Aero Words Quiz #2

Choose one answer for each number that correctly matches the definitions or statements in the questions. When you click on the Calculate your score button, you will receive a score and, if you choose any incorrect answers, you will also be told which questions have the wrong responses (including those that were left unanswered).

1. A plant that lives on the surface of other plants but does not derive water or nourishment from them.
(a) aeroscepsy (b) aerophyte (c) aerotropism (d) aerotaxis
(e) aerosis

2. A movement of an organism in response to the presence of molecular oxygen.
(a) aerotherapeutics (b) aerosis (c) aerotaxis (d) aerosat
(e) aerostat

3. A device for supplying air to the lungs of an infant born not breathing or to workers in mines, under water, etc.
(a) aeropause (b) aeropathy (c) aerophilia (d) aerophore
(e) aerophagia

4. An abnormal, spasmodic swallowing of air; often a symptom of hysteria.
(a) aerophilia (b) aerophora (c) aerosis (d) aeroscepsy
(e) aerophagia

5. Requiring, or preferring, air for growth and development; aerobic.
(a) aerosat (b) aerosis (c) aerophilous (d) aerosphere
(e) aerophagy

6. Movement of an organism toward or away from a supply of air.
(a) aerotropism (b) aerotympanal (c) aerothermodynamics
(d) aerostat (e) aeroscepsis

7. The study of the relationship of heat and mechanical energy in gases, especially air.
(a) aerotaxis (b) aerotherapeutics (c) aerotropism
(d) aerothermodynamics (e) aeropiesotherapy

8. Those organisms freely suspended in the air and dispersed by wind.
(a) aerophyte (b) aeroperitonia (c) aeroparotitis (d) aerophora (e) aeroplankton

9. Constant swallowing, thus taking saliva and air into the stomach.
(a) aeropathy (b) aerosialophagy (c) aeroperitonia
(d) aerophagia (e) aerosinusitis

10. Any morbid state induced by a pronounced change in atmospheric pressure; e.g., altitude sickness, decompression sickness.
(a) aerophily (b) aerotitis (c) aeropathy
(d) aerothermodynamics (e) aerostatics

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