Human Anatomy & Physiology: The Respiratory System 1

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Human Anatomy & Physiology: The Respiratory System 1

I created these quizzes to help me study for my A&P exams. This is the first quiz dealing with the respiratory system.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Another term for breathing is _____________. These terms simply mean movement of _____ in and out of the ______.
  • 2. 
    Respiration refers to the entire process by which gases are exchanged between the ________ and _________.
    • A. 

      Lungs; blood

    • B. 

      Blood; body cells

    • C. 

      Atmosphere; body cells

    • D. 

      Lungs; body cells

    • E. 

      Atmosphere; lungs

  • 3. 
    External respiration refers to the exchange of gases between the ________ and __________.
    • A. 

      Lungs; blood

    • B. 

      Blood; body cells

    • C. 

      Atmosphere; body cells

    • D. 

      Lungs; body cells

    • E. 

      Atmosphere; blood

  • 4. 
    Internal respiration refers to the exchange of gases between the _______ and ________.
    • A. 

      Lungs; blood

    • B. 

      Blood; body cells

    • C. 

      Atmosphere; body cells

    • D. 

      Lungs; body cells

    • E. 

      Atmosphere; blood

  • 5. 
    The exchange between gases during external respiration takes place in the ________.
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Alveoli

    • C. 

      Body cells

    • D. 

      Bronchioles

    • E. 

      Pleural cavity

  • 6. 
    When oxygen is utilized by the cells in order to liberate energy from food molecules, it is known as:
    • A. 

      Respiration

    • B. 

      Cellular respiration

    • C. 

      External respiration

    • D. 

      Internal respiration

    • E. 

      Digestion

  • 7. 
    During cellular respiration, ____________ is given off as a waste product.
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Nitrogen

    • C. 

      Hydrogen

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • E. 

      Carbon monoxide

  • 8. 
    ________ of the __________ cells in the respiratory tract will assist in the removal of ________.
  • 9. 
    Production of sounds involved in speaking involves the ____________.
  • 10. 
    Olfactory sensation to the central nervous system refers to  ____________.
    • A. 

      Sense of taste

    • B. 

      Sense of smell

    • C. 

      Sense of touch

    • D. 

      Sight

    • E. 

      Hearing

  • 11. 
    Review: What are the five general functions of the respiratory system.
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