GCSE PE Respiratory Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 50

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GCSE PE Respiratory Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the scientific name for the windpipe?
    • A. 

      Alveoli

    • B. 

      Larynx

    • C. 

      Trachea

    • D. 

      Bronchi

  • 2. 
    What are the tiny air sacs called?
    • A. 

      Bronchi

    • B. 

      Alveoli

    • C. 

      Bronchioles

    • D. 

      Nasal passage

  • 3. 
    Blood arriving to the alveoli from the body has a higher concentration of what?
    • A. 

      Carbon monoxide

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 4. 
    Breathing rate is
    • A. 

      The number of breaths per second

    • B. 

      The number of breaths per minute

    • C. 

      The number of breaths per hour

    • D. 

      The most amount of oxygen you can exhale

  • 5. 
    Air leaves the trachea and passes through?
    • A. 

      Bronchioles

    • B. 

      Bronchi

    • C. 

      Capillaries

    • D. 

      Veins

  • 6. 
    When we exhale, pressure in the chest...
    • A. 

      Splits

    • B. 

      Reduces

    • C. 

      Remains the same

    • D. 

      Increases

  • 7. 
    What are the muscles called underneath the rib cage?
    • A. 

      Abdominals

    • B. 

      Lattisimus dorsi

    • C. 

      Intercostal

    • D. 

      Pectorals

  • 8. 
    Tidal volume is...
    • A. 

      The volume of oxygen that is inhaled per breath

    • B. 

      The volume of carbon dioxide that is exhaled per breath

    • C. 

      The volume of air that is inspired or expired per breath

    • D. 

      The volume of carbon dioxide that is inspired or expired per breath

  • 9. 
    Once oxygen diffuses into the blood in the red blood cells, it is now known as...?
    • A. 

      Oxymglobin

    • B. 

      Oxyhaemoglobin

    • C. 

      Haemoglobin

    • D. 

      Myoglobin

  • 10. 
    During inspiration the diaphragm contracts...
    • A. 

      Downwards

    • B. 

      Upwards

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

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