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Heart Anatomy Quiz


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Strong, fibrous strings that attach to the cusps of the tricuspid valve on the ventricular side are called

A. papillary muscles

B. aorta

C. chordae tendinae

D. Intraventricular septum


Identify the circled valve

A. Tricuspid

B. Mitral

C. Pulmonary

D. Aortic


The muscular middle layer of the heart is called the

A. epicardium

B. myocardium

C. pericardium

D. endocardium


Which side of the heart has oxygen rich blood?

A. Left Side

B. Right Side


Largest artery of the body.

A. Intercostal arteries

B. Bronchial arteries

C. Aorta

D. Abdominal aorta


Vessels that allow gas exchange

A. arteries

B. capillaries

C. veins


Carry blood toward heart; mostly oxygen-poor

A. Arteries

B. Veins

C. Capillaries


Vessels that carry blood to the lungs

A. coronary arteries

B. pulmonary veins

C. coronary veins

D. pulmonary arteries


Which of the following paths correctly orders blood flow through the systemic circuit of the circulatory system?

A. Left ventricle, aorta, pulmonary veins, right atrium

B. Left ventricle, aorta, vena cavae, right atrium

C. Right ventricle, aorta, vena cava, left atrium

D. Right ventricle, pulmonary arteries, pulmonary veins, left atrium


The _________ PUMPS blood to the lungs.

A. Right Atrium

B. Right Ventricle

C. Left Atrium

D. Left Ventricle


After the atria relax, the ventricles contract, pushing blood out of the heart.

A. Cardiac diastole

B. Atrial systole, ventricular diastole

C. Atrial diastole, ventricular systole


What is the function of the right atrium?

A. Receives blood from the systemic circuit

B. To oxygenate the blood

C. To cool the blood

D. No function


The blood vessel that has the largest diameter is

A. vein

B. artery

C. capillary


The fluid-filled sac that covers the heart

A. Pericardium

B. Epicardium 

C. Myocardium 

D. Endocardium 


name of the valve that separates right atrium from right ventricle.

A. tricuspid

B. aortic

C. mitral


The circulation of blood to and from the lungs is know as

A. systemic circulation

B. coronary circulation

C. lymphatic circulation

D. pulmonary circulation


All chambers are relaxed, and blood flows into the heart.

A. Atrial systole, ventricular diastole

B. Cardiac diastole

C. Atrial diastole, ventricular systole


Septum that divides the atria longitudinally

A. atrioventricular septum

B. semilunar valves

C. aorta

D. inferior vena cava


What is the name for a circulatory system that has blood leave heart to go to lungs then goes back to heart before delivering the oxygenated blood to the rest of the body?

A. DOUBLE LOOP

B. TRIPLE LOOP

C. SINGLE LOOP


Valve that is between the left atrium and left ventricle

A. aorta

B. pulmonary veins

C. bicuspid

D. chordae tendinae


Prevents blood movement from left ventricle to left atrium

A. Tricuspid valve

B. Bicuspid valve

C. aortic valve

D. pulmonary valve


The oxygen rich blood flows back to the heart via the __________________________________.

A. pulmonary artery

B. pulmonary vein

C. inferior vena cava

D. superior vena cava


Vessels that bring blood to the hear from the lungs

A. pulmonary veins

B. pericardium

C. chordae tendinae

D. mycardium


The thickest and strongest blood vessel is the

A. vein

B. artery

C. capillary

D. both veins and capillaries


Heart chamber that receives blood from lungs

A. right atrium

B. left atrium

C. left ventricle

D. right ventricle




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