EE Chapter 8 Respiratory System Q&A (1 OF 47) Sample Questions
1. Which of the following is the most serious respiratory complication associated with smoking?
- A. Asthma
- B. COPD
- C. Upper respiratory tract infections
- D. Otitis media
- E. Pneumonia
1. Read the question.
2. In answering this type of question, you can apply multiple strategies. Eliminate options that do not have direct association with smoking (Otitis media and Asthma). Another, look for your cue, in this case, MOST SERIOUS and COMPLICATION. URTI and Pneumonia although they are serious, they can develop from other causes, mostly bacterial of origin. Smoking may aggravate the conditions but they are not complications. The question asks of a complication and COPD develops in people who are long-term smokers.
3. Thus, answer is B.