Get Ready For A Quick Cardiovascular System Quiz!

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Get Ready For A Quick Cardiovascular System Quiz!

The cardiovascular system in our body is tasked with regulating blood flow and ensuring that every part of the body gets blood. The main components of this system are the heart, blood, and blood vessels. The quiz below is all about the system and all we learned about it. Give it a shot and see what you remember before the exam!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of the intrinsic conduction system starts the heart beat?
    • A. 

      The atrioventricular node

    • B. 

      The Bundle of His

    • C. 

      The Perkinje fibers

    • D. 

      The sino-atrial node

  • 2. 
    A surgeon opens the thoracic cavity and finds a membrane covering the mediastinum. This membrane is called the:
    • A. 

      Visceral pericardium

    • B. 

      Parietal pericardium

    • C. 

      Visceral peritoneum

    • D. 

      Parietal peritoneum

  • 3. 
    The muscular layer of the heart that is responsible for pumping is the:
    • A. 

      Endocardium

    • B. 

      Epicardium

    • C. 

      Myocardium

  • 4. 
    This chamber of the heart is much thicker than the others because it pumps to the entire body:
    • A. 

      Right atrium

    • B. 

      Right ventricle

    • C. 

      Left atrium

    • D. 

      Left ventricle

  • 5. 
    Why is the mitral valve different from the other three valves of the heart?
    • A. 

      It only has 1 flap

    • B. 

      It only has 2 flaps

    • C. 

      It only has 3 flaps

  • 6. 
    The correct pathway that an erythrocyte would travel during systemic circulation is:
    • A. 

      Arteriole--aorta--vein--venule--capillary

    • B. 

      Capillary--venule--vein--artery--aorta

    • C. 

      Aorta--arteriole--capillary--venule--vein

    • D. 

      Venule--vein--capillary--arteriole--aorta

  • 7. 
    The vessel layer that is fibrous and responsible for support is the:
    • A. 

      Tunica externa

    • B. 

      Tunica intima

    • C. 

      Tunica media

  • 8. 
    The softer "dupp" sound of the heart is from:
    • A. 

      The closing of the atrioventricular valve

    • B. 

      The closing of the semilunar valve

    • C. 

      The opening of the semilunar valve

  • 9. 
    The umbilical cord has a vein that carries:
    • A. 

      Nutrients and oxygen rich blood to the baby

    • B. 

      Wastes from the mom

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide and metabolic materials to the baby

  • 10. 
    You can check the pulse n your neck using the:
    • A. 

      Brachial artery

    • B. 

      Jugular vein

    • C. 

      Carotid artery

    • D. 

      Popliteal vein

  • 11. 
    Which would be indicative of hypotension?
    • A. 

      120/80

    • B. 

      170/120

    • C. 

      80/65

  • 12. 
    You can tell when you cut a vein because the blood:
    • A. 

      Flows

    • B. 

      Spurts

    • C. 

      Will not come out

    • D. 

      Is blue

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