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Code Blue Pulmonary Board Exam

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Breathing is partly the result of changes in air _____.
a.
pollution
c.
pressure
b.
circulation
d.
all of the above
 

 2. 

Which of the following is the shape of the diaphragm when it is in the exhaling position?
a.
circular
c.
flat
b.
dome shape
d.
triangular
 
 
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Figure 37-3
 

 3. 

How would the diaphragm change in Figure 37-3 in order to inhale?
a.
flatten and lower
c.
flatten and go higher
b.
expand and go higher
d.
expand and lower
 

 4. 

The function of the respiratory system is to supply the body with ___________.
a.
blood
c.
oxygen
b.
nutrients
d.
carbon dioxide
 

 5. 

The main component of the respiratory system is the ________________.
a.
heart
c.
capillaries
b.
lungs
d.
diphragm
 

 6. 

The __________________ is often called the “wind pipe.”
a.
trachea
c.
bronchiole
b.
esphagus
d.
alveoli
 

 7. 

Small blood vessels where oxygen is exchanged for carbon dioxide are called ________________.
a.
veins
c.
alveoli
b.
capillaries
d.
bronchioles
 

 8. 

The ______________ is the large breathing muscle that contracts to create a vacuum, drawing air into the nose and mouth.
a.
intercostal muscle
c.
trachea
b.
skeletal muscle
d.
diaphragm
 

 9. 

The small tubes within the lungs that transport air to the alveoli are called ________________.
a.
bronchioles
c.
capillaires
b.
trachea
d.
bronchiole tubes
 

 10. 

The respiratory system removes a harmful waste product called ______________.
a.
oxygen
c.
carbon dioxide
b.
bile
d.
carbon monoxide
 

 11. 

_____________________ has tiny air sacs in the lungs which are surrounded by capillaries.
a.
Bronchioles
c.
Axons
b.
Arteries
d.
Alveoli
 

 12. 

The human body contains two _____________ which carry air into the lungs.
a.
trachea
c.
bronchioles
b.
bronchial tubes
d.
capillaries
 

 13. 

The diaphragm separates the heart and lungs from the ________________________.
a.
skeletal muscles
c.
abdominal cavity
b.
brain
d.
mouth and nose
 

 14. 

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Refer to the diagram above. When you breate in, the air is warmedand moistened in the _________________.
a.
Brochiole tubes
c.
Nasal Passages
b.
Larynx
d.
Alveoli
 

 15. 

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Referring to the diagram above, what is #3 called?
a.
Alveoli
c.
Trachea
b.
Larynx
d.
Bronchioles
 



 
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