Take The Respiratory System Trivia Quiz!

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Take The Respiratory System Trivia Quiz!

What do you know regarding the respiratory system? Inhalation and exhalation are pulmonary ventilation – this is breathing. External respiration-this is exchanges gases between the bloodstream and body tissues. Air vibrating the vocal cords creates sound. The respiratory system supplies our body with oxygen. Take along, deep breath, and take this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which part of the respiratory system humidifies air?
    • A. 

      Mouth

    • B. 

      Mucous

    • C. 

      Cilia

    • D. 

      Sinuses

  • 2. 
    The function of the respiratory system is to inhale carbon dioxide?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which part of the respiratory system produces sound?
    • A. 

      Larynx

    • B. 

      Pharynx

    • C. 

      Trachea

    • D. 

      Bronchi

  • 4. 
    Which lung has less lobes and is therefore smaller?
    • A. 

      Right

    • B. 

      Left

  • 5. 
    Where can the pulmonary capillary network be found?
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Lobes

    • C. 

      Bronchioles

    • D. 

      Surrounding the alveoli

  • 6. 
    How much oxygen is inhaled ?
    • A. 

      16%

    • B. 

      26%

    • C. 

      23%

    • D. 

      21%

  • 7. 
    Though which blood vessel does blood leave the heart and go to the lungs?
    • A. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • B. 

      Pulmonary vein

    • C. 

      Pulmonary capillaries

    • D. 

      Aorta

  • 8. 
    What type of cartilage is found at the top of the sternum?
    • A. 

      Apples

    • B. 

      Cricoid

    • C. 

      Hyaline

    • D. 

      White fibrous

  • 9. 
    Which type of blood cell carries oxygen from the lungs around the body?
    • A. 

      Leucocyte

    • B. 

      Erythrocyte

    • C. 

      Thrombocyte

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      0.04%

    • B. 

      4.5%

    • C. 

      0.1%

    • D. 

      5%

  • 11. 
    Which pathology is caused by a chronic or acute inflammation of the bronchial tubes?
    • A. 

      Asthma

    • B. 

      Bronchitis

    • C. 

      Emphysema

    • D. 

      Hay fever

  • 12. 
    Another name for the throat is :
    • A. 

      Larynx

    • B. 

      Pharynx

    • C. 

      Epiglottis

    • D. 

      Trachea

  • 13. 
    The trachea is made up mainly of:
    • A. 

      Spongy tissue

    • B. 

      Mucous membrane

    • C. 

      Cartilage

    • D. 

      Cilia

  • 14. 
    During gas exchange, oxygen and carbon dioxide diffusion occurs in the:
    • A. 

      Red blood cells

    • B. 

      Venules

    • C. 

      Body tissues

    • D. 

      Alveoli

  • 15. 
    When oxygen passes through the bloodstream, it binds with haemoglobin to form:
    • A. 

      Red blood cells

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

    • D. 

      Oxyhaemoglobin

  • 16. 
    Which pathology is the inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose, causing a blocked, stuffed and runny nose?
    • A. 

      Hayfever

    • B. 

      Sinusitis

    • C. 

      Whooping cough

    • D. 

      Rhinitis

  • 17. 
    Which pathology is caused by a bacteria, resulting in the alveoli becoming filled with inflammatory cells and becoming solid?
    • A. 

      Pleurisy

    • B. 

      Sinusitis

    • C. 

      Pneumonia

    • D. 

      Pneumonia

  • 18. 
    One of the functions of the pleural membrane is to reduce friction between the lungs and the ribcage
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    During which part of respiration do the diaphragm & intercostal muscles relax?
    • A. 

      Inhalation

    • B. 

      Exhalation

  • 20. 
    During which stage of respiration does the pressure of the thorax decrease, resulting in greater pressure outside of the body?
    • A. 

      Inhalation

    • B. 

      Exhalation