Biology: Respiration

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Respiration Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    A respiratory surface must have:
    • A. 

      Dry environment

    • B. 

      Large surface area

    • C. 

      Moist environment

    • D. 

      B only

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 2. 
    _________ is the exchange of gas between an organism and its environment.
  • 3. 
    ____________ = inspiration + expiration
  • 4. 
    ________ respiration = moving air from the capillaries to the body cells.
  • 5. 
    ________ respiration = moving air from the external environment, then to the lungs
  • 6. 
    TV + IRV + ERV = ?
    • A. 

      RV

    • B. 

      TLC

    • C. 

      VC

    • D. 

      TLC - TV

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is INCORRECT regarding inhalation?
    • A. 

      Rib cage lifts upwards

    • B. 

      Lungs expand

    • C. 

      Intercostals muscles contract

    • D. 

      Diaphragm moves down

    • E. 

      Air pressure increases

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements is CORRECT?
    • A. 

      In exhalation, air pressure increases to force carbon dioxide out.

    • B. 

      In exhalation, air pressure increases to force oxygen out.

    • C. 

      In exhalation, air pressure decreases to force carbon dioxide out.

    • D. 

      In exhalation, air pressure decreases to force oxygen out.

    • E. 

      In exhalation, the diaphragm moves down, relaxing.

  • 9. 
    True/False: The air that we inhale contains mostly oxygen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is INCORRECT?
    • A. 

      RV: "dead air"

    • B. 

      TLC: maximum volume of air that can be held in lungs & passage ways.

    • C. 

      ERV: additional volume of air moved out beyond tidal exhalation.

    • D. 

      TV: maximum amount of air that can be exhaled after a maximum inhalation.

    • E. 

      None of the above are incorrect.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is CORRECT regarding the respiratory system?
    • A. 

      It has capillaries that cool outgoing air.

    • B. 

      It is lined with mucous to trap oxygen..

    • C. 

      It is lined with cilia which help to direct air into the lungs.

    • D. 

      Sneezing/Coughing helps remove foreign particles from the body.

    • E. 

      A and D

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is INCORRECT regarding the lungs?
    • A. 

      Lungs are soft, spongy organs.

    • B. 

      Lungs are located in the thoracic cavity.

    • C. 

      Lungs are located in the abdominal cavity.

    • D. 

      The ribcage prevents water loss from the lungs.

    • E. 

      Lungs have a moist respiratory surface that allows oxygyen to be dissolved in water.