5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Respiratory system
- What determines your voice's volume?
- What does the mucus in your nasal passage do?
- Mucous membranes
- a Air passes through these structures in your nasal cavity where the air is cleaned, moistened and brought to the correct temperature.
- b How much air passes across your vocal chords determines the volume.
- c It captures particles out of the air you breathe.
- d The system that enables you to breathe; your nose, trachea, and lungs are a few parts of this system.
- e Mucus producing tissues, found in many parts of your body.
5 Multiple choice questions
- At the alveoli, the oxygen travels across the single cell thick blood vessel walls into blood cells.
- These strings or strips of tissue vibrate as air blows across them. They are tightly pulled across your larynx and give you the ability to make sounds.
- The condition that occurs when your bronchi are swollen, usually because of an infection.
- Balloon-like sacs in the lungs that allow the oxygen you need to pass easily from the air you inhale into the blood stream.
- They are the tubes that carry air from your trachea to your lungs.
5 True/False questions
What are cilia? → They are like motorized whips that push mucous out of your nasal cavity, trachea, bronchi and lungs.
Alveolar ducts → Balloon-like sacs in the lungs that allow the oxygen you need to pass easily from the air you inhale into the blood stream.
Cilia → a small pink projection hanging downward from your soft palate.
Laryngopharynx → the uppermost part of the pharynx. It is connected to the inner ear.
What determines your voice's pitch? → How much air passes across your vocal chords determines the volume.