Respiratory System - Responses To Exercise

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Respiratory System - Responses To Exercise

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name the two systems that exist within the respiratory system itself
    • A. 

      High pressure system and low pressure system

    • B. 

      Lateral and medial respiratory systems

    • C. 

      Internal and External respiratory systems

    • D. 

      Superior and Inferior respiratory systems

  • 2. 
    Which system involves the exchange of gases between the blood and cells?
    • A. 

      Lateral respiratory system

    • B. 

      Internal respiratory system

    • C. 

      Inferior respiratory system

    • D. 

      High pressure respiratory system

  • 3. 
    Which system works closely with the respiratory system to ensure there is a ready supply of oxygen for the working muscles?
    • A. 

      Muscular system

    • B. 

      Skeletal system

    • C. 

      Energy systems

    • D. 

      Cardio - vascular system

  • 4. 
    The cardiac notch is there to provide…
    • A. 

      Space for the left lung to inflate when the body is working intensely

    • B. 

      Space for the aorta to transport blood to the pulmonary artery

    • C. 

      Space for diaphragm to contract beyond maximum when under intense pressure

    • D. 

      Space for the heart to sit in as the left lung is slightly smaller

  • 5. 
    Which gas has approximately the same percentage of air when inhaled and exhaled
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Carbon Dioxide

  • 6. 
    Which gas sees an increase in percentage when exhaled from the body?
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 7. 
    From approximately 21% of inhaled oxygen, how much of this amount is then exhaled from the body?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      4%

    • C. 

      6%

    • D. 

      1%

  • 8. 
    As the oxygen enters the muscle cell, which organelle does it work combine with fats and carbohydrates to ensure energy production?
    • A. 

      Golgi complex

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Lysosomes

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

  • 9. 
    During exercise the increase in breathing rate is as a result of the body demanding more oxygen?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    An increase in breathing may occur before muscular contractions occur. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Identify the following short term responses of the respiratory system to exercise 
    • A. 

      Decrease in breathing rate

    • B. 

      Increase in respiratory volume

    • C. 

      Decrease in tidal volume

    • D. 

      CO2 production increases

  • 12. 
    The lungs will grow in size following long term physical fitness training
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Gaseous exchange at the alveoli stays the same following long term physical fitness training
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Long term adaptations of the respiratory system are permanent
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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