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Chapter Practice Test

This activity contains 19 questions.

Question 1
1 Which of the following is NOT involved in respiration?
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Question 2
2 The respiratory zone is composed of the trachea and the paranasal sinuses.
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Question 3
3 Which of the following are the hairs within the nasal cavity that filter coarse particles, such as pollen and dust, from inspired air?
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Question 4
4 __________ is the inflammation of the nasal mucosa accompanied by excessive mucus production, nasal congestion, and postnasal drip.
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Question 5
5 Which of the following lists the regions of the pharynx from superior to inferior?
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Question 6
6 The __________ is covered by a mucosa containing taste buds and keeps food out of the lower respiratory passages.
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Question 7
7 The bronchial, or respiratory, tree branches approximately 23 times within the lungs.
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Question 8
8 The __________ are the main site of gas exchange within the lungs.
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Question 9
9 The two lungs differ in shape and size.
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Question 10
10 The __________ is the elastic connective tissue found within the lungs.
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Question 11
11 __________, or lung collapse, is a homeostatic imbalance that occurs when a bronchiole becomes plugged.
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Question 12
12 Which of the following occurs during infant respiratory distress syndrome (IRDS)?
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Question 13
13 Henry's law states that the total pressure exerted by a mixture of gases is the sum of the pressures exerted independently by each gas in the mixture.
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Question 14
14 Henry's law states that when a gas is in contact with a liquid, that gas will dissolve in the liquid in proportion to its partial pressure.
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Question 15
15 Which form of hypoxia occurs when body cells are unable to use O2 even though adequate amounts are delivered? (This type of hypoxia is usually the consequence of metabolic poisons, such as cyanide.)
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Question 16
16 Which form of CO2 transport accounts for the greatest amount of CO2 transported in blood?
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Question 17
17 The increase in ventilation in response to metabolic needs is called __________.
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Question 18
18 Emphysema is distinguished by permanent enlargement of the alveoli and loss of lung elasticity.
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Question 19
19 Lung cancer is among the easiest forms of cancer to successfully treat and cure.
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