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Respiratory Quiz


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Which of the following refers to a condition in which your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus?

A. Asthma

B. Bronchitis

C. Emphysema

D. Sinusitis


It refers to a condition that causes shortness of breath, caused by damage in the air sacs in the lungs (alveoli)?

A. Asthma

B. Emphysema

C. Bronchitis

D. Sinusitis


A highly contagious bacterial infection cause by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It most commonly attacks the lungs, but can spread to other organs.

A. tuberculosis

B. dsypnea

C. pneumonia

D. influenza


Which of the following describes a diaphragm?

A. Primary muscle used in respiration, which is the process of breathing.

B. Carry oxygen rich air into the lungs and carry carbon dioxide rich air out of the lungs

C. Area that connects the throat to the windpipe (trachea).

D. Serves as secondary external opening for the respiratory tract


Which of the following is TRUE about Pleural Effusion?

A. Inflammatory disease that affects mostly the lungs and lymph glands

B. Occurs when air leaks into the space between your lung and chest wall.

C. Build-up of excess fluid between the layers of the pleura outside the lungs

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


Which sequence correctly indicates the branching pattern of the human respiratory system?

A. trachea -> bronchi -> bronchioles -> alveoli

B. trachea -> bronchioles -> bronchi -> alveoli

C. alveoli -> trachea -> bronchioles -> bronchi

D. alveoli -> bronchioles -> trachea -> bronchi


Which of the following structure connects the larynx to the bronchi of the lungs?

A. Trachea

B. Bronchus

C. Pleural Cavity

D. Bronchioles


Spasmatic contractions of the bronchiole muscles that constrict airways in the lungs during an asthma attack

A. chronic bronchitis

B. acute bronchitis

C. bronchospasms

D. pneumonia


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


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

A. Tuberculosis

B. Pneumonia

C. Asbestosis

D. COVID-19


Which of the following statements is not TRUE about COVID-19?

A. It can cause respiratory infections and serious illnesses.

B. Its virus need a living host to multiply and infect the organism.

C. It is widely spread via eye contact and frequent touching.

D. It can be prevented by frequent hand washing and hygiene etiquette.


What is another name for the windpipe?

A. Lungs

B. Trachea

C. Larynx

D. Esophagus




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