Diffusion in the Respiratory System: Function & Process - Quiz & Worksheet


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What is diffusion?

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1. What is the site of gas exchange in the lungs?

2. Which way does oxygen diffuse in the lungs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The process of diffusion is important to be familiar with in the study of the respiratory system. This quiz/worksheet will help you assess your understanding of its function as well as related characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Location of gas exchange in lungs
  • Flow of carbon dioxide
  • Function of diffusion in the lungs
  • Diffusion
  • Direction of oxygen traveling in the lungs

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the body gets rid of carbon dioxide
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the flow of oxygen through the lungs
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about diffusion in a different light

Additional Learning

Interested in learning more about diffusion and gas exchange in your body? Then check out the lesson called Diffusion in the Respiratory System: Function & Process. This lesson will address objectives like:

  • Understand basic information about the diffusion process
  • Identify what equilibrium is and how it relates to diffusion
  • Review what the respiratory system is and its function in the body
  • Recall the different parts of the respiratory system
  • Study information about how gas is exchanged in the respiratory system