Quiz: How Much Do You Actually Know About The Human Heart?

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Quiz: How Much Do You Actually Know About The Human Heart?

Knowing how to identify and draw the parts of the human heart doesn’t mean you know much about it. There is a lot that goes into ensuring that the organ works perfectly and is meeting its functions. Do you feel that you know a lot about the heart of the anatomy class you have undertaken? Take up the quiz below and see just how much you know about the human heart.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    These return systemic blood to the heart.
    • A. 

      Superior venae cavae

    • B. 

      Inferior venae cavae

    • C. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • D. 

      Pulmonary vein

    • E. 

      A & B

  • 2. 
    The blood passes through the _______ into the right ventricle.
    • A. 

      Atrioventricular valve

    • B. 

      Tricuspid Valve

    • C. 

      Bicuspid Valve

    • D. 

      A & B

    • E. 

      B & C

  • 3. 
    Oxygenated blood from the lungs returns to the heart via the pulmonary artery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    This represents the Endocardium
    • A. 

      Tunica adventiti

    • B. 

      Tunica intima

    • C. 

      Squamous epithelium

    • D. 

      Cardiac muscle cells

    • E. 

      B & C

  • 5. 
    The epicardium covers the valves of the heart.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Cardiac muscle cells attach the _______ to the _______.
    • A. 

      Endocardium, fibrous cardiac skeleton

    • B. 

      Myocardium, fibrous cardiac skeleton

    • C. 

      Endocardium, epicardium

    • D. 

      Epicardium, fibrous cardiac skeleton

    • E. 

      Myocardium, epicardium

  • 7. 
    Cardiac muscle cells can be specialized for:
    • A. 

      Endocrine secretions

    • B. 

      Exocrine secretions

    • C. 

      Impulse generation

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      B & C

  • 8. 
    _______ is known as the visceral layer of the heart.
    • A. 

      Endocardium

    • B. 

      Myocardium

    • C. 

      Epicardium

    • D. 

      Aorta

  • 9. 
    This pericardium is composed of a simple squamous epithelium known as the ______.
    • A. 

      Endothelium

    • B. 

      Medothelium

    • C. 

      Mesothelium

    • D. 

      Epithelium

    • E. 

      Keratin

  • 10. 
    Cardiac myocytes are joined by extensive ____ junctions.
    • A. 

      Tight junctions

    • B. 

      Adherens junctions

    • C. 

      Desmosal

    • D. 

      Gap junctions

    • E. 

      Intermediate junctions

  • 11. 
    Cardiac myocytes contain secretory granules, ANP that stimulate vasodilation, and decrease sodium excretion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The fibrous skeleton consists of ____ fibrous rings.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

    • E. 

      8

  • 13. 
    The cardiac skeleton also acts as an electrical insulator.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The heart rate is controlled by:
    • A. 

      Sinoatrial node

    • B. 

      Atrioventricular node

    • C. 

      Bundle of HIS

    • D. 

      Purkinje fibers

  • 15. 
    The AV node is located between the septum of both ventricles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Bundle of HIS conducts impulses to the right and left ventricles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The apex of the heart is located at the top.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Blood is supplied by the two coronary arteries that branch extensively and form a rich capillary network within the:
    • A. 

      Endocardium

    • B. 

      Myocardium

    • C. 

      Epicardium

    • D. 

      Pericardium

  • 19. 
    Drainage by the coronary veins is into the coronary sinus or right atrium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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