Anatomy Of The Human Heart! Trivia Questions Quiz

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The human heart is one of the major organs in the body and it is solely tasked with ensuring that blood is pumped throughout the body. Do you know what role each part of the heart plays in meeting this objective? Worry not as the trivia questions quiz below will help you understand the anatomy of the human heart much better.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The blood vessel that carries blood from the right ventricle to the lungs.
    • A. 

      Aorta

    • B. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • C. 

      Precordium

    • D. 

      Chordae tendineae

    • E. 

      Coronary arteries

  • 2. 
    The left ventricle ejects blood into this blood vessel.
    • A. 

      Aorta

    • B. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • C. 

      Pulmonic valve

    • D. 

      Coronary arteries

    • E. 

      Pericardium

  • 3. 
    This AV valve "sees" oxygenated blood.
    • A. 

      Tricuspid

    • B. 

      Semilunar

    • C. 

      Bicuspid

    • D. 

      Pulmonic

    • E. 

      Precordium

  • 4. 
    This semilunar valve "sees" unoxygenated blood.
    • A. 

      Tricuspid

    • B. 

      Aorta

    • C. 

      Bicuspid

    • D. 

      Pulmonic

    • E. 

      Precordium

  • 5. 
    The pulmonary veins empty blood into this cardiac chamber.
    • A. 

      Right atrium

    • B. 

      Left atrium

    • C. 

      Pericardium

    • D. 

      Myocardium

    • E. 

      Pericardial space

  • 6. 
    The venae cavae empties blood into this cardiac chamber.
    • A. 

      Right atrium

    • B. 

      Left atrium

    • C. 

      Pericardium

    • D. 

      Myocardium

    • E. 

      Pericardial space

  • 7. 
    The sling-like fold of epicardium that supports the heart.
    • A. 

      Right atrium

    • B. 

      Left atrium

    • C. 

      Myocardium

    • D. 

      Pericardium

    • E. 

      Pericardial space

  • 8. 
    Actin, myosin, and sarcomeres are terms that describe this contracting layer.
    • A. 

      Left ventricle

    • B. 

      Right ventricle

    • C. 

      Myocardium

    • D. 

      Pericardium

    • E. 

      Precordium

  • 9. 
    The mitral valve and the aortic valve are associated with this cardiac chamber.
    • A. 

      Right atrium

    • B. 

      Left atrium

    • C. 

      Pericardium

    • D. 

      Right ventricle

    • E. 

      Left ventricle

  • 10. 
    The pulmonic and tricuspid valves are associated with this structure.
    • A. 

      Right atrium

    • B. 

      Left atrium

    • C. 

      Pericardium

    • D. 

      Right ventricle

    • E. 

      Left ventricle

  • 11. 
    Area of the anterior chest wall overlying the heart and great vessels.
    • A. 

      Chordae tendineae

    • B. 

      Pericardium

    • C. 

      Pericardial space

    • D. 

      Precordium

    • E. 

      Myocardium

  • 12. 
    These blood vessels arise at the base of the aorta just beyond the aortic valve.
    • A. 

      Coronary arteries

    • B. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • C. 

      Chordae tendineae

    • D. 

      Myocardium

    • E. 

      Bicuspid valve

  • 13. 
    Attach the cusps of the AV valves to the ventricular walls.
    • A. 

      Coronary arteries

    • B. 

      Pericardium

    • C. 

      Myocardium

    • D. 

      Precordium

    • E. 

      Chordae tendineae

  • 14. 
    A cavity located between the epicardium and the parietal pericardium.
    • A. 

      Precordium

    • B. 

      Pericardium

    • C. 

      Pericardial space

    • D. 

      Precordium

    • E. 

      Aorta

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is least true of the myocardium?
    • A. 

      Contains actin and myosin

    • B. 

      Is the heart muscle

    • C. 

      Is found in the ventricles but not the atria

    • D. 

      Pumps the blood

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 16. 
    During ventricular contraction, the AV valves close in order to
    • A. 

      Speed up the action potential as it moves through the conduction sysem

    • B. 

      Prevent the backflow of blood from the ventricles to the atria

    • C. 

      Enhance drainage of the coronary veins

    • D. 

      Push blood into the venae cavae

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is least related to "lubb" (of the lubb-dupp duo)?
    • A. 

      Called S1

    • B. 

      Due to the closure of the AV valves

    • C. 

      Occurs at the beginning of ventricular contraction

    • D. 

      Caused by the firing of the SA node

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    S2 is
    • A. 

      Due to the closure of the semilunar valves at the beginning of ventricular relaxation

    • B. 

      Lubb

    • C. 

      The heart sound caused the contraction of the ventricular myocardium

    • D. 

      Caused by the firing of the SA node

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    The purpose of the right heart is to pump blood.
    • A. 

      To the systemic circulation

    • B. 

      Into the aorta

    • C. 

      To the lungs for oxygenation

    • D. 

      To the venae cavae

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 20. 
    What do the venae cavae, pulmonary artery, and the aorta have in common?
    • A. 

      All carry oxygenated blood

    • B. 

      All carry unoxygenated blood

    • C. 

      All are colored red

    • D. 

      All are called great vessels

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    In which structure does blood change from blue to red?
    • A. 

      Venae cavae

    • B. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • C. 

      Aorta

    • D. 

      Pulmonary capillary

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Which of the following spaces does not contain the heart?
    • A. 

      Thoracic cavity

    • B. 

      Ventral cavity

    • C. 

      Pleural cavity

    • D. 

      Mediastinum

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    The semilunar valves
    • A. 

      Are outflow valves

    • B. 

      Are anchored by chordae tendineae

    • C. 

      "see" only oxygenated blood

    • D. 

      "see" only unoxygenated blood

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    A cell that spontaneously depolarizes from resting membrane potential to threshold potential is
    • A. 

      Called a pacemaker cell

    • B. 

      Referred to as being ectopic

    • C. 

      A stem cell

    • D. 

      Found only in heart valves

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    The heart
    • A. 

      Lies primarily to the right of the sternum

    • B. 

      Only beats in response to stimulation by the autonomic nerves

    • C. 

      Is located within the mediastinum

    • D. 

      Lies vertically and parallel to the midsternal line

    • E. 

      None of the above

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