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Digestive System, Organs And Enzymes

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Digestive System Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz on digestion

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Ingestion

    • B. 

      Digestion

    • C. 

      Absorbtion

    • D. 

      Egestion

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    How does food move through the oesophagus?
    • A. 

      Cilia (small hairs) move it

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Peristalsis

    • D. 

      Chest muscles contracting around the oesophagus

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Mouth

    • C. 

      Small intestines

    • D. 

      Large intestines

    • E. 

      Oesophagus

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      The physical breakdown of food

    • B. 

      Enzymes breaking down food

    • C. 

      A and B

  • 5. 
    What is chemical digestion?
    • A. 

      The physical breakdown of food

    • B. 

      Enzymes breaking down food

    • C. 

      A and B

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Large intestines

    • B. 

      Small intestines

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Mouth

    • E. 

      Liver

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      A catalyst that speeds up the breakdown of digestion

    • B. 

      A chemical that breaks down food

    • C. 

      A virus

    • D. 

      An organ in the human body

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Saliva

    • B. 

      Amylase

    • C. 

      Pepsin

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A, B and C

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Fructose

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      Complex carbohydrates

    • E. 

      Fibre

  • 10. 
    The stomach does what?
    • A. 

      Churns the food into chyme

    • B. 

      Regulates the amount of food that goes in and out of the stomach

    • C. 

      Releases pepsin and protease

    • D. 

      The stomach walls release mucus, water and hydrochloric acid

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Stops amylase from working

    • B. 

      Creates the optimum environment for pepsin and protease

    • C. 

      Breaks down fats

    • D. 

      Neutralises the pH levels

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    The purpose of the muscus is what?
    • A. 

      To protect the stomach lining

    • B. 

      Keep the food moist

    • C. 

      Allows nutrients to be absorbed

    • D. 

      Carries the enzymes

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    What do pepsin and protease do?
    • A. 

      Breaks down long-chain peptides into short-chain peptides

    • B. 

      Breaks down fats into fatty acids

    • C. 

      Breaks down sucrose into glucose

    • D. 

      Breaks down long amino acids into smaller amino acid chains

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Muscus is made of what?
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Amino acids

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Fatty acids

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    From the stomach where does the food move next?
    • A. 

      Ileum

    • B. 

      Duodenum

    • C. 

      Jejunum

    • D. 

      Gall bladder

    • E. 

      Liver

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Sphincter muscles

    • B. 

      Peristalsis

    • C. 

      Gravity

    • D. 

      Smooth muscles located around the stomach and small intestines

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    The small intestines consists of what?
    • A. 

      The ileum

    • B. 

      The duodenum

    • C. 

      The jejunum

    • D. 

      The ileum, duodenum and jejunum