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Take this practice quiz that covers information related to the sheep heart & the heart model. It is intended for use as a supplemental study aid. As is the case in the lab practical, each correct answer counts. So, make sure you learn from the feedback.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    1. Name the structure- be specific.

    Correct Answer
    Right Auricle
    Explanation
    The right auricle is a specific structure located in the heart. It is a small, muscular pouch-like structure that is attached to the right atrium. Its main function is to increase the capacity of the right atrium, allowing it to hold more blood. The right auricle helps in the efficient filling of the right ventricle and ensures proper blood flow through the heart.

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  • 2. 

    2. Name the vessel- be specific.

    Correct Answer
    Superior Vena Cava
    Explanation
    The Superior Vena Cava is a large vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the upper half of the body back to the heart. It is located in the chest and is responsible for returning blood from the head, neck, arms, and upper chest to the right atrium of the heart. This vessel plays a crucial role in the circulatory system by ensuring that oxygen-depleted blood is transported back to the heart for reoxygenation.

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  • 3. 

    3. Name the structure-be specific.

    Correct Answer
    Left Auricle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Left Auricle." The left auricle is a structure located in the heart. It is a small, muscular pouch that is attached to the left atrium. Its main function is to help increase the capacity of the left atrium, allowing it to hold more blood. This increased capacity helps to ensure that an adequate amount of blood is pumped out of the heart with each contraction.

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  • 4. 

    4. Name the vessels.

    Correct Answer
    Pulmonary Veins
    Explanation
    The vessels that are named in this question are the Pulmonary Veins. These veins are responsible for carrying oxygenated blood from the lungs back to the heart. They play a crucial role in the circulatory system, as they help in the oxygenation process and ensure that oxygen-rich blood is distributed to the rest of the body.

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  • 5. 

    5. Do the vessels in #4 carry blood to or from the heart?

    • A.

      To the heart

    • B.

      From the heart

    Correct Answer
    A. To the heart
    Explanation
    The vessels in #4 carry blood to the heart. This means that the blood is being transported from other parts of the body towards the heart.

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  • 6. 

    6. Name the structure.

    Correct Answer
    Esophagus
    Explanation
    The structure being referred to in this question is the esophagus. The esophagus is a muscular tube that connects the throat to the stomach. Its main function is to transport food and liquids from the mouth to the stomach through a process called peristalsis. It is lined with a mucous membrane that helps in the smooth passage of food.

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  • 7. 

    7. Name the structure.

    Correct Answer
    Trachea
    Explanation
    The structure being referred to in this question is the trachea. The trachea is a tube-like structure that connects the larynx (voice box) to the bronchi of the lungs. It is responsible for allowing air to pass through and reach the lungs. The trachea is lined with cilia and mucus-producing cells, which help to trap and remove any foreign particles or debris from the air before it reaches the lungs.

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  • 8. 

    8. Name the vessel- be specific.

    Correct Answer
    Inferior Vena Cava
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Inferior Vena Cava." The Inferior Vena Cava is a large vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the lower body to the heart. It is located on the right side of the body and runs parallel to the spine. The Inferior Vena Cava plays a crucial role in returning blood to the heart for oxygenation and circulation throughout the body.

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  • 9. 

    9. Name the blood vessels.

    Correct Answer
    Coronary Veins
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Coronary Veins." Coronary veins are blood vessels that carry deoxygenated blood from the heart muscle back to the right atrium of the heart. They are responsible for draining the waste products and carbon dioxide from the heart muscle and play a crucial role in maintaining proper blood circulation.

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  • 10. 

    10. Name the vessels.

    Correct Answer
    Coronary Arteries
    Explanation
    The given answer "Coronary Arteries" correctly names the vessels being referred to in the question. The question asks for the name of the vessels, and the answer provides the correct name. The Coronary Arteries are the blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrients to the heart muscle.

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  • 11. 

    11. Name the structure (NOT the vessels!)

    Correct Answer
    Interventricular Septum
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Interventricular Septum. The interventricular septum is a structure in the heart that separates the left and right ventricles. It is a thick muscular wall that prevents the mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood.

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  • 12. 

    12. Name the vessel.

    Correct Answer
    Aorta
    Explanation
    The given answer "Aorta" is the name of the vessel. The aorta is the largest artery in the human body that carries oxygenated blood from the heart to the rest of the body. It is a vital part of the circulatory system and plays a crucial role in supplying oxygen and nutrients to all the organs and tissues.

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  • 13. 

    13. From what chamber does #12 receive blood? (Reworded: #12 receives blood from what chamber?)

    Correct Answer
    Left Ventricle, The Left Ventricle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Left Ventricle. The Left Ventricle is the chamber from which #12 receives blood.

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  • 14. 

    14. Name the specific structures.

    Correct Answer
    Papillary Muscle, Papillary Muscles
    Explanation
    The specific structures being referred to in this question are the papillary muscle and papillary muscles. The papillary muscle is a small, cone-shaped muscle found in the ventricles of the heart. It attaches to the cusps of the atrioventricular valves (mitral and tricuspid valves) via chordae tendineae, which helps to prevent the valves from inverting during ventricular contraction. There are multiple papillary muscles in each ventricle, and their main function is to assist in the contraction of the ventricles and maintain the proper functioning of the heart valves.

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  • 15. 

    15. Name the chamber where #14 is located.  

    Correct Answer
    Right Ventricle
    Explanation
    The right ventricle is the chamber where #14 is located. The heart has four chambers - the left and right atria, and the left and right ventricles. The right ventricle is responsible for pumping oxygen-depleted blood from the heart to the lungs to be oxygenated. It receives blood from the right atrium and contracts to push the blood through the pulmonary artery.

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  • 16. 

    16. Name the valve.

    Correct Answer
    Tricuspid Valve
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Tricuspid Valve. The tricuspid valve is located between the right atrium and the right ventricle in the heart. It consists of three leaflets or cusps that open and close to regulate the flow of blood from the atrium to the ventricle. When the right atrium contracts, the tricuspid valve opens to allow blood to flow into the right ventricle. When the right ventricle contracts, the valve closes to prevent backflow of blood into the atrium.

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  • 17. 

    17. Is the blood that flows through #16 oxygenated or deoxygenated?

    Correct Answer
    deoxygenated
    Explanation
    The blood that flows through #16 is deoxygenated. This means that it has already delivered oxygen to the body's tissues and is returning to the heart and lungs to pick up more oxygen. Deoxygenated blood is typically darker in color because it contains less oxygen and more carbon dioxide.

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  • 18. 

    18. Name the structures (NOT the valve!)

    Correct Answer
    Chordae Tendineae
    Explanation
    Chordae tendineae are fibrous cords that connect the papillary muscles to the cusps of the atrioventricular valves in the heart. They play a crucial role in preventing the valves from inverting or prolapsing during ventricular contraction, ensuring the proper flow of blood through the heart.

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  • 19. 

    19. Name the valve.

    Correct Answer
    Pulmonary Semilunar Valve
    Explanation
    The valve mentioned in the question is the Pulmonary Semilunar Valve. This valve is located between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery. Its main function is to prevent the backflow of blood from the pulmonary artery into the right ventricle. When the right ventricle contracts, the valve opens, allowing blood to flow into the pulmonary artery. When the ventricle relaxes, the valve closes, preventing blood from flowing back into the ventricle. This ensures that blood is directed towards the lungs for oxygenation and prevents it from flowing back into the heart.

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  • 20. 

    20. Name the structures.

    Correct Answer
    Trabeculae Carneae
    Explanation
    Trabeculae Carneae are muscular ridges or columns in the ventricles of the heart. They are composed of cardiac muscle tissue and are responsible for preventing the walls of the ventricles from sticking together during contraction. These structures help to maintain the integrity and strength of the heart muscle, allowing for efficient pumping of blood throughout the body.

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  • 21. 

    21. Name the vessels.

    Correct Answer
    Pulmonary Arteries
    Explanation
    The vessels mentioned in the question are called pulmonary arteries. These arteries carry deoxygenated blood from the heart to the lungs, where it is oxygenated. The oxygenated blood is then returned to the heart through the pulmonary veins. The pulmonary arteries are an essential part of the circulatory system and play a crucial role in maintaining the oxygenation of blood throughout the body.

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  • 22. 

    22. Name the valve.  

    Correct Answer
    Aortic Semilunar Valve
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Aortic Semilunar Valve. This valve is located between the left ventricle and the aorta in the heart. It prevents the backflow of blood from the aorta into the left ventricle when the heart is relaxing. The aortic semilunar valve consists of three cusps or flaps that open and close to regulate the flow of blood.

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  • 23. 

    23. Name the layer of cardiac tissue.

    Correct Answer
    Endocardium
    Explanation
    The endocardium is the innermost layer of the heart, consisting of a thin, smooth membrane that lines the chambers and valves. It is made up of endothelial cells and connective tissue, and its main function is to provide a smooth surface for blood to flow through the heart, as well as to help regulate cardiac muscle contraction and relaxation.

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  • 24. 

    24. What is the most superior region of the heart? (Hint: This is the site where most major blood vessels enter/exit the heart.)

    • A.

      Base

    • B.

      Apex

    Correct Answer
    A. Base
    Explanation
    The most superior region of the heart is the base. This is because it is the site where most major blood vessels enter and exit the heart. The base is located at the top of the heart, opposite to the apex.

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  • 25. 

    25. Name the valve.

    Correct Answer
    Bicuspid Valve, Mitral Valve
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bicuspid Valve, Mitral Valve. These are two names for the same valve in the heart. The bicuspid valve is also known as the mitral valve. It is located between the left atrium and the left ventricle of the heart and allows blood to flow from the atrium to the ventricle while preventing backflow.

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  • 26. 

    26. Name the layer of cardiac tissue.

    Correct Answer
    Myocardium
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Myocardium. The myocardium is the middle layer of the heart wall and is composed of cardiac muscle tissue. It is responsible for the contraction and pumping action of the heart, allowing it to effectively circulate blood throughout the body.

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  • 27. 

    27. Name the vessel.

    Correct Answer
    Pulmonary Trunk
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pulmonary Trunk. The pulmonary trunk is a large blood vessel that arises from the right ventricle of the heart. It carries deoxygenated blood from the heart to the lungs, where it branches into the left and right pulmonary arteries. This vessel is responsible for transporting blood to the lungs for oxygenation.

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  • 28. 

    28. Name the chamber.

    Correct Answer
    Left Atrium
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Left Atrium. The left atrium is one of the four chambers of the heart. It receives oxygenated blood from the lungs and pumps it into the left ventricle, which then pumps it out to the rest of the body. The left atrium is responsible for maintaining blood flow and ensuring proper circulation throughout the body.

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  • 29. 

    29. Name the region of the heart.

    Correct Answer
    Apex, apex of heart
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Apex, apex of heart." The apex refers to the pointed bottom part of the heart, which is formed by the left ventricle. It is located at the lower left side of the heart and is commonly used as a landmark for cardiac examinations and procedures. The term "apex of the heart" is often used interchangeably with "apex" to describe this specific region of the heart.

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  • 30. 

    30. Name the layer of cardiac tissue.

    Correct Answer
    Epicardium
    Explanation
    The epicardium is the outermost layer of the heart tissue. It is a thin layer that covers the surface of the heart and is composed of connective tissue and epithelial cells. The epicardium helps protect the heart and provides a smooth surface for the heart to beat against.

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  • 31. 

    31. Name the chamber.

    Correct Answer
    Right Atrium
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Right Atrium." The right atrium is one of the four chambers of the heart. It receives deoxygenated blood from the body through the superior and inferior vena cava and then pumps it into the right ventricle.

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  • 32. 

    32. Is this the anterior side or posterior side of the heart?

    • A.

      Anterior side

    • B.

      Posterior side

    Correct Answer
    A. Anterior side
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "anterior side." The anterior side of the heart refers to the front or the forward-facing side of the heart. It is the side that is closest to the chest wall.

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  • 33. 

    33. Name the structure.

    Correct Answer
    Left Auricle
    Explanation
    The structure being referred to in this question is the Left Auricle. The auricle is a small, ear-like structure located on the superior surface of the heart's atrium. It is responsible for collecting blood and directing it into the atrium, allowing for efficient filling of the heart chambers.

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  • 34. 

    34. Name the vessel that the probe passes through.

    Correct Answer
    Pulmonary Trunk
    Explanation
    The vessel that the probe passes through is called the Pulmonary Trunk.

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  • 35. 

    35. Name the valve that the tip of the probe is set/pushing against.

    Correct Answer
    Pulmonary Semilunar Valve
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Pulmonary Semilunar Valve. The probe is set or pushing against this valve.

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  • 36. 

    36. Name the structures.

    Correct Answer
    Trabeculae Carneae
    Explanation
    Trabeculae Carneae are muscular ridges or columns found on the inner surface of the ventricles of the heart. They are composed of cardiac muscle tissue and help to maintain the structural integrity of the ventricles. These structures also play a role in regulating the contraction and relaxation of the heart muscle, allowing for efficient blood pumping.

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  • 37. 

    37. Name the structures.

    Correct Answer
    Papillary Muscles, Papillary Muscle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Papillary Muscles, Papillary Muscle. The question is asking for the names of structures, and the answer provided includes two names: "Papillary Muscles" and "Papillary Muscle". It is likely that these names refer to specific muscles or muscle groups in the body. Without further context, it is difficult to provide a more specific explanation.

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  • 38. 

    38. Name the chamber where #37 is located.

    Correct Answer
    Left Ventricle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Left Ventricle. The left ventricle is a chamber located in the heart. It is responsible for pumping oxygenated blood to the rest of the body.

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  • 39. 

    39. Name the valve.

    Correct Answer
    Bicuspid Valve, Mitral Valve
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bicuspid Valve, Mitral Valve. The bicuspid valve, also known as the mitral valve, is located between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart. It consists of two cusps that open and close to regulate blood flow from the atrium to the ventricle. This valve prevents the backflow of blood into the atrium during ventricular contraction, ensuring that blood flows in one direction through the heart.

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  • 40. 

    40. Name the specific structure.

    Correct Answer
    Right Auricle
    Explanation
    The specific structure being referred to in this question is the Right Auricle. The auricle is a small, muscular pouch-like structure located on the outer surface of the heart. It is responsible for receiving blood from the veins and directing it into the right atrium of the heart. The right auricle plays a crucial role in the circulation of blood and helps maintain proper cardiac function.

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  • 41. 

    41. What chamber lies beneath #40?

    Correct Answer
    Right Atrium
    Explanation
    The chamber that lies beneath #40 is the Right Atrium.

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  • 42. 

    42. Is this the anterior side or posterior side of the heart?

    • A.

      Anterior side

    • B.

      Posterior side

    Correct Answer
    B. Posterior side
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "posterior side" because the posterior side of the heart refers to the back or rear surface of the heart. This is the side that is closer to the spine and faces towards the back of the body.

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  • 43. 

    43. Name the layer of cardiac tissue.

    Correct Answer
    Epicardium
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Epicardium. The epicardium is the outermost layer of the heart wall and is composed of connective tissue and a layer of mesothelium. It helps protect the heart and provides a smooth surface for the heart to beat against.

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  • 44. 

    44. Name the structures.

    Correct Answer
    Chordae Tendineae
    Explanation
    Chordae Tendineae are fibrous cords that connect the papillary muscles to the atrioventricular valves (mitral and tricuspid valves) in the heart. They prevent the valves from inverting or bulging into the atria during ventricular contraction, ensuring the proper flow of blood through the heart.

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  • 45. 

    45. To which valve does #44 attach?

    Correct Answer
    Tricuspid Valve
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Tricuspid Valve. This suggests that the valve mentioned in question #44 is the Tricuspid Valve.

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  • 46. 

    46. Name the vessel that the probe passes through.

    Correct Answer
    Aorta
    Explanation
    The probe passes through the aorta. The aorta is the largest artery in the body and carries oxygenated blood from the heart to the rest of the body. It is a vital part of the circulatory system and plays a crucial role in delivering oxygen and nutrients to all the organs and tissues.

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  • 47. 

    47. Does #46 play a role in pulmonary circulation or systemic circulation?

    • A.

      Pulmonary circulation

    • B.

      Systemic circulation

    Correct Answer
    B. Systemic circulation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is systemic circulation because systemic circulation refers to the circulation of blood throughout the body, delivering oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and removing waste products. Pulmonary circulation, on the other hand, refers to the circulation of blood between the heart and lungs, where oxygen is picked up and carbon dioxide is released. Since the question asks whether #46 plays a role in pulmonary circulation or systemic circulation, the correct answer would be systemic circulation.

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  • 48. 

    48. Name the valve that the teasing needle passes through.

    Correct Answer
    Aortic Semilunar Valve
    Explanation
    The teasing needle passes through the Aortic Semilunar Valve. This valve is located between the left ventricle and the aorta. It prevents the backflow of blood from the aorta into the left ventricle during diastole. The teasing needle is likely used in medical procedures or dissections to manipulate or examine the valve.

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  • 49. 

    49. Name the structure.

    Correct Answer
    Interventricular Septum
    Explanation
    The structure being referred to in this question is the Interventricular Septum. The Interventricular Septum is a wall of tissue that separates the two ventricles of the heart. It plays a crucial role in maintaining the separation of oxygen-rich and oxygen-poor blood, ensuring proper circulation throughout the body.

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  • 50. 

    50. Name the layer of cardiac tissue.

    Correct Answer
    Myocardium
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Myocardium. The myocardium is the middle layer of cardiac tissue in the heart. It is composed of specialized muscle cells called cardiomyocytes, which are responsible for the contraction and relaxation of the heart. The myocardium plays a crucial role in pumping blood throughout the body and maintaining the heart's function.

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