Cardiovascular System Quiz Exam: Trivia!

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Cardiovascular System Quiz Exam: Trivia!

Do you know anything about the cardiovascular system? The cardiovascular system is an organ system that allows blood to circulate and carry oxygen and nutrients to the body. The cardiovascular system of the blood is seen as having two components. These include a systematic circulation and a pulmonary circulation. There are many jobs of this working system that helps to keep us alive. You may be studying for a test and need this quiz to practice. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which type of blood is bright red?
    • A. 

      Arterial

    • B. 

      Venous

  • 2. 
    Which layer of the heart makes up the bulk of the heart wall and is responsible for the contraction of the heart? 
    • A. 

      Endocardium

    • B. 

      Pericardium

    • C. 

      Myocardium

  • 3. 
    Which blood vessel returns oxygenated blood to the left atrium?
    • A. 

      Aorta

    • B. 

      Vena Cava

    • C. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • D. 

      Pulmonary vein

  • 4. 
    Which layer of the heart is a protective sac, which contains serous fluid to reduce friction?
    • A. 

      Pericardium

    • B. 

      Myocardium

    • C. 

      Endocardium

  • 5. 
    What is the average heart rate in a male?
    • A. 

      60 bpm

    • B. 

      65 bpm

    • C. 

      70 bpm

    • D. 

      75 bpm

  • 6. 
    What is the average heart rate of a female?
    • A. 

      60 bpm

    • B. 

      65 bpm

    • C. 

      70 bpm

    • D. 

      75 bpm

  • 7. 
    Which pathology relates to the heart rate being less than 50 beats per minute?
    • A. 

      Angina

    • B. 

      Bradycardia

    • C. 

      Tachycardia

    • D. 

      Palpitations

  • 8. 
    In which pathology is the hemoglobin level of blood lower than normal?
    • A. 

      Anaemia

    • B. 

      Angina

    • C. 

      Clotting disorder

    • D. 

      Phlebitis

  • 9. 
    Which pathology is caused by insufficient blood to the heart muscle, and can result in pain to the left side of the chest and usually radiating to the left arm, usually on exertion or excitement?
    • A. 

      Anaemia

    • B. 

      Palpitations

    • C. 

      Sickle-cell anaemia

    • D. 

      Angina

  • 10. 
    Which pathology is an inflammation of the wall of a vein?
    • A. 

      Anaemia

    • B. 

      Phlebitis

    • C. 

      Deep vein thrombosis

    • D. 

      Epitaxis

  • 11. 
    Which blood vessel allows for the passage of nutrients and waste products between the blood and tissue cells?
    • A. 

      Artery

    • B. 

      Vein

    • C. 

      Capillary

  • 12. 
    Which type of blood cell has the function of carrying oxygen to body cells?
    • A. 

      Erythrocyte

    • B. 

      Leucocyte

    • C. 

      Thrombocyte

  • 13. 
    Which type of blood cell plays a role in clotting?
    • A. 

      Erythrocyte

    • B. 

      Leucocyte

    • C. 

      Thrombocyte

  • 14. 
    Which type of blood cell destroys disease causing micro-organisms and ingests bacteria and dead matter?
    • A. 

      Erythrocyte

    • B. 

      Leucocyte

    • C. 

      Thrombocyte

  • 15. 
    A function of the cardiovascular system is to maintain fluid pressure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which valve is located between the left ventricle and the aorta?
    • A. 

      Tricuspid

    • B. 

      Bicuspid

    • C. 

      Aortic

    • D. 

      Pulmonary

  • 17. 
    Which valve is found between the pulmonary artery and the right ventricle?
    • A. 

      Tricuspid

    • B. 

      Bicuspid

    • C. 

      Pulmonary

    • D. 

      Aortic

  • 18. 
    Which valve is found between the right atrium and the right ventricle?
    • A. 

      Tricuspid

    • B. 

      Bicuspid

    • C. 

      Aortic

    • D. 

      Pulmonary

  • 19. 
    Which valve is found between the left atrium and the left ventricle?
    • A. 

      Tricuspid

    • B. 

      Bicuspid

    • C. 

      Aortic

    • D. 

      Pulmonary

  • 20. 
    The 'mitral' valve is another name for which valve?
    • A. 

      Tricuspid

    • B. 

      Biscuspid

    • C. 

      Aortic

    • D. 

      Pulmonary

  • 21. 
    The largest circulatory system which carries oxygnated blood from the left ventricle and through the aorta to the body, is referred to as what type of circulation?
    • A. 

      Systemic

    • B. 

      Pulmonary

    • C. 

      Coronary

    • D. 

      Hepatic

  • 22. 
    In which type of pathology do the valves inside of the veins lose their strength?
    • A. 

      Phlebitis

    • B. 

      Deep vein thrombosis

    • C. 

      Epitaxis

    • D. 

      Varicose veins

  • 23. 
    Arteries have thinner walls than veins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The pulmonary arteries carry oxygenated blood away from the heart to the lungs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A healthy and average blood pressure should be 120/80 mmHg.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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