Medical Quiz

Circulatory System Quiz


What does Deoxygenated mean?

A. Oxygen-rich

B. Blood flow

C. Oxygen-poor

D. Water Flow

Cardiovascular system is made up of heart and blood vessels. It works to transport oxygen and other nutrients to all the organs and tissues in your body. It also works to remove carbon dioxide and other waste products.



What is the Purpose of the Circulatory System?

A. Sense,Think,Commuincate

B. Movement and Support

C. Protection,Removal and Transport

D. All of the Above


A. Left atrium

B. Right atrium

C. Left ventricle

D. Right ventricle

The top chambers of your heart are called

A. Ventricles

B. Aorta

C. Atria

D. Pulmonary Artery

What allows blood to move from the atrium into the ventricles?

A. Pumping of the heart muscle

B. passing through the aorta

C. opening of a valve

D. closing of pulmonary artery

platelets are also known as
A. leukocytes
B. erthryocytes
C. thrombocytes
D. monocytes

These help stop bleeding, and are attached to blood cells

A. White Blood Cells

B. Red Blood Cells

C. Platelets

D. White Blood Cells

The blood obtains the oxygen from which organ?

A. Brain

B. Lungs

C. Heart

D. Stomach

Which 2 chambers of the heard contain oxygen-rich blood?
A. Left Atrium and Left Ventricle
B. Right Atrium and Right Ventricle

What function does the heart do?
A. Protects organs and produces red blood cells.
B. Generates heat.
C. Breaks down food into nutrients.
D. The heart is a pump, which moves the blood. The arteries and veins are the pipes where the blood flows.

This muscular organ works to pump blood throughout your body via an intricate network of blood vessels; the size of two adult hands held together, the heart rests near the center of the chest.

A. Pulmonary Veins

B. Heart

C. Blood

The type of blood vessel that normally carries oxygenated blood from the heart to the body cells?

A. arteries

B. capillaries

C. veins

It helps maintain fluid balance in the body by collecting excess fluid and particulate matter from tissues and depositing them in the bloodstream.

A. Sinusoid capillaries

B. Circulatory system

C. Lymphatic circulation

What is the function of blood?

A. Pump blood throughout the body

B. Transport oxygen and nutrients to the cells

C. Protect the body from injury

D. Keep the heart working

How long does a red blood cell live on average?

A. 50 days

B. 100 days

C. 120 days

D. 200 days

This particular blood vessel carries de-oxygenated blood from the lower half of the body to the right atrium.

A. super vena cava

B. inferior vena cava

C. pulmonary artery

D. pulmonary vein

Name part N.
A.     Right atrium
B.     left atrium
C.     right ventricle
D.     left ventricle

Carry blood away from heart; mostly oxygen-rich
A. Arteries
B. Veins
C. Capillaries

The Circulatory of the blood has two components:

A. The blood and heart

B. The systematic circulation and pulmonary circulation

C. The atrium and ventricle

The Pulmonary vein carries ______ blood.

A. pure blood

B. impure blood

C. both a and b

D. none of these

Type of circulation that refers to blood flow from the heart to the lungs and back to the heart again?

A. Systemic circulation

B. Renal circulation

C. Portal circulation

D. Pulmonary circulation

A condition in which the force of your blood against your artery walls is high

A. Stroke

B. Hemophilia

C. High Blood Pressure

D. Atherosclerosis

The auricles are the ________ chambers .

A. disturbing chambers

B. receiving chambers

These blood vessels help fight infection and other diseases.

A. Red Blood Cells

B. White Blood Cells

C. Platelets

D. Plasma


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