Heart Anatomy Quiz For Medical Students

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 22717

SettingsSettingsSettings
Heart Anatomy Quiz For Medical Students - Quiz

Do you know everything about the heart? You can take this heart anatomy quiz to check to know knowledge of heart anatomy. This quiz is about the Cardiovascular System or says the body's lifeline, which consists of vessels called arteries, veins, and capillaries. With these 50 questions on such topics, we will test your knowledge for all related exams. This test is made to provide you with a better understanding of the same and a better preparation for exams. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This is the mass of tissue from the sternum to the vertebral column between the lungs.
    • A. 

      Epicardium

    • B. 

      Parietal layer

    • C. 

      Pericardial tissue

    • D. 

      Mediastinum

    • E. 

      Fibrous Cardium

  • 2. 
    This is the layer that protects the heart.
    • A. 

      Epicardium

    • B. 

      Parietal layer

    • C. 

      Myocardial tissue

    • D. 

      Mediastinum

    • E. 

      Endocardium

  • 3. 
    To which side of the body is the apex of the heart pointed?
    • A. 

      At the midline

    • B. 

      To the left

    • C. 

      To the right

    • D. 

      Different for males and females

    • E. 

      Posteriorly

  • 4. 
    Which of the following consists of inelastic dense irregular connective tissue?
    • A. 

      Parietal layer of pericardium

    • B. 

      Serous pericardium

    • C. 

      Fibrous pericardium

    • D. 

      Epicardium

    • E. 

      Pericardial cavity

  • 5. 
    This is used to reduce the friction between the membranes of the heart.
    • A. 

      Epicardium

    • B. 

      Endocardium layer

    • C. 

      Pericardium

    • D. 

      Pericardial (serous) fluid

    • E. 

      Pericardial cavity

  • 6. 
    This consists of mesothelium and connective tissue.
    • A. 

      Epicardium

    • B. 

      Myocardium

    • C. 

      Endocardium

    • D. 

      Pericardial cavity

    • E. 

      Fibrous pericardium

  • 7. 
    This is used to increase the capacity of the atrium.
    • A. 

      Ventricle

    • B. 

      Coronary sulcus

    • C. 

      Fossa ovalis

    • D. 

      Interatrial septum

    • E. 

      Auricle

  • 8. 
    Which layer consists of cardiac muscle tissue?
    • A. 

      Epicardium

    • B. 

      Pericardium

    • C. 

      Myocardium

    • D. 

      Endocardium

    • E. 

      Hypocardium

  • 9. 
    This marks the boundary between the ventricles.
    • A. 

      Coronary sulcus

    • B. 

      Anterior interventricular sulcus

    • C. 

      Posterior interventricular sulcus

    • D. 

      Coronary sulcus and posterior interventricular sulcus

    • E. 

      Anterior and posterior interventricular sulcus

  • 10. 
    These extend into the auricle.
    • A. 

      Pectinate muscles

    • B. 

      Interatrial septum

    • C. 

      Coronary sulcus

    • D. 

      Ventricle

    • E. 

      Chordae tendinae

  • 11. 
    Through which structure does blood pass from the right atrium to the right ventricle?
    • A. 

      Bicuspid valve

    • B. 

      Interventricular septum

    • C. 

      Tricuspid valve

    • D. 

      Mitral valve

    • E. 

      Ascending aorta

  • 12. 
    What types of tissue comprise the valves of the heart?
    • A. 

      Dense regular connective tissue

    • B. 

      Dense irregular connective tissue

    • C. 

      Areolar connective tissue

    • D. 

      Hyaline cartilage

    • E. 

      Cardiac muscle tissue

  • 13. 
    From the left ventricle, where does blood pass?
    • A. 

      Right atrium

    • B. 

      Right ventricle

    • C. 

      Bicuspid valve

    • D. 

      Aortic semilunar valve

    • E. 

      Pulmonary trunk

  • 14. 
    This structure temporarily shunts blood from the pulmonary trunk into the aorta in a fetus.
    • A. 

      Fossa ovalis

    • B. 

      Foramen ovale

    • C. 

      Trabeculae carnae

    • D. 

      Descending aorta

    • E. 

      Ductus arteriosus

  • 15. 
    As each ventricle contracts, where does blood move?
    • A. 

      Into an artery

    • B. 

      Into the apex

    • C. 

      Into a vein

    • D. 

      Through an atrioventricular valve

    • E. 

      Through the apex

  • 16. 
    As each atrium contracts, where does blood move?
    • A. 

      Into an auricle

    • B. 

      Into an artery

    • C. 

      Into a vein

    • D. 

      Through an atrioventricular valve

    • E. 

      Through a semilunar valve

  • 17. 
    Which of the below structures prevents blood from flowing back from the lungs?
    • A. 

      Tricuspid valve

    • B. 

      Bicuspid valve

    • C. 

      Pulmonary valve

    • D. 

      Aortic valve

    • E. 

      Pulmonary vein

  • 18. 
    In this disorder, the aortic valve is narrowed.
    • A. 

      Aortic insufficiency

    • B. 

      Rheumatic fever

    • C. 

      Mitral valve prolapse

    • D. 

      Aortic stenosis

    • E. 

      Aortic regurgitation

  • 19. 
    This heart structure carries deoxygenated blood.
    • A. 

      Left atrium and ventricle

    • B. 

      Left atrium

    • C. 

      Right atrium and ventricle

    • D. 

      Right ventricle

    • E. 

      Left atrium and right ventricle

  • 20. 
    This vessel distributes oxygenated blood to the myocardium.
    • A. 

      Coronary artery

    • B. 

      Coronary vein

    • C. 

      Right ventricle

    • D. 

      Left auricle

    • E. 

      Myocardial vein

  • 21. 
    Cardiac muscle fibers electrically connect to neighboring fibers by
    • A. 

      Desmosomes

    • B. 

      Intermediate discs

    • C. 

      Gap junctions

    • D. 

      Contractile fibres

    • E. 

      Chordae tendinae

  • 22. 
    Which of the following contains the largest amount of mitochondria?
    • A. 

      Smooth muscle

    • B. 

      Skeletal muscle

    • C. 

      Cardiac muscle

    • D. 

      Hepatocytes

    • E. 

      Leukocytes

  • 23. 
    This is a network of specialized cardiac muscle fibers that provide a path for each cycle of cardiac excitation to progress through the heart.
    • A. 

      Pacemaker

    • B. 

      Sinoatrial node

    • C. 

      Purkinje fibres

    • D. 

      Conduction system

    • E. 

      Bundle of His

  • 24. 
    By comparison, cardiac muscle cells have _____________________ contraction plateau time than skeletal muscle cells.
    • A. 

      A shorter

    • B. 

      A longer

    • C. 

      No difference in

  • 25. 
    This is the volume of blood ejected from the left ventricle into the aorta each minute.
    • A. 

      Cardiac output

    • B. 

      Cardiac input

    • C. 

      Stroke volume

    • D. 

      Heart rate

    • E. 

      Auscultation

×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.