Main Function Of The Respiratory System

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Main Function Of The Respiratory System - Quiz

Basic overview of the Respiratory System.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the 4 processes of respiration? (Mark the 4 that apply)
    • A. 

      Breathing

    • B. 

      Swallowing

    • C. 

      Internal Respiration

    • D. 

      Cellular Respiration

    • E. 

      External Respiration

  • 2. 
    External Respiration occurs...
    • A. 

      In the tissues.

    • B. 

      In the mouth.

    • C. 

      In the lungs.

    • D. 

      In the skin.

    • E. 

      In the digestive system.

  • 3. 
    Internal & Cellular Respiration takes place in the...
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Larynx

    • C. 

      Pharynx

    • D. 

      Tissues

    • E. 

      Epiglottis

  • 4. 
    The respiratory system consists of what 2 tracts?
    • A. 

      Anterior and Posterior

    • B. 

      Upper and Lower

    • C. 

      Lateral and Bilateral

  • 5. 
    What are the 3 functions of your nose?
    • A. 

      Filters

    • B. 

      Itches

    • C. 

      Warms

    • D. 

      Smells

    • E. 

      Moistens air

  • 6. 
    True or FalseUnder normal conditions of quiet breathing at rest, both inspiration and expiration are active processes, requiring contraction of opposing skeletal muscle groups.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    True or FalseUnder normal conditions, the rate and depth of breathing are adjusted by homeostatic control mechanism for CO2, not O2.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or FalseThe inner surfaces of the airways (trachea, bronchi, and bronchioles) are lined with smooth muscle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The flexible flap of cartilage that closes off the airway during swallowing is called the
  • 10. 
    The single airway between the larynx and the two main bronchi is called the ________.
  • 11. 
    Layers of epithelial tissue that cover the outer surface of the lung and line the chest cavity are called ___________.
  • 12. 
    The __________ establishes a regular, rhythmic cycle of breathing.
  • 13. 
    During inspiration, the dome-shaped _____________ contracts and flattens.
  • 14. 
    The _____________ and _______________ bodies contain sensory receptors that monitor blood PO2.
  • 15. 
    DefineExternal Respiration
  • 16. 
    DefineCellular Respiration
  • 17. 
    DefineNasal Cavity
  • 18. 
    DefineEpiglottis
  • 19. 
    DefineLarynx
  • 20. 
    DefineTrachea
  • 21. 
    DefineBronchi
  • 22. 
    DefineBronchioles
  • 23. 
    DefineAlveoli
  • 24. 
    DefineLungs
  • 25. 
    What is a tracheostomy?