Respiratory System Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. This condition causes airways to get clogged with mucus and is passed down through a family.

Question 2 2. With this condition it is hard to empty your lungs of air.

Question 3 3. Both Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis can be caused by which of the following?

Question 4 4. Which condition causes the airways of the lungs to narrow and swell making it hard to breathe without wheezing?

Question 5 5. Which of the following symptoms is seen in someone with the flu, but not in someone with a common cold?

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Question 6 6. When you inhale air, what happens to the diaphragm?

Question 7 7. What are the tiny air sacs found in your lungs called?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is a wide muscle that lies below your lungs that helps you breathe?

Question 9 9. Oxygen that you inhale passes through the walls of the alveoli and enters which of the following?

Question 10 10. What is the name of the branched tubes that carry air inside your lungs?

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Question 11 11. Why does the process of gas exchange need to be efficient?

Question 12 12. The process that takes place in the lungs which involves the movement of oxygen and carbon dioxide is known as _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following best describes how gas exchange occurs?

Question 14 14. Which of the following does NOT contribute to the efficiency of gas exchange?

Question 15 15. Why do we have millions of alveoli in each lung?

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Question 16 16. What is the difference between the conducting zone and the respiratory zone?

Question 17 17. Which of these structures is not a part of the respiratory system?

Question 18 18. What are some of the benefits of the conducting zone?

Question 19 19. What allows the trachea to expand and contract while we breathe?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is part of the lower respiratory system?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following explains why humans are unable to absorb enough oxygen through their skin?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a feature of alveoli?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is smallest in size?

Question 24 24. The two main branches of the trachea that lead to the lobes of the lung are known as _____.

Question 25 25. In the lungs, after oxygen leaves the air, where does it travel next?

Respiratory System Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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