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EKG Quizzes & Trivia

The EKG is also known as the electrocardiogram test. This is known to be the test that will measure the electrical activity of your heartbeat. With every beat that the heart takes, the wave will travel through the heart. This wave will be in charge of making the heart squeeze and pump blood. If in case there is no wave available, then the heart will stop pumping, and the monitor will show a flat line. This is something that people would like to avoid when they are in hospital.

The EKG test will usually indicate if there are some issues with the person’s heart. If there are some signs of heart disease, the physician may require further tests to determine what exactly is wrong. There are instances when the EKG will show some abnormalities, but this will not affect your current physical health.
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The electrocardiogram is a noninvasive test that is used to reflect underlying heart conditions. It works by measuring the electrical activity of the heart. Having practiced its use, are you sure you know all there is about how...

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    Hypotension is defined as:

Not everyone is equipped to use an EKG machine and deduce what the findings mean. The quiz below is designed to test out what you understood about the machine and how it is used in the field. Give it a try and note what you...

Questions: 68  |  Attempts: 3443   |  Last updated: Aug 29, 2018
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    One small square on an EKG is equivalent to how much time ( and what  distance)?

This quiz fulfills your 2021 Rhythm interpretation competency. You must obtain an 80% to pass

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 2153   |  Last updated: Oct 30, 2020
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    What is this rhythm?

 A perfect reading of an EKG chart is important in giving a proper diagnosis to any deflections of the behavior of a patient’s heart behavior. The quick quiz below is made up of randomly selected EKG deflections or...

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     Name this part of the EKG segment.        

During the course of the year we have learnt a lot on the use and application of the EKG machine. With the finals just around the corner it is paramount to get some review questions to jog your memory. The quiz below is...

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    What is the name of the smallest part of the lungs responsible for gas exchange?
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EKG Questions & Answers


How will this affect the appearance of the EKG if there is a blockage between the AV node and the AV bundle?
You should realize that when the AV nodal is blocked, this means that the ventricles and atria have been damaged. It is the AV node that is responsible for connecting the atria and the ventricles. When the AV nodes are blocked, there will be absent i
What does the normal direction of the QRS complex in lead aVR result from?
Wave of depolarization moving away from the positive electrode.