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5 Matching questions

  1. Respiratory system
  2. Uvula
  3. What are your bronchi?
  4. Nasal cavity
  5. Cilia
  1. a They are the tubes that carry air from your trachea to your lungs.
  2. b The system that enables you to breathe; your nose, trachea, and lungs are a few parts of this system.
  3. c Tiny motorized "whips" waving back and forth on the cells lining the back of your nose and throughout much of the respiratory tract.
  4. d A space in your head where much of the dust, pollen, bacteria and other stuff in the air your breathe is filtered out.
  5. e a small pink projection hanging downward from your soft palate.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. It captures particles out of the air you breathe.
  2. another name for the larynx
  3. They are your vocal chords.
  4. the uppermost part of the pharynx. It is connected to the inner ear.
  5. Very small, thin-walled tubes that carry air to where the lungs can finally use it.

5 True/False questions

  1. Laryngopharynxthe last part of the pharynx, closest to the larynx


  2. BronchitisThe condition that occurs when your bronchi are swollen, usually because of an infection.


  3. AlveoliBalloon-like sacs in the lungs that allow the oxygen you need to pass easily from the air you inhale into the blood stream.


  4. LarynxAir passes through the three parts of this structure on its way down to the trachea.


  5. Mucous membranesholes in your skull that aid in the warming, moisturizing and filtering of the air you breathe.