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

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

  • To push mucus towards the trachea so it can be destroyed in the stomach
  • To push mucus towards the pharynx 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 tongue so it can be destroyed in the stomach
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2. Which of the following correctly states the structures that make up the lower respiratory system?

  • Trachea, bronchi & alveoli
  • Trachea, sinuses & alveoli
  • Pharynx, larynx & trachea
  • Pharynx, bronchi & alveoli

3. What is the average daily ventilation volume?

  • 11640 litres
  • 8640 litres
  • 9640 litres
  • 10640 litres

4. Approximately how many alveoli are contained within the human lungs?

  • 30,000,000
  • 300,000,000
  • 3,000,000
  • 300,000

5. Name the fissure(s) of the right lung.

  • Oblique & Horizontal
  • Oblique
  • Horizontal
  • Sagittal

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