Exchange Surfaces and Breathing Quiz

Question 1 of 15

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Name four substances an organism needs to exchange with its environment.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Carbon Dioxide

  • Oxygen

  • Glucose

  • Urea

  • Nitrogen

Question 2 of 15

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Select two features of alveoli that makes them suitable for efficient gaseous exchange.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Large Surface Area

  • Good Blood Supply

  • Small Surface Area

  • Thick Cells

Question 3 of 15

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The trachea contains ciliated epithelium.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 15

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The goblet cells secrete haemoglobin to trap microorganisms.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 15

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Cilia on the surface of cells waft the mucus to move it to the top of the airway to be swallowed.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 15

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Elastic fibres allow the airway diameter to be controlled.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 15

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Which of these DO the alveoli contain.

Select one of the following:

  • Smooth Muscle

  • Goblet Cells

  • Elastic Fibres

  • Cilia

Question 8 of 15

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The cartilage provides support.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 15

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During inspiration, the intercostal muscles contract, causing the ribcage to move upwards and outwards and the diaphragm to flatten, increasing the volume of the thorax and decreasing lung pressure.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 15

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Expiration is an active process - it requires energy.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 15

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Tidal volume is the volume of air in each breath.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 12 of 15

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Vital capacity is the maximum amount of air that can be breathed in or out.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 15

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Breathing rate is how many breaths are taken - usually in a minute.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 14 of 15

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Oxygen intake is the rate at which a person uses up oxygen e.g. number of dm3 used per minute.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 15 of 15

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Soda lime in a spirometer absorbs the oxygen.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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Exchange Surfaces and Breathing Quiz

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Exchange Surfaces and Breathing Quiz from AS Level Biology OCR

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