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The Respiratory System

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The Respiratory System game quiz
"How much do you know about the simple act of breathing?"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Which is the membrane enveloping the lungs?
    Omentum
    Peritoneum
    Pleura
    Dura


2. What is the correct term for a collapsed lung?
    Bronchiolitis
    Pneumothorax
    Diverticulum
    Pleurisy


3. At what point does the trachea bifurcate into the right and left main bronchi?
    Coccyx
    Corona
    Carina
    Calyx


4. What is atelectasis?
    A collection of fluid in the alveoli
    An inflammation of the bronchi
    A loss of the cilia in the bronchi
    A partial collapse of some alveoli


5. Here's an easier one. Which respiratory disease do dyspnoea, wheezing and difficulty exhaling most commonly characterize?
    Cachexia
    Asthma
    Dactylitis
    Bursitis


6. An area of the lung which is being ventilated but not perfused by blood is called dead space. Which of the following is not a correct term?
    Anatomic dead space
    Interstitial dead space
    Physiologic dead space
    Alveolar dead space


7. Which of the following would not be used in the management of the acute respiratory distress syndrome?
    Pronation
    Nitric oxide
    PEEP
    Subluxation


8. Which of the following should never be visible on a normal chest x-ray?
    Costophrenic angle
    Pleural effusion
    Mediastinum
    Horizontal fissure


9. In the lungs, oxygen and carbon dioxide move in and out of the alveoli and capillary network by which process?
    Osmosis
    Diffusion
    Convection
    Active transport


10. The relationship between dissolved oxygen and haemoglobin-bound oxygen and their affinity for each other is known as the what?
    Oxy-haemoglobin dissociation ratio
    Oxy-haemoglobin dissociation curve
    Oxy-haemoglobin affinity scale
    Partial pressure of oxygen


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