Medical Quiz

Pulse Quiz


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The popliteal pulse is located:

A. inside the thigh

B. behind the knee

C. on the upper arm

D. on the lower arm


The apical pulse is taken on the right side of the chest.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which of the following is NOT associated with bradycardia?

A. Heart disease

B. Electrical heart issues

C. Electrolyte imbalance

D. Exercising


An athlete’s resting heart rate can be as low as 40-60 beats per minute due to a healthy heart.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Tachycardia is:

A. a slow pulse less than 60 beats per minute

B. a slow pulse less than 70 beats per minute

C. a fast pulse more than 100 beats per minute

D. a fast pulse more than 115 beats per minute


The brachial pulse is located:

A. inside the thigh

B. behind the knee

C. on the upper arm

D. on the lower arm


The three common places to take a pulse are:

A. ulnar, apical, carotid

B. radial, carotid, brachial

C. radial, apical, carotid

D. radial, apical, temporal


Infant and children pulse rates are generally faster than adult and teen pulse rates.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Bradycardia is:

A. a slow pulse less than 60 beats per minute

B. a slow pulse less than 70 beats per minute

C. a fast pulse more than 100 beats per minute

D. a fast pulse more than 115 beats per minute


A pulse is the measure of blood against the wall of an artery.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


The radial pulse is located on the wrist.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE




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