PE ~ Respiratory System + The Heart

In this quiz/test, there will be a mix of questions about the respiratory system and the heart. 

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  • Created by: ljdawe00
  • Created on: 28-05-16 19:38

1. Intercostal muscles.....

  • Is where gaseous exchange takes place
  • Is a sheet of muscle dividing the chest cavity and the abdominal cavity
  • Are found between the ribs contracting and relaxing in the breathing process
  • Are tiny air sacks of which there are millions in the lungs.
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2. Tidal volume is....

  • the amount you breath in and out in one normal breath
  • how many breaths you take per minute
  • the volume of air you breath in one minute
  • the maximum volume of air you can breath out after breathing in as much as you can

3. What is the muscles between the two chambers called?

  • Septum
  • Atrium
  • Ventricle
  • Vena cava

4. What percentage of nitrogen is in inhaled air?

  • 17 %
  • 79%
  • 3%
  • 21%

5. Arteries....

  • Have one way valves called venous valves to prevent back flow caused by gravity
  • Have 3 layers ~ endothelium, smooth tissue, connective tissue
  • Have smooth muscular walls
  • closely interact with tissues


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