Lung Anatomy Exam Quiz! Trivia

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  • 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

  • 7. 
    Which of the following structures/features are likely to be located at the level of the sternal angle?
    • A. 

      Right lobar bronchus

    • B. 

      Left recurrent laryngeal nerve

    • C. 

      Left brachiocephalic vein

    • D. 

      Carinal ridge

    • E. 

      Base of the ascending aorta

  • 8. 
    A patient was diagnosed with a severe right middle lobe infection of the lung. Where, on the anterior chest wall, would you auscultate the right middle lobe?
    • A. 

      Superior to the middle third of the clavicle

    • B. 

      Sixth intercostal space

    • C. 

      Second intercostal space

    • D. 

      Seventh intercostal space

    • E. 

      Fourth intercostal space

  • 9. 
    Which of the following best describes the location of the left main bronchus?
    • A. 

      Posterior to the esophagus

    • B. 

      Superior to the arch of the aorta

    • C. 

      Inferior to the arch of the aorta

    • D. 

      Posterior to the thoracic aorta

  • 10. 
    Regarding the lung, select the correct answer:
    • A. 

      The bronchopulmonary segments are related to secondary bronchi

    • B. 

      The primary bronchus is generally posterior in the hilum

    • C. 

      The pulmonary artery, at the hilum, usually is found anterior and inferior to the bronchus

    • D. 

      The term diaphragmatic pleura usually refers to a visceral layer of pleura

    • E. 

      The horizontal fissure is usually at the level of the 10th rib

  • 11. 
    The superior, middle and inferior lobes of the right lung have the following number of bronchopulmonary segments, respectively:
    • A. 

      3,2,5

    • B. 

      3,3,4

    • C. 

      2,4,4

    • D. 

      2,3,5

    • E. 

      5,3,2

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