Test your blood pressure knowledge

High blood pressure is one of several risk factors that can increase your chance of developing coronary heart disease (CHD), a stroke and other serious conditions. As a rule, the higher the blood pressure, the greater the risk. Take this quiz and test your knowledge of blood pressure.

What is blood pressure?
Blood pressure is the pressure of blood in your arteries
Blood pressure is the number of times your heart beats in one minute
Blood pressure is a meausre of how strong your heart is
Blood pressure is a meausre of fitness
All of the above
None of the above
What is meant by the term hypertension?
Low blood pressure
High blood pressure
Normal blood pressure
What unit is blood pressure measured in?
Millilitres (ml)
Millimetres (mm)
Centilitres (cl)
Millimetres of mercury (mmHg)
None of the above
Blood pressure always gives two numbers, the systolic and diastolic pressures.
Don't know
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