5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What muscle is mostly responsible for your breathing?
- How does the oxygen get from your
lungs into your blood?
- Nasal cavity
- Name some of the dangers of smoking.
- What does the mucus in your nasal passage do?
- a It increases your chance of long cancer, raises your blood pressure, damages your lungs, and is addictive.
- b A space in your head where much of the dust, pollen, bacteria and other stuff in the air your breathe is filtered out.
- c The diaphragm is mostly responsible for breathing.
- d It captures particles out of the air you breathe.
- e At the alveoli, the oxygen travels across the single cell thick blood vessel walls into blood cells.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The long muscle below your lungs. It helps you breathe in and out.
- Tiny motorized "whips" waving back and forth on the cells lining the back of your nose and throughout much of the respiratory tract.
- holes in your skull that aid in the warming, moisturizing and filtering of the air you breathe.
- They are the tubes that carry air from your trachea to your lungs.
- a small pink projection hanging downward from your soft palate.
5 True/False questions
Bronchitis → Very small, thin-walled tubes that carry air to where the lungs can finally use it.
Oropharynx → Air passes through the three parts of this structure on its way down to the trachea.
What are the thin strips of tissue in your larynx called? → It filters large particles out of the air you breathe.
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.
What are cilia? → A space in your head where much of the dust, pollen, bacteria and other stuff in the air your breathe is filtered out.