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Respiratory System Physiology Quiz:

 

1. Which type of spirometer did we use in lab?

Hand held dry spirometer
Wet spirometer
Recording spirometer
Paper strip spirometer

 

2. Which of these represents the normal quiet breathing volume?

200 ml
300 ml
400 ml
500 ml

 

3. Which of these occurs during inspiration?

Inspiratory muscles relax.
Expiratory muscles relax.
External intercostals lift the ribcage
Elastic lung tissue recoils.

 

4. Which of these occurs during expiration?

Inspiratory muscles relax.
Inspiratory muscles contract.
External intercostals lift the ribcage.
Elastic lung tissue extends.

 

5. Which of these occurs during inspiration?

Inspiratory muscles contract.
Inspiratory muscles relax.
External intercostals drop the ribcage.
Elastic tissue recoils.

 

6. Which of these are the inspiratory muscles?

Internal intercostals and diaphragm
External intercostals and diaphragm
Diaphragm only
Internal intercostals only

 

7. Which of these represents normal inspiratory capacity?

2,400
3,600
4,800
6,000

 

8. Which of these represents normal vital capacity?

2,400
3,600
4,800
6,000

 

9. Which of these represents normal total lung capacity?

2,400
3,600
4,800
6,000

 

10. Which term means, "Bringing air into the lungs"?

Tidal volume
Expiration
Inspiration
Expiratory reserve volume

 

11. Which term means, "Removing air from the lungs"?

Tidal volume
Expiration
Inspiration
Expiratory reserve volume

 

12. Which term means, "The amount of air forcefully exhaled after a normal tidal volume exhalation"?

Tidal volume
Expiration
Inspiration
Expiratory reserve volume

 

13. Which of these refers to "the maximum amount of air exhaled after a maximum inspiration"?

Pulmonary response
Inspiratory reserve volume
Tidal volume
Vital capacity

 

14. Which term means, "The amount of air that can be forcefully inhaled after a normal tidal volume inhalation"?

Pulmonary response
Inspiratory reserve volume
Tidal volume
Vital capacity

 

15. Which of these refers to "The amount of air inhaled or exhaled with each breath under resting conditions"?

Pulmonary response
Inspiratory reserve volume
Tidal volume
Vital capacity

 

NOTE: You are responsible for understanding how to operate the respirometer. Practical applications such as these are an inherent part of each laboratory activity and exam.