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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. The chemical in cigarettes that causes addiction
  2. 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
  3. small, round sacs in the lungs where CO2 and O2 are exchanged.
  4. 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
  5. The gas that is most abundant in the earth's atmosphere
  6. Insects have little holes along their abdomens to take in oxygen. These holes are called_________.

6 True/False questions

  1. Diaphragmmuscle responsible for breathing.


  2. pharynxtube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.


  3. 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


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


  5. Epiglottisan 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


  6. Tracheatube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.