Respiration Trivia Questions: MCQ Quiz!

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 162

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Respiration Trivia Questions: MCQ Quiz!

.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The respiratory system is housed in the: 
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Thoracic cavity

    • D. 

      Abdominal cavity

  • 2. 
    Boyles Law states that if temperature is constant: 
    • A. 

      Pressure and volume are inversely proportional to one another

    • B. 

      Pressure and volume are proportional to one another

    • C. 

      Volume and atmospheric temperature are inversely related to each other

    • D. 

      Pressure and atmospheric temperature are opposites

  • 3. 
    This structure is a highly specialized valvular mechanism that opens and closes the airway passage: 
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Larynx

    • C. 

      Bronchi

    • D. 

      Lungs

  • 4. 
    The abdomen contains major: 
    • A. 

      Soft organs

    • B. 

      Diaphragm

    • C. 

      Heart

    • D. 

      Lungs

  • 5. 
    The lungs are: 
    • A. 

      Spongy and elastic

    • B. 

      Contain only a few smooth muscle fibers

    • C. 

      Paired

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The right lung is larger in volume but shorter than the left lung. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The two surfaces of the lungs are costal and apex. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The pleura holds/houses the lungs: 
    • A. 

      Parietal

    • B. 

      Inner

    • C. 

      Costal

    • D. 

      Visceral

  • 9. 
    The parietal pleura tightly adheres to the trachea. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    This is a cartilaginous structure extending inferiorly from the larynx to the bronchi below: 
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Esophagus

    • C. 

      Epiglottis

    • D. 

      Ribs

  • 11. 
    The trachea is lined with:
    • A. 

      Hyaline cartilage

    • B. 

      Aponeurosis

    • C. 

      Ciliated epithelium

    • D. 

      Adipose tissue

  • 12. 
    The primary bronchi lead to the secondary bronchi. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Terminal bronchioles lead into the alveolar ducts that open into the air sacs. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Air sacs are pitted with small depressions called: 
    • A. 

      Alveolar ducts

    • B. 

      Bronchioles

    • C. 

      Epithelium

    • D. 

      Alveoli

  • 15. 
    The place where carbon dioxide is exchanged for oxygen is: 
    • A. 

      Alveoli

    • B. 

      Alveolar ducts

    • C. 

      Alveolar sacs

    • D. 

      Bronchi