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5 Matching questions

  1. Nasal cavity
  2. What are cilia?
  3. Explain the importance of alveoli.
  4. Conchae
  5. Mucous membranes
  1. a They are the places in the lungs where oxygen is put into the blood and carbon dioxide is removed..
  2. b Air passes through these structures in your nasal cavity where the air is cleaned, moistened and brought to the correct temperature.
  3. c A space in your head where much of the dust, pollen, bacteria and other stuff in the air your breathe is filtered out.
  4. d Mucus producing tissues, found in many parts of your body.
  5. e They are like motorized whips that push mucous out of your nasal cavity, trachea, bronchi and lungs.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Balloon-like sacs in the lungs that allow the oxygen you need to pass easily from the air you inhale into the blood stream.
  2. The part of your body that gives you the ability to speak
  3. The condition that occurs when your bronchi are swollen, usually because of an infection.
  4. Very small, thin-walled tubes that carry air to where the lungs can finally use it.
  5. The diaphragm is mostly responsible for breathing.

5 True/False questions

  1. Oropharynxthe uppermost part of the pharynx. It is connected to the inner ear.


  2. Vocal Cordsanother name for the larynx


  3. Ciliaa small pink projection hanging downward from your soft palate.


  4. Explain how the conchae help warm and moisten the air you breathe.They disrupt the airflow, making the air bounce around and hit the warm, moist tissue in your nasal cavity.


  5. UvulaTiny motorized "whips" waving back and forth on the cells lining the back of your nose and throughout much of the respiratory tract.