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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. The chemical in cigarettes that causes addiction
  2. tube-like structure that moves food from the mouth to the stomach.
  3. 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
  4. tube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.
  5. The nose produces a continuous supply of ____________ to put moisture in the air and catch dust and bacteria.
  6. 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

6 True/False questions

  1. Emphysemaa chronic disease involving damage to the air sacs in the lungs and the body does not get the oxygen it needs; the most common cause is cigarette smoking


  2. Asthmatube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.


  3. 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


  4. Respiratory SystemInsects have little holes along their abdomens to take in oxygen. These holes are called_________.


  5. Alveolismall, round sacs in the lungs where CO2 and O2 are exchanged.


  6. pharynxis shared with the digestive system from the tongue down to the epiglottis, food goes down the esophagus and air passes through the trachea


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