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Respiratory System Review

Quiz by Jan Zinsmeyer

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26 questions
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  • Q1
    Which of the following may cause pneumonia?
    bacteria
    All of the above
    fungus
    virus
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  • Q2
    Which of the following is superior to the others?
    oropharynx
    nasopharynx
    laryngopharynx
    epiglottis
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  • Q3
    What is the shape of the cartilaginous rings in the trachea
    C-shaped
    circular
    round
    o shaped
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  • Q4
    During an asthma attack, the airways are temporarily constricted by ___
    contractions
    bronchospasms
    mucus
    cilia
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  • Q5
    Swollen neck glands are a symptom of which URI?
    sinusitis
    tonsillitis
    laryngitis
    all of the above
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  • Q6
    Lung volume varies according to which of the following?
    all of the above
    gender
    weight
    height
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  • Q7
    The larynx is composed of ___ cartilaginous plates.
    8
    6
    2
    4
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  • Q8
    The main site of gas exchange in the lungs is the ____.
    bronchioles
    alveoli
    bronchi
    alveolar ducts
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  • Q9
    In the ___, oxygen diffuses into the blood.
    capillary
    alveoli
    cell
    bronchi
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  • Q10
    During inspiration, the diagphragm_____.
    bulges upward
    flattens
    expands
    rises
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  • Q11
    The need to clear dust or other debris from the lower respiratory tract causes you to ___
    cough
    yawn
    sneeze
    all of the above
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  • Q12
    The average respiratory rate for adults at rest is ___ breaths per minute.
    16-20
    18-22
    14-18
    12-15
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  • Q13
    Which of the following has the highest respiratory rate?
    men
    teenagers
    women
    infants
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  • Q14
    air sacs, which are the main sites of gas exchange in the lungs
    capillaries
    conchae
    sinuses
    alveoli
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  • Q15
    two openings in the nose
    trachea
    nares
    conchae
    sinuses
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  • Q16
    voice box
    pharynx
    larynx
    epiglottis
    palate
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  • Q17
    the throat
    pharynx
    larynx
    cartilage
    nares
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  • Q18
    Adam's apple
    larynx
    thyroid cartilage
    pharynx
    windpipe
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  • Q19
    windpipe
    trachea
    sinuses
    pharynx
    larynx
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  • Q20
    reduces surface tension in the alveoli
    respiration
    palate
    surfactant
    conchae
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