The Ultimate Human Heart Knowledge Quiz!

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Heart Quizzes & Trivia

This is the ultimate human heart knowledge quiz! The human heart is estimated to be about the size of a fist, and it is charged with the duty of pumping blood throughout the body and removal of waste such as carbon dioxide. It is essentially the main organ in the circulatory system. The quiz below is designed to see how much you understand the human heart. Do give it a try and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The superior and inferior returns systematic blood to the...
    • A. 

      Left ventricle of the heart

    • B. 

      Right atrium of the heart

    • C. 

      Left atrium of the heart

    • D. 

      Left ventricle of the heart

    • E. 

      The pulmonary trunk

  • 2. 
    Another name for tricuspid valve is...
    • A. 

      Left atrioventricular valve

    • B. 

      Bicuspid valve

    • C. 

      Mitral valve

    • D. 

      Right atrioventricular valve

    • E. 

      There is not another name for tricuspid valve

  • 3. 
    Systematic blood passes the right ventricles and is carried to the...
    • A. 

      Pulmonary trunk

    • B. 

      Pulmonary vein

    • C. 

      Aorta

    • D. 

      Left atrium

    • E. 

      Right atrium

  • 4. 
    Which vessel carries oxygenated blood to the heart?
    • A. 

      Pulmonary arterie

    • B. 

      Inferior venae cavae

    • C. 

      Pulmonary veins

    • D. 

      Atrioventricular valve

    • E. 

      Pericardium

  • 5. 
    Blood passes from the ___________  to enter the left ventricle.
    • A. 

      Left atrioventricular valve

    • B. 

      Bicuspid

    • C. 

      Mitral

    • D. 

      B and C only

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The Endocardium contains what type of epithelium?
    • A. 

      Simple cuboidal

    • B. 

      Simple columnar

    • C. 

      Simple squamus

    • D. 

      Stratified cuboidal

    • E. 

      Stratified squamus

  • 7. 
    What layer of the heart is responsible for the pumping of the heart?
    • A. 

      SA node

    • B. 

      AV node

    • C. 

      Endocardium

    • D. 

      Epicardium

    • E. 

      Myocardium

  • 8. 
    Purkinje fibers are located in the ____________ layer.
    • A. 

      Pericardium

    • B. 

      Epicardium

    • C. 

      Myocardium

    • D. 

      Endocardium

    • E. 

      Tunica media

  • 9. 
    The simple squamous epithelium located in the Epicardium is called the...
    • A. 

      Mesothelium

    • B. 

      Pericardium

    • C. 

      Tunica media

    • D. 

      Myocytes

    • E. 

      Tunica intima

  • 10. 
    This membrane keeps the heart in the mediastinum and allows for it perform deep contractions...
    • A. 

      Myocardial layer

    • B. 

      Endocardium

    • C. 

      Mycardium

    • D. 

      Pericardium

    • E. 

      Epicardium

  • 11. 
    Cardiac myocytes are joined by...
    • A. 

      Tight junctions

    • B. 

      Desmosomes

    • C. 

      Gap junctions

    • D. 

      Mycardial endocrin cells

    • E. 

      Purkinje fibers

  • 12. 
    What contains secretory granules atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP)?
    • A. 

      Cardiac Myocytes

    • B. 

      Cardiac myocardium

    • C. 

      Pulmonary trunk

    • D. 

      Purkinji fibers

    • E. 

      Bundle of His

  • 13. 
    Cardiac skeleton is also known as...
    • A. 

      The Conduction System

    • B. 

      The Valves

    • C. 

      Fibrous Skeleton

    • D. 

      Dense Irregular Skeleton

    • E. 

      Dense Regular Skeleton

  • 14. 
    Cardiac Skeleton is composed of...
    • A. 

      Dense connective tissue

    • B. 

      Dense irregular tissue

    • C. 

      Simple squamous epithilium

    • D. 

      A and B only

    • E. 

      A and C only

  • 15. 
    Which fibers repeatedly generate action potential that triggers heart contractions?
    • A. 

      Purkenji Fibers

    • B. 

      Bundle of His

    • C. 

      Av node

    • D. 

      SA node

    • E. 

      Autarythmic Fibers

  • 16. 
    What makes up Purkinje fibers?
    • A. 

      Apex of the heart

    • B. 

      Bundle of His

    • C. 

      Atrioventricular bundle

    • D. 

      Fibrous Skeleton

    • E. 

      Coronary vessels

  • 17. 
    The Valves and chordae of the heart are covered by the:
    • A. 

      Endothelial lining

    • B. 

      Dense collagenous connective tissue

    • C. 

      Aortic endothelium

    • D. 

      A and B only

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Another name for bicuspid valve is...
    • A. 

      Mitral valve

    • B. 

      Tricuspid valve

    • C. 

      Atreoventricular valve

    • D. 

      Aorta

    • E. 

      There is no other name AARON!

  • 19. 
    Blood is supplied by ______ coronary artery (s)
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 20. 
    Which Vessel is responsible for the drainage of the Coronary vessels?
    • A. 

      Coronary vessels

    • B. 

      Coronary artery

    • C. 

      Coronary veins

    • D. 

      Coronary sinus

    • E. 

      Venules