Acid-base Balance Quiz

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Acid-base Balance Quiz

Time for a little Chemistry! How good are you at balancing acid-base?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How is blood pH regulated each minute?
    • A. 

      By the substance in the eyes

    • B. 

      By urinating

    • C. 

      By the speed and depth of the breathing

    • D. 

      By moving

  • 2. 
    As breathing becomes faster and deeper, the pH of the blood:
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

  • 3. 
    Kidneys affect blood pH.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is alkalosis?
    • A. 

      The blood has too much base

    • B. 

      The blood has to much acid

    • C. 

      The blood has too little base

    • D. 

      The blood has to little acid

  • 5. 
    What is the normal range of bicarbonate ion (HCO3-) in arterial blood?
    • A. 

      22-26

    • B. 

      26-30

    • C. 

      30-32

    • D. 

      32-36

  • 6. 
    -Glucose: 530 mg/dL-HCO3: 15 mmol/L-pH: 7.2-pCO2: 20 mmHgIt means:
    • A. 

      Partially compensated metabolic acidosis

    • B. 

      Uncompensated respiratory acidosis

    • C. 

      Compensated metabolic alkalosis

  • 7. 
    The higher the number of H+ in the blood, the          the pH.
  • 8. 
    7,4 is the pH of...
    • A. 

      NaOH

    • B. 

      H2O

    • C. 

      HI

    • D. 

      HCl