The Human Circulatory System: Parts and Functions


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What is the job of the human body's pulmonary circuit?

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1. If a sample of blood is deoxygenated, where is it likely to be found in the circulatory system of the human body?

2. The circulation of blood from the right side of the human heart to the lungs and back to the heart completes which circuit?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo tests you on parts of the circulatory system and their functions. You will specifically have to know the difference between the pulmonary and systemic circuits.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The term for the circuit that runs from the heart to the lungs and back
  • The purpose of the systemic circuit
  • The function of the pulmonary circuit
  • Characteristics and parts of the circulatory system

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related circulatory system lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the function of the pulmonary circuit and the systemic circuit
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how blood is transported through the circulatory system

Additional Learning

To learn more about the circulatory system, review the accompanying lesson. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the key parts of the circulatory system
  • Break down the circulatory system into its two connected circuits
  • Understand the functions of key parts of the circulatory system