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Breathing Quizzes & Trivia

Breathing is the process by which air moves in and out of the lungs. The movement of oxygen through other breathing organs such as gill is also referred to as breathing. Breathing is also called ventilation for organisms with lungs. It is one part of physiological respiration which is necessary to sustain life.

Mammals, reptiles and bird, all require oxygen to release energy through respiration in their cells in the form of the metabolism of molecules such as glucose. Breathing is one of the processes that deliver oxygen to places where it is required in the body. Can you name another process that aids in movement of oxygen in the body? Why does a person continue to breathe even when he is asleep? Find out more such questions and their answers with our quizzes.
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 The purpose of this ection is to gain knowledge of the way we breath and hoe gases are  processed in the human body

Questions: 22  |  Attempts: 951   |  Last updated: Jan 9, 2013
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    As the diaphragm relaxes, inhalation occurs.

The airway clearance techniques are procedures performed to ease the lung and eject mucus (usually thick) from it. This quiz will examine your understanding of this procedure.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 351   |  Last updated: Mar 26, 2018
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    The following are methods used in this procedure except 



Questions: 16  |  Attempts: 513   |  Last updated: Aug 18, 2020
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    A 55 year old attorney crashes his bicycle during a spirited sprint for the city limits sign.  He fractures his right clavicle in the fall.  Four days later, while in his clavicle strap and an arm sling, he notes that his right hand is extremely swollen, which he thinks is probably normal.  The next day he suddenly becomes very short of breath and has his wife take him to the Emergency Department. While performing your respiratory examination, which of the following are you most likely to find?

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Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 1448   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2011
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    What is inhalation?

Take this quiz to help you figure out if you have bad breath.

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 3522   |  Last updated: Dec 26, 2012
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    Lick the inner surface of your wrist. Wait a few seconds and sniff the licked area. Is there a bad/iffy odour?
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