5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Nasal cavity
- What are cilia?
- Explain the importance of alveoli.
- Mucous membranes
- a They are the places in the lungs where oxygen is put into the blood and carbon dioxide is removed..
- b Air passes through these structures in your nasal cavity where the air is cleaned, moistened and brought to the correct temperature.
- c A space in your head where much of the dust, pollen, bacteria and other stuff in the air your breathe is filtered out.
- d Mucus producing tissues, found in many parts of your body.
- e They are like motorized whips that push mucous out of your nasal cavity, trachea, bronchi and lungs.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Balloon-like sacs in the lungs that allow the oxygen you need to pass easily from the air you inhale into the blood stream.
- The part of your body that gives you the ability to speak
- The condition that occurs when your bronchi are swollen, usually because of an infection.
- Very small, thin-walled tubes that carry air to where the lungs can finally use it.
- The diaphragm is mostly responsible for breathing.
5 True/False questions
Oropharynx → the uppermost part of the pharynx. It is connected to the inner ear.
Vocal Cords → another name for the larynx
Cilia → a small pink projection hanging downward from your soft palate.
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.
Uvula → Tiny motorized "whips" waving back and forth on the cells lining the back of your nose and throughout much of the respiratory tract.