Introduction to & General Anatomy of the Respiratory System - BM5 RCR1

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1. What are the four parts of the larynx?

  • Thyroid, Epiglottis, Lobar & Arytenoids
  • Thyroid, Cricoid, Epiglottis & Arytenoids
  • Thyroid, Epiglottis, Lobar & Segmentus
  • Epiglottis, Cricoid, Lobar & Segmentus
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2. Name the fissure(s) of the left lung.

  • Oblique
  • Sagittal
  • Horizontal
  • Oblique & Horizontal

3. What are the basic functions of Antiotensin Coverting Enzyme (ACE)?

  • Maintains blood pressure & renal function
  • Maintains ventilation rate & tidal volume
  • Maintains cardiac output & tidal volume
  • Maintains flatulation rate & tidal volume

4. Why do the cilia of the upper respiratory tract waft down towards the lungs?

  • To push mucus towards the pharynx so it can be destroyed in the stomach
  • To push mucus towards the tongue so it can be destroyed in the stomach
  • To push mucus towards the larynx so it can be destroyed in the stomach
  • To push mucus towards the trachea so it can be destroyed in the stomach

5. Select the most correct statement about the mechanism of breathing.

  • Inspiration is an active process, expiration is a passive process
  • Inspiration is a passive process, expiration is a passive process
  • Inspiration is an active process, expiration is an active process
  • Inspiration is a passive process, expiration is an active process

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