Factors that Affect the Human Gas Exchange System


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What is the other name for the gas exchange system?

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1. Which of the following is an effect of exercise on gas exchange?

2. Which of the following effects does NOT happen as a result of smoking?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of gas exchange in people. The quiz includes questions about inflammation in the airways and the effects of smoking.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on the following:

  • Another name for the gas exchange system
  • Effect of exercise on gas exchange
  • Effects of smoking
  • Condition of inflammation in the airways
  • How an inhaler affects breathing

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about factors that affect gas exchange in people
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the gas exchange system and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding inflammation in the airways

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic with the lesson titled Factors that Affect the Human Gas Exchange System. This lesson can give you insight into the following:

  • The function of the alveoli and what happens when they are damaged
  • How often the exchange of gas occurs
  • The definition of lung volume
  • How the heart and lungs work together
  • What happens when the airways are irritated
  • Deoxygenated and oxygenated blood