6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- 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
- tube-like structure that moves food from the mouth to the stomach.
- The chemical in cigarettes that causes addiction
- is shared with the digestive system from the tongue down to the epiglottis, food goes down the esophagus and air passes through the trachea
- structure that directs air down the respiratory path and food down the digestive path.
6 True/False questions
Diaphragm → muscle responsible for breathing.
Bronchitis → an 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
Tuberculosis → The nose produces a continuous supply of ____________ to put moisture in the air and catch dust and bacteria.
Cystic Fibrosis → an 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
Spiracles → tube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.
Emphysema → a 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