The Respiratory System Quiz! Exam Questions!

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The Respiratory System Quiz! Exam Questions!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The part of the body that consists of the nose, mouth, pharynx, epiglottis, larynx, and trachea is the
    • A. 

      Upper Quadrant

    • B. 

      Lower Respiratory System

    • C. 

      Upper Respiratory System

    • D. 

      Nasal Cavity

  • 2. 
    What is the lid-like structure that closes to allow food to pass through the esophagus?
    • A. 

      Tonsils

    • B. 

      Epiglottis

    • C. 

      Larynx

    • D. 

      Pharynx

  • 3. 
    How many lobes does the right lung contain?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      3

  • 4. 
    What are the thin hairs inside the nostrils?
    • A. 

      Cilia

    • B. 

      Mucus

    • C. 

      Tonsils

    • D. 

      Mucous membrane

  • 5. 
    The medical term for the Voice Box
    • A. 

      Tonsils

    • B. 

      Larynx

    • C. 

      Trachea

    • D. 

      Pharynx

  • 6. 
    The medical term for Windpipe.
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Bronchi

    • C. 

      Epiglottis

    • D. 

      Esophagus

  • 7. 
    The act of bringing air into and out of the lungs.
    • A. 

      Exhaling

    • B. 

      Coughing

    • C. 

      Breathing

    • D. 

      Inhaling

  • 8. 
    Breathing disorder characterized by coughing and wheezing.
    • A. 

      Emphysema

    • B. 

      Asthma

    • C. 

      Bronchitis

    • D. 

      Smoker's Respiratory Syndrome

  • 9. 
    Acute Respiratory Syndrome in children.
    • A. 

      Influenza

    • B. 

      Allergic Rhinitis

    • C. 

      Pertussis

    • D. 

      Croup

  • 10. 
    A nosebleed.
    • A. 

      Epistaxis

    • B. 

      Rhinorrhea

    • C. 

      Sinusitis

    • D. 

      Diphtheria

  • 11. 
    Inflammation of the Bronchial walls.
    • A. 

      Bronchorrhea

    • B. 

      Bronchitis

    • C. 

      Bronchioles

    • D. 

      Bronchorrhagia

  • 12. 
    Pain in the Pleura.
    • A. 

      Pleuralgia

    • B. 

      Pleurisy

    • C. 

      Pleuritis

    • D. 

      Pleuroma

  • 13. 
    Infection that attacks the lungs and results in the coughing up of blood.
    • A. 

      Hemothorax

    • B. 

      Tuberculosis

    • C. 

      Pneumorrhagia

    • D. 

      Hemoptysis

  • 14. 
    The 3 lobes of the right lung are
    • A. 

      Top, Middle, Bottom

    • B. 

      1, 2, 3

    • C. 

      Uno, dos, tres

    • D. 

      Superior, Middle, Inferior

  • 15. 
    Also known as Black Lung Disease.
    • A. 

      Silicosis

    • B. 

      Byssinosis

    • C. 

      Anthracosis

    • D. 

      Abestosis

  • 16. 
    A genetic disorder in which the lungs are filled with thick mucus.
    • A. 

      Anoxia

    • B. 

      Cystic Fibrosis

    • C. 

      Pulmonary Fibrosis

    • D. 

      Silicosis

  • 17. 
    The medical term for the mucus that is secreted by tissues in the Respiratory Passages.
    • A. 

      Mucus

    • B. 

      Cilia

    • C. 

      Phlegm

    • D. 

      Mucous

  • 18. 
    Surgical reconstruction of the Nasal Septum.
    • A. 

      Septoplasty

    • B. 

      Pharyngoplasty

    • C. 

      Laryngoplasty

    • D. 

      Sinusotomy

  • 19. 
    An opening on a body surface.
    • A. 

      Pore

    • B. 

      Stoma

    • C. 

      Lobe

    • D. 

      Ventilator

  • 20. 
    Surgical removal of the Larynx.
    • A. 

      Laryngectomy

    • B. 

      Larngotomy

    • C. 

      Laryngoplasty

    • D. 

      Laryngalgia

  • 21. 
    Suturing of the Trachea.
    • A. 

      Tracheostomy

    • B. 

      Tracheotomy

    • C. 

      Tracheorrhaphy

    • D. 

      Tracheoplasty