YMCA L2 Anatomy - Respiratory System

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YMCA L2 Anatomy - Respiratory System - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where within the chest cavity are the lungs located?
    • A. 

      Either side

    • B. 

      At the back

    • C. 

      At the front

    • D. 

      At the bottom

  • 2. 
    Where are the lungs located in relation to the diaphragm?
    • A. 

      Above

    • B. 

      Behind

    • C. 

      Below

    • D. 

      In front

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a function of the lungs?
    • A. 

      Inhalation

    • B. 

      Exhalation

    • C. 

      Gaseous exchange

    • D. 

      Circulation

  • 4. 
    What is the role of the bronchi in the respiratory system?
    • A. 

      To transport air in and out of the lungs

    • B. 

      To supply air to the alveoli

    • C. 

      Transfer oxygen to the blood

    • D. 

      Transport air to the lungs

  • 5. 
    What is the name given to the tiny air sacs where gaseous exchange takes place within the lungs?
    • A. 

      Alveoli

    • B. 

      Bronchioles

    • C. 

      Trachea

    • D. 

      Larynx

  • 6. 
    Which of the following muscles lifts the ribs to expand the chest cavity?
    • A. 

      Intercostal muscles

    • B. 

      Diaphragm

    • C. 

      Internal obliques

    • D. 

      Abdominals

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a large dome shape muscle sited below the lungs and flattens during inhalation?
    • A. 

      Diaphragm

    • B. 

      Intercostal muscles

    • C. 

      Internal obliques

    • D. 

      Abdominals

  • 8. 
    During exhalation the diaphragm
    • A. 

      Relaxes and moves up

    • B. 

      Relaxes and moves down

    • C. 

      Contracts and moves up

    • D. 

      Contracts and moves down

  • 9. 
    Which of the following describes the passage of air through the respiratory tract?
    • A. 

      Pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli

    • B. 

      Larynx, pharynx, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli

    • C. 

      Bronchioles, bronchi, trachea, pharynx, larynx, alveoli

    • D. 

      Trachea, bronchioles, bronchi, pharynx, larynx, alveoli

  • 10. 
    What percentage of inhaled air is oxygen?
    • A. 

      21%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      18%

    • D. 

      23%

  • 11. 
    What percentage of inhaled air is carbon dioxide?
    • A. 

      0.04%

    • B. 

      0.4%

    • C. 

      4%

    • D. 

      1.4%

  • 12. 
    Which of the following gases diffuse into the capillaries surrounding the alveoli to be taken back to the heart?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Nitrogren

    • D. 

      Carbon monoxide

  • 13. 
    Where does gaseous exchange take place?
    • A. 

      Alveoli

    • B. 

      Bronchioles

    • C. 

      Bronchi

    • D. 

      Veins

  • 14. 
    What is the name given to the process which allows gaseous exchange to occur within the lungs?
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Infusion

    • C. 

      Effusion

    • D. 

      Profusion

  • 15. 
    Following gaseous exchange, approximately what percentage of oxygen is exhaled from the lungs?
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      14

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