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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. an infection or inflammation of the lungs where the air sacs fill with pus making it difficult to get oxygen to the blood; there are over 30 different causes including bacterial/viral infections, fungus, and chemicals
  2. a cancer of the lungs which is caused primarily by the carcinogens in cigarette smoke; it is the leading cancer killer; can also be caused by radon gas and on-the-job carcinogens (things that cause cancer) such as asbestos, uranium, arsenic, and certain petroleum products
  3. tube-like structure that moves food from the mouth to the stomach.
  4. The chemical in cigarettes that causes addiction
  5. is shared with the digestive system from the tongue down to the epiglottis, food goes down the esophagus and air passes through the trachea
  6. structure that directs air down the respiratory path and food down the digestive path.

6 True/False questions

  1. Diaphragmmuscle responsible for breathing.


  2. Bronchitisan infection most common in infants and children that causes pneumonia; most people recover in 8 to 15 days but will have repeated infections throughout their life; symptoms include fever, runny nose, cough, and wheezing


  3. TuberculosisThe nose produces a continuous supply of ____________ to put moisture in the air and catch dust and bacteria.


  4. Cystic Fibrosisan infectious disease that usually attacks the lungs and is spread from person to person in the air; symptoms include a persistent cough, run-down feeling, weight loss, fever, and loss of appetite; you may be a carrier but not come down with the disease


  5. Spiraclestube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.


  6. Emphysemaa disease affecting the lungs; most commonly found in children; causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and early morning coughing; no know cause or cure


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