Physiology 2

Welcome to your Physiology 2: Cardiopulmonary Quiz

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1. What would an incompetent mitral valve cause?
2. What is a normal blood composition?
3. What is the best method to measure a person’s energy expenditure?
4. The huffing technique is preferable over normal coughing in emphysema patients because of:
5. In which direction does the bicuspid valve open?
6. Ventilation during light to moderate exercise
7. Which type of blood vessel is primarily responsible for redirecting blood flow?
8. The cardiac muscle is a form of what type of muscle?
9. An exercise stress test assists in all of the following, except:
10. What does the term arteriosclerosis specifically refer to?
11. Which of the following effects may be expected from a beta-adrenergic blocking drug?
12. Which of the following statements regarding pulmonary surfactant is true?
13. How many semilunar valves does the heart have?
14. During the isovolumetric contraction period _________.
15. Which changes in the blood will usually NOT be caused by exercise?
16. A good aerobic training program can result in
17. During low- to moderate-intensity exercise, heart rate is increased by:
18. The SA-node is named after
19. What will a partial obstruction in a coronary artery likely cause?
20. Which of the following statements is not true:
21. Which of the following is a cause of asthma?
22. Jack has been training for a 100 km cycling race over the last couple of years and has been keeping track of his postworkout heart rate recovery. When was he probably most aerobically fit?
23. During exercise a drop in  blood oxygen saturation is observed. This indicates:
24. During submaximal exercise
25. When two persons (same age, same HRrest) are running with a heart rate of 160 bpm, which conclusion can be drawn?
26. For which of the following would a cardiac pacemaker likely be inserted?
27. The rate-pressure product (RPP) is an index of
28. Which of the following connects the right atrium to the right ventricle?
29. When lying down, a subject's respiratory rate is 12 breaths per minute, his anatomical dead space is 150 ml, and his minute ventilation is 7 L/min. Which of these is closest to his alveolar ventilation in liters per minute?
30. Calcium-channel blocking drugs are effective in:
31. During a maximum exercise test the following is observed: Pa02 = unchanged, PaC02= decreased, D(A-a)02 = < 2kpa, Heart rate = near predicted, Ventilation = <70% of predicted. This indicates a ___________ limitation:
32. In order to estimate the ventilation capacity you can multiply the __________ times 37.5:
33. A normal ECG does NOT contain
34. As air enters the trachea and descends toward the lungs, gas exchange with the blood first begins in the_______.
35. What does the a-v O2 difference at rest normally average?
36. Which is normally TRUE about the intrapleural pressure?
How many lobes does the right lung consist of?
38. The O2 demand of the myocardium is NOT directly depending on?
39. What is a normal partial pressure of CO2 (pCO2) in the arteries?
40. Which of the following statements explaining the increase in stroke volume (SV) after aerobic training is correct?
41. The discharge rate of the SA node is
42. What is the systole?
43. Which factor determines the compliance of the lungs?
44. In lung emphysema the total lung capacity (TLC) is:
45. What is a normal tidal volume?
46. Hollow chambers on the right side of the heart perform which of the following functions?
47. An effect of a strenuous aerobic training program could be that the maximal lactic acid concentration during maximal exercise will
48. Physical endurance training enhances a person's
49. The pacemaker of the heart normally is the
50. Why does ventricular fibrillation result in cardiac arrest?