Respiratory-System-Quiz

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Student Academic Learning Services Page 1 of 4 www.durhamcollege.ca/sals Student Services Building (SSB), Room 204 905.721.2000 ext. 2491 This document last updated: 7/29/2011 Respiratory Quiz 1. The exchange of gases between blood and cells is called a. pulmonary ventilation b. internal respiration c. external respiration d. cellular respiration 2. The nose serves all the following functions EXCEPT: a. as the initiator of the cough reflex b. warming and humidifying the air c. cleansing the air d. as a passageway for air movement 3. Surface tension of the alveolar fluid is reduced by the presence of a. mucus b. sebum c. surfactant d. water 4. When the diaphragm and external intercostals muscles contract, which of the following actions does NOT occur? a. air moves into the lung b. the intrapleural pressure increases c. the diaphragm moves inferiorly d. the intrapulmonary pressure decreases 5. When we inhale a. alveolar pressure decreases and intrapleural pressure increases b. both alveolar pressure and intrapleural pressure increase
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This note was uploaded on 01/03/2012 for the course BIO 201 taught by Professor Adams during the Spring '11 term at Durham College.

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