Chapter 11: Questions The Respiratory System

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Respiratory System Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Furnishes oxygen for individual tissue cells to use and to takes away their gaseous waste product, carbon dioxide is the primary function of what system?
    • A. 

      Muscle system

    • B. 

      Skeletal system

    • C. 

      Nervous system

    • D. 

      Respiratory system

  • 2. 
    Which organ of the respiratory system produces vocal sounds?
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Larynx

    • C. 

      Lungs

    • D. 

      Pharynx

  • 3. 
    Which organ is known as a conical- shaped spongy organ of respiration and brings air into intimate contact with blood so that oxygen and carbon dioxide can be exchanged in the alveoli? 
    • A. 

      Pharynx

    • B. 

      Nose

    • C. 

      Bronchi

    • D. 

      Lungs

  • 4. 
    Which organ provides a passageway for air to and from the lungs?
    • A. 

      Nose

    • B. 

      Trachea

    • C. 

      Bronchi

    • D. 

      Trachea

  • 5. 
    Which organ provides an "Open" passageway for air to and from the lungs?
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Nose

    • D. 

      Throat

  • 6. 
    Which organ traps dust, serves as an air passageway, moistens inhaled air, contains smell detectors and contributes to the phonation and the quality of voice?
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Trachea

    • C. 

      Nose

    • D. 

      Larynx

  • 7. 
    What is the largest cartilage in the larynx and forms the structure that is commonly called the Adams Apple?
    • A. 

      Thyroid

    • B. 

      Cricoid

    • C. 

      Bronchus

    • D. 

      Epiglottis

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the cartilage that covers the entrance of the larynx and acts as a lid to prevent aspiration of food into the trachea?
    • A. 

      Cricoid

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Trachea

    • D. 

      Epiglottis

  • 9. 
    What is the lower most cartilage of the larynx and shaped like a signet ring? 
    • A. 

      Cricoid

    • B. 

      Epiglottis

    • C. 

      Thyroid

    • D. 

      Esophogus

  • 10. 
    Which organ serves as a passageway for air and for food and contributes to phonation as a chamber where the sound is able to resonate?
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Esophogus

    • C. 

      Larynx

    • D. 

      Pharynx

  • 11. 
    What is the narrow slit at the opening of the true vocal cords called? 
    • A. 

      Tonsil

    • B. 

      Glottis

    • C. 

      Hard palate

    • D. 

      Soft palate

  • 12. 
    What is the process by which the lungs are ventilated and Oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged between the air in the lungs and the blood within capillaries of the alveoli?  
    • A. 

      Breathing

    • B. 

      Internal respiration

    • C. 

      External respiration

    • D. 

      Respiration

  • 13. 
    What is the process by which oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged between the blood in tissue capillaries and the cells of the body?
    • A. 

      Respiration

    • B. 

      Internal resperation

    • C. 

      External respiraton

    • D. 

      Breathing

  • 14. 
    What serous membrane enclose the lungs and are composed of several layers?
    • A. 

      Bronchi

    • B. 

      Pleura

    • C. 

      Hilum

    • D. 

      Bronchus

  • 15. 
    What is the central portion of the thoracic cavity between the lungs called?
    • A. 

      Lobes

    • B. 

      Diaphragm

    • C. 

      Alveoli

    • D. 

      Mediastinum

  • 16. 
    The  musculomembranous wall commonly known as the...?
    • A. 

      Lung

    • B. 

      Diaphragm

    • C. 

      Apex

    • D. 

      Hilum

  • 17. 
    The "RIGHT" lung has ________________ lobes
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      13

  • 18. 
    The "LEFT" lung has________________ lobes
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      7

  • 19. 
    The air cells of the lungs are called?
    • A. 

      Sacs

    • B. 

      Lobes

    • C. 

      Diaphragm

    • D. 

      Aleveoli

  • 20. 
    Temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure are called?
    • A. 

      Vital signs

    • B. 

      Life

    • C. 

      The respiratory system

    • D. 

      Airway system

  • 21. 
    The ______________  ___________________ and the _________________ of the central nervous system regulate and control respiration
    • A. 

      Blood pressure, heart rate and pulse

    • B. 

      Heart rate, nerves and brain waves

    • C. 

      Medulla Oblongata, and pons

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