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12. Passive expiration is preceded by the:

a. recoil of the lungs

b. contraction of the internal intercostals muscles.

c. contraction of the diaphragm.

d. increase in atmospheric pressure.

e. increase in CO2 in the blood

14. Type I alveolar cells:

a. secrete surfactant.

b. are squamous epithelial cells.

c. are macrophages.

d. function mainly in the diffusion of gases.

e. Both B and D.

15. Which of the following structures is NOT a part of the respiratory system?

a. external nares

b. uvula

c. epiglottis

d. choanae

e. mouth

19. Which of the following is NOT considered a function of the respiratory system?

a. Regulation of acid-base balance

b. Production of sound

c. Filtering inspired air

d. Transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide to tissue cells

e. Intake of oxygen and elimination of carbon dioxide

20. Breathing is more difficult in higher altitudes because the

a. air weighs less

b. partial pressure of atmospheric oxygen is lower

c. partial pressure of atmospheric carbon dioxide is higher

d. partial pressure of atmospheric nitrogen is lower

e. partial pressure of atmospheric oxygen is higher

27. During expiration a decrease in thoracic cavity size causes a (an) in pressure thus causing the lungs to recoil resulting in a (an) in pressure respectively.

a. decrease intraplueral; decrease intrapulmonary

b. decrease intraplueral; increase intrapulmonary

c. increase intraplueral; decrease intrapulmonary

d. decrease intrapulmonary; increase intraplueral

e. increase intrapleural ; increase intrapulmonary

66. During _____________ ______________, oxygen enters the blood and carbon dioxide leaves the blood, and enters the alveoli.

68. Hemoglobin buffers the pH of the cytosol of RBC by combining with ______ions

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