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Principles of Life
Hillis • Sadava • Heller • Price

Test Bank

Chapter 37: Gas Exchange in Animals

TEST BANK QUESTIONS
(By Paul Nolan)

Multiple Choice

1. If you were atop Mt. Everest, how many cubic meters of air would you need to breathe in order to gain the same number of oxygen molecules that you would gain from one cubic meter of air at sea level?
a. 2
b. 3
c. 5
d. 9
e. 10
Answer: b
Textbook Reference: 37.0 Introduction
Page: 729
Bloom’s Category: 3. Applying

2. Gas exchange in animals always involves
a. lungs.
b. breathing movements.
c. neural control.
d. diffusion between internal body fluids and the outside medium.
e. active transport of gases.
Answer: d
Textbook Reference: Concept 37.1 Fick’s
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often have flat, leaflike bodies.
b. are usually small.
c. may have a very thin body built around a central cavity through which water circulates.
d. have cells that are all close to the respiratory medium.
e. All of the above
Answer: e
Textbook Reference: Concept 37.1 Fick’s Law of Diffusion Governs Respiratory Gas Exchange
Page: 731
Bloom’s Category: 2. Understanding

15. Humans have difficulty breathing at high elevations because _______ than at low elevations.
a. CO2 makes up a higher percentage of the air
b. the temperature is lower
c. the barometric pressure is higher
d. the partial pressure of O2 is lower
e. the air is drier
Answer: d
Textbook Reference: Concept 37.1 Fick’s Law of Diffusion Governs Respiratory Gas Exchange
Page: 731-732
Bloom’s Category: 2. Understanding

16. The respiratory system of insects consists of
a. branched air tubes called spiracles that supply capillaries.
b. branched air tubes called tracheae that supply capillaries.
c. branching gill systems that end in openings called tracheae.
d. branching gill systems that end in openings called spiracles.
e. extensive layers of gas exchange tissue just under the exoskeleton.
Answer: b
Textbook Reference: Concept 37.2 Respiratory Systems Have Evolved to Maximize Partial Pressure Gradients
Page: 732-733
Bloom’s Category: 1. Remembering

17. Which of the following organisms does not require both external ventilation of its respiratory surfaces with

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