Human Heart Anatomy

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Heart Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is to assess your knowledge of the human heart, its anatomy and function. Use you knowledge of biology and what you have learned in this unit to answer the questions to the best of your ability.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of blood flows from the body into the right atrium?
  • 2. 
    Name at two types of blood vessels that transport blood in the human body.
  • 3. 
    The human heart is about the size of  ______________?
    • A. 

      A grapefruit

    • B. 

      A fist

    • C. 

      A golf ball

    • D. 

      Two eggs

  • 4. 
    Oxygen-poor blood enters the right atrium of the heart via 
    • A. 

      The aorta

    • B. 

      The right ventricle and then through the pulmonary artery to the lungs

    • C. 

      Veins called the inferior vena cava and the superior vena cava

    • D. 

      The pulmonary vein

  • 5. 
    The left upper chamber of the heart which receives oxygen-rich blood from the lungs via the pulmonary vein is called what?
  • 6. 
    The flaps between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery preventing the back-flow of blood from the pulmonary artery to the right atrium.
  • 7. 
    The muscular wall separating the left and right side of the heart.
    • A. 

      Tricuspid valve

    • B. 

      Aorta

    • C. 

      Atrium

    • D. 

      Septum

  • 8. 
    Name the flaps between the right atrium and the right ventricle. It is composed of three leaf-like parts and prevents the back-flow of blood from the ventricle to the atrium.
  • 9. 
    A three-layer sac called the _____________surrounds the internal parts of the heart.
  • 10. 
    The internal structure of the heart consists of how many chambers?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      1