The Circulatory System

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Circulatory System Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will score your basic understanding of the circulatory system.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Once blood leaves the right atrium of the heart, it passes through which valve?
    • A. 

      Pulmonary

    • B. 

      Bicuspid or mitral

    • C. 

      Tricuspid

  • 2. 
    The heart is covered by the ________________, a protective sac.
    • A. 

      Epicardium

    • B. 

      Pericardium

    • C. 

      Endocardium

  • 3. 
    The middle, muscular layer of tissue in the heart is called the __________________________.
    • A. 

      Myocardium

    • B. 

      Endocardium

    • C. 

      Pericardium

  • 4. 
    ____________________ circulation is circulation of blood within the heart.
    • A. 

      Pulmonary

    • B. 

      Systemic

    • C. 

      Coronary

  • 5. 
    The membranous lining for the chambers and the valves in the heart is called the ________________.
    • A. 

      Epicardium

    • B. 

      Pericardium

    • C. 

      Endocardium

  • 6. 
    The heart is divided into right and left sides.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Arteries carry oxygen- low blood away from the heart.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The veins carry blood low in oxygen toward the heard, expect for the pulmonary vein.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Electrical impulses cause the heart to contract, or beat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The pulmoary and aortic valves allow for a backflow of blood into the heart.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False