Can You Digest Like The Best?

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 34

SettingsSettingsSettings
Digestive System Quizzes & Trivia

Here is a short quiz on the Digestive System. Good luck, don't suck (because our grade depends on it. )


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does the Digestive System begin?
    • A. 

      Dr. Druger's kitchen.

    • B. 

      Esophagus.

    • C. 

      Stomach.

    • D. 

      Jejunum.

    • E. 

      None of the Above.

  • 2. 
    The defenition of digestion is....
    • A. 

      The breaking down of large food items into smaller, more useable items.

    • B. 

      Using water to split large molecules into smaller ones.

    • C. 

      Hydrolysis aided by enzymes.

    • D. 

      "here comes the choo choo train!"

    • E. 

      Down the hatch.

  • 3. 
    What is the specialized fold that increases surface area for digestion and absorption in the Small Intestine?
    • A. 

      Hepatic Portal Vein.

    • B. 

      Subclavian Veins.

    • C. 

      Gall Bladder.

    • D. 

      Tympanic Membrane

    • E. 

      Villi.

  • 4. 
    Which answer does not belong?
    • A. 

      Teeth.

    • B. 

      Jejunum.

    • C. 

      Saliva.

    • D. 

      Salivary Glands.

    • E. 

      Bolus.

  • 5. 
    What are the esphagus's muscle contractions called?
    • A. 

      Pericardium.

    • B. 

      Respiration.

    • C. 

      Perastalsis.

    • D. 

      Excretion.

    • E. 

      Flexation.

  • 6. 
    Which of these is in the correct order?
    • A. 

      Stomach - Esophagus - Mouth.

    • B. 

      Mouth - Stomach - Small Intestine.

    • C. 

      Mouth - Large Intestine - Anus.

    • D. 

      Esophagus - Stomach - Small Intestine.

    • E. 

      None of the above answers are in the correct order.

  • 7. 
    Where is Secretin produced and what does it do?
    • A. 

      Small intestine - Starts flow of pancreatic juices and stimulates liver to produce bile.

    • B. 

      Large intestine - Absorb unabsorbed nutrients.

    • C. 

      Gall Bladder - Starts flow of pancreatic juices and stimulates liver to produce bile.

    • D. 

      Appendix - Just because it can.

    • E. 

      Stomach - Aids in digestion.

  • 8. 
    What organ does the Pancrease compliment?
    • A. 

      Stomach.

    • B. 

      Small Intestine.

    • C. 

      Large Intestine.

    • D. 

      Mouth.

    • E. 

      Esophagus.

  • 9. 
    How long is the Small Intestine (in feet)?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      25

    • E. 

      Long enough.

  • 10. 
    The Cardiac Sphincter muscle is found between the __________ and the __________.
    • A. 

      Small Intestine - Large Intestine.

    • B. 

      Esophagus - Stomach.

    • C. 

      Stomach - Small Intestine.

    • D. 

      Mouth - Esophagus.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 11. 
    What is the function of Lymph?
    • A. 

      Absorb lipids during digestion.

    • B. 

      Starts flow of pancreatic juices.

    • C. 

      Digest proteins.

    • D. 

      Produces insulin.

    • E. 

      Causes Lymphoma.

  • 12. 
    ___________ is getting rid of metabolic wastes.
    • A. 

      Elimination.

    • B. 

      Excretion.

    • C. 

      Exertion.

    • D. 

      Excercise.

    • E. 

      Expulsion.

  • 13. 
    Once digested food leaves the stomach what is it called?
    • A. 

      Bolus.

    • B. 

      Feces.

    • C. 

      Mush.

    • D. 

      Chyme.

    • E. 

      Amalyase.

  • 14. 
    When blood sugar drops too low it is called...?
    • A. 

      Hyperglycemia.

    • B. 

      Hyperextension.

    • C. 

      Hypothermia.

    • D. 

      Hypothalmus.

    • E. 

      Hypoglycemia.

  • 15. 
    What is glycogen?
    • A. 

      A storage form of glucose.

    • B. 

      An enzyme.

    • C. 

      A hormone.

    • D. 

      A steroid.

    • E. 

      Glen Close's nickname.

Back to Top Back to top