6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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 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
- 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
- The chemical in cigarettes that causes addiction
- muscle responsible for breathing.
- tube-like structure that moves food from the mouth to the stomach.
6 True/False Questions
Lung cancer → The gas that is most abundant in the earth's atmosphere
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
Mucus → The nose produces a continuous supply of ____________ to put moisture in the air and catch dust and bacteria.
Alveoli → small, round sacs in the lungs where CO2 and O2 are exchanged.
Respiratory System → Insects have little holes along their abdomens to take in oxygen. These holes are called_________.
Nitrogen → The gas that is most abundant in the earth's atmosphere