6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- Insects have little holes along their abdomens to take in oxygen. These holes are called_________.
- 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
- 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
- The nose produces a continuous supply of ____________ to put moisture in the air and catch dust and bacteria.
- an inherited chronic disease in which the mucus lining in the lungs and digestive organs is thicker than normal causing difficulty breathing and digesting food
- 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
6 True/False Questions
Nitrogen → The gas that is most abundant in the earth's atmosphere
Emphysema → 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
Nicotine → The chemical in cigarettes that causes addiction
Alveoli → small, round sacs in the lungs where CO2 and O2 are exchanged.
pharynx → is shared with the digestive system from the tongue down to the epiglottis, food goes down the esophagus and air passes through the trachea
Respiratory System → Insects have little holes along their abdomens to take in oxygen. These holes are called_________.