Test Your Knowledge About Oxygenation And Mechanisms Of Hypoxemia! Trivia Quiz

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Test Your Knowledge About Oxygenation And Mechanisms Of Hypoxemia! Trivia Quiz

Are you looking to test Your Knowledge about Oxygenation and Mechanisms of Hypoxemia? Oxygen is an essential part of sustaining living things and if one has low oxygen in their environment of blood, they may risk dying. Hypoxemia is the condition of having low oxygen in their blood thus the need for emergency additional oxygen. Take the quiz below and learn more about how this is made possible.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The function of the respiratory system is to obtain oxygen from atmospheric air, transport this air through the respiratory tract into the ________________ , and ultimately diffuse oxygen into the blood to carry oxygen to all the cells of the body. 
  • 2. 
    Breathing,  typically is an __________process.
    • A. 

      Automatic

    • B. 

      Manual 

  • 3. 
     In a normal patient, when oxygenation decreases, the respiratory system
    • A. 

      The respiratory system  compensates by increasing the respiratory rate.

    • B. 

      The respiratory system  compensates by decreasing the respiratory rate.

    • C. 

      The patient will go into shock

    • D. 

      The respiratory system will shut down and breathing will stop 

  • 4. 
    Alterations in breathing patterns can be addressed when the nurse has accessed all other patients.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Normal oxygenation depends on  
    • A. 

       development

    • B. 

      Function of the respiratory system

    • C. 

       effective gas exchange

    • D. 

      Hight of patient 

  • 6. 
    Adequate oxygenation depends on a healthy, intact ________________  ___________________.
  • 7. 
    What is the pathway of oxygenation?
    • A. 

      Oxygen from the air, transports it into the alveoli, where oxygen diffuses into capillaries and is carried by the blood to all cells of the body

    • B. 

      Oxygen from the lungs, transports it into the trachea, where oxygen diffuses into capillaries and is carried by the blood to all cells of the body

    • C. 

      Oxygen from the air, transports it into the diaphragm, where oxygen diffuses into arteries and is carried by the blood to all cells of the body

    • D. 

      Oxygen from the air, transports it into the capillaries, where oxygen diffuses into alveoli and is carried by the blood to all cells of the body

  • 8. 
     The ________ typically is the primary entry for air.
  • 9. 
    What are things to look for when assessing a patient's nares?
    • A. 

      Dry 

    • B. 

      Pink

    • C. 

      Mucosa-lined passageways

    • D. 

      Warm to touch

  • 10. 
    Foreign matter that enters the nose irritates the nasal passages and induces __________
  • 11. 
    This reflexive action is active even in the neonatal period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    __________________ microscopic hairs within the posterior portion of the nares that trap small particles of foreign matter to prevent their entry into the lower respiratory tract.
  • 13. 
    _______________ prevents food and fluids from passing through the glottis.
  • 14. 
    ___________________serves as the entryway into the lower respiratory tract.
  • 15. 
    Which bronchus is shorter and wider?
    • A. 

      Right

    • B. 

      Left

  • 16. 
    ___________ is where gas exchange occurs.
  • 17. 
    The nares are responsible for 
    • A. 

      Warm air

    • B. 

      Humidify air

    • C. 

      Filters air 

    • D. 

      Gas exchange 

  • 18. 
    _______________entrance for air into lungs.
  • 19. 
    Vesicular sounds:
    • A. 

      Most prominently heard in lung bases

    • B. 

      Typically longer on inhalation than exhalation

    • C. 

      Longer on exhalation than inhalation

    • D. 

      Equal in duration during inhalation and exhalation

  • 20. 
    Breathing within normal range 
    • A. 

      Eupnea 

    • B. 

      Apnea

    • C. 

      Wheezing 

    • D. 

      Dyspnea

  • 21. 
    The nurse is assessing a patient with a cough. Which question about the cough, if answered in the affirmative, is most concerning to the nurse?
    • A. 

      Are you experiencing a dry cough?

    • B. 

      Do you have clear drainage from the nose

    • C. 

      Do you cough up blood and how often?

    • D. 

      Do you cough up clear sputum and how often?

  • 22. 
    The nurse is discussing plans to care for a patient experiencing dyspnea. Which statement reflects the priority of independent intervention?
    • A. 

      Once a shift, I should turn the patient

    • B. 

      I should place the patient in high Fowler position.

    • C. 

      I should order oxygen 2 to 4 L per nasal cannula.

    • D. 

      Each morning I should weight the patient.

  • 23. 
    _________________ A progressive pulmonary disease characterized by destruction of the walls of the alveoli, with resulting enlargement of abnormal air spaces.
  • 24. 
    A patient with diffuse emphysema asks about options for improving lung health. Which statement by the nurse is correct?
    • A. 

      There are no options to treat diffuse emphysema other than medications.

    • B. 

      Exercise can be used to improve lung health and endurance.

    • C. 

      Surgical options can be considered to improve lung health with diffuse emphysema.

    • D. 

      Diffuse emphysema is a terminal disease.

  • 25. 
    While teaching parents about toy safety, a parent asks the nurse why their toddler is not able to play with their 10-year-old sibling's toys. Which explanation should the nurse provide?
    • A. 

      Due to children's narrower airways, toddlers are at risk for airway obstruction.

    • B. 

      Toddlers have more alveoli that require more air to move through the lungs.

    • C. 

      Toddlers have lymph tissue that has atrophied and can lead to airway obstruction.

    • D. 

      Toddlers' ribs are less flexible and may impede their ability to cough and clear their airway."