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5 Matching questions

  1. They branch from the trachea at the carina.
  2. The process by which dissolved gases are exchanged between the blood and interstitial fluids is
  3. An acute infection of the throat that can lead to swelling and closure of the glottis and cause suffocation is known as
  4. ________ is the amount of air that moves into the respiratory system during a single respiratory cycle.
  5. The condition resulting from inadequate production of surfactant and the resultant collapse of alveoli is
  1. a acute epiglottitis
  2. b Tidal volume
  3. c primary bronchi
  4. d respiratory distress syndrome.
  5. e internal respiration

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. pulmonary embolism
  2. bound to hemoglobin.
  3. upper respiratory tract.
  4. lips
  5. movement of air into and out of the alveoli.

5 True/False questions

  1. Inhaling through the nostrils is preferred over the mouth becauseit allows better conditioning of the inhaled air.


  2. The larynx, trachea, bronchi, and bronchioles all make up theepiglottis


  3. The unit of measurement for pressure preferred by many respiratory therapists istorr.


  4. Primary bronchi are to ________ as secondary bronchi are to ________.primary bronchi


  5. The actual sites of gas exchange within the lungs arealveoli.