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Quiz by Antonia Mallory

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  • Q1

    The bony structures that increases the surface area in the nose are the conchae. 

    False 

    True 

    30s
  • Q2

    Muscles of respiration classified as inspiratory muscles include the diaphragm and the intercostals. 

    true 

    false 

    30s
  • Q3

    The upper respiratory tract includes all of the following structures except the:

    trachea

    larynx

    pharynx

    nose

    30s
  • Q4

    epitaxis is another name for pleurisy. 

    false

    true 

    30s
  • Q5

    The total number of lobes in both lungs is: 

    five

    six

    four

    three

    30s
  • Q6

    The function of surfactant is to:

    trap foreign particles as they enter the bronchial tree

    prevent each alveolus from collapsing as air moves in and out during respiration 

    exchange the carbon dioxide from the blood to the air 

    exchange the oxygen from air to the blood

    30s
  • Q7

    the two basic functions of the respiratory system are air distribution and:

    exhalation 

    gas exchange

    inspiration

    cellular respiration

    30s
  • Q8

    gas exchange occurs in the:

    bronchioles 

    lungs

    bronchi

    alveoli

    30s
  • Q9

    In addition to air distribution and gas exchange, the respiratory system also serves which functions?

    transport oxygen to the cells

    warms, humidifies, and filters the air we breathe

    kills harmful bacteria that enters the air by forming antitoxins 

    totally regulates the number of breaths we take in per min

    30s
  • Q10

    the eustachian tube connects the middle ear with the: 

    nose

    oropharynx 

    nasopharynx 

    trachea 

    30s
  • Q11

    COPD stands for children or pediatric disorders 

    true 

    false

    30s
  • Q12

    residual volume is the air that remains in the lungs after the most forceful expiration. 

    false 

    true 

    30s
  • Q13

    which of the following refers to the amount of air maximally exhaled following maximal inhalation?

    tidal volume 

    expiratory reserve volume 

    total lung capacity

    vital capacity 

    30s
  • Q14

    specialized ____ in the walls of the aorta and carotid arteries are sensitive to changes in arterial carbon dioxide concentration. 

    baroreceptors 

    amboceptors 

    photoreceptors 

    chemoreceptors 

    30s
  • Q15

    which of the following structures prevents entrance of food and water into the respiratory passages? 

    glottis

    epiglottis 

    larynx 

    thyroid cartilage 

    30s

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