Which of the following statement (s) is (are) true about the heart?

(i) Left atrium receives oxygenated blood from different parts of body while right atrium receives deoxygenated blood from lungs

(ii) Left ventricle pumps oxygenated blood to different body parts while right ventricle pumps deoxygenated blood to lungs

(iii) Left atrium transfers oxygenated blood to right ventricle which sends it to different body parts

(iv) Right atrium receives deoxygenated blood from different parts of the body while left ventricle pumps oxygenated blood to different parts of the body

(A) (i) 

(B) (ii)

(C) (ii) and (iv) 

(D) (i) and (iii)

 

Answer

The human heart has 4 chambers: the left and right auricles and ventricles. 

  • The right atrium receives deoxygenated blood from different parts of the body.
  • The left atrium receives oxygenated blood from the lungs and pumps it to the left ventricle.
  • The right ventricle pumps deoxygenated blood to lungs
  • The left ventricle pumps oxygenated blood to different parts of the body.

Schematic plan of blood circulation in humans-01.jpg

CHAMBERS IN HEART-01.jpg

So, the correct answer is (c) (ii) and (iv)

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 6 Class 10 - Life Processes (Term 1)

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