20 Questions On The Respiratory System

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  • 1. 
    Which is the last stop of the urinary track?
    • A. 

      Bladder

    • B. 

      Ureter

    • C. 

      Urethra

    • D. 

      Kidney


  • 2. 
    Which part of the brain detects the amount of CO2 in the blood?
    • A. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • B. 

      Tectum

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

    • D. 

      Pons


  • 3. 
    The act of knowing  you have lots of CO2 and wanting to breathe because of it is called...
    • A. 

      Respiration

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Photosynthesis

    • D. 

      A feedback mechanism


  • 4. 
    Why is it impossible to hold your breath and die?
    • A. 

      Because you'll pass out and begin breathing again.

    • B. 

      Because you can't hold your breath in your hands.

    • C. 

      Because there's so much oxygen in your blood, you'll live forever.

    • D. 

      You don't need to breathe.


  • 5. 
    Which malfunction of the respiratory system is the destruction of alveolar walls?
    • A. 

      Bronchitis

    • B. 

      Pneumonia

    • C. 

      Emphysema

    • D. 

      Asthma


  • 6. 
    If someone smokes cigarettes constantly for a long time, their alveoli will eventually be coated with tar. This is bad because...
    • A. 

      It does not as good as when they are not coated.

    • B. 

      Its more difficult to diffuse things in and out of the lungs.

    • C. 

      The alveoli cannot move as well when they are coated.

    • D. 

      The alveoli does not have room to grow.


  • 7. 
    Pneumonia is the...
    • A. 

      Swelling of the throat.

    • B. 

      Loss of red blood cells.

    • C. 

      Building up of fluids in the lungs.

    • D. 

      Inflammation of the bronchi.


  • 8. 
    Which is not correct about what lungs excrete?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • C. 

      Heat

    • D. 

      Energy


  • 9. 
    Which organ breaks down old red blood cells and stores iron for hemoglobin?
    • A. 

      Brain

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Liver


  • 10. 
    The liver also makes ____ from old amino acids.
    • A. 

      Urea

    • B. 

      CO2

    • C. 

      Heat

    • D. 

      Energy


  • 11. 
    Skin and sweat glands excrete 3 main things. Which of these do they not excrete?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Salts

    • D. 

      Some urea


  • 12. 
    The skin and sweat glands also reduce body temperature to maintain...
    • A. 

      Energetic

    • B. 

      Alive

    • C. 

      Homeostasis

    • D. 

      The correct ratio of carbon dioxide to oxygen.


  • 13. 
    Which organ(s) collects and excretes urea, excess salts, and water?
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Small intestine

    • D. 

      Kidneys


  • 14. 
    The functional unit of the kidney is the...
    • A. 

      Nephron

    • B. 

      Alveoli

    • C. 

      Mitochondria

    • D. 

      Ribosomes


  • 15. 
    The loop of henle is so long to increase...
    • A. 

      Time

    • B. 

      Surface area

    • C. 

      Reproduction of cells

    • D. 

      Oxygen productions


  • 16. 
    True or false. There is a reabsorbing capillary in the nephron to reabsorb nutrients that were just put into the loop of henle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 17. 
    The loop of henle absorbs metabolic wastes from the...
    • A. 

      Arterioles

    • B. 

      Venuoles

    • C. 

      Glomerulus

    • D. 

      Capillaries


  • 18. 
    The kidney leads to the ureter, which leads to the...
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Adrena gland

    • C. 

      Urinary bladder

    • D. 

      Urethra


  • 19. 
    When urine urine is yellow, that means you are...
    • A. 

      Dehydrated

    • B. 

      Hydrated

    • C. 

      Sick

    • D. 

      Healthy


  • 20. 
    The nasal chamber does what to incoming air?
    • A. 

      Absorbs it

    • B. 

      Speeds it up

    • C. 

      Warms it

    • D. 

      Stops it


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