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1. The embryonic aortic arch vessels form some arteries in which of the following areas of the body?

a. Neck
b. Pelvis
c. Lower limb
d. None of the above
e. Don't know

2. The arch of the aorta is formed, in part, from which vessel?

a. Left 3rd aortic arch
b. Right 3rd aortic arch
c. Left 4th aortic arch
d. Right 4th aortic arch
e. Don't know

3. The right subclavian artery is formed from all of the following vessels EXCEPT:

a. Right 4th aortic arch
b. Right 6th aortic arch
c. Right dorsal aorta
d. 7th Segmental artery
e. Don't know

4. The descending thoracic aorta is formed from which structure?

a. Right dorsal aorta
b. Left dorsal aorta
c. Aortic sac
d. Two of the above
e. Don't know

5. Humans do not have a set of _________ aortic arch vessels?

a. 1st
b. 2nd
c. 5th
d. 6th
e. Don't know

Last updated 16 September 2003

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Valerie Dean O'Loughlin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anatomy and
Director of Undergraduate Human Anatomy
Jordan Hall 010A
Medical Sciences
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405
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