WONDER #1335: Why Do People Cough?
Question 1 of 3
The sudden expulsion of air from the lungs through the epiglottis is more commonly known as what?
Question 2 of 3
Which of the following is NOT a common irritant that can cause coughing?
- cigarette smoke
Question 3 of 3
When you cough, air is expelled from your lungs approximately how fast?
- 100 feet per hour
- 55 miles per hour
- 1,000 miles per hour
- 100 miles per hour
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