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Physiology Quiz -
Respiratory Physiology - Part 2
Test your basic knowledge of respiratory physiology by taking this simple quiz.
(1)   If tidal volume is 150 mL and breathing rate is 25 breaths/min, what is the alveolar minute volume?
 (A)   0 mL/min (B)   20 mL/min (C)   150 mL/min (D)   3,000 mL/min (E)   3,750 mL/min
(2)   If tidal volume is 500 mL and breathing rate is 12 breaths/min, what is the minute volume?
 (A)   0 mL/min (B)   12 mL/min (C)   500 mL/min (D)   4,200 mL/min (E)   6,000 mL/min
(3)   If tidal volume is 500 mL and breathing rate is 12 breaths/min, what is the alveolar minute volume?
 (A)   0 mL/min (B)   12 mL/min (C)   500 mL/min (D)   4,200 mL/min (E)   6,000 mL/min
(4)   Given normal and resting ventilation and metabolic rates, what is the partial pressure of oxygen (PO2) in the systemic arteries?
 (A)   0 mm Hg (B)   40 mm Hg (C)   46 mm Hg (D)   100 mm Hg (E)   150 mm Hg
(5)   Given normal and resting ventilation and metabolic rates, what is the partial pressure of oxygen (PO2) in the systemic veins?
 (A)   0 mm Hg (B)   40 mm Hg (C)   46 mm Hg (D)   100 mm Hg (E)   150 mm Hg
(6)   Given normal and resting ventilation and metabolic rates, what is the partial pressure of carbon dioxide (PCO2) in the systemic arteries?
 (A)   0 mm Hg (B)   40 mm Hg (C)   46 mm Hg (D)   100 mm Hg (E)   150 mm Hg
(7)   Given normal and resting ventilation and metabolic rates, what is the partial pressure of carbon dioxide (PCO2) in the systemic veins?
 (A)   0 mm Hg (B)   40 mm Hg (C)   46 mm Hg (D)   100 mm Hg (E)   150 mm Hg