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Renal Test

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Exam
Name___________________________________
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) The conducting passageways of the respiratory system include all of the following structures EXCEPT:

B)
alveoli

2)
Hypoventilation dramatically increases carbonic acid concentration and involves: 2)
_______ A)
irregular breathing B)
extremely fast breathing C)
extremely deep breathing D)
extremely slow breathing E)
intermittent breathing
3)
Which one of the following is NOT true of inspiration:
3)
_______ A)
contraction of the diaphragm muscle helps increase the size of the thoracic cavity B) the decreased gas pressure produces a partial vacuum that forcibly sucks air in C) relaxation of the external intercostal muscles helps increase the size of the thoracic cavity D) air continues to move into the lungs until intrapulmonary pressure equals atmospheric pressure E) increased intrapulmonary volume causes inhaled gases to spread out 4)

Which one of the following is NOT true of the pleurae:
4)
_______ A)
they produce sticky mucus B)
they glide easily against each other but resist being pulled apart C) pleurisy can be caused by decreased secretion of pleural fluid D) they produce a slippery serous secretion E)
they usually cling together
5)
Exchange of both oxygen and carbon dioxide through the respiratory membrane occurs by: 5)
_______ A)
passive transport B)
osmosis C)
facilitated diffusion D)
active transport E)
simple diffusion
6)
The bluish cast that results from inadequate oxygenation of the skin and mucosa is called: 6)

B)
cyanosis
7)
Cilia of the trachea that beat continually propel contaminated mucus: 7)
_______ A)
toward the glottis to be hiccupped out B)
toward the nose to be sneezed out C)
toward the epiglottis to be coughed out D)
toward the lungs to be encapsulated E)
toward the throat to be...
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