Component One - The Human Body and Movement in Physical Activity and Sport
Component Two - Socio-Cultural Influences and Well Being

Respiratory System Exam Questions


  • 1) Gas exchange takes place at the alveoli. Describe one feature of the alveoli which makes it ideal for gas exchange. 1 Marks



  • 2) Define the term residual volume and explain what will happen to residual volume during exercise. 2 Marks



  • 3) Define tidal volume and explain what will happen to tidal volume during exercise. 2 Marks



  • 4) Diffusion takes place at the site of the lungs. Explain the process of diffusion at the site of the lungs. 4 Marks





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