6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- a chronic disease involving damage to the air sacs in the lungs and the body does not get the oxygen it needs; the most common cause is cigarette smoking
- muscle responsible for breathing.
- an infection most common in infants and children that causes pneumonia; most people recover in 8 to 15 days but will have repeated infections throughout their life; symptoms include fever, runny nose, cough, and wheezing
- an infection or inflammation of the lungs where the air sacs fill with pus making it difficult to get oxygen to the blood; there are over 30 different causes including bacterial/viral infections, fungus, and chemicals
- The gas that is most abundant in the earth's atmosphere
- The nose produces a continuous supply of ____________ to put moisture in the air and catch dust and bacteria.
6 True/False questions
Nicotine → The gas that is most abundant in the earth's atmosphere
Cystic Fibrosis → an inherited chronic disease in which the mucus lining in the lungs and digestive organs is thicker than normal causing difficulty breathing and digesting food
Lung cancer → The gas that is most abundant in the earth's atmosphere
Tuberculosis → an infectious disease that usually attacks the lungs and is spread from person to person in the air; symptoms include a persistent cough, run-down feeling, weight loss, fever, and loss of appetite; you may be a carrier but not come down with the disease
Respiratory System → Insects have little holes along their abdomens to take in oxygen. These holes are called_________.
Asthma → a disease affecting the lungs; most commonly found in children; causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and early morning coughing; no know cause or cure