Gas Exchange in the Human Respiratory System


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Which of the following explains why humans are unable to absorb enough oxygen through their skin?

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1. Which of the following is smallest in size?

2. Which of the following is NOT a feature of alveoli?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet can gauge your knowledge of how gas exchange works in the respiratory system. Parts you will be quizzed on include the pharynx and larynx.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The larynx
  • Lungs
  • Alveoli

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet combo can help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related anatomy lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding gas exchange
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the larynx and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about gas exchange, review the corresponding lesson Gas Exchange in the Human Respiratory System. This lesson will help you:

  • Determine how gas exchange works in the respiratory system
  • Identify the larynx
  • Compare and contrast the larynx and pharynx
  • Learn what the trachea does