Total Peripheral Resistance & Blood Flow Regulation


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Which factor would NOT increase blood flow?

Start Your Free Trial To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 70,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Free 5-day trial
It only takes a few minutes to set up and you can cancel at any time.
Already registered? Login here for access

1. If a blood vessel's radius is reduced in half, which of the following would result?

2. Why are arterioles effective regulators of blood flow?

Start your free trial to access this entire worksheet
A premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

In the human body, blood flow can be regulated to specific organs, or throughout the entire circulatory system. This quiz/worksheet combo will check your understanding of factors that increase and decrease pressure to regulate blood flow.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your understanding of the following information:

  • Factors that increase blood flow
  • Effects of constricted blood vessels
  • Role of Arterioles in blood regulation
  • Total Peripheral Resistance

Skills Practiced

Students taking this quiz will gain practice in these related skills:

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from related lesson on blood flow regulation
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define Total Peripheral Resistance
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about vasoconstriction

Additional Learning

If you would like to look at this subject in-depth, you can check out the complementary lesson titled Total Peripheral Resistance & Blood Flow. You'll find out more about:

  • How blood's viscosity helps determine blood flow
  • Why constriction of an artery's lumen increases pressure
  • Poiseuille's Law in relation to blood flow regulation