Blood Pressure Quiz: Quiz Statistics and Answer Key

This quiz has been taken 411 times, 91 times on HealDove and 320 times on other sites.

Average score: 76%

Click on the links below to see statistics for each question:

118/79 can be considered a normal reading.
The correct answer is "True"

128/88 is an example of prehypertension.
The correct answer is "True"

139/89 is NOT an example of prehypertension.
The correct answer is "False"

158/98 is an example of stage 2 hypertension.
The correct answer is "False"

166/102 is an example of stage 1 hypertension.
The correct answer is "False"

181/111 requires an emergency visit to the hospital.
The correct answer is "True"

Systolic pressure is the reading on the bottom.
The correct answer is "False"

Diastolic pressure is the reading on the bottom.
The correct answer is "True"

Systolic pressure is when the heart beats blood out to the body.
The correct answer is "True"

Diastolic pressure is when the heart relaxes and blood returns to the heart.
The correct answer is "True"