Human Biology Lecture 16

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This is over respiration.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This is the two main air passages into the lungs
    • A. 

      Broncus (Bronchi)

    • B. 

      Nasal Cavity

    • C. 

      Pharynx

    • D. 

      Respiratory Center

  • 2. 
    This is the interior area of the nose.
    • A. 

      Broncus (Bronchi)

    • B. 

      Nasal Cavity

    • C. 

      Pharynx

    • D. 

      Respiratory Center

  • 3. 
    This is lined with a sticky mucous membrane and contains tiny, surface hairs called cilia.
    • A. 

      Broncus (Bronchi)

    • B. 

      Nasal Cavity

    • C. 

      Pharynx

    • D. 

      Respiratory Center

  • 4. 
    This is the throat.
    • A. 

      Broncus (Bronchi)

    • B. 

      Nasal Cavity

    • C. 

      Pharynx

    • D. 

      Respiratory Center

  • 5. 
    This is the area shared by digestive and respiratory systems.
    • A. 

      Broncus (Bronchi)

    • B. 

      Nasal Cavity

    • C. 

      Pharynx

    • D. 

      Respiratory Center

  • 6. 
    This is the area of the brain that controls breathing.
    • A. 

      Broncus (Bronchi)

    • B. 

      Nasal Cavity

    • C. 

      Pharynx

    • D. 

      Respiratory Center

  • 7. 
    This is found at the back of the oral cavity.
    • A. 

      Broncus (Bronchi)

    • B. 

      Naval Cavity

    • C. 

      Pharynx

    • D. 

      Respiratory Center

  • 8. 
    This is the tube through which food passes from the mouth down into the stomach.
    • A. 

      Esophagus

    • B. 

      Trachea

  • 9. 
    This is the tube through which air passes from the nose to the lungs.
    • A. 

      Esophagus

    • B. 

      Trachea

  • 10. 
    This is supported by rings of cartilage.
    • A. 

      Esophagus

    • B. 

      Trachea

  • 11. 
    This is also known as the windpipe.
  • 12. 
    This is the main muscle used for breathing.
    • A. 

      Diaphragm

    • B. 

      Intercostal muscles

  • 13. 
    This separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity.
    • A. 

      Diaphragm

    • B. 

      Intercostal muscles

  • 14. 
    This is thin sheets of muscles between each rib that expand (when air is inhaled) and contract (when air is exhaled).
    • A. 

      Diaphragm

    • B. 

      Intercostal muscles

  • 15. 
    This is a flap of cartilage that prevents food from entering the trachea.
    • A. 

      Epiglottis

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Ribs

  • 16. 
    This covers the tracheal opening when food is swallowed.
    • A. 

      Epiglottis

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Ribs

  • 17. 
    This is the two organs that extract oxygen from inhaled air and expel carbon dioxide in exhaled air.
    • A. 

      Epiglottis

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Ribs

  • 18. 
    This is bones attached to the spine and central portion of the breastbone.
    • A. 

      Epiglottis

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Ribs

  • 19. 
    These support the chest wall and protect the heart, lungs, and other organs in the chest.
    • A. 

      Epiglottis

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Ribs

  • 20. 
    The opening to the trachea is behind the opening to the esophagus (to the stomach).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    In the _______ of the trachea, cells contain cilia on their surface.
  • 22. 
    _________ ______ serve to move mucus upward in the lumen (of the trachea).
  • 23. 
    The mucus from the ciliated cells trap particles and prevents them from moving into the _____ _________.
  • 24. 
    During inhalation, _______ move up and out due to muscular contraction.
  • 25. 
    During inhalation, the ________ contracts and flattens out.
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