Cardiology Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Name the three main types of SVT.
    • A. 

      Atrial tachycardia, atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia, atrioventricular reentrant tachycardia

    • B. 

      WPW, AVNRT,AVRT

    • C. 

      A-fib,Aflutter, V-tach

    • D. 

      RBBB, Wenckebach, Morbitz

  • 2. 
    What is the most common congenital heart defect?
    • A. 

      Ventricular Septal defect

    • B. 

      Atrial Septal defect

    • C. 

      Ductus arteriosus

    • D. 

      Pulmonary Valve stenosis

  • 3. 
    List three major coronary arteries
    • A. 

      RCA, RCA marginal branch, and Left marginal branch

    • B. 

      Aorta, Aortic Arch, and pulmonary arteries

    • C. 

      LAD,LCX, and RCA

    • D. 

      SA node, AV node, and Bundle of His

  • 4. 
    Define Cardiac Output
    • A. 

      Normal Heart rate

    • B. 

      Stoke Volume

    • C. 

      Amount of blood ejected from a ventricle with each heart beat

    • D. 

      Amount of blood pumped into the aorta each minute by the heart

  • 5. 
    What anchors the heart to some of the structures around it, such as the sternum and diaphragm?
    • A. 

      Chordae tendineae

    • B. 

      Papillary muscles

    • C. 

      Fibrous parietal pericardium

    • D. 

      Troponin

  • 6. 
    Where does the coronary sinus end?
    • A. 

      Right Atrium

    • B. 

      Left Atrium

    • C. 

      Right Ventricle

    • D. 

      Left Ventricle

  • 7. 
    What SVT is associated with a Delta wave?
    • A. 

      AVRT (WPW)

    • B. 

      AVNRT

    • C. 

      Atrial Tachycardia

    • D. 

      V-Tach

  • 8. 
    Which term represents conduction velocity?
    • A. 

      Chronotropic

    • B. 

      Dromotropic

    • C. 

      Inotropic

    • D. 

      Automaticity

  • 9. 
    What is the intrinsic rate for the Bundle of His?
    • A. 

      20-40

    • B. 

      40-60

    • C. 

      60-100

    • D. 

      80-100

  • 10. 
    Leads aVR, aVL, and aVF are known as ________________leads.
    • A. 

      Augmented

    • B. 

      Unipolar

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Limb leads

  • 11. 
    What is a normal PR interval?
    • A. 

      0.12-0.25 sec

    • B. 

      0.8-0.15 sec

    • C. 

      0.12-0.20

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    A PAC is occurring on every third beat. This is known as which of the following?
    • A. 

      Pairs

    • B. 

      Run or burst

    • C. 

      Trigeminy

    • D. 

      Bigeminy

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Accelerated junctional rhythm

    • B. 

      Junctional escape rhythm

    • C. 

      Ventricular escape rhythm

    • D. 

      Accelerated idioventricular rhythm

  • 14. 
    The term used to describe the period of recovery that cells need after being discharged before they are able to respond to a stimulus is ___________________.
    • A. 

      Refractoriness

    • B. 

      Polarized State

    • C. 

      Depolarization

    • D. 

      Arrhythmia

  • 15. 
    A 73 year old male awakens suddenly at 0200 complaining of dyspnea. You find him in the tripod position. Crackles are audible around the scapulae. He has a history of hepertension. You suspect his symptoms are related to:
    • A. 

      Fluid overload

    • B. 

      Increased Cardiac Output

    • C. 

      Left heart failure

    • D. 

      Reactive airway disease

  • 16. 
    If you administer nitro to a patient with ST elevation in leads 2,3, and aVF, you shold be prepared to?
    • A. 

      Administer a bolus of normal saline if the blood pressure drops

    • B. 

      Change to morphine, as nitro is rarely successful

    • C. 

      Start a dopamine drip if the pt becomes hypotensive

    • D. 

      Treat the pt for congestive heart failure