6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- a 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
- structure that directs air down the respiratory path and food down the digestive path.
- small, round sacs in the lungs where CO2 and O2 are exchanged.
- 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 air from the mouth to the lungs.
- tube-like structure that moves food from the mouth to the stomach.
6 True/False questions
Asthma → tube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.
Spiracles → Insects have little holes along their abdomens to take in oxygen. These holes are called_________.
Mucus → 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
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
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) → system that brings oxygen to your body and removes carbon dioxide.
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