Module 13 Quiz

1. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against your:

a) Blood vessel walls
b) Muscles
c) Heart
d) Lungs

2. Another word for high blood pressure is:

a) Hyperactive
b) Hypertension
c) Hyperextension
d) Hyperglycemia

3. High blood pressure is a major cause of all of the following except:

a) Kidney disease
b) Stroke
c) Asthma
d) Heart failure

4. How low should you keep your blood pressure if you have kidney disease?

a) 140/90
b) 210/108
c) 110/60
d) 130/80

5. Heart failure means:

a) The heart is weakened and does not pump blood well
b) The heart shrinks to half its normal size
c) The heart stops and you die immediately
d) The heart pumps blood backwards

6. Numbness, trouble seeing, loss of balance, and severe headache could be signs of:

a) Pneumonia
b) A stroke
c) A heart attack
d) Heart failure

7. Chest or jaw pain, trouble breathing, a cold sweat, and nausea could be signs of:

a) Pneumonia
b) A stroke
c) A heart attack
d) Heart failure

8. Carrying extra weight here raises the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease:

a) Legs and thighs
b) Belly
c) Upper arms
d) Hips

9. Which of the following diet changes helps lower blood pressure?

a) Eating less phosphorus
b) Eating less calcuim
c) Eating less salt
d) Eating less fruits and vegetables

10. All of these habits can help you stay heart healthy except:

a) Get regular exercise
b) Quit smoking
c) Eat a healthy diet and maintain a healthy weight
d) Take your blood pressure pills when you feel your blood pressure rise

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