Physio Practice Test 2

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Physio Practice Test 2

Physio practice test 2


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Transection of the brainstem below the medulla
    • A. 

      A. results in apneustic breathing

    • B. 

      B. stops respiration

    • C. 

      C. does not affect automatic respiration

    • D. 

      D. causes irregular respiration

  • 2. 
    Work of breathing is mostly due to  
    • A. 

      A. surface tension elasticity

    • B. 

      B. tissue elasticity

    • C. 

      C. viscous resistance

    • D. 

      D. airway resistance

  • 3. 
     Lung diffusion capacity is measured by
    • A. 

      A. carbon-dioxide

    • B. 

      B. carbon-monoxide

    • C. 

      C. Nitrous oxide

    • D. 

      D. Oxygen

  • 4. 
     ‘Pacemaker’ for automatic rhythmic respiration is  
    • A. 

      A) nucleus parabrachialis lateralis

    • B. 

      B) Pre-Botzinger nucleus

    • C. 

      C) Pneumotaxic centre

    • D. 

      D) Apneustic centre

  • 5. 
    One of the following is true (in the upright position)  
    • A. 

      A. Ventilation is maximum at the top

    • B. 

      B. Perfusion is minimum at the base

    • C. 

      C. Ventilation /perfusion ratio is minimum at the base

    • D. 

      D. Intrapleural pressure is maximum at the top

  • 6. 
    Specific compliance is 
    • A. 

      A. C/FRC

    • B. 

      B. C/IRV

    • C. 

      C. IRV/C

    • D. 

      D. C/TLC

  • 7. 
    . The VA/Q ratio at the base of the lungs is
    • A. 

      A. 3

    • B. 

      B. 0.8

    • C. 

      C. 0.6

    • D. 

      D. 1.2

  • 8. 
    Diffusion defect hypoxia is a type of --------- hypoxia
    • A. 

      A. histotoxic

    • B. 

      B. anaemic

    • C. 

      C. hypoxic

    • D. 

      D. stagnant

  • 9. 
    The normal ratio of physiological to anatomical dead space is  
    • A. 

      A) 1 : 2

    • B. 

      B) 2 : 1

    • C. 

      C) 1 : 1

    • D. 

      D) 1 : 0.5

  • 10. 
    Carbon-dioxide is mostly carried as
    • A. 

      A) carbamino compound

    • B. 

      B) carboxy hemoglobin

    • C. 

      C) dissolved gas in the plasma

    • D. 

      D) bicarbonate in plasma

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