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Heart Anatomy Quiz


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?




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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