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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. The chemical in cigarettes that causes addiction
  3. Insects have little holes along their abdomens to take in oxygen. These holes are called_________.
  4. tube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.
  5. The gas that is most abundant in the earth's atmosphere
  6. muscle responsible for breathing.

6 True/False questions

  1. Emphysemaa 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

          

  2. Lung cancera 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

          

  3. Bronchitisan 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

          

  4. Epiglottisstructure that directs air down the respiratory path and food down the digestive path.

          

  5. MucusThe nose produces a continuous supply of ____________ to put moisture in the air and catch dust and bacteria.

          

  6. Respiratory SystemInsects have little holes along their abdomens to take in oxygen. These holes are called_________.

          

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