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Heart Smart Quiz

Heart Smart QuizOur hearts are one of the most vital organs in our body. You could say they are what keeps us ticking. How much do you know about the heart? Take this fun quiz and find out.

Directions:

Select the correct answer for each question. When you are done, click on the Check Answers button to check your answers and Squigly will tell you how you did.

  1. Is your heart a muscle?

    Yes
    No

  2. Where is your heart located?

    Middle of your chest
    Right of centre of your chest
    Left of centre of your chest

  3. How many chambers does your heart have?

    2
    4
    6

  4. Which side of your heart is responsible for pushing the blood through your body?

    Right
    Left

  5. What colour is your blood when it is lacking oxygen?

    Red
    White
    Blue

  6. In how many ways is your blood pumped throughout your body?

    One
    Two
    Too many to count

  7. Which of these factors are responsible for heart disease?

    Smoking
    Lack of exercise
    Obesity
    Stress
    All of the above

  8. At what rate does the human heart pump blood through the body?

    about 2 cups (500 ml) per minute
    about 2 quarts (1.9 litres) per minute
    about 4 quarts (3.8 litres) per minute

  9. What type of diet is best for your heart?

    High fat
    Low fat

  10. The heart of an adult weighs between...?

    about 1 and 2 pounds
    about 8 and 12 ounces
    about 1 and 2 ounces

  

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