Ventricle: Function & Anatomy


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The right ventricle receives blood from which of the following?

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1. The left ventricle receives blood from which of the following?

2. Which of the following has the thickest wall?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The human heart is vital to the overall functioning of the body. This quiz and worksheet will help you understand how the heart works and the different chambers of the heart. You will be assessed on your knowledge of the structure of the heart.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Location of the ventricles and atria
  • Size and thickness of the ventricles
  • Health problems that may occur from ventricle failure
  • What part of the heart contains oxygenated blood

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related ventricle anatomy lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the purpose of the ventricles and atria
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the structure of the heart
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about malfunctioning ventricles and health problems that could occur when ventricles fail to work properly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the anatomy of the heart, including ventricles and atria, review the accompanying lesson on Anatomy of the Ventricle. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define atrium and ventricle
  • Know how atria and ventricles work in tandem to move blood through the body
  • Identify the location of the ventricles in the human heart
  • Understand how the ventricles push blood out into the body
  • Differentiate between deoxygenated and oxygenated blood
  • Define edema and learn about its life-threatening effects