5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Respiratory system
- What muscle is mostly responsible for your breathing?
- a The system that enables you to breathe; your nose, trachea, and lungs are a few parts of this system.
- b Air passes through these structures in your nasal cavity where the air is cleaned, moistened and brought to the correct temperature.
- c The diaphragm is mostly responsible for breathing.
- d the last part of the pharynx, closest to the larynx
- e The part of your body that gives you the ability to speak
5 Multiple choice questions
- another name for the larynx
- Air passes through the three parts of this structure on its way down to the trachea.
- They are the places in the lungs where oxygen is put into the blood and carbon dioxide is removed..
- The two tubes that branch out from the trachea to the lungs.
- A space in your head where much of the dust, pollen, bacteria and other stuff in the air your breathe is filtered out.
5 True/False questions
Mucous membranes → Mucus producing tissues, found in many parts of your body.
How does the oxygen get from your
lungs into your blood? → They keep your trachea from collapsing.
Name some of the dangers of smoking. → It filters large particles out of the air you breathe.
Cilia → Tiny motorized "whips" waving back and forth on the cells lining the back of your nose and throughout much of the respiratory tract.
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.