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AP Biology: Ch. 40 And 41

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A quiz I made up to study for a test in my AP Biology class. It's on chapters 40 and 41. About the digestive system and an introduction to the human body and its systems.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the function of teeth in the digestive system?
    • A. 

      Cut, tear, and grind food

    • B. 

      Receive food; site of 1st step in carb digestion

    • C. 

      Forms feces

    • D. 

      Produces digestive enzymes

  • 2. 
    What is the main function of the oral cavity?
    • A. 

      Moves food around mouth

    • B. 

      Produce saliva

    • C. 

      Receives food; site of 1st step in carb digestion

    • D. 

      Reabsorbs water

  • 3. 
    What is the main function of the tongue?
    • A. 

      Cut, tear, and grind food

    • B. 

      Forms feces

    • C. 

      Moves food around mouth; aids in swallowing

  • 4. 
    What is the main function of the epiglottis?
    • A. 

      Receives food from esophagus

    • B. 

      Receives material from ileum

    • C. 

      Forms feces

    • D. 

      Cartilaginous flap that covers the opening to the windpipe during swallowing

  • 5. 
    What is the duodenum?
    • A. 

      2nd part of small intestine; site of absorption of digested food

    • B. 

      Rounded sac that receives material from ileum

    • C. 

      1st part of small intestine; site of most steps of digestion of food

  • 6. 
    What is the jejunum?
    • A. 

      2nd part of small intestine; site of absorption of digested food

    • B. 

      Fingerlike extension from cecum

    • C. 

      Terminal portion of colon that stores feces

  • 7. 
    What is the ileum?
    • A. 

      Intersection that leads to esophagus

    • B. 

      Last part of small intestine; site of absorption of food

    • C. 

      Fingerlike extension from cecum

  • 8. 
    What is the cecum?
    • A. 

      Rounded sac that receives materials from ileum; 1st part of large intestine

    • B. 

      Receives food from esophagus

    • C. 

      Forms feces

  • 9. 
    What is the appendix?
    • A. 

      1st part of small intestine

    • B. 

      Fingerlike extension form cecum; lymphoid tissue in the wall makes minor contribution to body defenses

  • 10. 
    What is the main function of the large intestine?
    • A. 

      Forms feces; reabsorbs water

    • B. 

      Stores bile

    • C. 

      Produces digestive enzymes

  • 11. 
    What is the main function of the rectum?
    • A. 

      Produces bile

    • B. 

      Produces digestive enzymes

    • C. 

      Terminal portion fo colon that stores feces until they are eliminated

  • 12. 
    What is the main function of the liver?
    • A. 

      Forms feces; reabsorbs water

    • B. 

      Produces bile; stores glycogen, lipids, and iron reserves; inactivates toxins

    • C. 

      Produces digestive enzymes

  • 13. 
    What are the main functions of the gall bladder?
    • A. 

      Stores and modifies bile

    • B. 

      Forms feces

    • C. 

      Produces saliva

  • 14. 
    What is the main function of the pancreas?
    • A. 

      Produces digestive enzymes

    • B. 

      Produces bile

  • 15. 
    What is the main function of the epithelial tissue and its structure?
    • A. 

      Lines body cavities and protects, secretes, and absorbs; tightly packed cells

    • B. 

      Fills in spaces, binds and supports other tissues; scattered and made of protein

    • C. 

      Contracts and provides movement; long cells with myofibrils

    • D. 

      Conducts electrical impulses; functional part of neuron

  • 16. 
    What is the main function and structure of the connective tissue?
    • A. 

      Lines body cavities and protects, secretes, and absorbs; tightly packed cells

    • B. 

      Conducts electrical impulses; functional part of neuron

    • C. 

      Fills in spaces, binds and supports other tissues; scattered and made of protein

    • D. 

      Contracts and provides movement; long cells with myofibrils

  • 17. 
    What is the main function and structure of the muscular tissue?
    • A. 

      Conducts electrical impulses; functional part of neuron

    • B. 

      Contracts and provides movement; long cells with myofibrils

    • C. 

      Fills in spaces, binds and supports other tissues; scattered and made of protein

    • D. 

      Lines body cavities and protects, secretes, and absorbs; tightly packed cells

  • 18. 
    What is the main function and structure of the nervous tissue?
    • A. 

      Contracts and provides movement; long cells with myofibrils

    • B. 

      Fills in spaces, binds and supports other tissues; scattered and made of protein

    • C. 

      Lines body cavities and protects, secretes, and absorbs; tightly packed cells

    • D. 

      Conducts electrical impulses; functional part of neuron

  • 19. 
    What do nucleases break down?
  • 20. 
    What do trypsin and chymotrypsin?
  • 21. 
    What does pepsin do?
  • 22. 
    What does lipase do?
  • 23. 
    What do dissaccharidases do?
  • 24. 
    What do dipeptides do?
  • 25. 
    What does bile do?
  • 26. 
    What does salivary amylase do?
  • 27. 
    What does pancreatic amylase do?
  • 28. 
    What do aminopeptidase and carboxypeptidase do?