Parts Of The Heart

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Parts Of The Heart - Quiz

The heart is the most important part of the human body and being that we just learnt the parts that make up the heart and aid it in meeting its targets, you may be in need for revision material to help you understand it better. Take this quiz and see if you can name the parts of the heart. All the best!


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  • 1. 

    Explanation
    The right atrium is one of the four chambers of the heart and is responsible for receiving deoxygenated blood from the body via the superior and inferior vena cava. It then pumps this blood into the right ventricle, which will eventually pump it to the lungs for oxygenation.

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  • 2. 

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    The term "pulmonary valve" refers to a specific valve in the heart that is responsible for regulating the flow of blood from the right ventricle to the pulmonary artery. This valve prevents backflow of blood into the right ventricle and ensures that oxygenated blood is properly directed to the lungs for oxygenation. It is located between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery, and its proper functioning is crucial for maintaining healthy blood circulation.

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  • 3. 

    Explanation
    The tricuspid valve is a heart valve located between the right atrium and the right ventricle. It consists of three cusps or leaflets that open and close to regulate blood flow. When the right atrium contracts, the tricuspid valve opens, allowing blood to flow from the atrium to the ventricle. When the ventricle contracts, the tricuspid valve closes to prevent backflow of blood into the atrium. This valve plays a crucial role in maintaining the proper circulation of blood within the heart, ensuring efficient pumping of oxygenated blood to the rest of the body.

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  • 4. 

    Explanation
    The right ventricle is the correct answer. The right ventricle is one of the four chambers of the heart and is responsible for pumping oxygen-depleted blood to the lungs to receive oxygen. It receives blood from the right atrium and contracts to pump the blood through the pulmonary artery to the lungs.

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    Explanation
    The mitral valve is a valve located between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart. It allows blood to flow from the atrium to the ventricle and prevents backflow of blood. The mitral valve consists of two flaps, also known as leaflets, that open and close during the cardiac cycle. When the ventricle contracts, the mitral valve closes to prevent blood from flowing back into the atrium. This ensures that blood is efficiently pumped out of the heart and circulated to the rest of the body.

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  • 7. 

    Explanation
    The left atrium is one of the four chambers of the heart. It receives oxygenated blood from the lungs through the pulmonary veins and then pumps it into the left ventricle, which in turn pumps the blood to the rest of the body. The left atrium is responsible for receiving and storing the oxygen-rich blood before it is pumped out to the body.

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  • 8. 

    Explanation
    The aortic valve is a cardiac valve located between the left ventricle and the aorta. It consists of three cusps that open and close to regulate blood flow from the heart to the rest of the body. When the left ventricle contracts, the aortic valve opens to allow oxygenated blood to be pumped into the aorta. After the contraction, the aortic valve closes to prevent blood from flowing back into the left ventricle. This ensures that blood flows in one direction, maintaining proper circulation throughout the body.

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