Structure And Function Of The Heart (Post Test)

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Heart Quizzes & Trivia

It’s the organ that keeps our bodies ticking away like a functioning clock – 24 hours a day without missing a beat – pumping blood to our vital organs so that we can continue to lead our lives whatever way we wish to. In this quiz we’ll be testing your knowledge on the heart, see if you know about its structure and functions. Think you know enough? Let’s find out for sure! �


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      Blood vessels

  • 2. 
    It is appropriate to visualize the heart as approximately the size of the owner's _________
    • A. 

      Arm

    • B. 

      Elbow

    • C. 

      Open palm

    • D. 

      Closed fist

  • 3. 
    The heart has four chambers that are utilized when beating. The upper chambers are called __________.
    • A. 

      Atria

    • B. 

      Ventricles

    • C. 

      Pulmonary valve

    • D. 

      Septum

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Right atrium → right ventricle → left ventricle → left atrium → lungs

    • B. 

      Right atrium → right ventricle → lungs → left atrium → left ventricle

    • C. 

      Left atrium → left ventricle → lungs → right ventricle → right atrium

    • D. 

      Left atrium → left ventricle → right ventricle → right atrium → lungs

  • 5. 
    A structure in the heart that temporarily closes, ensuring that blood moves in only one direction.
    • A. 

      Aorta

    • B. 

      Atrium

    • C. 

      Valve

    • D. 

      Ventricle

  • 6. 
    In a normal human heart, where does the blood go immediately after it exits the right ventricle?
    • A. 

      Aorta

    • B. 

      Right atrium

    • C. 

      Left ventricle

    • D. 

      Pulmonary artery

  • 7. 
    This muscular tissue separates the left and right sides of the heart.
    • A. 

      Aorta

    • B. 

      Valve

    • C. 

      Septum

    • D. 

      Ventricle

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Mitral valve

    • B. 

      Semilunar valve

    • C. 

      Pulmonary valve

    • D. 

      Tricuspid valve

  • 9. 
    While the left ventricle is emptying, which valve is closed and which valve is open?
    • A. 

      Closed: Mitral valve Open: Aortic valve

    • B. 

      Closed: Mitral valve Open: Tricuspid valve

    • C. 

      Closed: Pulmonary valve Open: Tricuspid valve

    • D. 

      Closed: Aortic valve Open: Mitral valve

  • 10. 
    The wall of the left ventricle is thicker because it _______________.
    • A. 

      Pumps blood to the lungs

    • B. 

      Pumps blood to the upper body

    • C. 

      Pumps blood to the all parts of the body

    • D. 

      Pumps blood into the right atrium