Medical Quiz

Pathology of Respiratory System Quiz


Accumulation of fluid in the lungs is known as 

A. atelectasis

B. acute pulmonary distress syndrome

C. pulmonary edema

D. pneumothorax

Which of the following is an infection causes inflammation in the alveoli due to formation of pus?

A. Tuberculosis

B. Pneumonia

C. Asbestosis


The patient is having problems breathing. A medical term for this is…

A. Hemoralgia

B. Dyspnea

C. malcarbona

D. apnea

which one could be a symptom of C.O.P.D ?

A. hallucinations 

B. dizziness

C. shortness of breath 

D. Chronic ache 

Which of the body produces thick and sticky mucus that can clog the lungs and obstruct the pancreas?

A. Cystic Fibrosis

B. Sarcoidosis

C. Pleural Effusion

D. Pneumothorax

C.O.P.D : Is a group of lung diseases that block airflow and make it difficult to breath.

A. False 


Inelasticity of the lungs due to chronic inflammation and scarring of the lung tissue:

A. pleuritis/pleurisy

B. pneumothorax

C. pneumonia

D. emphysema

What are the signs and symptoms of COPD?

A. Wheezing, snoring & sneezing

B. Weight muscle, mucus & wheezing

C. Wheezing, mucus & weight loss

D. Shortness of breath, sneezing & mucus

A temporary inflammation of the mucous membranes that line the trachea and bronchial passageways; causes a cough that may produce mucus.

A. pneumonia

B. acute bronchitis

C. tuberculosis

D. dyspnea

Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease.



Infection of the lungs where alveoli are flooded with bacteria and WBCs:

A. pneumonia

B. pleuritis/pleurisy

C. Roarers

D. pulmonary edema

Which of the following describes the given picture?

A. Inflammation of the lining of your bronchial tubes, which carry air to and from your lungs.

B. A condition in which your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus.

C. Inflammation or swelling of the tissue lining the sinuses

D. A condition that causes shortness of breath, caused by damage in the air sacs in the lungs (alveoli).

An infection of the lungs that causes inflammation; causes by a virus, bacterium, fungus or in rare cases up in the lungs making gas exchange difficult

A. pneumonia

B. acute bronchitis

C. dyspnea

D. tuberculosis

A disease of the lungs characterized by recurring episodes of airway inflammation causing bronchospasms and increased mucous production.

A. pneumonia

B. acute bronchitis

C. chronic bronchitis

D. asthma

What does C.O.P.D stand for?

A. Complex Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

B. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

C. Chronic Objective Pulmonary Disease

D. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Distruction

inflammation of the sinuses

A. infuenza

B. nasopharyngitis

C. sinusitis

D. pharyngitis

Disease characterized by inflamed, narrow airways that make it difficult for air to pass through.


B. Pulmonary Edema

C. Pneumothorax

D. Asthma

An accumulation of tissue fluid in the alveoli of the lungs:

A. pulmonary edema

B. pneumonia

C. pleural effusion

D. pulmonary thromboembolism

Which of the following infectious disease is not caused by foreign body/microorganism?

A. Tuberculosis


C. Asbestosis

D. Pneumonia

Which best describes the difference between asthma and COPD?

A. COPD patients don’t have exacerbations

B. Viruses don’t trigger asthmatic exacerbations

C. In asthma, bronchoconstriction is reversible

D. Asthma doesn’t occur in smokers

Disease that combines chronic bronchitis and emphysema. It drastically reduces vital gas exchange and is attributed primarily to smoking.

A. Pneumothorax

B. Pulmonary Edema

C. Asthma


Diseases like asthma, emphysema, bronchitis are categorized with C.O.P.D 



Which of the following respiratory diseases refer to a chronic lung conditions that limit the ability of a person’s lungs to expand during inhalation?

A. Obstructive

B. Restrictive

C. Vascular

D. Infectious

There is a cure for asthma



Which of the following respiratory diseases can lead shortness of breath due to difficulty exhaling all the air from the lungs?

A. Obstructive

B. Restrictive

C. Vascular

D. Infectious


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