Respiration 2
During exercise you breathe more quickly, your heart beats faster and your pulse rate increases.

Respiration 2

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In Science, respiration is the process by which oxygen is delivered from the environment to the cells for cellular exchange. In its proper terminology, it includes the entire process. In terms of visibility, respiration is simply a term for breathing.

How much do you know about what exactly goes on in the process of respiration? Find out in this quiz.

1.
The trachea (windpipe) is kept open because it is made of rings of .......
bone
capillaries
cartilage
muscle
2.
Respiration occurs in .......
only cells in the arms and legs
only heart cells
only muscle cells
all cells
3.
Which of the following is NOT true about the effect of exercise?
Breathe more quickly
Heart beats faster
Less oxygen and glucose get to the muscles
Pulse rate increases
4.
Oxygen is transported to all parts of the body by .......
blood plasma
dissolving in water
red blood cells
white blood cells
Red blood cells have no nucleus so there is more room to carry oxygen
5.
Which of the following are products of respiration?
Energy, carbon dioxide and water
Energy, glucose and carbon dioxide
Energy, oxygen and glucose
Energy, oxygen and water
6.
The diaphragm is .......
a lining of the lungs
a muscle which connects the ribs
a sheet of muscle under the lungs
the windpipe
7.
For aerobic respiration, which two substances are needed?
Glucose and carbon dioxide
Glucose and water
Oxygen and glucose
Oxygen and water
Aerobic respiration occurs in animals and plants
8.
When we exhale which one of the following is NOT correct?
Less space is formed in the thorax (volume decreases)
The air is forced out of the thorax
The diaphragm relaxes
The rib muscles contract
The rib muscles relax
9.
When we inhale which one of the following is NOT correct?
More space is formed in the thorax (volume increases)
The air pressure in the chest (thorax) increases
The diaphragm contracts
The rib muscles contract
The air pressure in the chest (thorax) decreases
10.
Which of the following is NOT involved in removing carbon dioxide from the body?
Carbon dioxide diffuses into blood plasma
Carbon dioxide diffuses into the alveoli
Carbon dioxide dissolves in water
Carbon dioxide is transported in bloodstream to lungs
Author:  Sue Davison

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