Cardiopulmonary A&p Quiz - Upper And Lower Airway

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 190

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following isNOT a primary function of the upper airway?
    • A. 

      Humidify and warm inspired air

    • B. 

      To conduct air

    • C. 

      To house the teeth

    • D. 

      To aid in speech and smell

  • 2. 
    What part of  the nose represents the lungs first line of defense?
    • A. 

      Nostrils

    • B. 

      Vibrissae

    • C. 

      Simple squamous

    • D. 

      Stratified squamous

  • 3. 
    What type of epithelium lines the posterior 2/3 of the nasal cavity?
    • A. 

      Stratified squamous

    • B. 

      Pseudostratified ciliated columnar

    • C. 

      Simple cuboidal simple squamos

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What happens to your secretions when the parasympathetic nervous system is stimulated?
    • A. 

      Increase secretion production

    • B. 

      Makes secretions thicker

    • C. 

      Decrease secretion production

    • D. 

      No change

  • 5. 
    What structure is referred to as teh voice box?
    • A. 

      Pharynx

    • B. 

      Larynx

    • C. 

      Trachea

    • D. 

      Thyroid

  • 6. 
    Which of the following represents the single cartilages of the larynx? I.    thyroid II.   corniculate III. epiglottis IV. cricoid
    • A. 

      II, III, and IV

    • B. 

      I, III, IV

    • C. 

      I and IV

    • D. 

      I, II, III, IV

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are components of the conducting airways? I.    lamina propria II.   basement membrane III.  mucous blanket IV.  smooth muscle
    • A. 

      II and III

    • B. 

      II, III, IV

    • C. 

      III and IV

    • D. 

      I, II, III, IV

  • 8. 
    What are the airways called between the enviroment and the gas exchange units?
    • A. 

      Conducting airways

    • B. 

      Terminal bronchioles

    • C. 

      Respiratory bronchioles

    • D. 

      Segmental bronchi

  • 9. 
    The eustachian tubes are found in
    • A. 

      Nasopharynx

    • B. 

      Oropharynx

    • C. 

      Laryngopharynx

    • D. 

      Oral cavity

  • 10. 
    The immunoglobulin that is most often involved with an allergic reaction is:
    • A. 

      IgG

    • B. 

      IgE

    • C. 

      IgA

    • D. 

      IgM

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