Biology: Take The Respiratory System Trivia Questions!

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Biology: Take The Respiratory System Trivia Questions!

The respiratory system is made up of organs responsible for taking in oxygen and exhaling carbon dioxide. The primary organs of this system are lungs, which carry out this exchange of gases as we breathe. It is a vital system of the body. This system is in your body where the inhalation of oxygen and the exhalation of carbon dioxide are done. Take this quiz about the respiratory system to see what you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the main organs of the Respiratory System?
    • A. 

      Ovaries

    • B. 

      Trachea

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      Vocal Cords

    • E. 

      Lungs

  • 2. 
    What is the Trachea?
    • A. 

      The tube connecting the lungs to the outside of the body

    • B. 

      The Windpipe

    • C. 

      The network of the second-largest air sacs within each lung

    • D. 

      The sencond largest air sacs

    • E. 

      The outermost lining of the lungs

  • 3. 
    How do the Lungs stay inflated?
    • A. 

      Each lung is ribbed with cartilage to prevent collapse on exhalation

    • B. 

      The lungs are tethered to the ribcage with a network of connective tissue.

    • C. 

      The lungs rely on a vacuum within the chest, maintained by the diaphragm.

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the rib muscles that contribute to breathing?.
    • A. 

      The intercostal muscles.

    • B. 

      The latissimus dorsi muscles.

    • C. 

      The quadriceps.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      The medical name for the vocal cords.

    • B. 

      The finger-like cells that make up the outer lining of each lung.

    • C. 

      The smallest air sacs of the lungs.

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      At the point where the trachea joins the lungs.

    • B. 

      Within the alveoli.

    • C. 

      Inside the right atrium of the heart.