PCP Quiz 9

Question 1 of 15

The smooth membrane that covers the lungs is the:





Question 2 of 15

The mediastinum is bounded laterally by the ________, inferiorly by the ________, and superiorly by the ________.





Question 3 of 15

During inspiration, changes in intrathoracic pressure normally result in:





Question 4 of 15

Which of the following is MOST accurate in regard to the onset of expiration?





Question 5 of 15

The union between the xiphoid process and the body of the sternum is called the:





Question 6 of 15

As part of the manubrium, the sternal angle (angle of Louis) serves as a reference point to help the paramedic quickly identify the:





Question 7 of 15

Which of the following MOST accurately describes the function of cerebrospinal fluid?





Question 8 of 15

Cerebrospinal fluid can be found within the:





Question 9 of 15

Which of the following divisions of the spinal column protects the urinary and reproductive organs?





Question 10 of 15

At which of the following locations does the first rib articulate individually with the first thoracic vertebra?





Question 11 of 15

All of the following are true of the C-1 vertebra EXCEPT that it:





Question 12 of 15

Which of the following statements about the cervical spine is TRUE?





Question 13 of 15

Which of the following strengthen and stabilize the spinal column against excessive lateral bending, rotation, and flexion?





Question 14 of 15

Which of the following articulates with the ribs and serves as a site for muscle attachment?





Question 15 of 15

All of the following are functions of the intervertabral disk EXCEPT: