The Heart And Circulation

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The Heart And Circulation

Be still my beating heart, it’s time for a wonderful and educational quiz on the most important organ in the human body; the heart! In this one, we’ll be testing your knowledge on just how the heart manages to pump blood around our bodies so that it gets where it needs to go, and we can keep going through our daily lives. Think you know everything you need to know? Let’s find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Left ventricle

    • B. 

      Left atrium

    • C. 

      Right atrium

    • D. 

      Right ventricle

  • 2. 
    Which blood vessel carries blood from the heart to the lungs to recieve oxygen?
    • A. 

      Aorta

    • B. 

      Vena cava

    • C. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • D. 

      Pulmonary vein

  • 3. 
    Which blood vessels have the thinnest walls?
    • A. 

      Arteries

    • B. 

      Veins

    • C. 

      Capillaries

    • D. 

      Venules

  • 4. 
    What separates the left ventricle and left atrium?
    • A. 

      Septum

    • B. 

      Bicuspid valve

    • C. 

      Coronary artery

    • D. 

      Tricuspid valve

  • 5. 
    The heart is made of..
    • A. 

      Oxygenated blood

    • B. 

      Tissue

    • C. 

      Cardiac muscle

    • D. 

      Organs

  • 6. 
    The human heart is part of a double circulatory system
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which vessels have the thickest walls?
    • A. 

      Arteries

    • B. 

      Veins

    • C. 

      Capillaries

    • D. 

      Venues

    • E. 

      Arterioles

  • 8. 
    Arteries have the largest lumen?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Red blood cells are known as [Blank]
  • 10. 
    Haemoglobin in red blood cells attaches to ?
    • A. 

      Urea

    • B. 

      Amino acids

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 11. 
    Phagocytes and lymphocytes are types of ?
    • A. 

      Platelets

    • B. 

      White blood cell

    • C. 

      Red blood cell

    • D. 

      Plasma

  • 12. 
    Cardiac output =
    • A. 

      Beats per minute x litres per second

    • B. 

      Heart rate/ stroke volume

    • C. 

      Stroke volume x heart rate

    • D. 

      Stroke volume / heart rate