6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- The gas that is most abundant in the earth's atmosphere
- 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
- 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
- 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
- tube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.
6 True/False questions
Respiratory System → Insects have little holes along their abdomens to take in oxygen. These holes are called_________.
Epiglottis → structure that directs air down the respiratory path and food down the digestive path.
Esophagus → tube-like structure that moves food from the mouth to the stomach.
Spiracles → tube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.
Mucus → The nose produces a continuous supply of ____________ to put moisture in the air and catch dust and bacteria.
Asthma → tube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.