Respiratory System And Gas Exhanges: Quiz!

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Respiratory System Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process by which oxygen is obtained from the environment and delivered to the cells is called that?
    • A. 

      Respiration

    • B. 

      Exhalation

    • C. 

      Inhalation

    • D. 

      Tidal volume

  • 2. 
    When oxygen is taken into a cell and is used in the breakdown of nutrients it is called:
    • A. 

      Cellular respiration

    • B. 

      Compliance

    • C. 

      Inhalation

    • D. 

      Vital Capacity

  • 3. 
    Spaces in the respiratory system are:
    • A. 

      Nasal cavities, pharynx, larynx, trachea

    • B. 

      Nostrils and sinus cavities

    • C. 

      Glottis and epiglottis

  • 4. 
    Air enters the body through:
    • A. 

      Mouth

    • B. 

      Nares

    • C. 

      Nasal cavity

  • 5. 
    Mucous membranes that line the nasal cavities contain what that assists in heat and moisture?
    • A. 

      Dust and pollen

    • B. 

      Blood vessels

    • C. 

      Mucous

    • D. 

      Cilia

  • 6. 
    Small cavities lined with mucous in the skull bones that are highly susceptible to infection are what?
    • A. 

      Conchae

    • B. 

      Nasal cavities

    • C. 

      Sinus cavities

  • 7. 
    What carries air into the respiratory tract?
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Bronchi

    • C. 

      Larynx

    • D. 

      Pharynx

  • 8. 
    The sections of the pharynx in order are?
    • A. 

      Pharynx, nasopharynx, oropharynx

    • B. 

      Larynx, trachea, hyoid bone

    • C. 

      Nasopharynx,oropharynx,pharynx

  • 9. 
    The larynx is also called the?
    • A. 

      Voicebox

    • B. 

      Throat

    • C. 

      Windpipe

    • D. 

      Glottis

  • 10. 
    What is the little leaf-shaped cartilage found in the respiratory system?
    • A. 

      Conchae

    • B. 

      Hyoid bone

    • C. 

      Hyaline cartlige

    • D. 

      Epiglottis

  • 11. 
    The tube that extends from the inferior edge of the larynx to the upper part of the chest is the what?
    • A. 

      Pharynx

    • B. 

      Trachea

    • C. 

      Windpipe

  • 12. 
    Which one is the correct listing of the cartilages in the Trachea?
    • A. 

      Thyroid cartlige, cornculate cartlige, arytenoid cartlige, cricoid catrlige

    • B. 

      Hilum,thyroid cartlige, arytenoid cartlige, cricoid cartlige

    • C. 

      None- cartlige is not located in the trachea only the pharynx.

  • 13. 
    The trachea divides into how many "main stems"?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      Doesn't divide at all

    • D. 

      6

  • 14. 
    If a foreign body is inhaled, such as a piece of food, which lung will it likely enter?
    • A. 

      Left lung

    • B. 

      Right lung

    • C. 

      Left lower lobe

  • 15. 
    The epithelium that lines the conducting respiratory tract is described as:
    • A. 

      Stratified

    • B. 

      Containing cilia

    • C. 

      Pseudostratified

    • D. 

      Contains simple columnas epithelium

    • E. 

      B, C and D are all correct

  • 16. 
    The organs in which gas diffusion takes place is?
    • A. 

      Aveoli

    • B. 

      Bronchi

    • C. 

      Lungs

    • D. 

      Suffacant

  • 17. 
    Ther space between the lungs, including the heart, esophagus, and trachea is the
    • A. 

      Mediasternum

    • B. 

      Glottis

    • C. 

      Thoracic cavity

    • D. 

      Mediastenum

  • 18. 
    The right lung has how many subdivisions?
  • 19. 
    The smallest conducting tubes in the lungs are called
  • 20. 
    Do bronchi contain what to maintain its firmness?
    • A. 

      Bits of cartlige

    • B. 

      Nothing

    • C. 

      Muscle tissue

  • 21. 
    Alveoli are located where?
    • A. 

      Beginning of terminal bronchioles

    • B. 

      Ending of terminal bronchiloles

    • C. 

      Pleura

  • 22. 
    There are hoe many aveoli in the human body.
    • A. 

      600 million

    • B. 

      200 billion

    • C. 

      300 million

  • 23. 
    What covers the lungs?
    • A. 

      Cilia

    • B. 

      Bronchial branches

    • C. 

      Pleura

    • D. 

      Mucous

  • 24. 
    What is a surfactant?
    • A. 

      The process of air starvation

    • B. 

      A result of an asthma attack

    • C. 

      A substance that increases the surface tension

    • D. 

      A substance that reduces surface tension

  • 25. 
    What properly describes Alveoli?
    • A. 

      Single cell layer of squamous tissue

    • B. 

      Columnar cells in a compact layer

    • C. 

      Provides easy passage of gases entering & exiting the blood

    • D. 

      B & C

    • E. 

      A & C