Health Promotion 2 Respiratory Pre-test

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 76

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Health Promotion 2 Respiratory Pre-test

Select the BEST answer for the following questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are the primary organs of the respiratory system?
    • A. 

      Lungs, bronchus, trachea

    • B. 

      Pulmonary arteries and veins

    • C. 

      Breast bone, ribs and diaphragm

    • D. 

      Nasal and oral cavity

  • 2. 
    The function of the respiratory system is to supply which of the following to the organs of the body?
    • A. 

      Potassium (K+)

    • B. 

      Oxygen (O2)

    • C. 

      Nutrition

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide (CO2)

  • 3. 
    Gas exchange between the blood and the respiratory system occurs in which area?
    • A. 

      Right lobes

    • B. 

      Pleura

    • C. 

      Left lobes

    • D. 

      Alveoli

  • 4. 
    Which are of the brain is responsible for sending motor impulses to stimulate inhalation?
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Cerebral cortex

  • 5. 
    Inhaled air is warmed and moistened as it passes through what area?
    • A. 

      Oral cavity

    • B. 

      Nasal mucosa

    • C. 

      Bronchus

    • D. 

      Alveoli

  • 6. 
    What structure covers the larynx during swallowing?
    • A. 

      Tongue

    • B. 

      Nasopharynx

    • C. 

      Epiglottis

    • D. 

      Uvula

  • 7. 
    What is the function of the serous fluid between the pleural membranes?
    • A. 

      Prevent friction

    • B. 

      Diffusion of gases

    • C. 

      Stimulate ventilation

    • D. 

      Trap dust

  • 8. 
    How do cilia function as a protective mechanism in the respiratory system?
    • A. 

      Prevents the increase of CO2

    • B. 

      Promotes the decrease of O2

    • C. 

      Prevents respiratory infections

    • D. 

      Facilitates lung expansion

  • 9. 
    Which blood cell has the privilege of carrying oxygen in the body?
    • A. 

      WBC (White blood cell)

    • B. 

      Platelets

    • C. 

      Basophils

    • D. 

      RBC (Red blood cell)

  • 10. 
    What is the normal respiratory rate for the healthy adult?
    • A. 

      8-12

    • B. 

      12-20

    • C. 

      20-28

    • D. 

      28-34

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