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The Cardiac Cycle: Phases, Explanation & Terms

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Which events are NOT happening during diastole of the human heart?

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1. When is the human heart under the lowest pressure?

2. When is blood forced into the aorta of the human heart?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The cardiac cycle is an important subject to be familiar with in biology, and this quiz/worksheet will help you assess your understanding of its processes and functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will verify your comprehension of:

  • The definition of cardiac cycle
  • The meaning of end-diastolic volume
  • The point at which blood is pushed inside the aorta
  • What takes place in the diastole stage of the cardiac cycle
  • The stage of the cardiac cycle when the ventricles are under the least amount of pressure

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately describe a cardiac cycle
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the components of the cardiac cycle
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ventricles and the least amount of pressure

Additional Learning

Review the associated lesson called The Cardiac Cycle: Phases, Explanation & Terms to further your understanding of the cardiac cycle. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand what constitutes a cardiac cycle
  • Learn the two phases of the heartbeat
  • Know what the end-diastolic volume is
  • Identify what the end-systolic volume is
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