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Anatomy Respiratory System Quiz


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What happens when there is negative pleural pressure in the lungs?

A. Collapsed lung

B. respiratory distress syndrome

C. collapsed lung syndrome

D. respiratory lung syndrome


Volume of air inhaled or exhaled during normal, quiet breathing

A. tidal volume

B. functional residual capacity

C. total lung capacity

D. residual volume


When surfactant in the alveolar fluid is missing or reduced, what malady results?

A. Collapsed lung

B. respiratory distress sryndrome

C. Distressed lung

D. collapsed lung syndrome


What are the muscles of principal expiration?

A. sternocleidomastoid

B. abdominal

C. no muscles are used

D. internal intercostals


The part of the respiratory system containing the nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, & pharynx.

A. Lower respiratory tract

B. Upper respiratory tract

C. Ventilation

D. Pneumothorax


What is the general term that refers to the infection of lungs?

A. Infected lungs

B. Ammonia

C. Pneumonia

D. Bronchitis


To take in by means of suction

A. surfactant

B. functional residual capacity

C. aspirate

D. tidal volume


The part of the respiratory system containing the larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs.

A. Lower Respiratory Tract

B. Aspirate

C. Surfactant

D. Upper respiratory tract


Volume of air left in lungs after a forceful exhalation

A. tidal volume

B. functional residual capacity

C. total lung capacity

D. residual volume


A molecule with a hydrophilic end and a hydrophobic end

A. Surfactant

B. Aspirate

C. Compliance

D. Total lung capacity


The process of oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange between the alveoli and blood.

A. Internal Respiration

B. Compliance

C. External Respiration

D. Aspirate


A person inhales forcefully, what is the pressure in the lungs as compared to the atmospheric pressure during this forceful inspiration?

A. It loosens

B. It stays consistent

C. The pressure tightens

D. The pressure gets warmer


Air in the pleural cavity, which leads to collapsed lung.

A. Compliance

B. Functional residual capacity

C. Total lung capacity

D. Pneumothorax


What is the relative size of the thoracic cavity during a forceful inhalation?

A. Large

B. Small

C. Medium

D. Extra biggie size


As air is exhaled, which structures are encountered first?

A. Vocal fold

B. Vestibular Folds


The process of oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange between cells and blood.

A. Internal Respiration

B. External Respiration

C. Aspirate

D. Ventilation


The case in which lungs inflate

A. total lung capacity

B. residual volume

C. compliance

D. aspirate


Maximum volume of air contained in lungs after a forceful inhalation

A. tidal volume

B. functional residual capacity

C. total lung capacity

D. residual volume


When one of the factors that aid the collapse of lungs during expiration is missing, the result is common disease. What is the name of the disease and the lack of which factor caused it?

A. Emphysema; results from lack of surface tension in alveolar fluid

B. Pneumonia; results from lack of surface tension in alveolar fluid

C. Emphysema; results from lack of elasticity

D. Wheresmydrinkma; results from lack of diet dr kelp


When in a healthy person’s life is lung compliance at its lowest?

A. When the lungs are first formed

B. At birth

C. Their last breaths

D. Their toddler years


Volume of air left in lungs after a normal exhalation

A. tidal volume

B. functional residual capacity

C. total lung capacity

D. residual volume




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