Human Heart Anatomy and Blood Circulation Quiz

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What is the function of the pulmonary veins in the circulatory system?

Transport oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart

What happens when blood is pumped hard out of the left ventricle into the aorta?

It flows through a network of arteries that become narrower

What is atherosclerosis primarily characterized by?

Accumulation of fats and cholesterol in coronary artery walls

If the coronary arteries are blocked, what is the likely consequence?

Heart attack due to lack of blood supply to the heart

Which chamber of the heart receives oxygenated blood from the pulmonary veins?

Left Atrium

What is the function of the tricuspid valve in the heart?

Control blood flow from the right atrium to the right ventricle

Which vessel carries deoxygenated blood from the right ventricle to the lungs?

Pulmonary Artery

What is the main function of red blood cells in the body?

Carry oxygen to body tissues and carbon dioxide back to the lungs

Which component of blood is responsible for carrying cells, nutrients, and waste products throughout the body?


What is the role of capillaries in the circulatory system?

Connect the arteries and veins

Test your knowledge on the anatomy of the human heart and the circulation of blood through its chambers and major blood vessels. Identify the functions of the left ventricle, right ventricle, left atrium, right atrium, aorta, and vena cava.

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