Mechanisms Of Breathing And Gaseous Exchange

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  • 1. 
    During breathing (inhalation) at rest the diaphragm will contract and move ....
    • A. 

      Upwards

    • B. 

      Outwards

    • C. 

      Downwards

    • D. 

      In all three directions

  • 2. 
    During exercise the intercostal muscles will work with the diaphragm to contract downwards and outwards so inhalation is more effective
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    At rest and during exhalation the diaphragm will return to its ________ position
    • A. 

      Flat position

    • B. 

      Domed position

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 4. 
    At rest the intercostals will _________ during exhalation to assist air being released from the lungs
    • A. 

      Tighten

    • B. 

      Contract

    • C. 

      Relax

    • D. 

      Stretch

  • 5. 
    Vital capacity is the amount of air breathed in with each breath
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Expiratory reserve volume is the amount of air that could be breathed out after you breathe out
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Vital capacity + residual volume =
    • A. 

      Tidal volume

    • B. 

      Total lung volume

    • C. 

      Respiratory volume

  • 8. 
    Alveoli is involved with only one aspect of gaseous exchange
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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