Fish Anatomy Test #2, Respiratory System

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Fish Anatomy Test #2, Respiratory System

Lectures 5-6


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    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 the cellular metabolism.

  • 2. 
    The scientific name for the "Adam's Apple" is
    • A. 

      The scalene muscles

    • B. 

      The rectus abdominus

    • C. 

      The epiglottis

    • D. 

      The thyroid cartilage

  • 3. 
    Vocal folds tighten and move toward the midline to produce sound by vibrating when air passes by them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The space between the parietal and visceral pleura is the __________________   ___________________.  It is filled with a lubricating fluid.
  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    The disease that breaks down the walls between sacs and reduces the amount of gas that can be exchanged is called______________________.
  • 7. 
    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.

  • 8. 
    When the mouth and nose are open, the air pressure in the lungs is slightly less than the atmospheric pressure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Cyanide, a metabolic poison, can cause suffocation on which level?
    • A. 

      Cellular

    • B. 

      Pulmonary

    • C. 

      Tissue

    • D. 

      Alveolar

  • 10. 
    Check all that are true statements about the tracheo-bronchial tree.
    • A. 

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

    • 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 is easily preventable.

    • D. 

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

  • 11. 
    Pneumothorax means "air in the chest."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Please type your name first, before you answer this question.  Then, answer the following question in complete sentences:    Which youtube video taught you the most, and what did you learn?