1. The archer reminds you of arteries. Describe the archer’s body shape:
a. Skinny
b. Muscly
c. Lanky
 
2. What do you notice about the muscles in his arms?
a. Bright red blood is pulsing through his arm muscles
b. Bright red tattoos cover the muscles of his arms
c. Bright red sleeves cover the muscles of his arms
 
3. The archer is using his huge arm muscles to…
a. Do press ups to impress passers by
b. Pick up huge grape vines
c. Pull back the elastic fibres of the bow
 
4. What is the archer sitting on?
a. A small loo for men
b. A small loop of hair
c. A small, loose bag of pears
 
5. Which of these is true about arteries?
a. Arteries have dark purple red blood and a pulse
b. Arteries have a strong pulse and bright red blood
c. Arteries carry blood that is low in oxygen
 
6. Which of these is true about arteries?
a. Arteries have thin walls and a small lumen
b. Arteries have thick walls of muscle and elastic fibres
c. Arteries have thick walls of muscle and elastic fibres and a large lumen
 
7. Why do arteries need thick walls of muscle and elastic fibres?
a. The blood in arteries is under high pressure which requires thick walls of muscle and elastic fibres to contain it
b. The blood in arteries is under low pressure which requires thick walls of muscle and elastic fibres to push it along
c. The blood in arteries is high in oxygen and the thick walls stop the oxygen leaving
 
8. Caterpillars – or caterpillaries – remind you of capillaries. Which of these describes the caterpillary body shape?
a. Very long
b. Very narrow
c. Very bendy
 
9. What else do you notice about the caterpillary skin?
a. It is very thick and muscly
b. It is hairy
c. It is very thin – almost see through
 
10. Which of these statements about capillaries is correct?
a. They are very narrow and have very thin walls
b. They are very long and have thick walls
c. They are very long like hairs
 
11. Why do capillaries need thin walls?
a. To make it easy to fit them in small spaces
b. To make it easy for oxygen and glucose to leave the blood and pass into the body
c. So that it is possible to have lots of them
 
12. Which of these statements about capillaries in your arms and legs is correct?
a. Oxygen and glucose carried by blood can easily pass through the capillary walls to your body
b. Capillaries collect oxygen and glucose from legs and arms and transport it around the body
c. Carbon dioxide is not able to pass through the walls of capillaries
 
13. Vines remind us of veins. In the mojo story about vines, what is the first thing you notice about them?
a. They are covered in green leaves
b. They are very brown
c. They are covered in dark purple red grapes
 
14. Which of these answers describes the vines in the story?
a. They are moving about in the wind
b. They are pulsing
c. They are very still
 
15. You notice where the vines are damaged. Which of these statements is true?
a. The vines have thick bark that has been damaged by the arrows
b. The vines have thin bark but inside they are thick
c. The vines have thick bark and are thick inside
 
16. Which of these statements is true?
a. Veins carry bright red oxygenated blood
b. Veins carry dark, purple red de-oxygenated blood
c. You can feel the pulse in blood veins
 
17. Veins have thin walls and large lumen. Is this statement:-
a. Completely true
b. Completely untrue
c. Half right and half wrong
 
18. What bursts out of the vines and chases you away?
a. A tidal wave of red wine
b. Zombie skeleton wizards and their owls
c. Archers with strong muscly arms
 
19. How does blood travel back to the heart through veins?
a. Pushed by skeletal muscles and valves
b. Zombies and owls
c. Blood pressure
 
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