6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- 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 chemical in cigarettes that causes addiction
- Insects have little holes along their abdomens to take in oxygen. These holes are called_________.
- tube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.
- The gas that is most abundant in the earth's atmosphere
- muscle responsible for breathing.
6 True/False questions
Emphysema → 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
Lung cancer → a cancer of the lungs which is caused primarily by the carcinogens in cigarette smoke; it is the leading cancer killer; can also be caused by radon gas and on-the-job carcinogens (things that cause cancer) such as asbestos, uranium, arsenic, and certain petroleum products
Bronchitis → 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
Epiglottis → structure that directs air down the respiratory path and food down the digestive path.
Mucus → The nose produces a continuous supply of ____________ to put moisture in the air and catch dust and bacteria.
Respiratory System → Insects have little holes along their abdomens to take in oxygen. These holes are called_________.