Parts Of The Respiratory System Quiz

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Parts Of The Respiratory System Quiz

The main function of the respiratory system is to take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide. This is made possible through various organs and the lungs being the main ones as they exchange the gasses as we breathe. Do you have a proper understanding of how a healthy respiratory system runs? Take this test and demonstrate your knowledge of how it operates.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The body must breath to get ____________ from the air.
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

    • D. 

      Helium

  • 2. 
    The main breathing organs are the _____________, ________________, _____________ .
    • A. 

      Lungs, esophagus, windpipe

    • B. 

      Lungs, windpipe, air sacs

    • C. 

      Windpipe, lungs, diaphragm

    • D. 

      Esophagus, lungs, air sacs

  • 3. 
    How does oxygen get to the cells of the body?
    • A. 

      Blood carries the oxygen throughout the body.

    • B. 

      Oxygen passes through the lungs and goes where it is needed.

    • C. 

      The brain tells the oxygen where to go.

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide travels through the blood.

  • 4. 
    If your nose is clogged, why can you breathe through your mouth?
    • A. 

      Your body needs the air.

    • B. 

      Your mouth can open and close to let air in.

    • C. 

      The nose is the only way the body can get air.

    • D. 

      The mouth is connected to the windpipe

  • 5. 
    Human beings have ____________ lungs.
    • A. 

      1 - one

    • B. 

      2 - two

    • C. 

      3 - three

    • D. 

      4 - four

  • 6. 
    We must breathe to get ________________ from the air.
    • A. 

      Gas

    • B. 

      Nitrogen

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 7. 
    The lungs are _____________________________ .
    • A. 

      Strong and hard

    • B. 

      Thin and soft

    • C. 

      Hard and big

    • D. 

      Soft and white

  • 8. 
    When we breathe in air, we ________________.
    • A. 

      Breathe

    • B. 

      Pant

    • C. 

      Exhale

    • D. 

      Inhale

  • 9. 
    _______________ is a body waste.
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      Gas

  • 10. 
    When we breathe out, we exhale _____________.
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      Gas

  • 11. 
    When we breathe in the diaphragm ____________________.
    • A. 

      moves up towards the lungs

    • B. 

      moves down away from the lungs

    • C. 

      Does not move

    • D. 

      Moves side to side

  • 12. 
    When you are resting, your body _________________________________.
    • A. 

      Doesn't need much oxygen

    • B. 

      Needs more oxygen

    • C. 

      Uses the same amount of oxygen all the time

    • D. 

      Stops using oxygen

  • 13. 
    The diaphragm is ________________________.
    • A. 

      Red, thin, soft; made of tiny air sacs that stretch like a balloon

    • B. 

      System that carries oxygen to the cells

    • C. 

      Strong muscle just below the lungs

    • D. 

      Long tube which goes from the mouth and nose to the lungs

  • 14. 
    The windpipe is ___________________________.
    • A. 

      Red, thin, soft; made of tiny air sacs that strecth like a balloon

    • B. 

      System that carries oxygen to the cells

    • C. 

      Strong muscle just below the lungs

    • D. 

      Long tube which goes from the mouth and nose to the lungs

  • 15. 
    The lungs are ___________________________.
    • A. 

      Red, thin, soft; made of tiny air sacs that stretch like a balloon

    • B. 

      System that carries oxygen to the cells

    • C. 

      Strong muscle just below the lungs

    • D. 

      Long tube which goes from the mouth and nose to the lungs

  • 16. 
    The respiratory system is ________________________________.
    • A. 

      Red, thin, soft; made of tiny air sacs that stretch like a balloon

    • B. 

      System that carries oxygen to the body

    • C. 

      Strong muscle just below the lungs

    • D. 

      Long tube which goes from the mouth and nose to the lungs

  • 17. 
    What bones protect the lungs?
    • A. 

      Backbone

    • B. 

      Skull

    • C. 

      Hyoid

    • D. 

      Ribs

  • 18. 
    As you breath in, your ribs ______________________.
    • A. 

      Do not move

    • B. 

      Go out and up

    • C. 

      Go in and out

    • D. 

      Go side to side

  • 19. 
    Do all humans need the same amount of oxygen?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

    • C. 

      All adults need the same amount

    • D. 

      Boys need the same amount