Quiz

1. Compliance is

(a) the ability of the lungs to be contracted.

(b) the ability of the lungs to be distended.

(c) the ability of the lungs to exchange gases.

2. All cases of pharyngitis are caused by bacteria.

3. The common cold is referred to as

(a) rhinovirusites.

4. A runny nose is caused by nasal congestion

5. Acute laryngitis is an infection that causes swelling (edema) of the vocal cords

6. Bronchiectasis is a form of

(b) acute pulmonary disease.

(c) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

7. Constriction of the bronchioles is called bronchospasm.

8. The lack of the alpha1-antitrypsin protein causes

(a) bronchiectasis.

(b) bronchitis.

(c) emphysema.

9. The lung contains bacteria that release proteolytic enzymes that destroy alveoli.

10. The vagus nerve releases acetylcholine when stimulated, which causes the tracheobronchial tube to contract.

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