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Factors That Affect Blood Pressure

Interactive Physiology® Quiz: Factors That Affect Blood Pressure

This activity contains 24 questions.

Question 1
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Question 2
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Which of the following will affect blood pressure?
 
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Question 3
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Which statement is TRUE?
 
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Vascular peripheral resistance occurs when blood cells and plasma contact blood vessel walls.

   
 
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Question 6
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Vasoconstriction of the muscular arteries would result in a decrease in blood pressure.

   
 
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Question 7
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Which of the following does NOT contribute to peripheral vascular resistance?
 
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Blood, moving through two different vessels (assume vessel length is constant), one large diameter vessel (A) and one small diameter vessel (B), will result in
 
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Question 9
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Which statement is FALSE?
 
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Question 10
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Circulating hormones involved in regulating vasoconstriction include all of the following EXCEPT
 
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A higher than normal hematocrit will result in an increase in blood pressure.

   
 
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Which word(s) is/are a synonym for viscosity?
 
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When fluid viscosity increases, fluid
 
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A decrease in fluid viscosity will result in
 
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Blood vessels are static structures so they cannot be gained or lost once adulthood is reached.

   
 
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Question 18
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Predict what will occur when a person gains ten pounds.
 
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When blood enters a normal, healthy artery
 
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Arteriosclerosis
 
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Blood volume has little to no effect on blood pressure.

   
 
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A patient suffered a serious hemorrhage and lost a large amount of blood. What effect will that have on the patient's blood pressure?
 
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Anything that affects heart rate or stroke volume affects cardiac output and blood pressure.

   
 
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Increased stimulation of the vagus nerve will result in
 
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