Exchange Surfaces and Breathing Quiz

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Exchange Surfaces and Breathing Quiz from AS Level Biology OCR

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Question 1

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Name four substances an organism needs to exchange with its environment.
Answer
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Oxygen
  • Glucose
  • Urea
  • Nitrogen

Question 2

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Select two features of alveoli that makes them suitable for efficient gaseous exchange.
Answer
  • Large Surface Area
  • Good Blood Supply
  • Small Surface Area
  • Thick Cells

Question 3

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The trachea contains ciliated epithelium.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 4

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The goblet cells secrete haemoglobin to trap microorganisms.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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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.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Elastic fibres allow the airway diameter to be controlled.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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Which of these DO the alveoli contain.
Answer
  • Smooth Muscle
  • Goblet Cells
  • Elastic Fibres
  • Cilia

Question 8

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The cartilage provides support.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 9

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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.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 10

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Expiration is an active process - it requires energy.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 11

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Tidal volume is the volume of air in each breath.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 12

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

Question 13

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Breathing rate is how many breaths are taken - usually in a minute.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 14

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

Question 15

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Soda lime in a spirometer absorbs the oxygen.
Answer
  • True
  • False