Clinical Respiratory System Quiz

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Clinical Respiratory System Quiz

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  • 1. 
    This is a collapsed lung caused by air in the pleural space.
    • A. 

      Hemothorax

    • B. 

      Asthma

    • C. 

      Pneumonia

    • D. 

      Apnea

    • E. 

      Pneumothorax

  • 2. 
    What is NOT true about Asthma?
    • A. 

      It can be triggered by air temperature and allergens.

    • B. 

      It is the inflammation of the throat.

    • C. 

      It causes difficulty breathing.

    • D. 

      It is the inflammation of the bronchi and bronchioles

  • 3. 
    What is the function of the Respiratory System?
    • A. 

      To take in glucose and convert it into usable energy.

    • B. 

      Send signals through the spinal cord and brain to tell other parts of the body what to do.

    • C. 

      Take waste products and take them out of the body.

    • D. 

      To allow gas exchange to provide parts of the body with oxygen.

  • 4. 
    Where does the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide take place?
    • A. 

      At the point where the trachea joins the lungs.

    • B. 

      Within the alveoli.

    • C. 

      Inside the right atrium of the heart.

    • D. 

      Within the bronchi.

  • 5. 
    How do the lungs stay inflated?
    • A. 

      Each lung is ribbed with cartilage to prevent collapse on exhalation

    • B. 

      The lungs are tethered to the ribcage with a network of connective tissue.

    • C. 

      The lungs rely on a vacuum within the chest, maintained by the diaphragm.

    • D. 

      The lungs are made of muscular tissue that expands and contracts.

  • 6. 
    The respiratory system is made up of trachea, the lungs, and the ___. 
    • A. 

      Liver.

    • B. 

      Diaphragm.

    • C. 

      Esophagus.

    • D. 

      Pancreas.

  • 7. 
    The trachea is also called the ___.
    • A. 

      Lungs.

    • B. 

      Diaphragm.

    • C. 

      Windpipe.

    • D. 

      Bronchus.

    • E. 

      Throat

  • 8. 
    When you breathe out, what gas does the body get rid of? 
    • A. 

      When you breathe out your body gets rid of nitrogen gas.

    • B. 

      When you breathe out your body gets rid of carbon dioxide gas.

    • C. 

      When you breathe out your body gets rid of oxygen gas.

    • D. 

      When you breathe out your body gets rid of carbon monoxide gas.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a passageway for air, food and water?
    • A. 

      Pharynx

    • B. 

      Larynx

    • C. 

      Paranasal sinuses

    • D. 

      Trachea

    • E. 

      Esophagus

  • 10. 
    This structure prevents food or water from entering the trachea.
    • A. 

      Adenoids

    • B. 

      Epiglottis

    • C. 

      Nasopharynx

    • D. 

      Thyroid cartilage

    • E. 

      Uvula

  • 11. 
    This is located anterior to the esophagus and carries air to the bronchi.
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Larynx

    • C. 

      Nasopharynx

    • D. 

      Pharynx

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    This is direction of diffusion of gases at capillaries near systemic cells.
    • A. 

      Oxygen into blood , Carbon dioxide into blood

    • B. 

      Oxygen out of blood , Carbon dioxide into blood

    • C. 

      Oxygen into blood , Carbon dioxide out of blood

    • D. 

      Oxygen out of blood , Carbon dioxide out of blood

  • 13. 
    This is direction of diffusion of gases at the alveoli of the lungs.
    • A. 

      Oxygen into blood , Carbon dioxide into blood

    • B. 

      Oxygen out of blood , Carbon dioxide into blood

    • C. 

      Oxygen into blood , Carbon dioxide out of blood

    • D. 

      Oxygen out of blood , Carbon dioxide out of blood

  • 14. 
    What are the alveoli?
    • A. 

      The medical name for the vocal cords.

    • B. 

      The round, finger-like cells that make up the outer lining of each lung.

    • C. 

      The smallest air tubes of the lungs.

    • D. 

      All of the answer choices

  • 15. 
    As you breathe, this muscle contracts and flattens to give your lungs room to fill up with air ___. 
    • A. 

      Larynx

    • B. 

      Lung lobes

    • C. 

      Diaphragm

    • D. 

      Bronchiole

  • 16. 
    The voice box is also known as the ____.
    • A. 

      Alveoli

    • B. 

      Larynx

    • C. 

      Trachea

    • D. 

      Pharynx

  • 17. 
    The tiny hairs that keep mucus and dirt out of your lungs are called ____.
    • A. 

      Membranes

    • B. 

      Alveoli

    • C. 

      Bronchioles

    • D. 

      Cilia

    • E. 

      Capillaries

  • 18. 
    The larynx is also called the _____.
    • A. 

      Lungs.

    • B. 

      Diaphragm.

    • C. 

      Windpipe.

    • D. 

      Voice box.

    • E. 

      Nostrils

  • 19. 
    What muscle group allows you to breathe in and out?
    • A. 

      The lungs

    • B. 

      The trachea

    • C. 

      The nares

    • D. 

      The diaphragm

  • 20. 
    Which can not be stored by the body?
    • A. 

      Vitamin D can not be stored by the body.

    • B. 

      Energy can not be stored by the body.

    • C. 

      Minerals can not be stored by the body.

    • D. 

      Oxygen can not be stored by the body.

    • E. 

      Calcium can not be stored by the body.

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is true about the lungs?
    • A. 

      The right lung has 3 lobes.

    • B. 

      The left lung has 3 lobes.

    • C. 

      The lungs are made of muscle tissue.

    • D. 

      All of the answer choices

  • 22. 
    Where are the alveoli found?
    • A. 

      Inside the trachea

    • B. 

      At the ends of the bronchioles

    • C. 

      Outside the bronchi

    • D. 

      Inside the larynx

    • E. 

      Inside the pharynx

  • 23. 
    This disease of the respiratory system is highly contagious and is characterized by a persistent bloody cough.
    • A. 

      Tuberculosis

    • B. 

      COPD

    • C. 

      Bronchitis

    • D. 

      Pneumothorax

    • E. 

      Pneumonia

  • 24. 
    This disorder of the respiratory system is characterized by a temporary cessation of breathing.
    • A. 

      Hemothorax

    • B. 

      Pneumothorax

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      Apnea

    • E. 

      Pneumonia

  • 25. 
    This is a collapsed lung caused by blood in the pleural space.
    • A. 

      Hemothorax

    • B. 

      Asthma

    • C. 

      Pneumonia

    • D. 

      Apnea

    • E. 

      Pneumothorax

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