Respiratory Diseases Quiz

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Respiratory Quizzes & Trivia

Respiratory disease is a medical term that describes pathological conditions affecting the organs and tissues that make gas exchange possible in higher organisms. Take this quiz to advance your knowledge and find out more about these diseases.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In your lungs, air travels though the:
  • 2. 
    What is the name of the tiny ballon-like sacs?
    • A. 

      Bronchi

    • B. 

      Aveoli

    • C. 

      Larynx

    • D. 

      Treachea

  • 3. 
    Which respiratory disease causes the airway to become narrow, inflamed and constricted?
    • A. 

      Emphysema

    • B. 

      Chronic Bronchitis

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      COPD

  • 4. 
    What does COPD stand for?
  • 5. 
    Which two diseases could result in COPD?
    • A. 

      Asthma and Chronic Bronchitis

    • B. 

      Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis

    • C. 

      CHF and OSA

    • D. 

      CHF and Emphysema

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a cause of Congestive Heart Failure?
    • A. 

      Coronary Artery Disease

    • B. 

      Hypertension

    • C. 

      Smoking

    • D. 

      Emphysema

  • 7. 
    Which respiratory disease is characterized as inflammation of the bronchi and the bronchial tubes due to infections, smoking or pollutants?
    • A. 

      Emphysema

    • B. 

      Chronic Bronchitis

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      COPD

  • 8. 
    Persistent cough that produces clear, yellow, white or green phlegm is a symptom of what respiratory disease?
    • A. 

      Chronic Bronchitis

    • B. 

      Emphysema

    • C. 

      OSA

    • D. 

      Asthma

  • 9. 
    What obstructive lung disease involves damage to the aveoli, caused by exposure to toxic chemicals or cigarette smoke?
    • A. 

      Asthma

    • B. 

      Sleep Apnea

    • C. 

      Congestive Heart Failure

    • D. 

      Emphysema

  • 10. 
    What happens when you have COPD caused by Emphysema?
    • A. 

      The aveoli filters become damaged, elasticity is reduced, and then they become enlarged.

    • B. 

      The bronchial tubes become inflamed and enlarged, the passage way becomes blocked, and reduces your ability to expel mucus.

    • C. 

      The airways narrow and become inflamed and constricted.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    In which disease does the kidneys sense the reduction in blood flow and attempt to compensate by retaining water and salt?
    • A. 

      Sleep Apnea

    • B. 

      Congestive Heart Failure

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      COPD

  • 12. 
    Which type of Apnea is characterized as when a patient stops breathing but the airway is open?
    • A. 

      Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    • B. 

      Central Sleep Apnea

    • C. 

      Mixed Sleep Apnea

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following would be a possible treatment for Asthma?
    • A. 

      Oxygen Therapy

    • B. 

      Nebulizer

    • C. 

      PAP Device

    • D. 

      Oximetry

  • 14. 
    Wheezing is a possible symptom for which Respiratory Diseases?
    • A. 

      Asthma, Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema

    • B. 

      Asthma, Emphysema and OSA

    • C. 

      CHF, Asthma and OSA

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Which of the following can be used as a method to diagnose Asthma, Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema and COPD?
    • A. 

      Spiromtery

    • B. 

      Chest X-Ray

    • C. 

      Electrocardiogram

    • D. 

      CT Scan

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