Fish Respiratory System Quiz

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How great are you at biology? Do you know the fish's respiratory system very well? Prove it with this fish respiratory system quiz that we have prepared for you. Fish are aquatic animals, and they are known to be very different from the creatures who live on land. To understand a fish's respiratory system even better, you can play this quiz several times, and you will be able to memorize it very well. So, let's go, and we wish you good luck with the test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The disease that breaks down the walls between sacs and reduces the amount of gas that can be exchanged is called ________.
    • A. 

      Amphibian

    • B. 

      Emphysema

    • C. 

      Plasma

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    Check all that are true of inspiration and expiration.
    • A. 

      Expiration is pushing air out of the lungs.

    • B. 

      Expiration also means "to die."

    • C. 

      Alveolar capillary air exchange is an example of pulmonary respiration.

    • D. 

      Inspiration is taking air into the lungs.

    • E. 

      The bronchioles and alveoli perform pulmonary respiration, which is the exchange of gases.

  • 3. 
    When the mouth and nose are open, the air pressure in the lungs is slightly less than the atmospheric pressure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The respiratory system performs the following functions.  Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Helps regulate acid-base balance through the bicarbonate buffer system.

    • B. 

      It takes up oxygen for transport in the blood to the cells.

    • C. 

      It captures oxygen in the hemoglobin molecule and releases it to the cells.

    • D. 

      It circulates hormones and other chemicals from sites of manufacture to target organs.

    • E. 

      It expels carbon dioxide waste from cellular metabolism.

  • 5. 
    Cyanide, a metabolic poison, can cause suffocation on which level?
    • A. 

      Cellular

    • B. 

      Pulmonary

    • C. 

      Tissue

    • D. 

      Alveolar

  • 6. 
    Check all that are true statements about the tracheobronchial tree.
    • A. 

      Cilia in the lining of the cells of the upper airway beat toward the mouth to remove small foreign materials.

    • B. 

      Loss of cilia does double harm to smokers because secretions cannot be cleared, and carcinogens stay in contact with the lining cells longer.

    • C. 

      Lung cancer has a low fatality rate is easily preventable.

    • D. 

      A foreign body impacted here may be rapidly fatal; it is hard to gain emergency access.

  • 7. 
    Pneumothorax means "air in the chest."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The scientific name for the "Adam's Apple" is
    • A. 

      The scalene muscles

    • B. 

      The rectus abdominus

    • C. 

      The epiglottis

    • D. 

      The thyroid cartilage

  • 9. 
    Vocal folds tighten and move toward the midline to produce sound by vibrating when air passes by them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Where does the exchange of gases occur?
    • A. 

      In the trachea

    • B. 

      In the pleural cavity

    • C. 

      In the bronchial cilia

    • D. 

      In the alveoli

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