5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Vocal Cords
- a Very small, thin-walled tubes that carry air to where the lungs can finally use it.
- b These strings or strips of tissue vibrate as air blows across them. They are tightly pulled across your larynx and give you the ability to make sounds.
- c Air passes through these structures in your nasal cavity where the air is cleaned, moistened and brought to the correct temperature.
- d Balloon-like sacs in the lungs that allow the oxygen you need to pass easily from the air you inhale into the blood stream.
- e The long muscle below your lungs. It helps you breathe in and out.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- They disrupt the airflow, making the air bounce around and hit the warm, moist tissue in your nasal cavity.
- The part of your body that gives you the ability to speak
- holes in your skull that aid in the warming, moisturizing and filtering of the air you breathe.
- Mucus producing tissues, found in many parts of your body.
- They are your vocal chords.
5 True/False Questions
What muscle is mostly responsible for your breathing? → The diaphragm is mostly responsible for breathing.
Nasal cavity → A space in your head where much of the dust, pollen, bacteria and other stuff in the air your breathe is filtered out.
Alveolar ducts → Bronchioles fan out to create these little spaces where air enters the alveoli.
How do the cartilage rings around your trachea help you? → It filters large particles out of the air you breathe.
How does the oxygen get from your
lungs into your blood? → At the alveoli, the oxygen travels across the single cell thick blood vessel walls into blood cells.