How Much Do You Actually Know About Human Heart?

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Heart Quizzes & Trivia

Just 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 from 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 which 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