Master Herbalist Course – Respiratory System – Quiz

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Master Herbalist Course - Respiratory System - Quiz
You'll need to correctly answer at least 7 of the 14 questions below (at least 50%) to progress to the next lesson.
Question #1: The airways include your:
• Nasal cavities and nose.
• Mouth
• Larynx, also known as the voice box.
• Trachea also called the windpipe
• Bronchial tubes or bronchi, and their branches
Question #2: These muscles are situated between the ribs. These muscles are significant players in breathing.
Question #3: These are air-filled cavities alongside the nose.
Question #4: The trachea form one of the body's most essential organs. It's accountable for supplying oxygen to the capillaries and exhaling carbon dioxide.
Question #5: Pulmonary ventilation is generally referred to as breathing. It is the method of air flowing into the lungs during inhalation (inspiration) and out of the lungs during exhalation (expiration). Air flows due to the pressure differences between the atmosphere and the gases found inside the lungs.
Question #6: Inspiration (inhalation) is the process of bringing air into the lungs. It is the active phase of ventilation because of muscle contraction. During inspiration, the diaphragm contracts and the thoracic cavity increases in volume. This reduces the intra-alveolar pressure so that air flows into the lungs.
Question #7: These Nose and Nasal Cavities, Pharynx, Larynx and Trachea, Bronchi, Bronchial Tree, and the Lungs all have
Question #8: Expectorants are used to discharge clogged mucus. The quality and tone of the mucus help to determine if a relaxing expectorant or stimulating expectorant would be more suitable.
Question #9: Demulcent herbs have a slimy and mucilaginous in quality. These type of herbs are used to soothe hot, sore, scratchy and irritated tissues. Demulcent herbs are often used for a sore throat, digestive ulcers, dry and unproductive coughs.
Question #10: Respiratory tract inflammation that causes coughing also causes the bronchi to widen. Some sedative expectorants used for dry, spasmodic coughs to help reduce the widening while not producing gastric irritation.
Question #11: List 5 expectorant herbs.
Question #12: List 3 herbs for sore throat.
Question #13: List 3 herbs for congestion, respiratory system-specific.
Question #14: The most popular herb for an ear infection is