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ECG Quiz

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ECG Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of the human heart and how you know to administer an ECG.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The purpose of an ECG is to look for abnormalities of the heart?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    An ECG does not use the heart's electrical impulses/signals to determine whether a heart pattern is normal or abnormal?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Two of he heart's major functions include transportation of oxygen and nutrients throughout the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The right atrium receives oxygen rich blood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a symptom of a potential heart problem?
    • A. 

      Fatigue

    • B. 

      Chest pain

    • C. 

      Heart palpitations

    • D. 

      Shortness of breath

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the waves of the heart used by an ECG machine?
    • A. 

      P

    • B. 

      V

    • C. 

      Q

    • D. 

      T

  • 8. 
    The Leads of an ECG is divided into:
    • A. 

      6 limb Leads and 6 leg Leads

    • B. 

      6 chest leads and 6 back Leads

    • C. 

      6 limb Leads and 6 chest Leads

  • 9. 
    What is a risk factor for heart disease?
    • A. 

      Obesity

    • B. 

      Hypertension

    • C. 

      Smoking

    • D. 

      Diabetes

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      ECG

    • B. 

      EKG

    • C. 

      ECG and EKG

  • 11. 
    What are the main components to administer an ECG?
    • A. 

      ECG machine, lead wires and electrodes

    • B. 

      ECG machine, sterile wipes, electrodes and lead wires

    • C. 

      ECG machine, monitor strips, electrodes, lead wires, gel

    • D. 

      ECG machine, monitor strips, electrodes, lead wires, sterile wipes