The Cardiac Cycle Quiz

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How much do you know about the cardiac cycle? Test your knowledge with this amazing quiz we have made here for you. Whenever we hear the word cardiac, the first thing that comes to mind is cardiac arrest. However, the word cardiac is meant to refer to the heart, and below, we will study the cardiac cycle. These are a few questions for you to test and refresh your knowledge. As you attempt these questions, you will learn more about the cardiac cycle. Go for it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An average heartbeat, or cardiac cycle, lasts approximately:
    • A. 

      8.0 seconds

    • B. 

      80 seconds

    • C. 

      0.80 seconds

    • D. 

      0.0008 seconds

  • 2. 
    _____________ represents ventricular relaxation and filling phases.
    • A. 

      Systole

    • B. 

      Diastole

    • C. 

      Plateau phase

    • D. 

      Latch state

  • 3. 
    __________ represents ventricular contraction and ejection phases.
    • A. 

      Systole

    • B. 

      Diastole

    • C. 

      Plateau phase

    • D. 

      Latch state

  • 4. 
    Name the three phases of the Cardiac Cycle in order.
    • A. 

      Early Diastole, Mid-to-Late Diastole, Ventricular Systole

    • B. 

      Ventricular Systole, Mid-to-Late Diastole, Early Diastole

    • C. 

      Mid-to-Late Diastole, Ventricular Systole, Early Diastole

    • D. 

      Early Diastole, Ventricular Systole, Mid-to-Late Diastole

  • 5. 
    During the Mid-to-Late Diastole, the heart is in complete relaxation, and the pressure in the heart is low.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When is the ventricular blood volume higher?
    • A. 

      At the beginning of the systole

    • B. 

      At the beginning of the diastole

    • C. 

      During Mid-to-Late Diastole

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Atrial contraction accounts for most of the ventricular filling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT true for ventricular systole?
    • A. 

      The ventricles contract

    • B. 

      The atrioventricular valves close.

    • C. 

      The semilunar valves open

    • D. 

      The ventricles relax

  • 9. 
    The semilunar valves close during:
    • A. 

      Ventricular systole

    • B. 

      Ventricular diastole

    • C. 

      Atrial systole

    • D. 

      Atrial diastole

  • 10. 
    The atrioventricular valves open during: 
    • A. 

      Ventricular systole

    • B. 

      Ventricular diastole

    • C. 

      Atrial diastole

    • D. 

      Both atrial and ventricular systole

  • 11. 
    The ventricles begin to fill during ventricular diastole.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is the definition of the Cardiac Cycle?
    • A. 

      Cardiac Cycle refers to the sequence of events that occur during one complete heartbeat.

    • B. 

      The contraction of the atria

    • C. 

      The contraction and relaxation of the ventricles

    • D. 

      The circulation of blood in the heart

  • 13. 
    Dicrotic notch involve which part of the heart?
    • A. 

      Ventricular pressure

    • B. 

      Aortic pressure

    • C. 

      Atrial pressure

    • D. 

      Pulmonary pressure

  • 14. 
    What is the first phase in cardiac cycle?
    • A. 

      Passive Filling

    • B. 

      Ventricular Isovolumic Contraction

    • C. 

      Atrial Contraction

    • D. 

      Ventricular Ejection

  • 15. 
    If a patient has heart beat of 90bpm, what is the duration of the beats?
    • A. 

      0.4

    • B. 

      0.8

    • C. 

      0.5

    • D. 

      0.6

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