Free – Structure of the Heart and Cardiac Cycle Quiz

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  1. Describe the role of the bicuspid valve in the cardiac cycle (2 marks)2

    This is a practice exam question. The question says DESCRIBE but is worth 2 marks. This means you need to make 2 points but each one is only brief. This question includes the CARDIAC CYCLE, so this must be referred to in the answer.

    During the ventricle contracts closing the bicuspid valve (1) and prevents the back flow of oxygenated blood in to the left atrium (1)

  2. Where does the pulmonary artery carry blood to and the pulmonary vein carry blood from?1
  3. During ventricular systole……….1
  4. Which blood vessel carries deoxygenated blood back to the heart from the body?1
  5. How many chambers, blood vessels and valves are there?1
  6. What are the function of valves?1
  7. What are the bottom chambers called?1
  8. Which blood vessel carries oxygenated blood to the body?1
  9. What are the top chambers called?1
  10. State one function of the aorta (1 mark)1

    This is a practice exam question. The question says STATE, this means one simple point needs to be made

    Carries blood away from the heart to the (1)

  11. Describe the function of the tricuspid valve (2 marks)2

    This is a practice exam question. The question says DESCRIBE but is worth 2 marks. This means you need to make 2 points but each one is only brief.

    The function of the valve is to prevent the of blood (1) from the right ventricle into the right atrium (1).

  12. What side of the heart would you find the tricuspid valve?1
  13. State one function of the pulmonary vein (1 mark)1

    This is a practice exam question. The question says STATE, this means one simple point needs to be made

    Carries blood from the lungs to the side of the heart (1)

  14. Describe the systole phase of the cardiac cycle (4 marks)4

    This is a practice exam question. The question says DESCRIBE but is worth 4 marks. This means you need to make 4 points but each one is only brief.

    The atria contract (1) and blood moves into the ventricles (1). The contract (1) and eject blood into the aorta and pulmonary artery (1)

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