Transport Physiology Module Quiz

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  1. Which of the following is accurate measurement of barometric pressure at sea level?

    A) 670 mmHg
    B) 147 mmHg
    C) 760 mmHg
    D) 14.7 mmHg
    C) 760 mmHg
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. List the layers of the atmosphere in order from the earth’s surface to outer space:
    • 1. Trophosphere
    • 2. Stratosphere
    • 3. Mesosphere
    • 4. Thermosphere
  3. Which of the following gases are of concern in aviation medicine (may be more than one correct answer)
    A) Oxygen
    B) Carbon monoxide
    C) Nitrogen
    D) Nitrous oxide
    A) Oxygen
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. This gas law states, “Gas molecules will move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration”
    A) Universal gas law
    B) Newton’s law
    C) Ideal gas law
    D) Boyle’s law
    A) Universal gas law
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. This gas law states, “The amount of a gas is
    determined by its pressure, volume, and temperature”
    A) Ideal gas law
    B) Boyle’s law
    C) Newton’s law
    D) Universal gas law
    A) Ideal gas law
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Barotitis media is example of the manifestation of which of the following gas laws?
    A) Boyle’s law
    B) Charles’ law
    C) Dalton’s law
    D) Henry’s law
    A) Boyle’s law
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. This gas law states, “The total pressure of a gas mixture is the sum of the individual partial pressures of all the gases in the mixture”
    A) Dalton’s law
    B) Henry’s law
    C) Charles’ law
    D) Boyle’s law
    A) Dalton’s law
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Barometric pressure decreases with altitude and atmospheric molecules move farther away from one another. This is example of which gas law?
    A) Boyle’s law
    B) Charles’ law
    C) Dalton’s law
    D) Henry’s law
    A) Boyle’s law
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Decompression sickness (i.e. “the bends”), is an
    example of which of the following gas laws?
    A) Henry’s law
    B) Boyle’s law
    C) Charles’ law
    D) Dalton’s law
    A) Henry’s law
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. For every increase of 1000 feet in altitude,
    temperature will:
    A) Decrease by 2° C
    B) Decrease by 2° F
    C) Increase by 2° C
    D) Increase by 2° F
    A) Decrease by 2° C
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Which of the following statements regarding
    Gay-Lussac’s law is correct?
    A) As temperature increases, pressure decreases
    B) As pressure increases, temperature increases
    C) As temperature decreases, pressure increases
    D) As pressure decreases, temperature increases
    B) As pressure increases, temperature increases
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Night vision is lost at what altitude?
    A) 10,000 feet
    B) 5000 feet
    C) 2500 feet
    D) 7500 feet
    B) 5000 feet
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Inadequate tissue oxygenation secondary to
    reduced oxygen-carrying capacity of blood is the definition of which of the following?
    A) Hypemic (anemic) hypoxia
    B) Hypoxic hypoxia
    C) Stagnant hypoxia
    D)Histoxic hypoxia
    A) Hypemic (anemic) hypoxia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Drinking alcohol can inhibit the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood. This is an example of which form of hypoxia?
    A) Hypoxic hypoxia
    B) Stagnant hypoxia
    C) Hypemic (anemic) hypoxia
    D) Histoxic hypoxia
    D) Histoxic hypoxia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Your heart failure patient is becoming hypoxic
    at altitude. This is most likely due to which of the following forms of hypoxia?
    A) Histoxic hypoxia
    B) Stagnant hypoxia
    C) Hypoxic hypoxia
    D) Hypemic (anemic) hypoxia
    B) Stagnant hypoxia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. Write the oxygen-adjustment calculation needed for transporting oxygen-dependent patient’s at altitude:
    • %FiO2 X P1 / P2 = %FiO2 needed @ altitude
    • P1 = beginning barometric pressure
    • P2 = max altitude barometric pressure
  17. The time from exposure to an oxygen-deficient
    environment to the point at which a useful level of consciousness is lost, is the definition of which of the following:
    A) Effectiveperformance time (EFP)
    B) Time of useful consciousness (TUC)
    C) Ineffective performance time (IFP)
    D) Time of useless consciousness (TUC)
    B) Time of useful consciousness (TUC)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. A pressurized aircraft cabin simulates which of the following altitudes?
    A) 13,000 – 15,000 ft
    B) 5,000 – 8,000 ft
    C) 9,000 – 12,000 ft
    D) 1,000 – 4,000 ft
    B) 5,000 – 8,000 ft
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. List each of the factors that make up the
    acronym “DEATH”
    Drugs. Exhaustion, Alcohol, Tobacco, Hypoglycemia
  20. Most patients are loaded along the long axis of
    the aircraft
    a) True
    b) False
    a) True

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