Respiratory System Quiz: Questions With Answers

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Do you know all there is to know about the human respiratory system? Quiz yourself about it now! The human respiratory is sorely charged with taking in oxygen and dispersing carbon dioxide. This is made possible through the collaboration of multiple organs with our lungs being the main star of the show. Take this multiple-choice quiz on the human respiratory system and share it with your friends too to enhance knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is the job of the respiratory system?  
    • A. 

      Holding up the body and giving it support and shape.

    • B. 

      Gas exchange between the external environment and the body's circulatory system.

    • C. 

      Breaking down food for it to be used by the body.

    • D. 

      Generating energy for the continuance of the bodily functions

  • 2. 
    The two major organs of the respiratory system where the gas exchange takes place and carbon dioxide is given off, and oxygen is taken in.  
    • A. 

      Kidneys

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Intestines

    • D. 

      Appendix

  • 3. 
    Small air sacs in the lungs where many capillaries exchange carbon dioxide for oxygen are:
    • A. 

      Bronchi

    • B. 

      Alveoli

    • C. 

      Trachea

    • D. 

      Cartilage

  • 4. 
    The windpipe is known as:  
    • A. 

      Larynx

    • B. 

      Adenoid

    • C. 

      Trachea

    • D. 

      Oesophagus

  • 5. 
    Small spaces in the skull thought to regulate the temperature and humidity of the air taken into the body.    
    • A. 

      Alveoli

    • B. 

      Tonsils

    • C. 

      Sinuses

    • D. 

      Nasal pathways

  • 6. 
    Lymph tissue and lymph nodes that protect the body from infection:
    • A. 

      Adenoids and tonsils

    • B. 

      Alveoli and sinuses

    • C. 

      Bronchi and trachea

    • D. 

      Sinuses and mandible

  • 7. 
    This tube carries air down to the windpipe.
    • A. 

      Larynx

    • B. 

      Sinuses

    • C. 

      Pharynx

    • D. 

      Bronchus

  • 8. 
    The voicebox:
    • A. 

      Pharynx

    • B. 

      Trachea

    • C. 

      Larynx

    • D. 

      Oesophagus

  • 9. 
    A flap over the trachea that keeps out food and anything else that could clog the trachea.
    • A. 

      Epiglottis

    • B. 

      Larynx

    • C. 

      Pharynx

    • D. 

      Cartilage

  • 10. 
    These carry air into the lungs.
    • A. 

      Bronchi and bronchiole tubes

    • B. 

      Alveoli

    • C. 

      Sinuses

    • D. 

      Diaphragm

  • 11. 
    A large muscle that separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity and helps with breathing.  
    • A. 

      Larynx

    • B. 

      Trachea

    • C. 

      Diaphragm

    • D. 

      Bronchus

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