Basic Respiratory System Test: Quiz!

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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Respiratory System Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An agent causing narrowing of the bronchi?
  • 2. 
    A condition resulting from acute obstruction of the larynx and occurs mainly in children?
  • 3. 
    Containing both mucus and pus?
  • 4. 
    Deprivation of oxygen for tissue usage; suffocation?
  • 5. 
    A fungal disease often affecting the lungs and sometimes other organs of the body (valley fever)?
  • 6. 
    A passageway by which air enters and leaves the lungs?
  • 7. 
    A slimy fluid secreted by the mucous membranes?
  • 8. 
    Stretching of lung tissue caused by the alveoli becoming distended and losing elasticity?
  • 9. 
    Aspirate means to withdraw fluid by suction or to draw foreign material into the respiratory tract.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Nosocomial infection is acquired during a hospital stay.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Ventilation of the lungs that does not fulfill the body's gas exchange needs.
    • A. 

      Nebulizer

    • B. 

      Hypoventilation

    • C. 

      Aspirate

  • 12. 
    A group of tests to measure breathing to determine respiratory function and abnormalities?
  • 13. 
    Fluid accumulation in the alveoli and bronchioles is pleural effusion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Patent means:
  • 15. 
    Paroxysm means:
  • 16. 
    The larynx is also known as:
  • 17. 
    Another term for rhinorrhagia is:
  • 18. 
    What is the abbreviation for the group of disorder that is almost always the result of smoking and that obstruct the bronchial flow?
  • 19. 
    A mechanical device used to assist with or substitute for breathing when the patient cannot breathe unassisted?
    • A. 

      Sputum

    • B. 

      Ventilator

    • C. 

      Aspirator

  • 20. 
    Mucous secretion from the lungs, bronchi, and trachea expelled through the mouth?
    • A. 

      Perutussis

    • B. 

      Ventilator

    • C. 

      Sputum

  • 21. 
    A highly contagious bacterial infection of the respiratory tract characterized by an acute crowing inspiration or whoop?
    • A. 

      Sputum

    • B. 

      Ventilator

    • C. 

      Pertussis

  • 22. 
    What is the name of the blood test used to determine oxygen and other gases in the blood?
  • 23. 
    A radiographic image to evaluate the lungs and the heart?
  • 24. 
    Pulse oximetry is an invasive method of measuring oxygen in the blood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Sudden, noisy expulsion of air from the lungs?