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respiratory system Questions - Chapter 23 Respiratory...

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Chapter 23 Respiratory System 1. Functions of the respiratory system include all of the following, except. A) Moving air to and from the exchange surface. B) Defending the respiratory system and other tissues from pathogenic invasion. C) Protecting respiratory surfaces from dehydration, temperature changes, or other environmental variations. D) Preventing choking from accidental respiration of chewed food. E) Providing an extensive area for gas exchange between air and circulating blood. 2. Air entering the body is filtered, warmed, and humidified by the: A) Lower respiratory tract. B) Alveoli. C) Lungs. D) Upper respiratory tract. E) Bronchioles. 3. Large airborne particles are filtered by: A) Nasal hairs in the vestibule of the nose. B) The nasal sinuses. C) The soft palate. D) The nasopharynx. E) Choanae. 4. The function of the nasal conchae is to: A) Create turbulence in the air so as to trap small particulates in mucus. B) Divide the nasal cavity into a right and a left side. C) Provide a surface for the sense of smell. D) Provide an opening to the outside of the body. E) Provide an opening into the pharynx. 5. Functions of the nasal cavity include all of the following, except A) Acting as a reservoir during coughing. B) Humidifying the air. C) Warming the air. D) Filtering the air. E) Acting as a resonating chamber in speech. 6. The openings to the nostrils are the: A) Internal nares. B) Palates. C) Turbinates. D) External nares. E) Vestibules. 7. The portion of the nasal cavity contained within the flexible tissues of the external nose is the: A) Nasal septum. B) Nasopharynx. C) Vestibule. D) Glottis.
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E) Internal chamber. 8. The portion of the pharynx that receives both air and food is the A) Oropharynx. B) Nasopharynx. C) Laryngopharynx. D) A and B E) A and C 9. The common passageway shared by the respiratory and digestive systems is the A) Glottis B) Trachea. C) Vestibule D) Pharynx E) Larynx. 10. The openings to the auditory tubes are located in the A) Oropharynx. B) Laryngopharynx. C) Nasopharynx. D) Nasal cavity. E) Larynx. 11. The palatine tonsils lie in the walls of the A) Oropharynx. B) Nasal cavity. C) Laryngopharynx. D) Nasopharynx. E) Larynx. 12. The ________ is lined by squamous epithelium. A) Nasopharynx B) Trachea C) Nasal cavity D) Larynx E) Laryngopharynx 13. The larynx is composed of ________ cartilages. A) 2 B) 3 C) 6 D) 9 E) 12 14. Articulating cartilages are bound to each other by A) Vestibular folds. B) Vocal folds. C) Extrinsic ligaments. D) Intrinsic laryngeal muscles. E) Intrinsic ligaments. 15. The glottis is A) Part of the hard palate. B) A flap of elastic cartilage.
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C) The inferior margin of the soft palate. D) The opening to the larynx. E) The opening to the pharynx.
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course BIO 233 taught by Professor Salti during the Spring '11 term at Portland CC.

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