Basic Lung Anatomy Test: Quiz!

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Basic Lung Anatomy Test: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The lymph nodes found in the hilum of the lung are the:
    • A. 

      Pulmonary lymph nodes

    • B. 

      Bronchopulmonary lymph nodes

    • C. 

      Tracheobronchial lymph nodes

    • D. 

      Bronchomediastinal lymph nodes

    • E. 

      Anterior mediastinal lymph nodes

  • 2. 
    When foreign objects are aspirated into the trachea, they will usually pass into the right primary bronchus because:
    • A. 

      It is larger, straighter and shorter than the left

    • B. 

      It is more curved, longer and smaller than the left

    • C. 

      It is straighter, longer and larger than the left

    • D. 

      It is at a 90 degree angle to the trachea

    • E. 

      There really is no good reason

  • 3. 
    The left lung is made up of how many lobes?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 4. 
    The bifurcation of the trachea lies at about the level of the:
    • A. 

      Plane of the sternal angle

    • B. 

      Xiphisternal junction

    • C. 

      Second thoracic vertebra

    • D. 

      Attachment of the 4th costal cartilage to the sternum

    • E. 

      Plane of the jugular notch

  • 5. 
    Which structure below leaves the most pronounced impression on the right lung of the cadaver?
    • A. 

      Right vagus nerve

    • B. 

      Azygos vein

    • C. 

      Right phrenic nerve

    • D. 

      Thoracic aorta

    • E. 

      Right common carotid artery

  • 6. 
    Which of the following describes a characteristic of the left lung?
    • A. 

      Horizontal fissure

    • B. 

      A groove for the superior vena cava

    • C. 

      Three lobar bronchi

    • D. 

      Lingula of the lung

    • E. 

      A larger capacity than the right lung