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Cardiovascular Diseases Quiz


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If a blood clot prevents blood from reaching the heart, we call this a ________

A. stroke

B. pulse

C. heart attack

D. hypertension


BLOCKAGE IN CORONARY ARTERIES CUTS OFF BLOOD FLOW TO HEART

A. ANGINA PECTORIS

B. CHF

C. MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION

D. STROKE


Aerobic activity is

A. Intense activity that you can only sustain for a short period of time

B. Steady enough for the heart to supply oxygen needed to the muscles.

C. good exercise to gain strength

D. good exercise to gain flexibility


HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IS ALSO KNOWN AS

A. HYPOTENSION

B. HYPERGLYCEMIA

C. HYPERTENSION

D. HYPONATREMIA


Heart Attack, Stroke & Atherosclerosis are examples of?

A. Respiratory Diseases

B. Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD)

C. Cholesterol

D. Hypertension


A structure that carries blood throughout the body?

A. Blood Vessel

B. Pulse

C. Plaque

D. Stroke


If a blood clot prevents blood from reaching the brain, we call this a _______

A. stroke

B. heart attack

C. tumor

D. hernia


HARDENING OR THICKENING OF THE ARTERIAL WALLS, RESULTING IN LOSS OF ELASTICITY AND CONTRACTILITY

A. ATHEROSCLEROSIS

B. ARTERIOSCLEROSIS

C. ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME

D. ANGIOPLASTY


Atherosclerosis is a leading cause of other cardiovascular disease (CVD) and it happens when arteries become clogged by _______

A. sugar

B. plaque

C. blood pressure

D. insulin




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